2018: Imaginaries of development through extraction: The ‘History of Bolivian Petroleum’ and the present view of the future

Lorenzo Pellegrini, 2018, Ideas expressed in a mural from 1958 resonate with the current public discourse in Bolivia. The model of natural resource-based development has at least 60 years of history. The novelty of ‘neoextractivism’ can be fundamentally questioned. This model provides the rationale for the promotion of extractive activities ‘at all costs’. History has shown […]

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La Historia del Petróleo: Entre la Alucinación y la realidad

Solón, enero de 1996 Quien pase por la calle Bueno, en el edificio de Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB), vera en el hall de ingreso una pintura mural que describe la historia del petróleo boliviano. Pocos lo han visto, el tiempo y el uso que se dio a este espacio no permitieron su contacto con […]

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