“They are contaminating us with mercury and destroying our crops” | “Nos están contaminando con mercurio y destruyendo nuestros cultivos”

Ernesto Estremadoiro, El Deber: “They are contaminating us with mercury and destroying our crops,” denounces indigenous leader The testimony corresponds to Jorge Chamaro, secretary of land and territory of the Indigenous Central of the Amazon Region of Bolivia (Cirabo), a region affected by the illegal exploitation of gold The arrest of 13 people accused of…

Drug trafficking and illegal logging | Narcotráfico y la tala ilegal

Ivan Paredes, El Deber: The Bolivian Amazon under attack: drug trafficking and illegal logging penetrate the area An investigation shows how gangs dedicated to the extraction of wood operate in the Amazon basin. Bolivia and Ecuador are the most affected by this crime. Behind them are the drug trafficking mafias that use the same routes….

National Robotics winners – Ganadores del Nacional de Robótica

Correo del Sur: Caiza D team triumphs in National Robotics Four women and one man make up the national team that will represent Bolivia in Switzerland Three students from the “Pablo VI” school belonging to the municipality of Caiza D (Potosí) obtained first place yesterday in the V National Robotics Tournament; All of them, along…

Castaña = Brazil nut

El Diario: Bolivia stands out in Brazil nut exports Bolivia has established itself as the world’s leading chestnut [mostly known as Brazil nut] exporter since 2001, achieving a 50% share of the world market in the last administration, thus accumulating 20 years of primacy in the world market, according to the Bolivian Institute of Foreign…