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How Bolivia curbed coca production by moving away from violent crackdowns

Dr Thomas Grisaffi is a social anthropologist currently working as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute of the Americas (University College London). His main research focus is the political ascent of the Chapare coca growers’ union in Bolivia. Thursday 6 April 2017, 18.30 Room G34, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Tickets, including refreshments: non-members £8, members £6,

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Umaturka “The call of the water”

Screening of the Documentary By: Giovanna Miralles & Dr. Peter Wilkin Thursday, 8 December 2016 at 18:30 Joint presentation with the Institute of Latin American Studies Room 22 / 26, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU Tickets: Non-members £8, Members £6, Students (with valid ID) £5 Glass of wine and refreshments included. For booking email:  anglobolivian@gmail.com In the Bolivian Andes

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“Bella Vista” Fighting blindness in the Bolivian Amazon

Dave Goldsmith Founder of the Andean Medical Mission Ophthalmic scientist, born in Bolivia and working to find and treat blindness for the people living in isolated communities in the jungles and along the many rivers of the lowlands. Thursday 22 September 18:30 pm Joint presentation with the Institute of Latin American Studies Senate House, Bedford Room G34, Malet Street, WC1E

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“Fiesta Boliviana” Summer Picnic in Regents Park on Marylebone Green

Sunday, 31 July 14:30 till 18:00 All ABS members, friends, families, children are cordially invited. Please bring drinks, refreshments, juices, salads, pasta, quinoa, salteñas – Bolivian specialities most welcome — sandwiches, cake, nibbles and fruit to share. Don’t forget balloons, blankets, sunglasses, funny hats, umbrellas, sun cream. Bring sweets, biscuits, energy bars to fill the piñata. We will have lots

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