Posts from February 2016


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Before I even start this post, I must first admit to two things: as an employee of South America Mission I do not publicly state any affiliation or proclivity for or against any political parties in Bolivia, and secondly as an American I do not even attempt to understand the politics of another nation well…

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Carnaval

This weekend contains a very special celebration in Bolivia. Similar to Mardi Gras, the Carnaval festivities have begun here in Santa Cruz. Tomorrow night, a parade (“corso”) will take over the streets downtown with dance groups representing many different subsets of Eastern lowlands Bolivia. photo from “Vicepresidencia del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia” After the parade…