Social issues

Let´s reconcile Bolivia! / Reconciliemos Bolivia

11 Oct, 2020 | Reconciliemos Bolivia.org

Image: https://reconciliemosbolivia.org/ENGLISH VERSIONThe campaign “You are better than that! Let's reconcile Bolivia with dialogue "     The campaign seeks to raise awarenes...

Chronicles of an English teacher in Bolivia / Relato de una profesora de inglés en Bolivia

30 Sep, 2020 | Nair Yumi Ode Hiramatsu

ENGLISH VERSIONI started teaching English when I was 21 years old. I had just finished university and still had no clear career goals. I received a call from a prestigious school in the city of La Paz...

Studying in a public univeristy / Vivencias en la universidad pública

30 Sep, 2020 | Wilmer Machaca

Illustration: Marco TóxicoENGLISH VERSIONYour time at university is shaped by the unique experiences and memories that you acquire over the course of your degree. In Bolivia, while each university has...

Enseña por Bolivia

30 Sep, 2020 | Claudia Arce

Image: Huascar CabreraENGLISH VERSIONA Better Future Exists! In February 2021, more than 30 young leaders with a strong sense of social commitment to Bolivia, will arrive at the Unidades Educativas (E...

Facilitating Disability / Capacitar un reto dentro de la discapacidad

30 Sep, 2020 | Iván Suarez Leaño

Photo: Programa LiriosENGLISH VERSIONWhen I was at university, I wanted to become a teacher at some point in my life. I felt that I had a knack for teaching, perhaps it was a response to the fact that...

Swimming Against the Current / Nadando Contra la Corriente

30 Sep, 2020 | Anneli Aliaga / Charles Bladon

Photos: Lars Baron, Revista “Las Super Poderosas”ENGLISH VERSIÓNHow Olympic Swimmer and Coach Karen Torrez Revolutionized her Sport in BoliviaA quick glance at Bolivia’s swimming records will tel...

Urban Music, Identity and Struggle in the Andes / Música urbana, identidad y lucha en los andes

30 Sep, 2020 | Carlos Macusaya, Eber Miranda

Photos: Pablo VargasENGLISH VERSIONWe’re a musical duo that primarily rose from the need to musically express and defend ourselves as “indigenous scum”, as we are commonly, derogatorily called. We wil...

‘Lenguas de Bolivia’

30 Sep, 2020 | César A. Córdova

ENGLISH VERSIÓN The app that allows people to learn and revive the indigenous languages of Bolivia whilst having funThe app 'Lenguas de Bolivia' was launched in April 2019 and is the product of a...

The LGBTI population of Bolivia fights for Comprehensive Sexuality Education /La población LGBTI de Bolivia, lucha por una Educación Integral en Sexualidad

30 Sep, 2020 | David Aruquipa

Photo: Iván RodríguezENGLISH VERSIONThe Plurinational State of Bolivia has a Political Constitution that recognises sexual and reproductive rights and prohibits and punishes all forms of discriminatio...

Rurrenabaque, a photo story / Rurrenabaque, un relato fotográfico

29 Aug, 2020 | Nicky Gott - Catalina Ugalde

Photos: Catalina UgaldeENGLISH VERSIONOur adventure started with a forty minute Amaszonas flight from La Paz City to Rurrenabaque - or “Rurre” as the locals call it-, taking us from 4,100 meters above...

Senda Verde, Nature needs us / Senda Verde, un llamado de la naturaleza

29 Aug, 2020 | Article: David Fegan / Intro: Ivan Rodriguez Petkovic

Photos: Iván Rodríguez PENGLISH VERSIONIntroduction by Iván Rodríguez PEvery animal should have the right to be able to behave like an animal. This sounds obvious, and what I mean by it is to feel fre...

Exploring Cultural Identities / Explorando Identidades Culturales

29 Aug, 2020 | Anneli Aliaga and Charlene Eckels

Image: American Bolivian CollectiveENGLISH VERSIONAnglo/American-Bolivian collectives abroadMany people grow up with a cultural identity that they rarely question, dispute or think about. For example,...

Mother’s day in Bolivia

30 May, 2020 | Bx Crew

Why is this celebration today?Photo: Pablo ArteagaIt all began in Cochabamba on 27May 1812 when the women of thecity rebelled against the troopsof Commander José Manuel de Goyeneche instructed by...

Patricia Hurtado de Suarez

30 May, 2020 | BX Crew

SANTA CRUZ INNOVAPatricia Hurtado de Suarez studied law at the Complutense University of Madrid in Spain and held management positions in the Chamber of Industry, Commerce, Services and Tourism of San...

Carlos Jordan

30 May, 2020 | BX Crew

UltraGrupoCarlos Jordan is an entrepreneur passionate about innovation and technology. He is the CEO and co-founder of UltraGrupo, a tech startup that raised the largest funding rounds in Bolivia’s hi...