Yuqui women take power to care for forests and fight extinction | Las mujeres yuqui toman poder para cuidar bosques y combatir extinción

Opinion: HOME OF THEIR ANCESTORS AND THEIR DESCENDANTS Yuqui women take power to care for forests and fight extinction All the hierarchical positions of the indigenous nation, located in the Cochabamba Tropics, are occupied by women, who concentrate their efforts on obtaining drinking water, medical attention, economic aid and studies. On June 4, the modest…

Cerro Rico production stops after nearly 500 years

Paul Harris reports for Mining Journal: Revolution, war, plague and genocide couldn’t stop production from Cerro Rico in Potosi, Bolivia, but COVID-19 has seen it suspended after almost 500 years. Editor’s Note: Mining Journal is making some of its most important coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic freely available to readers. For more coverage, please see…

WHERE TO GO ON HOLIDAY IN APRIL? BOLIVIA OF COURSE!

Estella Shardlow reports for the Independent, excerpts pertaining Bolivia follow: Looking for an Easter break? There’s still some snow time to be enjoyed in the Alps, just as European city breaks are warming up. Or discover under-the-radar spots in South American and the Far East, which unfurl their most impressive scenery this month.  The Independent’s…