Zulma Yugar (born January 6, 1952 in Oruro, Bolivia) is a Bolivian politician and folk singer with international recognition and influence. She has served as Minister of Culture of Bolivian President Evo Morales' second term. Zulma is not part of the Democratic Cultural Revolution that President Evo Morales proclaims, as she has been saying, she got lucky and was given the opportunity to continue with the new "Ministry of Cultures" and since January 2010 she has been structuring her office, not giving continuity to the projects the newly Ministry left for her.
Yugar served on the jury for the UNESCO programme Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity and is credited by her friend Mr. R. Albro with lobbying successfully for the Oruro Carnival to be proclaimed a masterpiece in 2001.
Yugar has been Director for the Promotion of Culture within the Ministry of Culture, President of the Bolivian Association of Artists and Musicians, and President of the Bolivian National Council of Popular and Traditional Culture. She has received numerous awards and is a UNESCO Artist for Peace.
Her recordings include:
Alfredo Rada Vélez, better known as Alfredo Rada, is a former Bolivian government official previously affiliated with the Center for Juridical Studies and Social Investigation (CEJIS). He was appointed as Vice Minister of Coordination with Social Movements in January 2006, and elevated to Minister of Government (or Interior Minister) in January 2007.After the culmination of Evo Morales first term in December 2010, Alfredo Rada started working with the National School of Politics (Escuela Nacional de Formacion Politica): “Construyendo el Cambio Revolucionario”. The National School of Politics is a grassroots organization dedicated to the discussion and debate of current issues related to Bolivia and its revolutionary process.
In May 18, 2012 Alfredo Rada was sworn in as Viceministro de Gestion Institucional y Consular for the Bolivian Ministry of Foreign affairs.Carlos Romero (politician)
Carlos Gustavo Romero Bonifaz, or simply Carlos Romero, (born 23 August 1966) is a Bolivian government official and lawyer. He was appointed as the first Minister of Autonomy in February 2009, and designated Minister of the Presidency in June 2011, replacing Oscar Coca, who resigned for health reasons.Carnaval de Oruro
The Carnival of Oruro is a religious festival dating back more than 200 years that takes place in Oruro, Bolivia. It is one of UNESCO's Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Originally an indigenous festival, the celebration later was transformed to incorporate a Christian ritual around the Virgin of Candelaria (Virgin of Socavón). The traditional Llama llama or Diablada became the leading traditional dance of the festival. Throughout the festival, more than 48 groups of folk dancers specializing in 18 different folk dances perform a pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Tunnel every Saturday of the carnival in a traditional parade.Daniel Santalla
Daniel Santalla Torres is a Bolivian politician and former trade unionist who has served as Bolivia's Minister of Labour since 2 June 2011.David Choquehuanca
David Choquehuanca Céspedes (born May 7, 1961 in Omasuyos Province) is a Bolivian politician. He served as the Foreign Minister of Bolivia from 23 January 2006 to 23 January 2017. He was designated the Secretary General of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) in March 2017.Elizabeth Salguero
Elizabeth "Eli" Cristina Salguero Carrillo (born 1964, Argentina) is a politician in the Movement for Socialism – Political Instrument for the Sovereignty of the Peoples who served as the Minister of Cultures of Bolivia from February 2011 to January 2012. Salguero was elected as an alternate deputy for the 2010-2015 Plurinational Legislative Assembly. She was an unsuccessful candidate for mayor of La Paz in the April 2010 regional election.
Salguero was appointed Minister of Cultures on 16 February 2011, replacing folkloric singer Zulma Yugar. Salguero has pledged to focus on three priorities at the Ministry: extending interculturalism (interchange among Bolivia's various cultures) in the arts and culture; emphasizing overcoming patriarchy as part of the process of decolonization, and promoting tourism. In March 2011 she nominated three Bolivian festivals to UNESCO for World Heritage recognition as part of the cultural and intangible heritage of humanity: the Ichapekene Fiesta of San Ignacio de Moxos, the Pujllay festival in Tarabuco (including the Ayarichi dance of the Yampara people), and the Alasita festival of La Paz.Julieta Mabel Monje
Julieta Mabel Monje Villa (born in Corocoro, Pacajes Province) is a Bolivian politician and lawyer.
She was named Minister of Environment and Water on January 23, 2010.Monje Villa is a lawyer and social movement activist who has lived in El Alto since 1977. She graduated in Law from Universidad Mayor de San Andrés. She has also worked as a teacher in philosophy.
She has worked with social movements in El Alto, such as organizations like Regional Workers Confederation (COR), FEJUVE (Federation of Neighbourhood Committees) and the Women's president of the neighbourhood organization of Urbanización Anexo 16 de Julio, and represented the neighbourhood in the FEJUVE of El Alto. Monje Villa has served as the vice president of the Permanent Assembly for Human Rights of El Alto (APDHEA).Monje Villa was elected as the alternate member of the Legislative Assembly of La Paz Department in April 2010, being the alternate of Felix Loayza Rojas.Until 2007, she headed her neighborhood council and represented it in the Federation of Neighborhood Councils of El Alto (FEJUVE). She was later elected as Vice President of the Permanent Assembly for Human Rights—El Alto. She is the second El Alto resident to serve in the cabinet of President Evo Morales, following Abel Mamani, the former president of FEJUVE who served in the same office in 2006 and 2007.
Monje Villa replaced María Udaeta as the Minister for Environment and Water, in a cabinet reshuffle that followed the December 2010 protest against increased petrol prices. At her inauguration, Monje Villa stated that her foremost priority as Minister would be to combat climate change.List of Chilean films
This is an index listing Chilean films ordered by year of release.Luis Alberto Arce Catacora
Luis Alberto Arce Catacora (born 28 September 1963) is the Bolivian Minister of Economy and Public Finance under President Evo Morales.Luis Alberto Arce Catacora, is a Bolivian economist. He is the head of the Ministry of Economy and Public Finances from Bolivia, for six consecutive years, since the beginning of Evo Morales Ayma's government.
He is a political economist, professor, author and socialist political leader from Bolivia
He has a Master in Sciences in Economics Sciences from Warwick University in the UK, where he lived there between 1996 and 1997. Previously in 1991, he graduated as Bachelor in Economics from the Mayor of San Andres University (UMSA). He also graduated as an accountant from the Bank Education Institute in 1984 and speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Appointed in 2006, he has overseen the nationalization of hydrocarbon, telecommunications, and mining companies in the country, as well as the creation of the Bank of the South.In 2011, the American Economy Magazine, placed Minister Arce Catacora among the best Ministers of Economy in the region, from a total of 18.
Crowded International Organization have highlighted his work driving the Bolivian Economy since 2006. The Wall Street Journal consider him the calling card n the Bolivian Leader’s Re-Election.He has been invited to speak in recognized Universities around the world: Harvard University, Columbia University, American University, Pittsburgh University. On 25 June 2017, he said that he temporarily step aside from duties due to health problems and was replaced by Mario Alberto Guillén Suárez, who was the former Minister of Pensions and Financial Services.He has 3 children: Luis Marcelo, Rafael Ernesto and Camila Daniela.María Chacón Rendón
María Cecilia Chacón Rendón is a Bolivian lawyer, political scientist and the former Minister of Defense. As of taking office on 6 April 2011, she became the first woman to occupy that office. She served as General Director of Multilateral Relations (Spanish: Directora General de Relaciones Multilaterales) and Chief of Cabinet for the Vice Ministry of Foreign Economic and Commercial Relations (Spanish: Jefa de Gabinete del Viceministerio Relaciones Económicas y Comercio Exterior) in the Foreign Ministry under President Evo Morales. She also worked in the Water Ministry.She resigned from the post of Minister of Defense during the 2011 Bolivian protests in reaction to the governments violent crackdown on demonstrators opposed to a highway project in a national park.María Udaeta
María Udaeta Velásquez is a Bolivian politician. She served as Minister for Environment and Water in the cabinet of Evo Morales until being replaced by Julieta Mabel Monje in a 2010 reshuffling.Ministry of Cultures (Bolivia)
The Ministry of Cultures is a Bolivian government ministry which formulates and implements policies in the fields of culture and tourism.
The Ministry was formed through Chapter XX of Supreme Decree 29894, issued by President Evo Morales on 7 February 2009.Nemesia Achacollo
Nemesia (sometimes written as Nemecia) Achacollo Tola is a Bolivian political and union leader. She served as the Minister of Rural Development and Lands for nearly five years, and is past president of the Bartolina Sisa National Federation of Campesino Women of Bolivia. She was appointed to the Ministry by President Evo Morales in January 2010, following a long career of union leadership in her native Santa Cruz.As Minister, she presided over the Indigenous Fund (formally the Fund for Development for Indigenous and Native People and Peasant Communities; Spanish: Fondo de Desarrollo para Pueblos Indígenas Originarias y Comunidades Campesinas; FDPPIOYCC). When allegations of widespread corruption in the disbursements from the Indigenous Fund emerged in December 2013, Achacollo was called to testify on the issue. Despite increasing calls for her to resign, she received a vote of confidence from the Plurinational Legislative Assembly in March 2015. She resigned her position as Minister on August 31, 2015, continuing to deny criminal responsibility for multi-million-Boliviano losses to the fund.Achacollo is the second daughter of agricultural migrants to Yapacaní from Oruro. She became departmental leader of the Bartolina Sisa federation for Santa Cruz in 2001; departmental leader of the Movement for Socialism on May 1, 2003; and Executive Secretary of the national Bartolina Sisa federation in 2004.Nila Heredia
Nila Heredia Miranda (born in Uyuni, Potosí) is a former medical school anatomy professor and administrator, former leftist militant, and Bolivia's Minister of Health and Sports, a position she has occupied twice.In the 1970s, Heredia was a member of the Revolutionary Workers' Party of Bolivia and the National Liberation Army during the dictatorship of Hugo Banzer. She was detained by government forces on 2 April 1976, and according to a petition filed with the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, tortured in the prefectural headquarters in Cochabamba and held in Viacha prison.Pablo Groux
Pablo César Groux Canedo is the former Minister of Cultures and Tourism in Bolivia. He previously worked as a reporter for the newspaper Presencia in 1994–1995, an investigator for Fundación Tierra from 1995 to 2000, and as an official in the La Paz Municipality. He served as the Cabinet Chief in the office of the Mayor of the City of La Paz from 2000 to 2005, and then as Official mayor of Culture from 2005 to 2007. During the latter role, La Paz was the Iberoamerican Capital of Culture.Groux was appointed by President Evo Morales as the Vice Minister for Development of Cultures, which was then within the Ministry of Education and Cultures. He was elevated to the head of the newly created Ministry of Cultures in February 2009 and has twice served as its leader, the first time for 11 months ending in January 2010, and the second time from January 2012 to February 20, 2015.Groux was the coordinator of the World Peoples' Summit on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth in Cochabamba in 2010. He served as Bolivia's Ambassador to UNESCO from July 5, 2010 until his re-appointment as Minister of Cultures in 2012.President Morales publicly criticized Groux for errors in his administration in February 2015, shortly before replacing him with Marko Machicao. In stepping down, Groux tweeted, "I feel grateful and honored to have supported Evo, sincerely congratulate Marko Machicao, and will continue to work for Bolivia forever."Roberto Iván Aguilar Gómez
Roberto Ivan Aguilar Gómez (born 19 May 1958 in La Paz, Bolivia) is an economist, former university official, politician, and Bolivia's Minister of Education since November 7, 2008. Aguilar served as docent, general secretary, and rector in the Universidad Mayor de San Andres in La Paz. In 2006, he was elected as a plurinominal member of the Bolivian Constituent Assembly for the Movement for Socialism and served as its vice president. In November 2008, he was appointed by Evo Morales as Minister of Education, succeeding Magdalena Cajías.Rodolfo Illanes
Rodolfo J. Illanes Alvarado (18 August 1958 – 25 August 2016) was a Bolivian lawyer and politician who served as Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs from 14 March 2016 to 25 August 2016, during the third cabinet of President Evo Morales.Sacha Llorenty
Sacha Sergio Llorenti Soliz (born March 13, 1972) is the Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Ambassador of Bolivia to the United Nations since September 2012. He is a former Bolivian government official, published author and past president (for two years) of Bolivia's Permanent Assembly for Human Rights.Álvaro García Linera
Álvaro Marcelo García Linera (Spanish: [ˈalβaɾo ɣaɾˈsi.a li'neɾa]; born 19 October 1962), is a Bolivian politician who has been Vice President of Bolivia since 2006.