This is what the streets of Tarija look like today during the ‘paro cívico nacional’.
These series of strikes have been taking place since the referendum on 21 February 2016. Back then, President Evo Morales asked the population whether he could be reelected. Most Bolivians said no but he is still in power and running for the elections on October 20…
Various organizations have called for an indefinite strike starting on October 10 in the lead up to the general elections a few days later.
As you can imagine, bikes are on the rise today since many roads are blocked by cars or fences.