Mario Fabricio Ormachea Aliaga's has one job in his native Bolivia, and it's a pretty important one. The colonel in Bolivia's National Police is the Andean nation's top anti-corruption official. So it's not fantastic for Ormachea's resume that he's currently sitting in Miami's Federal Detention Cent ... More >>
Ex-Bolivian president Gonzalo "Goni" Sanchez de LozadaTwo years ago, New Times brought you the story of a handful of indigenous Bolivians who have taken to federal court in Miami to seek justice against their nation's former leaders, who they say engineered a bloody massacre of protestors outside ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsThis week's feature story describes an effort by Wal-Mart stores to sell green items from jewelry to clothing. The manufacturing giant made a promise to buyers that both its workers and the environment would be treated well when it comes to the things it sells. Unfortunately, ... More >>
Do not foul this man unless you want a knee to the crotch.Good idea: Bolivian President Evo Morales celebrating a new soccer pitch in La Paz by playing in a friendly match between his ruling party and a team led by the capital's mayor and his opposition party.Bad idea: Evo Morales ruining the spirit ... More >>
In this week's New Times, you can read my update about the Bolivian victims of a 2003 conflict now known as Octubre Negro. More than 60 mostly indigenous protesters and bystanders died when the government called the military on demonstrators. Then, Bolivia's president and defense minister fled to M ... More >>
In January, New Times brought you the story of a handful of indigenous Bolivians who traveled to Miami to seek justice against two well connected former leaders who were in charge during a bloody massacre outside La Paz in 2003. AP Photo An Aymara woman mourns in 2003 after the Black Octobe ... More >>
Miami's resident internationalist.
Saturday night, 2:00 a.m. A club raftered with Colombians and Venezuelans, Argentines and Bolivians. There are Cubans too, primarily born in Florida. And there's also a smattering of Italians. Pepper the crowd with a fistful of Yanks and then stir.That's the stew. It could be La Paz; it could be ... More >>
Gustavo Villoldo hunted the revolutionary leader. His new weapon: a $1 billion judgment against Fidel.
"Everyone is blaming the problems of this project on the tanking economy, without even thinking about the death of a once very popular Omni Mall."
"Just assume these local politicians are lying when they say anything."
The odyssey of 24 laborers flown to Miami and then left to their own devices.
"He has managed to buy the majority of his support with false promises of better lives for the population."
Victims of a Bolivian massacre seek justice in Miami.
The J.Lo video spoof will make you cackle.
Hail the Spanish master, alive and well in black and white
Taped conversations, tabloid sleaze, and lessons in cocaine cultivation
Why novelist Alberto Fuguet likes free trade
Pipin Ferreras and his wife Audrey repeatedly challenged the deep blue deadly sea. Finally the sea won.
Miami musicians get the seven-year itch
A year after a UM research vessel ran aground on a protected reef, a persistent odor lingers
Like an eighteen-wheeler on a bike path, Dade Commissioner Bruce Kaplan subtly makes his mark on local GOP politics
Vilified by animal protectionists, indicted for smuggling, praised by the feds. Matthew Block surprised everyone. Maybe even himself.