Extractive Industries in Bolivia (BIF)

Mallku Khota (credit: El Diario)

Bolivia Information Forum Read the Special Edition Bulletin on Extractive Industries, March 2013 1. Thinking about extractives: the contribution of Eduardo Gudynas Of those who have written about extractives and extractive industries in recent years, few have been more influential than Eduardo Gudynas, a Uruguayan researcher at the Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social (CLAES). The Bolivia Information Forum thought it useful to … Continue reading

Colquiri conflict continues in Bolivia (AIN)

Salaried miner protest with the Bolivian Workers Central in La Paz (credit: Gonzalo Ordóñez)

By Andean Information Network. Link to original article, 17 October 2012 In late May 2012, conflict erupted in Colquiri, a mining district about 350km south of La Paz.  Salaried and cooperative miners who work in different areas of the same mine struggled to control territory.  Although the government, salaried workers, and cooperative miners reached an agreement … Continue reading