One of our projects here at The Democracy Center aims to let young Bolivians speak with their own voice to foreign audiences about events here. We have a terrific team of young people, from both Bolivia and the US, working on a host of articles. Below is the first, an update and an analysis of the political crisis here that threatens to scuttle the scheduled December 4 elections. Earlier this week Bolivia's President warned that the suspension of the elections would push the country into the "abyss".
The article below was written by activist Boris Rios and adapted to English by Gretchen Gordon, a Democracy Center intern. We plan to continue publishing these so it will be helpful to have your feedback on how you like hearing directly from Bolivians in this way.