by Dylan Harris, 05 October 2012. Source UpsideDown World
Miners' road blockades outside La Paz, Bolivia
La Paz - Protests between rival mining groups have been growing in power and intensity over the past three weeks. However, the demonstrations began as early as two months ago. Walking through different parts of La Paz, one could see large groups of miners – obvious because of their mining helmets and clothing – holding signs and holding small congresses with people passing by and policemen.