Category: Bolivia

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 >

Bolivia: Five Military Officers Convicted For 2003 Protest Killing

Today in Latin America Top Story — Bolivia’s Supreme Court convicted five senior military officers for the  the killings of 64 people during protests in 2003. Four former generals and an […] Read More >

Bolivia: Morales Accuses U.S. Of Inciting Indigenous Protests

Today in Latin America Top Story— Bolivian President Evo Morales accused the United States Sunday of inciting a protest by indigenous protesters against a Brazilian-financed highway that would cut through […] Read More >

Bolivia Arrests Journalist For Selling Video Critical Of Evo Morales

Bolivian authorities detained a journalist yesterday for allegedly selling a documentary that disrespected President Evo Morales. Richard Romero Cossío, a journalist from the city of Santa Cruz who was selling […] Read More >

Landslides In La Paz Claim 400 Homes In Bolivian Capital; Thousands Evacuated

Today in Latin America Top Story — A landslide triggered by heavy rains on the eastern edge of the Bolivian capital of La Paz has now destroyed more than 400 […] Read More >

Bolivian President Evo Morales Revokes Controversial Gas Decree

Today in Latin America Top Story — Bolivian President Evo Morales announced on Sunday the revocation of a decree that had ended gas subsidies, after a week of protests and […] Read More >

Transport Workers In Bolivia Strike Due To Rise In Fuel Prices

Today in Latin America Top Story — Bus drivers and other transport workers in Bolivia began an indefinite strike Monday in protest against an increase of more than 70 percent […] Read More >

Evo Morales Criticizes U.S. At Conference; Robert Gates Focuses Talks On Drugs and Disasters

Today in Latin America Top Story — Bolivian President Evo Morales had sharp words for U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on Monday when the two attended a regional conference on […] Read More >