All Posts Tagged With: "Bolivia"

Bolivian Constitution Approved, but Nation Still Divided

"The bigger question is political--how the Obama Administration responds to the new constitution," said economist Mark Weisbrot.

Jan 26th, 2009

Evo Morales Speaks at Columbia

The Bolivian president spoke about democracy in the Americas, his country's coca growers movement, and the diplomatic row between Bolivia and the U.S.

Nov 19th, 2008

Coca and the Congressman: Introduction

(August 7, 2003) WIDE ANGLE travels with Evo Morales to the stunning highlands of Bolivia as he fights to expand the amount of coca that can be legally grown by farmers. The pitfalls of a drug-based economy -- and the difficulty of finding suitable replacement crops to support peasant families -- are all part of the story.

Aug 7th, 2003

Coca and the Congressman: Data: Events, Politics, and Coca

Timeline of history of politics in Bolivia.

Aug 7th, 2003

Coca and the Congressman: Resources

Links to information about Bolivia.

Aug 7th, 2003

Coca and the Congressman: The New South America: Is the Continent Changing?

One year after Evo Morales, a leftist Aymara Indian and coca growers’ advocate, came in a close second in Bolivia’s presidential election, it’s interesting to speculate on just where he would stand today on Latin America’s political spectrum if he had won.

Aug 7th, 2003

Coca and the Congressman: Map: South America: Bolivia

Jul 7th, 2003

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