Archive for the 'NGOs & Organizations' Category

Airforce Flies Conisur Marchers Home

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Members of the Conisur march in favor of an Amazonian highway have flown home in three flights provided by the Bolivian air force. Secretary of the San Ignacio de Moxos Regional Workers Center (COR), Walter Colque, said that he was satisfied that the government had listened to their demands and announced that they were flying [...]

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Inter-American Development Bank Head to Visit Bolivia

Monday, July 25th, 2011

The president of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno, will visit Bolivia for two days starting tomorrow. In addition to promoting his new book, The Latin American Decade: A Real Opportunity, Moreno will meet with Bolivian President Evo Morales to discuss a cooperation agreement, among other subjects, such as a credit line for the [...]

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MAS Plans Expulsion of USAID

Monday, March 14th, 2011

This Wednesday the Movement to Socialism senators and legislators will debate whether to expell the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). MAS senator Fidel Surco said, ¨There will be an analysis and evaluation to see whether it´s correct to expell USAID. US-Aid keeps operating in our country against the government and against certain sectors [...]

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UN Decries Racism in Bolivia

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination of the United Nations “deplores racial hate speech and discriminatory acts … and the spread of media organizations and journalists who disseminate racist stereotypes and hate speech against persons from indigenous nations, campesinos, and Afro-Bolivians,” according to a new resolution published at the organization’s headquarters in Geneva. [...]

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9,000 Disaster Victims Need Help – Donations

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Bolivia has seen increasing intense rains cause significant damage in both Amazonian and Altiplano regions in the past several weeks. Landslides in La Paz and intense…

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Villa Tunari and Inti Wara Yassi

Monday, July 5th, 2010

In Bolivia, short distances often go a long way. The 166 kilometer (100 mile) trip from Cocabamba to Villa Tunari is a worthy example, descending 8,000 feet

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La Paz and El Alto Celebrate Gay Pride

Monday, June 28th, 2010

In a country in which homosexuality is legal but generally frowned upon, people from La Paz and El Alto came out in support of LGBT members of their communities…

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NGO Profile: The Institute for Democratic Thought

Monday, March 29th, 2010

The Institute for Democratic Thought is a Bolivian group dedicated to discussing and advancing the values of democracy and democratic leadership within the country.

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Forum on Indigenous Issues Denounces Servitude in Guaraní Communities

Friday, March 19th, 2010

The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues of the United Nations expressed concern today over the practice of servitude that exists in the community of Alto Parapetí in Santa Cruz…

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NGO Profile: The Rainbow Foundation

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

The Rainbow Foundation (Fundacion Arco Iris) is a Catholic NGO based in La Paz that fights against the discrimination, marginalization and lack of opportunity that thousands of young people suffer.

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