Bolivian Miners Block Roads to La Paz in Colquiri Dispute

Miners are blocking major roads into Bolivia’s administrative center La Paz in a conflict over the Colquiri tin and zinc mine.

The miners, who work parts of the mine as a cooperative, are protesting against calls by workers at the state mining company Corp. Minera de Bolivia for the state to expand its share and take over the whole mine.

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