Author Archives: Miguel Barrientos

Interesting Facts about Bolivia

Coming up with a good list of interesting facts about Bolivia will take me a few revisions, I am sure, but it will be easier if you let me know if you agree or disagree with the list below: Bolivia … Continue reading

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Coca Colla

Coca Colla, a new soda made from the coca leaf, can now be purchased in Bolivia. I am still waiting for an official response from the The Coca Cola Company. Don’t forget to read a post I wrote a while … Continue reading

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Driving Directions For Bolivia

A truly exciting new Google Maps feature was recently released –  you can now get driving directions inside Bolivia. Here are a couple of examples: La Paz to Potosi El Alto International Airport to Plaza Murillo Do you have other … Continue reading

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Impacto ambiental de la mina San Cristobal

Interesante artículo sobre el impacto ambiental de la mina San Cristóbal: http://www.pulsobolivia.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3251&Itemid=9 (vía Palabras Libres)

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Bolivian Aguayo in Vogue

Fashion designers come up with inventive uses for the Bolivian aguayo: http://www.vogue.com/voguedaily/2010/03/need-it-now-bolivian-blankets/

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Jaime Escalante

Legendary Bolivian teacher Jaime Escalante is battling cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times. Jaime Escalante is featured in our hall of famous Bolivians.

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The world’s first cocaine bar

Interesting article in the Guardian about the growth of cocaine production and consumption in Bolivia: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/aug/19/bolivia-cocaine-bar-route-36

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Enlace del día: Blog de Darwin Pinto

Lo encontré recién después de leer un relato interesante sobre la caída del gobierno de Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada

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Universidades de La Paz, Bolivia

Estoy actualizando el directorio de las universidades de La Paz. Cuando me tocó empezar estudios universitarios a finales de los 80, las opciones eran extremadamente limitadas. Ahora los bachilleres pueden escoger de una larga lista de universidades. Correcciones y sugerencias … Continue reading

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Cafes Internet en Bolivia

Esta es una convocatoria a los propietarios de cafes internet en Bolivia. Se les solicita escribir a admin arroba boliviaweb.com con su informacion de contacto para ser incluidos en un directorio que estoy lanzando pronto. Necesito los siguientes datos: Nombre … Continue reading

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