Issue - September 2007

September 2007

In this issue, Amy Pollock reviews the successes of Arnold Brower's school garden project, while Lucy Witter talks with the rector of an English school enrolling impoverished students; we hear form Save the Children about their reconciliation programme after the Cochabamba riots in more...

September 2007


In this issue, Amy Stillman explores the difficulties of maintaining Madididi National Park, Chris Sherrat researches the prospects for volunteering in Bolivia with dimentia patients, and Walter Sanchez provides us with a bit of history regarding the name of the city we all know and love, Cochabamba. Also included is Lucy Witter´s striking investigation into the dance moves of Atempo Danza.

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Ximena Noya

A plain of water named Cochabamba
The denseness of its groves, the great variety of birds, which are pleasant to sight and sound, plentiful mountains of cedars, and another kind of wood. This landscape is different to the nearby valley of Clisa which is six leagues southeast from the city (Oropeza)....
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