Culture

¡Oye, Profes! Leave those kids alone

26 Jul, 2010 | Andrew Cummings

As a student in the UK, I’m more than mildly aware that for the majority of eighteen- and nineteen-year-olds there, university is the next logical step after college. For many, university is about mo...

Coca vs Cola

26 Jul, 2010 | Camille Reltien

About 70 km from La Paz, a field of coca plants clings to the steep slopes of Las Yungas. This transitional zone between dry highlands and humid lowlands provides the ideal climate for the most stigma...

El Mundial In Bolivia

26 Jul, 2010 | Tom Farr

A Global Phenomenon. El Mundial. The World Cup. Le Coupe Du Monde. For one month every four years the world is overcome by football fever and Bolivia is no different, despite the fact that the last (a...

In this fair city

22 Jul, 2010 | Amaru Villanueva Rance and Ernestine Roeters van Lennep

A pirated version of Windows 7 in Spanish (Bs.7), a live baby snake (Bs.150), a snake carcass (Bs.75), a 42-inch plasma screen (Bs.10,000), Mao t-shirts (Bs.3-15), a neon Jesus statue (Bs.25), Indones...