Category: Bolivia

Party of Bolivian President Takes Losses in Regional Polls

Top Story — The political party of Bolivia’s President Evo Morales lost several key seats in legislative and gubernatorial elections on Sunday, reports suggest, following Morales’ re-election last year to […] Read More >

Bolivian Official Decries Pervasive Violence Against Women

Top Story — The Bolivian ombudsman decried a spike in sexual violence against young girls in the country, following the rape and killing of a four-year-old in Palos Blancos, a […] Read More >

Bolivians in New York Cast Votes for President, Favoring Opposition

NEW YORK – When Bolivians in New York City cast their votes in a presidential election Sunday, most of them went against the trend that swept President Evo Morales into […] Read More >

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 >