Category: Bolivia

Bolivian Official: New Calendar Cycle Signals End of Coca-Cola

Top Story — The government of Bolivian President Evo Morales denied rumors that the country will expel the soft drink multinational Coca-Cola from its territory on December 21, 2012, the end […] Read More >

Bolivian Government Asks Indigenous Groups To Approve Highway

Top Story — Bolivian government representatives traveled to Oromomo in the Amazon basin lowlands on Sunday, kicking off a campaign to convince sixty-nine indigenous communities in Bolivia to approve a […] Read More >

Police Strike Continues in Bolivia

Top Story — Protesting police officers brandished weapons and fired tear gas on a crowd of government supporters in La Paz as Bolivia’s police strike entered its fourth day on Monday. A […] Read More >

“We Of The Saya”: An Interview With Filmmaker Sisa Bueno

Six years ago, New York filmmaker Sisa Bueno was a volunteer in Bolivia whose attention was captured by the struggle of Afro-Bolivians to be counted as an ethnic group in […] Read More >

Bolivia: Gang May Have Killed 69 Minibus Passengers

Today in Latin America Top Story — At least 69 people may have been murdered in the Bolivian city of El Alto after they boarded minibuses operated by a group […] Read More >

Bolivia And The United States Reestablish Ties

Today in Latin America Top Story — Bolivia and the United States will reestablish diplomatic ties after three years of frayed relations. The two countries severed ties after Bolivia expelled […] Read More >

Bolivia: Argeement Met Between Morales Government and Amazon Protestors

Today in Latin America Top Story — The government of Bolivian President Evo Morales and representatives of indigenous Amazon protesters reached an agreement Monday that ends two months of protests […] Read More >

TIPNIS, Goni y el litio del Salar de Uyuni: Entrevista con David Choquehuanca

En la siguiente entrevista realizada el 20 de septiembre en la Misión Permanente de Bolivia ante las Naciones Unidas, el Canciller boliviano David Choquehuanca nos habla del pedido de extradición […] Read More >

Bolivia’s Defense Minister Quits Amid Rising Tensions In Highway Dispute

Bolivia’s defense minister reigned from her post after the government sent around 500 police officers to break up a protest over a planned highway through an indigenous-inhabited nature preserve. Former […] Read More >

Bolivia’s Morales Asks UNASUR To Decertify The United States

Today in Latin America Top Story — Bolivian President Evo Morales on Monday said that the regional South American bloc UNASUR (the Union of South American Nations) should “decertify” the […] Read More >