Tag: Cochabamba

In Bolivia they are made of mud
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In Bolivia they are made of mud

Tomás Quispe was a carpenter in Concepción of Belém (Conception of Bethlehem), a village of mud and straw lost in the monotonous flatness of the Bolivian Altiplano, but in the absence of wood and work he is now the potter of the village where clay is still the essence, materially […]

The fight for water on film
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The fight for water on film

The film “Even the Rain” by Spanish director Iciar Bollaín is being shown at a special preview in London. In the Bolivia’s Water War of 2000, the natives of the country’s third largest city, Cochabamba, fought against the government and the multinational corporation Bechtel to stop the privatization of the […]