Buckin' Bolivia

The Plurinational State of Bolivia

A few facts about Bolivia

  1. The current president is Evo Morales.
  2. The official languages they speak are Spanish , Aymara, Leco, Chiquitano, Puquina , and Mòoré .
  3. Bolivia is in the continent South America.
  4. plurinational, or plurinationalism is defined as the coexistence of two or more sealed or preserved national groups within a polity (an organized community or body of peoples).

A few symbols of Bolivia

Bolivia's Culture and Religion

Every June 21, there is a celebration called Tiwanaku - te-wa-na-coo, and what this celebration is bringing to a memory a past full of splendor. Bolivia's religion is Roman Catholic, they worship at Roman Catholic churches. One of the most languages spoken in Bolivia is Spanish. Spanish is spoken by 84% of the population.

Natural Resources in Bolivia

Bolivia is well rounded with natural resources , it is known for its mineral deposits and petroleum and natural gas. It also has has some renewable resources such as forest products especially soy beans and Brazil nuts.

Anything you need to know about Bolivia

Bolivia is a Spanish name, The Bolivian population is estimated to 10 million. It is bordered by Brazil to the North and East. There are 53 prisons in Bolivia. Children as young as 14 has entered the military, the soldiers go through the tour of duty for 12 months. The Bolivians spend about 130 million on defense. Some climates in Bolivia are Tropical Lowlands to the East (from Pando, down through Benin and Santa Cruz to parts of northern Tarija). The Bolivian climate is usually hot, humid and often rainy between late September and May. December and January are the hottest months of the year. Summer days are humid and sticky. Nights are warm and musky, often filled with a moist fruity smell as winds carry the scent of the tropical jungle into the cities. Bolivia is by Brazil but some states in Bolivia are La Paz, Trinidad, Santa Cruz, and Santa Rosa. Bolivia is also by Chile, Argentina, and Peru.

How Bolivia affects our people

In Bolivia most people are poor, but the climate effects it a lot, but note that Bolivia is already going through poverty but the climate makes it worst for our Bolivian people. The region Andean and the Amazonian. There are plenty of more issues that is just like the climate being an issue. Some other ways Bolivian people is food insecurity meaning the food is limited and they barely get food , natural disasters for example in 2013 a landslide triggered by torrential rain killed 16 and injured 18. Diseases and forest fires

Bolivia's Travel

There are about 4 things you need to know before you travel to Bolivia.

  1. Bolivian transport can be challenging - It can be difficult using the Bolivian transport system , most transportation in Bolivia is by road. You can also catch city buses also known as trufis.
  2. The money in Bolivia - Like in most countries when you give a owner a large amount of money and they don't have the change to give you. It is frustrating to some citizens wanting their change back.
  3. Eating in Bolivia- In Bolivia the local supplement a starch heavy diet , and plastic cups colored gelatin topped with wripped cream are sold on every corner of Bolivia. Sweet stuff is a main issue and problem for this nationwide country.
  4. The culture in Bolivia - Indigenously dreesed men and women are a common sight in all towns, villages , and big cities.

Trade Barriers in Bolivia

In February 2014 , Bolivia's economy rises from instability. Its economy grew an estimated 6.5 % last year, but about trade barring Bolivia is a member of Andean Community. Including Columbia, Venezuela, and Peru , that means they are supposedly free of trade barriers.

Bolivia's Government and its Economy

Bolivia, which has had more than 190 revolutions and coups since it became independent in 1825, is governed under the constitution of 2009. The head of state and of government is the president, who is elected to five-year term. The bicameral legislature, the Plurinational Legislative Assembly. The economy is market , in this economy there is about 77% of trade freedom. 10% of investment freedom , and 40% of financial freedom.
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The delicious treat sold on every corner in Bolivia

This is the sweet treat everyone is talking about in Bolivia. What this sweet dessert is , is a plastic cup , with colored jell-o or gelatin with whipped cream on top. This treat will make every Bolivian have a sweetooth!

This is Bolivia in our world today

This is Bolivia today , our Bolivian people have freedom and they are walking around. Happy and living very well , there is very little food insecurity and little poverty.
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Standard of Living

As you see on the photo above, there still is a lot of poverty in Bolivia. There are some Rich in Bolivia , more rich than poor but the urban and Rural is about the same amount but there are more rich males than females and more poor males than females.

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More About Tiwanaku

Tiwanaku (tee-wa-na-coo) began around 700 AD and lives on for several centuries. It is celebrated but is like a buliding where it is celebrated. It's a sight in Bolivia. The picture above is located near the southern shore of Lake Titicaca. People celebrate there a lot.

Entrepreneurship in Bolivia

There are young adults that have started entrepreneurship. G.E.M or (The Entrepreneurship Monitor). GEM is what encourage people to start their own business, these are people with a lot of creativity. Building a business requires a lot of steps, some things that are needed to have a business. Are the following: removing barriers to starting, operating, and forming a business, reforming educational systems, and being aware of and understanding the rules and agreements of entrepreneurship.

Ethnicity of Bolivia

Bolivia's principal ethnic groups are Quechua or Aymara indigenous people, a small number of European-descended whites and a larger and more diverse group of mestizos.

Literacy Rates

Youth female rates has between 99.08 % of literature, and youth male has between 99.69%. In total male and female youth 99.38%. When it comes to adults females had in 2009 86.82. In most countries some female adults have a very low literacy rate as low was 10-20%. Male adult’s literacy rate is 95.80 still in 2009. In total female and male adults is 97.17%.