Bolivia


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.

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.

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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.

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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.

Brazil diplomat resigns over Bolivia row

2013-08-27 07:58

Brazil's foreign minister has resigned over soaring tensions with La Paz after Brazilian diplomats spirited away a Bolivian opposition senator wanted for corruption.

US owes no apologies over hacking: Consul

2013-07-19 09:01

Washington does not owe anyone an apology over espionage allegations made by whistle-blower Edward Snowden, the outgoing US consul in Hong Kong has reportedly said.

Morales says US hacked Bolivian e-mails

2013-07-13 22:01

Bolivia's leftist president Evo Morales has accused US intelligence of hacking into the e-mail accounts of top Bolivian officials, saying he had shut his own account down.

 

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.

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.

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.

Mudslide kills 15, 20 missing in Bolivia

2013-09-24 20:18

At least 15 people have died and 20 went missing in a mudslide in Bolivia's northeastern Amazon region, authorities say.

30 dead in Bolivia prision riot

2013-08-24 17:23

A fiery battle among inmates in a Bolivian prison has left 30 dead, including a child.

Plane row: Spain apologises to Bolivia

2013-07-16 07:48

Spain has apologised to Bolivia for refusing to allow President Evo Morales' plane to cross its airspace this month, an incident that became an international diplomatic scandal.

Bolivia leader threatens to shut US embassy

2013-07-05 08:03

Bolivia's president has threatened to close the US embassy as leftist Latin American leaders joined him in blasting Europe and the US after his plane was rerouted amid suspicions.

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