60% Bolivia Prosecutors Linked to Crimes:
Insightcrime.org60% Bolivia Prosecutors Linked to Crimes: CongressInsightcrime.orgAccording to Bolivia's Congress, there are some 300 public prosecutors who are currently under investigation for allegedly committing a crime, a figure that suggests a high degree of judicial corruption in the Andean country. This number comes from a ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:42 am
Bolivia's Morales blasts privatisation,
teleSUR EnglishBolivia's Morales blasts privatisation, urges support for farmersThomson Reuters Foundation (blog)ROME, Oct 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bolivian President Evo Morales blasted water privatization and urged governments to fight poverty by doing more to support small farmers during an address at the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) ...Evo Morales: 'A World with Dignity is a World without Hunger'teleSUR Englishall 3 news articles »
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:22 am
Bolivia sweats global oil prices - Interfax
Interfax Global EnergyBolivia sweats global oil pricesInterfax Global EnergyCarlos Villegas, the president of Bolivian state-run YPFB, denied last week that oil prices – which have fallen by more than 20% in the past three months – would affect the country's receipts from its gas exports. (see Tumbling oil prices cause jitters ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:06 am
Jorge Lanata: “Living in Peru, Bolivia and
Jorge Lanata: “Living in Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay is better (than living in ...Buenos Aires Herald“Living in Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay is better (than living in Argentina),” concluded journalist Jorge Lanata during his show Periodismo Para Todos on Sunday. He also compared several economic indicators for which some Argentines would rather go to ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:04 am
Risk Summary - Bolivia - DEC 2014 - Latin
Risk Summary - Bolivia - DEC 2014Latin America Monitor (subscription)Bolivia receives a score of 50.6 in our Short-Term Political Risk Ratings, below the regional average of 59.7. Bolivian President Evo Morales won re-election to a third term by a wide margin on October 12, in line with our expectations. We believe this ...and more »
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:31 am
Soria named coach of Bolivian national team
La Paz (Bolivia), Oct 31 (IANS) The Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) has named Mauricio Soria as coach of the national football team for the 2014-2018 period.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:40 am
Morales gets absolute majority in Bolivia
In addition to his own reelection, Bolivia's President Evo Morales kept his absolute majority in congress in the October 12 general elections, authorities said Wednesday. The Supreme Electoral Council said Morales, a socialist in power since 2006 and Bolivia's first indigenous president, won 61.36 percent of the vote against 24.23 percent for his closest rival, wealthy cement magnate Samuel ...
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 5:07 pm
Morales loyalist win 2/3 control of
Electoral authorities say President Evo Morales' party retained two-thirds control of Bolivia's legislative assembly in this month's elections.
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 12:53 pm
In Bolivia, Morales allies win 2/3 of
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Electoral authorities say President Evo Morales' party retained two-thirds control of Bolivia's legislative assembly in this month's elections.
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 12:28 pm
8 students drown during swimming break in
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian authorities say eight students have drowned during a swimming break on an end-of-term school trip.
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 10:35 am
Pope maps out personal, progressive policy
Also on hand to hear one of the longest, most heartfelt speeches of Francis’ pontificate was Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first indigenous president known for his socialist rhetoric. In an off-the-cuff speech in Spanish, Francis denounced the injustices of ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 3:05 pm
"GILDA WOULD MUCH RATHER BE A TEACHER,
weiterlesen ... Weitere Nachricht dazu von prnewswire.co.uk: ROME, 29 October 2014 / PRN Africa / -- Eva Morales Ayma, current chairman of the Group of 77 and President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, urged an expansive reading of state's duties to ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:36 pm
Bolivia-China partnership eyes 1 million
A Bolivia-China partnership is studying the feasability of a 1 million mt/year iron ore processing plant in the Mutun integrated steel project, Bolivian Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera said Friday. "There are proposals to have a processing unit up to 1 ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:27 am
Friday Fun: Dancing zebras for safer streets
The streets of La Paz, Bolivia present severe risks for pedestrians. The country’s capital faces rising demand for cars, and has inadequate traffic signs and universally accessible pedestrian infrastructure. According to the World Health Organization ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 8:00 am
Incredible Stop-Motion Journey Through Peru
A stop-motion journey through the beautiful countries of Bolivia and Peru. If you want to teleport yourself to South America right away, just press 'PLAY'!. Locations included: Arequipa, Chivay, Colca Featured Articles
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:01 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