Bolivia


Pope asks pardon for church's 'offenses' against indigenous

2015-07-10 14:25

Pope Francis has apologised for the sins and 'offenses' committed by the Catholic Church against indigenous peoples during the colonial-era conquest of the Americas

Pope Francis to touch on cherished issues

2015-07-05 13:02

History's first Latin American pope has returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home.

Former chief of Bolivia police jailed in drug probe

2015-03-05 22:33

A judge has ordered jail for the retired police general who reorganised Bolivia's counter-narcotics force after President Evo Morales expelled US drug agents.

Dakar: Altitude sickness slows al-Attiyah

2015-01-11 07:31

The Mini team has taken yet another stage in the 2015 Dakar Rally - that's seven out of seven - but SA's Giniel de Villiers is still second overall.

Bolivia's Morales wins 3rd term as president

2014-10-13 09:49

Evo Morales has won an unprecedented third term as Bolivia's president on the strength of the economic and political stability the leader has brought to the country.

Bolivia on verge of legalising work from age 10

2014-07-17 11:58

Bolivia is on the verge of legalising work by children as young as 10 - the world's lowest work age.

Bolivia villagers use fire ants on thieves

2014-04-14 22:39

Bolivian authorities say Amazon villagers have nearly killed two young men with venomous ants, tying them to a tree swarming with the insects for allegedly stealing motorcycles.

Bolivia rainy season leaves 41 dead

2014-01-29 09:33

Bolivia President Evo Morales has declared a state of emergency to assist victims of the country's deadly rainy season, which has claimed 41 lives and left 20 000 people homeless.

Sean Penn involved in a Argo-type rescue mission

2013-12-18 20:45

Actor Sean Penn says he's with the New York businessman who he helped flee a long house arrest in Bolivia.

Five of the world's deadliest roads

2013-10-17 08:53

These are not your average Sunday drives. Take a look at this round-up.

 

Pope Francis to tour prison where inmates rule

2015-07-08 21:03

Pope Francis is set to visit Bolivia's most notorious prison, Palmasola, where guards only secure the perimeter, In each unit, murderers, drug traffickers and rapists make the rules.

Ghanaians accused in 6-ton cocaine bust on bail

2015-04-20 21:13

A court in Ghana has released two men on bail pending a trial on charges that they conspired to import nearly 6 tons of cocaine from Bolivia.

Dakar diary: Giniel closes on al-Attiyah

2015-01-11 11:42

Alone on the Bolivian salt flats... well, no tech support or real bivouac for all the Dakar racers - but Giniel took 3 minutes out of al-Attiyah's lead...

Mini All4 racing back for the 2015 Dakar

2014-12-04 09:16

Dakar Rally defending champions Nani Roma and Michel Périn will take on the world's most gruelling off-road race again in January in their Mini All4 Racing car.

Bolivia patient isolated for Ebola check

2014-08-24 12:01

Authorities say they are investigating a first potential case of Ebola in Bolivia.

Man wounds 11 in Bolivia airport knife attack

2014-06-26 20:09

A man wielding a kitchen knife went on a rampage in the La Paz international airport's terminal, stabbing 11 people, authorities say.

Deadly mudslide buries Bolivian town

2014-02-10 10:04

Heavy rains have caused a mudslide that buried much of a small mountainside settlement in central Bolivia, killing at least four people and leaving nine others missing.

Dakar; Sainz wins 7, Roma keeps lead

2014-01-13 06:45

Carlos Sainz of Spain won Stage 7 of the 2014 Dakar Rally on Sunday but countryman Nani Roma maintained a large lead in the overall standings for cars.

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Bolivian plane crash kills 8

2013-11-05 12:31
An Aerocon Airlines flight that crashed on landing in Northern Bolivia, near the Brazilian border, killed eight and injured ten. See pictures.

An Aerocon Airlines flight that crashed on landing in Northern Bolivia, near the Brazilian border, killed eight and injured ten. See pictures.

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Bolivia finds $1m tossed from airplane

2013-10-02 23:10

Bolivian officials say they have found $1m in a bag tossed from an airplane.

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