Tag Archives: Evo Morales

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 / 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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Noam Chomsky on Latin American and Caribbean Unity

Presidents Evo Morales of Bolivia and Hugo Chavez of Venezuela. Photo by Alizar Raldes / AFP / Getty Images.‘The initiatives taken in Venezuela have had a significant impact throughout the subcontinent, what has now come to be called “the pink … finish reading Noam Chomsky on Latin American and Caribbean Unity

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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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