Bolivian village bans alcohol and introduces
Telegraph.co.ukBolivian village bans alcohol and introduces curfew to end crimewaveTelegraph.co.ukOfficial figures showed that 141 girls under 12 and another 185 teenagers were sexually assaulted in Bolivia last year. "It's precisely because the rape in La Asunta was perpetrated by somebody who was drunk that we took these decisions,” said Reynaldo ...Bolivian villagers ban booze, set curfew over crimesYahoo Newsall 10 news articles »
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 12:12 pm
What's Driving Bolivia's Booming Economy -
ValueWalkWhat's Driving Bolivia's Booming EconomyValueWalkTo the surprise of many, Bolivia is now Latin America's fastest growing economy. At a 5 percent growth rate it now outstrips once dominant but now stagnating regional competitors like Brazil and Peru. Furthermore Bolivia boasts some very impressive ...What's behind Bolivia's economic success?RenewAmericaall 2 news articles »
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 10:02 am
Bolivia to Host International Event on Soils
Bolivia to Host International Event on Soils with Support from FAOPrensa Latina02 de julio de 2015, 11:12La Paz, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia will host this month an International Symposium on Soil, with the support of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), it was learned here. Deputy Minister of Lands ...
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 8:27 am
Pope brings 'church for the poor' to
CTV NewsPope brings 'church for the poor' to Ecuador, Bolivia, ParaguayCTV NewsIndigenous peoples will take centre stage during much of Francis' July 5-13 visit to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay, while the Francis' own Jesuit order will be in the spotlight for its role in evangelizing the continent centuries ago and even today ...OMG! Pope may chew coca leaves in Bolivia visitInquirer.netAP PHOTOS: Pope to visit poor in Ecuador, Bolivia, ParaguayYahoo Newsall 490 news articles »
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 4:13 am
Pope "plans to chew coca leaves during
Boing BoingPope "plans to chew coca leaves during Bolivia visit"Boing BoingCoca leaves, which are the raw ingredient of cocaine, are legal in Bolivia for religious and medicinal purposes. It has mild stimulant qualities. Bolivian Culture Minister Marko Machicao says visiting dignitaries are usually offered coca tea, but when ...Will Pope Francis chew coca leaves during his Bolivia trip?The GuardianPope 'plans to chew coca leaves during Bolivia visit'BBC NewsPope Francis Plans To Sample Coca Leaves During Visit To Bolivia, Vatican ...The InquisitrReuters -Eyewitness Newsall 1,173 news articles »
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 1:34 pm
Bolivia to host all off-road races of 2016
Santa Cruz (Bolivia), April 14 (IANS) Bolivia President Evo Morales has announced that all categories of the 2016 Dakar Rally will race through his country. While the rally organiser, the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), is not due to announce the exact routes and dates of the competition until April 16, Morales said Bolivia will host three days of competition and two rest days. "The preliminary ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:22 am
Bolivian villagers bury suspected killer
(MENAFN - Arab Times) LA PAZ Bolivia (AP) Villagers in Bolivia's southern highlands buried a man alive in the grave of the woman he is suspected of having raped and murdered an of...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 11:53 pm
New York City art collectors return stolen
Backdropped by the paintings "Virgin of Candelaria," and "Escape to Egypt," Bolivia's President Evo Morales, second from right, shakes hands with Richard Huber, right, as Roberta Huber, second from left, and Bolivia's Vice President Alvaro Garcia, watch, during a ceremony recognizing the return of the stolen art, at the government palace, in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, April 9, 2015. Avid ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 12:22 pm
Bolivia's Evo Morales Calls Obama
Bolivia's President Evo Morales blasted U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday, calling him "patronizing" and "imperial" as leaders from across the Americas gathered in Panama to broker trade deals and discuss foreign policy. Morales said in an exclusive interview that aired on teleSUR Friday morning that the Obama administration's tense relations with Venezuela, an ally to Bolivia, underscored ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 11:48 am
New York couple returns stolen Andean
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Two colonial-era paintings that were stolen from a provincial church in 2002 have been returned to Bolivia by the New York City art collectors who purchased them unaware of their history.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 1:15 pm
Pope Francis' visit to Andean nations puts
AGUARAGUE NATIONAL PARK, Bolivia (AP) – In the vine-entangled forests of the Aguarague National Park, crude that seeped for decades out of abandoned wellheads saturates the soil and has stained the bedrock of creeks that provide water to the indigenous ...
Posted on 4 July 2015 | 2:49 am
In land of Pachamama, Bolivians hope for
When Pope Francis visits Bolivia next week, he will discover a nation that cherishes animal sacrifices and pagan worship and where relations between indigenous communities and the Roman Catholic Church have been strained. The country's first indigenous ...
Posted on 4 July 2015 | 12:45 am
Papal visit puts Andes presidents’ ecology
AGUARAGüE NATIONAL PARK, Bolivia—In the vine-entangled forests of the Aguaragüe National Park, crude that seeped for decades out of abandoned wellheads saturates the soil and has stained the bedrock of creeks that provide water to the indigenous ...
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 11:09 pm
Bolivia: cantan en aymara para esperar al
Los bolivianos se preparan para la visita del papa con cánticos en aymará, su idioma nativo.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 12:08 pm
Pope brings 'church for the poor' to S.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is taking his “church for the poor” to three of South America’s poorest and most peripheral countries, making a grueling, weeklong trip that will showcase the pope at his unpredictable best: speaking his native Spanish ...
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 9:54 am
British zoo sends 6 endangered macaws to
Six endangered macaws have been flown from Britain to Bolivia in hopes that they can help save a species devastated by the trade in wild animals, international conservation experts said Tuesday.
Posted on 13 March 2013 | 12:10 pm
Bolivia leader unable to meet ailing Chavez
Bolivian President Evo Morales says he wasn't able to meet his cancer-stricken "brother," President Hugo Chavez, during a visit to Venezuela.
Posted on 20 February 2013 | 2:14 pm
Boom in quinoa demand stresses Bolivia
The growing global demand for quinoa by health food enthusiasts isn't just raising prices for the Andean "super grain" and living standards among Bolivian farmers. Quinoa fever is running up against physical limits.
Posted on 19 February 2013 | 11:34 pm
Morales nationalizes Spanish-owned airport
President Evo Morales nationalized on Monday the Spanish-owned venture that runs Bolivia's country's three main airports in his government's third expropriation of a Spanish company in 10 months.
Posted on 18 February 2013 | 8:27 am
Bolivia mining town erects huge statue of
The Carnival celebrations in this Andean mining city already rival Brazil's Rio de Janeiro for color and culture, if not for size. Now Oruro has erected a huge statue of the Virgin Mary that's a little taller than Rio's famed Christ the Redeem
Posted on 1 February 2013 | 10:05 am