Sara Shahriari
12/17/12
Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president, called for a new age to begin December 21, 2012...
Sara Shahriari
10/26/12
“Mother Earth is the living dynamic system made up of the indivisible community of all living systems and living beings, interrelated, interdependent and complementary, which share...
Sara Shahriari
10/8/12
The 'sacred leaf,' as coca is often called by indigenous Bolivians, has been cultivated in the Andean region for thousands of years...
Sara Shahriari
9/19/12
More than fifteen communities in the Isiboro Secure Indigenous Territory and National Park, known by its Spanish acronym TIPNIS, are blocking government access to their towns...
Sara Shahriari
7/4/12
UPDATED JULY 9, 2012: Marchers who walked for two months to reach Bolivian President Evo Morales' doorstep in protest of a road that would cut through the National Park and Indigen...
Sara Shahriari
6/26/12
Update June 27, 2012: More than 1,000 indigenous marchers entered the Bolivian city of La Paz today, after a police strike that delayed the march ended early in the morning...
Bill Weinberg
6/21/12
With a second cross-country protest march by indigenous rainforest dwellers and their allies advancing on La Paz, it was clear that Bolivia’s Indigenous Peoples are divided on Pres...
Sara Shahriari
6/6/12
A once close relationship between Bolivia's Aymara Indian President Evo Morales and some indigenous groups that backed his rise to the presidency is now damaged...
Sara Shahriari
5/10/12
Evo Morales promised a new economic policy based on indigenous principles and an aggressive redistribution of natural resource wealth to benefit all Bolivians when he became the co...
Maria Clara Valencia
4/19/12
Presidents of 30 countries who met in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia for the Sixth Summit of the Americas from April 14 – 15, including president Barack Obama, could not agree on fu...

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