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Evo’s ascension

Yesterday Evo Morales was sworn in as Bolivia’s 66th president. We saw much of the ceremony on the TV of Alcides and Noemi from their house in Plan Tres Mil, a city close to Santa Cruz. Wow, Bolivian politicians can … Continue reading

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Movies, moving around, and El Mallku

We brought a bunch of DVDs to watch with family here… but since I don’t have a power cord for my PowerBook, we are unable to watch them. But, we did bring four short movies we filmed on our video … Continue reading

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Election Eve

On Sunday, Bolivia will hold it’s long-awaited elections. I’m not crazy about Evo Morales — that’s no secret. Despite my insignificant opposition, though, it appears he will win a plurality (not a majority) of the vote. Whatever happens, it is … Continue reading

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Bolivia in crisis

You know things in Bolivia are bad when even my Nanny who lives in San Antonio, Texas, has heard the news. Bolivia’s president, Carlos Mesa, has offered his resignation to the Bolivian congress. In a television address to the nation, … Continue reading

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