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Bolivia's President Evo Morales resigns after protests, lashes out at 'coup'

Video footage showed clashes on the streets of La Paz and some buildings on fire Sunday night after the military had called on Morales to step down and allies had deserted him following weeks of protests since the Oct. 20 election.

Nov 11, 2019, 08:49 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

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 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

Bolivians vote on limits to leftist Morales's record rule

Bolivians have voted on whether to allow Evo Morales, a leftist who is under fire over corruption allegations, to seek a fourth term and potentially extend his presidency until 2025.

Feb 22, 2016, 03:45 AM 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

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.

Aug 12, 2015, 05:04 AM IST

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.

Jul 10, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

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.

Jul 10, 2015, 02:33 AM IST

Pope lauds Bolivia's social reforms as relations thaw

Pope Francis on Wednesday praised Bolivia`s social reforms to spread wealth under leftist President Evo Morales and urged the world not to view prosperity as material wealth, which he warned only breeds corruption and conflict.

Jul 09, 2015, 09:50 AM IST

Happy 5,523! Bolivians usher in Aymara New Year

Bolivians on Sunday ushered in the year 5,523, a turn of the page in the ancient Aymara calendar coinciding with the southern hemisphere`s winter solstice.

Jun 22, 2015, 00:44 AM IST

2016 Dakar Rally: Bolivia to be involved in all categories

Bolivian President Evo Morales and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) director Etienne Lavigne have announced that the South American country will be involved in all categories of next year's Dakar Rally.

Apr 25, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

Bolivia's first woman general, daughter of Che Guevara nemesis

Bolivia has named its first woman army general, the daughter of the military commander who led the final operation against Che Guevara, the state news agency said Monday.


Mar 10, 2015, 07:30 AM IST

Bolivia's Morales sworn in for third term as president

Evo Morales was sworn today for a third term as president of Bolivia at a ceremony in the country's national assembly as thousands of supporters cheered outside.

Jan 22, 2015, 23:40 PM IST

Bolivia`s Morales sworn in for third term as president

 Evo Morales was sworn in Thursday for a third term as president of Bolivia at a ceremony in the country`s national assembly as thousands of supporters cheered outside.

Jan 22, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Pope Francis to travel to Latin America

Francis, the first pontiff from Latin America, will return to the region in July when he visits Bolivia, President Evo Morales said, adding that Paraguay and Ecuador are also on the pope's itinerary.

Jan 19, 2015, 22:48 PM IST

Bolivia enacts law to combat domestic violence

 Bolivia has enacted a new law designed to combat domestic violence and encourage victims to stand up and speak out their sufferings.

Oct 15, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

Bolivia polls: Partial vote count confirms Morales' victory

 Official scrutiny of 42.56 percent of the votes from presidential elections in Bolivia has confirmed the re-election of leftist Evo Morales as indicated by the exit polls.

Oct 14, 2014, 16:25 PM IST

Evo Morales claims landslide victory in Bolivia vote

Bolivian President Evo Morales declared victory Sunday and exit polls showed him romping to a third term with more than 60 percent of the vote, giving him a strong mandate to expand his leftist reforms.

Oct 13, 2014, 11:39 AM IST