I am a Bolivian researcher, lecturer and blogger based in Latvia. I am focus on political communication and the coca issue in the Andean region. I also follow closely issues like ICT4D, new media and political participation, urban identities and street art.
My blog offers a view of all of the above, mainly in Spanish. You can look at my post in English and/or follow me on Twitter (@payorivero).
I enjoy photography a lot and use Free Software as much as I can.
Latest posts by Pablo Andres Rivero
15 August 2013
An interview by CNN presenter Ismael Cala with Bolivia's president Evo Morales triggered divided reactions. Some praise Cala's moderation, while others celebrate Morales' determination and authority against "imperialist" media.
17 May 2013
16 May 2013
Tension is growing in Bolivia as miners, teachers, health service workers and public university staff -all affiliated to the Central Workers Union- are on strike since May 6 demanding an...
25 March 2013
As a staunch critic of the United States and a leading figure of the left-wing revival across Latin America, Hugo Chávez Frías has undoubtedly left a remarkable footprint on contemporary...
23 March 2013
19 March 2013
Bolivia's government has designated three new wetlands in the 'Llanos of Moxos', an area that represents the combined size of the Netherlands and Belgium, under the Ramsar Convention. Activists and...
25 February 2013
Bolivian media used the Facebook image of a 14-year-old boy to cover his tragic death at an international football match where he was hit by celebratory fireworks in Oruro city....
22 February 2013
After Bolivia's ruling party announced that President Evo Morales will seek re-election in the next president contest scheduled for December 2014, debate ensued over whether his current term counts as...
4 February 2013
The International Court of Justice is due to make a ruling on the longstanding maritime border dispute between Chile and Peru. Pablo Andres Rivero explains why the dispute has not...