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2/10/2021

In Bolivia, bodies are piling up at homes and on the streets again, echoing the horrific images of last summer, when a deadly surge in coronavirus infections overwhelmed the country’s fragile medical system. The Bolivian...

1/5/2021

Flash floods have killed at least four people in the Bolivian city of Sucre, police say. Following a heavy hailstorm which lasted about half an hour, some of the city's steep streets became fast-flowing rivers. Water rus...

10/31/2020

Bolivia’s outgoing parliament approved a motion recommending that ex-interim president Jeanine Anez and her ministers face justice for responsibility over last year’s unrest which left around 30 people dead.

10/27/2020

A judge in Bolivia has annulled the arrest warrant which had been issued for ex-President Evo Morales last year for alleged sedition and terrorism. Mr Morales is living in exile after leaving Bolivia in November 2019 ami...

10/20/2020

On Sunday, Bolivian voters delivered what looks like a landslide presidential election victory to Luis Arce, a Morales ally and former finance minister. Though the official counting of ballots was not complete, exit poll...

10/19/2020

Exit polls issued early Monday showed Bolivia's socialists taking a seemingly insurmountable lead in the country's bitterly fought presidential election, a result that, if confirmed by the official tally, would amount to...

10/17/2020

Bolivians go to the polls on Sunday in a tensely awaited presidential election, held in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

10/16/2020

For Bolivia, the pandemic has been just part of the turmoil over the past 12 months. A disputed election, Deadly riots. The toppling of Bolivia’s first Indigenous president in what his backers considered a coup. The rise...

10/14/2020

Authorities claim that rising cocaine seizures along the Bolivia-Brazil border have come as a direct result of stepped-up enforcement, but such interceptions suggest drug smuggling in the porous zone continues and may ev...

10/9/2020

Bolivia declared a state of disaster due to wildfires ravaging forested and agricultural areas in the eastern part of the country, President Jeanine Anez said on Thursday.

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