Tag Archives: Bolivia

Chellis Glendinning :
The third inauguration: Evo Morales and nine years of paradox in Bolivia

‘Evo is a loaf of bread fresh from the oven,’ he said. ‘We’ll find out how it tastes.’ By Chellis Glendinning | The Rag Blog | February 16, 2014 La Paz, 22 January 2006. Evo Morales Ayma was born Aymara … finish reading Chellis Glendinning :
The third inauguration: Evo Morales and nine years of paradox in Bolivia

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Chellis Glendinning :
Celebrating the ‘Grito de Libertad’ in Bolivia

Joining in the patriotic frenzy with Evo Morales, goose-stepping soldiers, lots of white paint… and, oh yes, the marching bands… By Chellis Glendinning | The Rag Blog | June 8, 2014 SUCRE, Bolivia — Independence Day in Sucre was the … finish reading Chellis Glendinning :
Celebrating the ‘Grito de Libertad’ in Bolivia

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REPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘La Vida Coca’ in Bolivia and Peru / 3

Coroico is the administrative capital of Bolivia’s Nor Yungas province. The town hall façade features the coca leaf and coffee bean of local agriculture in addition to the exotic bird of tourism, the area’s main economic activities. All photos by … finish reading REPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘La Vida Coca’ in Bolivia and Peru / 3

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REPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘La Vida Coca’ in Bolivia and Peru / 2

Coca leaves, a standard small bag sold for personal use in Bolivia. From 10-40 hojas are used at once while working, walking, or otherwise exerting oneself at high altitudes. Habitual users enjoy coca three or four times a day. All photos by … finish reading REPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘La Vida Coca’ in Bolivia and Peru / 2

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REPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘La Vida Coca’ in Bolivia and Peru

Pre-Incan metal vessels in the Larco Museum, Lima, for storing coca leaves. Human-faced pots from some early Andean cultures (not shown) have distended cheek pouches, where coca leaves are held during use. The central figure above is using coca in … finish reading REPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘La Vida Coca’ in Bolivia and Peru

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Chellis Glendinning : In Bolivia, ‘The Repression Strengthened Us!’

Native demonstrators march on La Paz to protest highway construction. Photo from AFP.Letter from Bolivia:‘The repression strengthened us!’ The ragtag band walked day and night in flip-flops, and the hearts of Bolivians went out to them… By Chellis Glendinning | … finish reading Chellis Glendinning : In Bolivia, ‘The Repression Strengthened Us!’

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Chellis Glendinning : ‘Decepción’ in Bolivia

Militant ambivalence? A demonstrator holds portraits of President Evo Morales during a protest in La Paz, Bolivia. Photo from Reuters.Evo on the rocks:Decepción in Bolivia By Chellis Glendinning / The Rag Blog / June 16, 2011 COCHABAMBA, Bolivia — A … finish reading Chellis Glendinning : ‘Decepción’ in Bolivia

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Bolivia’s Evo Morales : Putting the Coca Back in Cola

Bolivian President Evo Morales and Coca Colla. Above, photo from 1buenaidea.com. Below, photo by Red Erbol / Abiding in Bolivia.Supports new coca-based drink:Evo Morales tells Coke to take a hike By Nikolas Kozloff / April 2, 2010 Move over Coca-Cola: … finish reading Bolivia’s Evo Morales : Putting the Coca Back in Cola

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The Women of Bolivia : A Reason to Celebrate

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales congratulates his new Minister of Productive Development Antonia Rodriguez Medrano in La Paz on 23 Jan 2010. Photo by Juan Karita / AP.International Women’s Day:In Evo Morales’ BoloviaWomen are playing a major roleBy Richard Lee / … finish reading The Women of Bolivia : A Reason to Celebrate

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Bolivia : The Victory of Leftist Populism

Bolivian peasant passes by campaign posters for President Evo Morales.Remember Latin America? Something’s happening down there. By James Retherford / The Rag Blog / January 24, 2009 See ‘From Rightist Chaos to Leftist Constitutionalism:The Institutionalization of Bolivian Populism’ by Chris … finish reading Bolivia : The Victory of Leftist Populism

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Bolivian Crisis in the New South America

Supporters of Bolivian President Evo Morales shout slogans against Pando’s governor Leopoldo Fernadez outside a justice court in La Paz September 18, 2008. Photo by David Mercado / Reuters.The Machine Gun and the Meeting TableBy Benjamin Dangl / September 18, … finish reading Bolivian Crisis in the New South America

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