Tag: Bolivia

  • Mallku Khota

    A Briefing on South American Silver’s Actions in Bolivia Prepared by Celia Garces in conjunction with CEDIB, Cochabamba The indigenous community of Mallku Khota is in a state of emergency for resisting the continued operations of South American Silver Corporation‘s (SASC) subsidiary, Compañía Minera Mallku Khota (CMMK). On May 28th, 2012, the governor of Potosi pleaded to … Keep reading »

  • The Suspension of Elections in Bolivia and Left Strategy

    The small Andean nation hit the news again on October 31 with the announcement that elections originally scheduled for December 2005 are postponed indefinitely. This most recent political crisis has clearly been orchestrated by the agro-industrialist elite from Santa Cruz, who is using procedural rules to thwart the move towards the deepening of democracy. The … Keep reading »