Monthly Archives: August 2014

What the hell is anticrético?

What the hell is it? Bolivians enjoy a unique property leasing option known as anticrético, a process where the owner of a property leases out the residence in exchange for an interest free loan for a period of at least one year. The tenant … Continue reading

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Air Safety in Bolivia

Bolivia’s air safety record isn’t as bad as one might think. The country has only seen three fatal crashes in the last six years with a total death toll of 19, which is partly thanks to its small scale aviation industry that … Continue reading

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Bolivia Legalises Child Labour

Last month Bolivia took the unprecedented step of legalizing child labor from the age of 10. This is now the only country in the world to allow children under 14 to legally join the work force. Why it’s bad The move … Continue reading

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Entrada Universitaria and Bolivian Dance

A unique and fun aspect of Bolivian culture is the entrada, a lively street parade featuring traditional music, dance and costume. Entradas feature huge variety of styles and genres which vary from region to region. The dances of the amazon, for example, are completely different … Continue reading

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Evo and Israel

Bolivia’s current president, Evo Morales, is somewhat of an anti-american far left socialist. He regularly criticizes the United States and once evicted their entire diplomatic mission during a disagreement over coca production. Unsurprisingly, he is also a prominent member of the Latin American … Continue reading

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