Gas, Mother Earth, and the Plurinational State of Bolivia (NACLA)

President Evo Morales at rally 12 October (credit: Dario Kenner)

Gas, Mother Earth, and the Plurinational State: Vice-President García Linera Embodies Bolivia’s Contradictions Emily Achtenberg, NACLA, Rebel Currents, Link to original article, 21 June 2013 Lately, Bolivian Vice-President Alvaro García Linera has seemed to embody, in living form, the growing contradiction between his government’s international championship of environmental and indigenous rights, and its vigorous domestic pursuit of … Continue reading

Bolivia: End of the Road for TIPNIS Consulta (NACLA)

Supporting the road, but not through heart of TIPNIS (Credit: El Diario)

Emily Achtenberg, NACLA, Rebel Currents, Link to original article, 13 December 2012 December 7 marked the formal conclusion of the Bolivian government’s controversial consultation process with communities in the Isiboro-Sécure Indigenous Territory and National Park (TIPNIS), to determine the fate of a proposed highway that would bisect their ancestral lands. [Vice President García Linera welcomes support for … Continue reading

Referendum on a Vice President?

Álvaro García Linera

Dario Kenner, La Paz Updates on Twitter: @dariokenner You can view all updates here http://twitter.com/#!/dariokenner Vice President Álvaro Garcia Linera says he would be ‘happy’to contest a potential recall referendum and would continue to work for the Bolivian people should a referendum be called in mid 2012, when Bolivia´s population could decide whether he should continue … Continue reading

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