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Bolivia's interim President Anez shakes up election race with plan to run

25 Jan 2020

LA PAZ Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez said on Friday that she will be a candidate in upcoming elections that will serve as a re-run of October's disputed vote that sparked protests and prompted former leader Evo Morales to resign.

Bolivians dream big with miniature cars, cash - and roosters

24 Jan 2020

LA PAZ Bolivians are dreaming big and hoping investments in miniature models of houses, tiny dollar bills and even pocket-sized roosters will help bring them luck for the year ahead.

Bolivia's caretaker president seeks to unite opposition to Morales as election battle reignites

15 Jan 2020

LA PAZ Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez is pushing to unite a divided opposition to secure an election win in May and prevent the return to power of the socialist party of ousted leader Evo Morales. | Video

EU criticizes Bolivia's expulsion of Spanish diplomats

31 Dec 2019

LA PAZ The European Union said on Tuesday it was "deeply concerned" about Bolivia's expulsion of Spanish officials caught up in an escalating diplomatic row between Mexico and the interim conservative administration in La Paz.

Bolivian minister seeks Israel help in fighting alleged leftist 'terrorism'

06 Dec 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia's interim government wants Israel to help local authorities fight "terrorism" in the South American country, the interior minister told Reuters on Friday, alleging plots by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other leftists to destabilize regional governments.

Bolivia's Morales boards plane to Mexico as protests rage in La Paz

12 Nov 2019

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

11 Nov 2019

LA PAZ Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he was resigning to ease violence that has gripped the South American nation since a disputed election, but he stoked fears of more unrest by saying he was the victim of a "coup" and faced arrest. | Video

'Bolivia is shattered': Election crisis leaves deeply divided nation

10 Nov 2019

LA PAZ/SANTA CRUZ From Bolivia's capital La Paz high in the Andes to the steamy city of Santa Cruz in the eastern lowlands, weeks of protests have undone leftist President Evo Morales' grip on power and left his South American nation deeply divided.

Bolivians turn to Day of Skulls for hope as protests rage

08 Nov 2019

LA PAZ With Bolivia racked by angry political protest, some in the landlocked South American nation turned to a more pensive task: honoring skulls, an ancient tradition rooted in indigenous beliefs that is meant to bring good fortune and protection.

Bolivia's Morales defies calls to resign as opposition plans new march

07 Nov 2019

LA PAZ A Bolivian protest leader vowed on Tuesday to intensify pressure on President Evo Morales to resign as he resisted opposition demands that he step down over contentious election results. | Video

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