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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.

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.
 

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”.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lionel Messi plays like he is in a video game: Victoria Azarenka

Lionel Messi plays like he is in a video game: Victoria Azarenka

Tennis star Victoria Azarenka heaped praise on Argentina football captain Lionel Messi, insisting that the Barcelona star plays like he is in a video game.

Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero at the double in Bolivia rout

Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero at the double in Bolivia rout

Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero stole the show as Argentina warmed up for the start of World Cup qualifying next month with a 7-0 thrashing of Bolivia on Friday. 

Inmates lift hunger strike at Bolivian prison

Inmates at one of Bolivia`s most dangerous prisons called off a hunger strike Thursday after reaching a deal with authorities over their food allowance, an official said.