Tag: <span>Bolivia</span>

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 >

“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 >