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...
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
1/29/12
Indigenous members of the Bolivian Congress recently made waves when they formed a caucus to resist government plans to build a road through the National Park and Indigenous Territ...
Sara Shahriari
12/13/11
Breaks between the Bolivian government and some indigenous organizations that once threw their support behind President Evo Morales, the country’s first indigenous President, are d...
Sara Shahriari
10/21/11
Indigenous Bolivians from the National Park and Indigenous Territory Isiboro Secure (TIPNIS) won a major concession from President Evo Morales today...
Sara Shahriari
7/4/12
More than 1,000 indigenous marchers entered the Bolivian city of La Paz on June 27, after a police strike that delayed the march ended early in the morning...
Sara Shahriari
10/29/11
This week hundreds of indigenous Bolivians returned home after successfully pushing the government of President Evo Morales to ban a highway that would have bisected the National P...
Sara Shahriari
9/27/11
UPDATE September 27, 2011: Bolivia's President Evo Morales has frozen construction on a road that would cut through the National Park and Indigenous Territory Isiboro-Secure (TIPNI...
Sara Shahriari
8/18/11
On August 15 several hundred people from lowland Bolivia began a 350 mile, month long march toward the government’s seat in La Paz to protest a highway that will cut through a larg...