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. 

Bolivia ready for new go at relations with US: President

Bolivia is set to try to rebuild ties with the United States and exchange ambassadors again, President Evo Morales said Tuesday, citing Washington`s warmer Iran and Cuba stances.

President Pranab Mukherjee wishes Bolivia on National Day

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted the government and people of Bolivia on the country`s National Day.

Pope Francis jokes he doesn`t `do drugs`

Pope Francis on Monday joked that he did not have to "take drugs" when questioned by a journalist as to the secret of his energy during a whirlwind tour of three Latin American countries.

Pope visits Bolivia`s most dangerous prison

Pope Francis ventured Friday into a violent, overcrowded and gang-ridden Bolivian prison that even houses children living with their parents, hugging and kissing inmates and urging them not to yield to the "devil."

Shun gangs, have hope, Pope tells inmates at violent Bolivian jail

Saying he too had made mistakes and sinned, Pope Francis on Friday urged inmates at one of Latin America`s most violent prisons to shun gang violence and exhorted guards to treat them with dignity.

Pope calls for ''end to discarding people''

Pope calls for ''end to discarding people''

 Pope Francis has called for "an end to discarding people" and said that given so much hunger in the world, we must not simply say "the accounts don`t balance" but rather feed the poor.

Bolivia's Morales doubtful of full diplomatic ties with US soon

Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Thursday he wanted to restore full diplomatic relations with the United States but doubted this would happen soon, even after the recent rapprochement between Washington and former Cold War enemy Cuba.

Pope slams consumerism at mass in poor Bolivia

Pope Francis, a champion of the poor and social justice, on Thursday called on a million faithful to reject today`s consumer society, at an open-air mass in Bolivia, South America`s poorest nation.

Pope to meet representatives for workers, poor in Bolivia

Pope Francis reached the halfway mark of his South American pilgrimage on Thursday, celebrating his first Mass in Bolivia and meeting with workers' cooperatives and other grass-roots groups representing the poor whose causes have long been championed by history's first Latin American pope.