Jim Shultz

Monday, March 22, 2010 - 00:00
Just four months after the December vote that swept President Evo Morales solidly into a second term, Bolivians are headed back to the ballot box, this time to select the nation's governors and mayors.
Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 00:00
"Issues" are secondary in Bolivian politics. What drives things are identity and alliances aimed at securing power
Friday, October 30, 2009 - 00:00
From afar readers try to take stock of what the political coca leaves have to say about the December 6th vote. Behind that vote are key things about the Bolivian election process that are useful to understand
Friday, January 16, 2009 - 00:00
All of the usual trappings of popular Bolivian election campaigning seem to be hiding in hibernation somewhere, as if everyone just sort of forgot
Friday, November 7, 2008 - 00:00
The Bush administration, in addition to bringing a premature halt to this year's class of Corps volunteers, has also cancelled plans for any new class as well
Friday, October 31, 2008 - 00:00
The administration's message to President Morales was clear – you mess with us and we mess with you – the diplomatic version of a schoolyard shoving match
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 00:00
Now President Bush, in his efforts to strike out against Bolivian President Evo Morales, has decided to take economic hostages. Last month, and again in Washington yesterday, Mr. Bush declared his intention to destroy the jobs of more than 20,000 innoce
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 00:00
Details are slowly trickling in about the inhumanities committed during the Massacre at Pando and its aftermath. Here is a collection of testimonies
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - 00:00
This is just a part of today's fine handiwork by the Union Juvenil Crucenista, which is looking more and more like the Civic Committee's Brown Shirts every day
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 00:00
Here is an extended Blog post on the battles over the weekend