Social issues

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...

Meet Viviana Angulo

30 May, 2020 | BX Crew

Founder of Pista 8, the first business accelerator in BoliviaPhoto: Courtesy of Viviana AnguloViviana Angulo is the Director for Latin America of Valhalla Private Capital, a Canadian corporate finance...

Patricia Rodríguez

30 May, 2020 | BX Crew

WalisumaImages courtesy of WalisumaPatricia Rodríguez leads Walisuma Bolivia, a brand under which over three thousand Bolivian artisans and producers market their products in Bolivia and promote thems...

How to keep a rock spirit during Quarantine?

30 May, 2020 | Courtesy of Latin America RCD Hotels

Image: Courtesy of Latin America RCD HotelsCovid-19 pushes us to take care of ourselves and of our loved ones. Avoiding social contact and, if possible, not leaving home, is a priority. The goal is to...

Bolivia’s Powerful Cholitas

29 Apr, 2020 | Catalina Ugalde

Cholitas are indigenous Quechua-Aymara women who are identifiable because of the traditional Bolivian pollera skirts they wear. These women are the face of resilience. In many cases, unsupported, u...

Bolivia under lockdown

29 Apr, 2020 | Patricio Crooker

As Bolivia approaches the end of its quarantine, cases of COVID-19 in the country and the world are still growing. Government officials will be reassessing the situation to decide if the strict meas...

Health Matters

29 Apr, 2020 | Anneli Aliaga and George Fearnley

A view into the inner workings of Bolivia’s public healthcare system Images: Cristina Aliaga & Carolina QuirogaNever before have matters of health been so widely spoken about, broadcast, and pr...

We need nature more than nature needs us

29 Apr, 2020 | Anneli Aliaga and Valeria Dorado

Photos: Valeria Dorado When quarantine is no longer obligatory and we are free to roam, we will remember how much we missed exploring Bolivia’s magnificent natural landscapes. But until then, i...

‘LA BASURA MATA’

29 Apr, 2020 | Lieke Verlé

Waste management in La Paz Photo: Honor ScottIf you have walked around La Paz you may have noticed graffitti that reads ‘La basura mata, prohibido echar basura.’ The message is clear: ‘Waste k...

Changing Habits

31 Mar, 2020 | Emma Hall

Illustration: Ema HallConnecting with menstruation through the cupDuring their lifetime a menstruating person will use and throw away approximately 11,000 pads and tampons. These pads and tampons come...

Clubes De Ciencia

02 Mar, 2020 | George Fearnley

Photo: Courtesy of Clubes de Ciencia Bolivia  A catalyst for science education in BoliviaIn January 2020, Clubes de Ciencia Bolivia hosted its fifth-annual event. Participants took part...

La Saya No Es Todo

02 Mar, 2020 | Rhiannon Matthias

Photos: Rhiannon Matthias Afro-Bolivians struggle for recognition of their place in Bolivian historyThis year marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of Law 200 of the Bolivian Constitutio...

Rainbows of Revolution

02 Mar, 2020 | Anneli Aliaga

Photo: Michael Dunn [www.michaeldunca.com] The history and significance of the wiphala in the Bolivian imaginary. There is minimal, if any, concrete historical evidence of the origin of...