Issue - December 2009



December 2009

Editorial

In this edition An analysis of the right to vote or not, as citizens option in a democratic society; traffic road safety problem in Cochabamba city Petra Vissers tells us about some initiatives to educate people; Justin Gouin interviews Cochabamba’s Red de Mujeres Lesbianas and Bisexuales de Bolivia founder
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December 2009

Editorial

In this edition An analysis of the right to vote or not, as citizens option in a democratic society; traffic road safety problem in Cochabamba city Petra Vissers tells us about some initiatives to educate people; Justin Gouin interviews Cochabamba’s Red de Mujeres Lesbianas and Bisexuales de Bolivia founder

The main objective of the cocha-banner is to promote different types of social work and happenings inCochabamba or Bolivia in general, many of which thepeople of Cochabamba and visitors are unaware of. Itis geared to help organizations, foundations and othergroups spread the word of the work they do.

If you would like to present an article to publish in the cocha-banner or have any comments please send it to our email address:

cocha_banner@yahoo.co.uk

Cocha-banner is sponsored by: Projects Abroad an international development organisation.

Ximena Noya
Editor

A Right or An Obligation?

Article 6 of Bolivia’s electoral code states that every citizen has the right to vote in all presidential and parliamentary elections, without distinction. according to the code, universal, voting is direct, free, secret, and mandatory. Article 10 clarifies the latter means: to exercise one’s right to vote is an obligatory duty for all citizens of the Plurinational Republic.

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