Monthly Archives: June 2011

TIPNIS, road and environmental damage

Actual Bolivian president said yesterday that the road that will cut in half the TIPNIS protected area will be built, regardless of who complaints about it, “…whether anyone likes it or not…”. He went on to criticizing those environmental and indigenous advocates who want to stop the construction of that road.

http://www.eldeber.com.bo/2011/2011-06-29/vernotaahora.php?id=110629171812

I will just like to mention that the TIPNIS and other indigenous groups are preparing a march to defend their rights for sometime in July or August. It is also good to remember current government’s propaganda strategy around the concept: “I govern following the desires of the people” …