Some calm moments as a Cooperative Miners' protest blockades a central plaza in La Paz, Bolivia.

Mapiri has seen severe, violent conflicts between miners and local Indigenous communities objecting to environmental damage.

Fratricidal violence among mining cooperatives killed one miner, Edwin Caseres, at the Hijos del Pueblo cooperative mine in December 2020.

Bolivian government has agreed to a 90-day contracting process for constructing the bridge, which was already part of their infrastructure plans.

Sign in to participate in the conversation

A newer server operated by the Mastodon gGmbH non-profit