Time: April 7, 2014 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: Center for Latin American Studies at VSE
City/Town: Praha 3
Website or Map: http://clas.vse.cz/vice-presi…
Event Type: conferences, bolivia, praha
Organized By: Center for Latin American Studies at VSE
Latest Activity: Apr 3, 2014
Álvaro Marcelo García Linera is a Bolivian politician and current Vice President of the Multinational State of Bolivia.
He was born in Cochabamba and graduated from San Agustín High School. Then, he studied at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City and became a mathematician. He studied sociology in Bolivia. After his release he worked as a university professor, political analyst, and news commentator. He was a well-known academic, known for his support of indigenous and left-wing political movements in South America.
He wrote a monograph about the different political and social organizations that were a part of the political rise of the MAS and other indigenous factions, Sociología de los Movimientos Sociales en Bolivia (Sociology of Social Movements in Bolivia), which was published in 2005. He was elected vice president as the running mate to Evo Morales in the 2005 presidential elections.