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...natural resources, their (foreign) ownership, and abuse - just one example...

…other examples abound – one, salvadoran activists, now in canada…

Informative stuff. One name here, Bechtel. One success, for the time being. From teleSURtv we get,  166 more words

Economics

Seeing the Real Bolivia - exploring the south

Potosi, Sucre and Cochabamba

In the last post we were heading to Potosi, once the city of silver, now, more like the city of zinc and a few other minerals. 1,750 more words

Meet Team Fortin Del Niño

¡Bienvenido!

Apologies to those who have been eagerly awaiting details of the blog. Since we arrived in Bolivia, the time has soared by. Writing this retrospectively has been a really good opportunity to reflect on how much we have experienced in the past three weeks. 736 more words

Bolivia

Cochabamba, Bolivia

I took a night bus from Oruro to Cochabamba and arrived around 4am. I was a bit hesitant to arrive so early in the morning without any lodging pre-arranged. 1,112 more words

Travel

Baking, Bolivian Style

Things continue to go well as I truck along, now in my 9th month in Cochabamba!  Wow!  Some of my work has shifted a bit, but for the better.  1,253 more words

Bolivia

Hola from Team Paz y Esperanza!

Hola from Paz y Esperanza – Our team of ten mixed Bolivians and UK volunteers! One week down and we can now say that we are finally starting to settle down in Bolivia and getting used to aspects of the latino lifestyle; eating two carbohydrates with every meal, putting toilet paper in the bin NOT the toilet, being five hours behind and greeting absolutely everybody you pass. 384 more words

Bolivia

Cochabamba: Wedged In A New Valley

Our home Tiquipaya is a town that can be reached by taking the trufi #106 and 120 out from Cochabamba, the city famous for its 2000 Water Wars and 3rd biggest city in Bolivia. 743 more words

Gap Year