Friends of the Earth Cardiff - Bolivia http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/taxonomy/term/607/all en Stop the TIPNIS highway http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/stop-tipnis-highway <p><img width="500" height="341" alt="Protestors against the TIPNIS highway" src="/files/foecardiff/images/Bolivian_protest_against_TIPNIS_highway.jpg" /></p> <p>Indigenous Bolivian demonstrators protesting in La Paz about the plan to build the TIPNIS highway. <em>Photo: Gaston Brito, REUTERS.</em></p> <p>Bolivia's first indigenous president, Evo Morales, announced he would call off a controversial highway construction project after nearly a thousand demonstrators from the Bolivian indigenous communities showed their opposition to the scheme.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/stop-tipnis-highway">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/stop-tipnis-highway#comments archive Bolivia South America transport Sat, 01 Oct 2011 06:16:20 +0000 Chris 448 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk