Follow the chaos in Bolivia
This is an American teaching and blogging in nearby Ecuador. He's taken it upon himself to keep track of the news from many sources, including his brother from inside Bolivia.
Turns out, we heard, that a farmer was walking along a nearby hill and waving a shot gun in the direction of the waiting cars. Apparently he was a protester and was trying to clear the area of cars.
posted by Andy
After driving for a few minutes, our bus turned down a second, much more rocky road, with the intention of skirting the road block. But after about a quarter of a mile, a loud "pop" and "whoosh" signaled that we'd blown a tire.