Bolivia

World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Alexis Sanchez named in Chile squad for games against Paraguay, Bolivia

World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Alexis Sanchez named in Chile squad for games against Paraguay, Bolivia

Sanchez has yet to play for his English Premier League club Arsenal this season after straining an abdominal muscle.

Aug 18, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Neymar shines as five-star Brazil hammer Bolivia 5-0

2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Neymar shines as five-star Brazil hammer Bolivia 5-0

Brazil face a trip to winless Venezuela in their qualifier on Tuesday.

Oct 07, 2016, 08:50 AM IST
Bolivia deputy interior minister killed after being kidnapped by miners

Bolivia deputy interior minister killed after being kidnapped by miners

Bolivian Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes has been killed after being kidnapped by striking mineworkers, the government said late on Thursday.

Aug 26, 2016, 09:45 AM IST
Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia elected to UNSC for 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia elected to UNSC for 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Bolivia were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday for 2017-18, but further voting was due to take place to decide the final seat with Italy and the Netherlands almost locked in a tie.

Jun 29, 2016, 02:22 AM IST

UN to choose new non-permanent Security Council members

Bolivia heads into the Tuesday vote unopposed and will take over the Latin American seat currently occupied by Venezuela, EFE news reported.
 

Jun 28, 2016, 09:10 AM IST
Shocking offer! Bill Gates wants to donate 100,000 hens to 'poverty-stricken' Bolivia

Shocking offer! Bill Gates wants to donate 100,000 hens to 'poverty-stricken' Bolivia

US billionaire Bill Gates reportedly offered 100,000 hens to Bolivia to mitigate the country's “acute poverty” but the Andean nation has rejected it, saying “We know how to produce poultry”.

Jun 17, 2016, 11:01 AM IST

Bolivia's President Evo Morales undergoes paternity test to settle dispute with ex-girlfriend

Bolivian President Evo Morales underwent a paternity test Monday to settle a dispute with an ex-girlfriend whose child he denies fathering, his lawyer said. 

Apr 26, 2016, 15:23 PM IST
2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Lionel Messi scores 50th international goal as Argentina down Bolivia

2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Lionel Messi scores 50th international goal as Argentina down Bolivia

Argentina wrapped up their third consecutive qualifying victory.

Mar 30, 2016, 09:19 AM IST
Ex-girlfriend tells UN official she has a son with Bolivia President Evo Morales

Ex-girlfriend tells UN official she has a son with Bolivia President Evo Morales

In the latest chapter of the political telenovela gripping Bolivia, the jailed ex-girlfriend of President Evo Morales told a UN official her life is in danger, and confirmed that her son with the country`s leader is alive.

Mar 18, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

Bolivia, Russia ink deal on USD 300 mn nuclear research lab

Russia and Bolivia have signed an intergovernmental cooperation agreement to build a nuclear research and technology center.

Mar 07, 2016, 04:43 AM IST
Bolivia`s President Evo Morales loses fourth term bid in official results

Bolivia`s President Evo Morales loses fourth term bid in official results

Bolivia`s President Evo Morales has lost his bid to seek a fourth term, his first direct election defeat since taking office in 2006, according to official results released Tuesday.

Feb 24, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

Bolivia rejects new re-election bid by President: Reports

Bolivians on Sunday rejected leftist President Evo Morales` bid to seek a fourth term and potentially extend his presidency until 2025, local media reported.

Feb 22, 2016, 06:42 AM IST

Bolivia's second largest lake drying up

The western Bolivian province of Oruro has issued a declaration of natural disaster after Lake Poopo, the second largest in the country after Titicaca and which once covered more than 4,600 square km, has almost dried up.

Dec 21, 2015, 00:40 AM IST
Bolivia to send attorneys to Paraguay and US over FIFA scandal

Bolivia to send attorneys to Paraguay and US over FIFA scandal

General attorney Ramiro Guerrero said on Friday that next week a group of attorneys would meet in Asuncion (Paraguay).

Dec 05, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Delhi court okays RK Pachauri's visit abroad

A Delhi court on Tuesday accorded permission to environmentalist RK Pachauri, accused in a sexual harassment case, to travel abroad to attend an international meeting, a workshop and conferences.

Nov 24, 2015, 21:06 PM IST
Dakar Rally to be awarded to Bolivia on November 24

Dakar Rally to be awarded to Bolivia on November 24

The race will go through Bolivia and Argentina, after Peru dropped out, and the inclusion of a new country was ruled out.

Nov 06, 2015, 15:41 PM IST

One dead, five injured in clash over Bolivian gold mine

One person died and five others were wounded at the weekend in northern Bolivia during a clash between gold miners and local residents, the government said today.

Oct 27, 2015, 02:26 AM IST

Court allows Pachauri to go to US, Bolivia

A court here on Thursday allowed environmentalist R.K. Pachauri, accused in a sexual harassment case, to visit US and Bolivia to attend conferences on environmental issues.

Sep 25, 2015, 00:32 AM IST

Bolivia taps up $50 mn to fend off El Nino

Bolivia has made $50 million available for a program in rural areas that will suffer due to El Nino, that is estimated to be strong from November to March, an official said.

Sep 17, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

Sandra Bullock fixes Bolivian election in new drama

Sandra Bullock, as an American political strategist, plots the defeat of Evo Morales in Bolivia`s 2002 presidential ballot in "Our Brand is Crisis," which premiered at the Toronto film festival Saturday.

Sep 13, 2015, 06:30 AM IST