Jorge Viaña

ASI ES

Bio

Jorge Viaña is currently an editor of ASI ES, an alternative newspaper in La Paz, Bolivia. He also works with migrant workers and indigenous peoples in La Paz, and organizes women, unemployed workers, and indigenous youth into grassroots organizations in the urban and the suburban zones of Bolivia.

Featured Work

JUN 19, 2003 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 2 No. 9 (Spring 2003): Making Human Rights Work in a Globalizing World: Articles: Winning the Water War

Olivera and Viaña recount how Bolivians mobilized a successful campaign to overturn the government’s decision to privatize their local water system.