In the early days of September, 1999 the President of Bolivia Hugo Banzer signed a contract with the Bechtel Corporation. This contract privatized the water supply of the Bolivian city of Cochabamba under the ownership of Aguas del Tunari, a subsidiary of the Bechtel Corporation. 697 more words
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Water Inc: The Story of Bolivia Aqua Para Todos
What do you even know about Bolivia? I know this: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid may or may not have died there. 2,258 more words
After 29 hours of travelling we have made it to the guesthouse in Cochabamba where we will be staying for the next week.
Firstly, we arrived in Heathrow airport and all gathered on the floor of cafe Nero, discussing various things we were excited and nervous about. 593 more words
It’s easy to rail about the failures of our governance systems – the unfairness of elections, the unaccountable behaviour of our governments or the grotesque abuse of democracy unfolding with… 329 more words