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Bolivia's jailed former 'minister for cocaine' dies at 82

31 Mar 2020

LA PAZ A former Bolivian interior minister known as "Minister for Cocaine" for his role in turning the impoverished nation into a narco-state during a military dictatorship in the 1980s has died after decades in prison, local media said on Tuesday, citing a Bolivian government minister.

Bolivia coronavirus patient turned away from hospitals; election rallies suspended

12 Mar 2020

SANTIAGO One of three people confirmed to have the coronavirus in Bolivia was turned away from several hospitals, media reports and health officials said late on Wednesday, while candidates campaigning for forthcoming presidential elections suspended rallies to prevent the spread of the virus.

Bolivia coronavirus patient turned away from hospitals; election rallies suspended

12 Mar 2020

SANTIAGO One of three people confirmed to have the coronavirus in Bolivia was turned away from several hospitals, media reports and health officials said late on Wednesday, while candidates campaigning for forthcoming presidential elections suspended rallies to prevent the spread of the virus.

Coronavirus patient turned away from Bolivian hospitals

12 Mar 2020

SANTIAGO One of two people confirmed to have the coronavirus in Bolivia is being sheltered in a government office after local residents and medical staff blocked her entry to up to four hospitals in a provincial city, local media and government health officials said on Wednesday night.

Coronavirus patient turned away from Bolivian hospitals

12 Mar 2020

SANTIAGO, March 11 One of two people confirmed to have the coronavirus in Bolivia is being sheltered in a government office after local residents and medical staff blocked her entry to up to four hospitals in a provincial city, local media and government health officials said on Wednesday night.

Bolivia's electoral court sets election rerun for May 3

04 Jan 2020

LA PAZ A rerun of Bolivia's election has been set for Sunday May 3, the president of the country's Supreme Electoral Tribunal said on Friday.

Bolivia´s foreign minister says Mexico appeal to International Court 'a mistake'

26 Dec 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia´s foreign minister rejected claims by Mexico that it has ramped up its police presence outside its embassy in La Paz and is intimidating its diplomats, saying Mexico asked for police support and it would never violate international protocols.

Bolivia´s foreign minister says Mexico appeal to International Court 'a mistake'

26 Dec 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia´s foreign minister rejected claims by Mexico that it has ramped up its police presence outside its embassy in La Paz and is intimidating its diplomats, saying Mexico asked for police support and it would never violate international protocols.

Bolivian prosecutors issue arrest warrant for exiled former president Morales

18 Dec 2019

LA PAZ Bolivian prosecutors on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for exiled former president Evo Morales over allegations of sedition and terrorism related to accusations from the interim government that he has been stirring unrest since resigning.

Ballot boxes burn in Bolivia as contested vote count ignites protests

22 Oct 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia's electoral board released new data late on Monday that showed President Evo Morales had enough votes to win the hotly contested election, sparking allegations of fraud from the opposition and angry clashes in the streets.

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