May 1, 2015 / Al Jazeera America
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
The death of María Isabel Pillco illustrates how far the country has to go in changing a culture of domestic abuse.
March 6, 2015 / DW
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
A new move by the Bolivian government seeks to address high rates of violence against women by funding construction of shelters and improving legal aid.
February 25, 2015 / Untold Stories
Noah Friedman-Rudovsky, Sara Shahriari
Children and adolescents are living on the street and in shelters in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to escape violence at home. 34 percent of Bolivian girls suffer sexual abuse before their 18th birthday.
September 30, 2008 / Guernica
Roberto Guerra, Ruxandra Guidi
The big city of La Paz may be a draw for younger people in Sabina Ramirez and her husband Roberto's village. But not for her.
September 19, 2008 / PBS Foreign Exchange
Gabrielle Weiss, Roberto Guerra, Ruxandra Guidi
The coca plant, used in indigenous cultural rituals and traditional medicines, is also the main ingredient for cocaine.
May 30, 2008 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Roberto Guerra, Ruxandra Guidi
From the VQR website:
May 3, 2008 / The Walrus
Ruxandra Guidi, Roberto Guerra
The United Nations' International Narcotics Control Board recently made the announcement that Peru and Bolivia should, once and for all, outlaw the chewing of coca.
April 14, 2008 / Dispatches (CBC)
Ruxandra Guidi
Aired on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Dispatches on April 14, 2008
March 23, 2008 / Untold Stories
Ruxandra Guidi
Shortly after winning the presidency in 2005, Evo Morales went on a whirlwind world tour and brought a few small coca leaves with him to New York.
March 14, 2008 / Untold Stories
Ruxandra Guidi
March 11, 2008 / PRI's The World
Ruxandra Guidi
For years, Bolivia has been considered only a transit point for cocaine — but in the last five years it has increasingly become involved in cocaine production as well.
March 10, 2008 / PRI's The World
Roberto Guerra, Ruxandra Guidi
Following the legal market of coca from the fields in Los Yungas, to the Villa Fátima market in La Paz, and finally, in the production of coca-based products. Photos by Bear Guerra.