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Stories about Voces Bolivianas

Rising Voices: 2010 In Review

2010 was an eventful year for Rising Voices and its community. The community bade farewell to the outgoing Director of Outreach, David Sasaki and welcomed the new Director Eduardo Ávila....

Voces Bolivianas: The Future of the Young City of El Alto

The bloggers of the virtual community Jaqi Aru, which is spreading Aymara language in internet through creation of digital media contents, have started a meme titled "The Future of the...

Rising Voices Bloggers On Blog Action Day 2010

Blog Action Day is an annual event that unites the world's bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day. The aim is to raise awareness and trigger...

Voces Bolivianas: Jaqi Aru, Spreading Aymara In Internet

Aymara, a Native American language with more than two million speakers in Bolivia, has gradually lost speakers both to Spanish and to Quechua in the past century. Rising Voices grantee...

Voces Bolivianas: From The Blogosphere

In our latest feature on Voces Bolivianas, the Rising Voices grantee from Bolivia, we will highlight some blogposts from its network of bloggers. Cristina Quisbert writes about a protest March...

Rising Voices And World Cup

People say that the World Cup soccer (football) is a truly International event. The bloggers of many Rising Voices projects across continents have written about it to show their passion.

Voces Bolivianas: Ushahidi Platform For Election Reporting

During the Bolivian general elections on December 6, 2009 a number of Bolivian netizens used Web 2.0 tools such as blogs, Flickr, Youtube, Twitter and Facebook to share their perspectives...

Featured Blogger: Edgar Andres Yana Lisme

“I want to make my province known” asserts blogger Edgar Andres Yana Lisme, who lives in Chaguaya village in the Camacho province of Bolivia. In January 2008 Edgar joined a...

Voces Bolivianas: Carnival And Jaqi Aru

Eduardo Avila of Rising Voices grantee Voces Bolivianas project talks with the Bolivian periodical Los Tiempos about the project and the emergence of Jaqui-Aru, a virtual community promoting the use...

Voces Bolivianas: Barcamp In Santa Cruz

On Saturday, January 16, 2010 over 100 participants across Bolivia participated in Barcamp Santa Cruz which was supported by the Rising Voices grantee Voces Bolivianas. Several members of the Voces...

Talented Women Bloggers Present Abroad

A pair of talented women bloggers from the Rising Voices community were invited to present their work at international conferences. Catalina Restrepo presented at a BarCamp in Santa Cruz, Bolivia...

Hip-Hop as Cosmpolitan Citizen Media

Seeking greater social inclusion through new communication technologies is a strategy with a long and accomplished history that has persisted through waves of new inventions including the telegraph, radio, television,...

Voces Bolivianas: Bolivian Election 2.0

As the Bolivian voters go for polls for a general election today (6 December 2009), a number of Bolivian netizens are using Web 2.0 tools such as blogs, flickr, youtube,...