Category: Bolivia

Andean Leaders Face Corruption Probes

Top Story — The presidents of Peru and Bolivia have both been associated with large-scale corruption investigations in recent days. A Brazilian federal police report from Feb. 5 asserts that […] Read More >

Bolivia Votes Against Fourth Term for Morales, Polls Suggest

Top Story — Exit polls and early vote counting from a referendum in Bolivia show that President Evo Morales is likely to lose his bid to seek re-election for a […] Read More >

Bolivia To Hold Referendum on Fourth Term for President

Top Story — Bolivia’s legislature on Saturday voted to allow a referendum which could allow President Evo Morales to run for a fourth term as president in 2019. The National […] Read More >

Pope Apologizes For Colonial-Era Church Abuses

Top Story — Pope Francis publicly apologized on Thursday for the abuses committed by the Catholic Church against the indigenous populations of the Americas during the colonial period, using stronger […] Read More >

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 >