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Visual Concept of Bolivian News

This map shows the nine departments of Bolivia. Each deparment has a prefect. This is superficially comparable to the American States and their governors. Four of the departments, those marked with a blue half moon, are referred to jointly as the Media Luna, or Half Moon. The Media Luna are currently in strong opposition to […]

Our Status and Crisis Plans

Summary: Half of Bolivia is at war, but not our half. We don’t know whether it will spread. Bolivia is fully unpredictable. We’re staying for now. Issues: The Anti-Evo region is in violent protest, possibly even secession. They’re not doing it intelligently – so they have made enemies of Brazil and Argentina. MAS (Pro-Evo, simplistically) […]

Blockades and Breaking Points

Those of us in Cochabamba are in for a fun ride over the next while. A meeting was recently held in which the leaders of the Opposition movement and Evo Morales, president of Bolivia, were scheduled to discuss solutions and compromises in light of the recent referendums. The opposition leaders attended. Evo did not; Evo […]