Photo Tweets: The Crops of Peru and Bolivia

Tarwi (Lupinus mutabilis), being sold on the street in #Cochabamba #Bolivia. A highland crop. — agroinnovations (@agroinnovations) May 1, 2015 Baked cuy (guinea pig) w/ papa muru huayro: traditional plate of the #Inca capital. Best potato ever. #Peru … Continue reading

My Life Without Water (Part II)

<img class="alignleft" style="border: 1px solid black;" src="" alt="Water, as we all know, is critical to almost all forms of life. Previously, I noted what my life was like in rural Bolivia, where there was no potable water system, and the … Continue reading

One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) in Bolivia

Last Friday Bolivian President Evo Morales, accompanied by Marcelo Claure CEO of Brightstar Corporation, announced that Bolivia would provide a laptop for every child in the country. With Bolivia’s entrance into the One Laptop Per Child Project, I’ve started to … Continue reading

Comparing Bolivian and American Elections

After going to my local polling station yesterday afternoon, I couldn’t help but make some striking comparisons between US mid-term elections and Bolivia’s constituent assembly election, which was held on July 2, 2006. In both cases, the airwaves, both television … Continue reading