Category Archives: All About Evo

Festive Left Friday Blogging: Evo blings out

Oh, that Evo. He sure knows how to wear bold patterns, bright colors, and lots of golden bling. And why not? He’s got kind of an important occasion to dress up for here: Yesterday, Bolivian presdent Evo Morales reaffirmed the … Continue reading

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OMG I WANT THIS SO MUCH WHERE DO I GET ONE…

Ahem. Sorry for the ALL FUCKING CAPS header, but really, can you blame me for wanting one of these? Hair parted down the middle, big smile, merry eyes, and the index finger pointing forward are some characteristics of “Evo Presidente”, … Continue reading

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Look who’s meddling in Bolivian politics now

Oh Denmark…really? YOU? You TOO? WTF is the matter with you people? Bolivian president Evo Morales affirmed today that “conspiracies will not be pardoned”, in response to a request by the Danish NGO, IBIS, to reverse its expulsion from Bolivia. … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Evo is full of win, again

Well, hi there yourself, Evo! You’re looking mighty good lately. And so is Bolivia. Probably because there are fewer hungry, malnourished and food-insecure people there now: The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will present a certificate of recognition … Continue reading

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Circular pyramid found in Bolivia

A short blurb on the YouTube site for this video says: A group of archeologists has discovered a large circular pyramid in Bolivian Amazonia, dating back more than 2,000 years. The discovery took place in the fortress of Samaipata, a … Continue reading

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Evo’s new diplomatic sweet spot

Whoa, Evo’s lookin’ good…and I’m not just talking about those stylish threads he’s wearing (although those, too, are fabulous). With over 60% of the vote in the latest Bolivian presidential election, he’s riding higher than ever, and by now, only … Continue reading

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Evo cracks the 60% barrier!

The latest figures from Friday’s Bolivian presidential elections are in, and it looks like Evo’s an even bigger winner than originally projected. Here’s the lowdown: The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, has widened his margin as winner of the recent … Continue reading

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Tuto Quiroga, butthurt loser

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the loser of the recent Bolivian presidential election. He came in last, with single digits in the exit polls, which I’m sure you’ll agree is a dismal showing compared to Evo’s commanding lead. But hey! Why … Continue reading

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Happy Indigenous People’s Day!

Fuck Columbus, and fuck the plague-ridden ships he rode in on. The natives are taking their country back, peacefully and democratically. And in yesterday’s presidential elections, Bolivia made that abundantly clear: I believe this is what’s known as a LANDSLIDE. … Continue reading

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Did Washington try to prevent Bolivia from launching a satellite?

A Chinese rocket carries the Bolivian satellite, Tupac Katari, into space. And without the help of the Chinese, it’s hard to imagine Bolivia ever getting such a thing off the ground. But they did, and the fact that they did … Continue reading

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