Latin America

Bolivian tribe members have healthiest hearts: study

Scientists say findings underline significance of lowering risk factors for heart disease such as smoking and drinking.

Bolivia's Tsimane have healthiest hearts: study

Latin America

Bolivia approves new bill expanding legal coca production

In Bolivia, a controversial new law has been enacted to boost the production of coca - the plant used to make cocaine. President Evo Morales says more coca is needed for traditional use.

Bolivia

Protests over Morales expose divisions among Bolivians

Some fear Evo Morales will try to seek a fourth, unconstitutional presidential term in 2019.

Protests over Morales expose divisions among Bolivians

Weather

Extreme storms leave two dead in Bolivia

After dealing with the worst drought the country has seen in 25 years, Bolivia reels from freak thunderstorms.

Extreme storms leave two dead in Bolivia

Latin America

Bolivia weather takes centre stage in Dakar Rally

Rain storms turn sections of sixth stage route from Oruro to La Paz into a quagmire, forcing the race to be cancelled.

Bolivia weather takes centre stage in Dakar Rally

Weather

Bolivia downpours leave at least eight dead

Torrential rains lead to widespread flooding across much of western Bolivia.

Bolivia floods leave at least eight dead

Health

Traditional Bolivian healers tackle diabetes crisis

Bolivia teams up with traditional healers to help diabetics who are cautious of modern medicine.

Latin America

Peru and Bolivia vow to clean Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world has a weird foam layer on the surface and emits a smell of decay.

Peru and Bolivia vow to clean Lake Titicaca

Latin America Investigates

Argentina: Cross-Border Trafficking

Investigating child trafficking and sexual exploitation along the border between Bolivia and Argentina.

Bolivia

Bolivia ruling party backs Morales for a fourth term

Leftist party picks Morales as its candidate for 2019 presidential elections, defying results of a February referendum.

Bolivia Socialists back Evo Morales for a fourth term

Weather

Is mining to blame for the drought in Bolivia?

Environmentalists claim the country's ongoing drought exposes the negative impacts of the mining industry.

Is mining to blame for the drought in Bolivia?

Aviation

Colombia plane ran out of fuel, pilot said before crash

Electrical failure and lack of fuel resulted in plane crash, according to recording of pilot's final communication.

Bolivia

Bolivia declares national emergency amid drought

The lack of water has sparked protests in Bolivia and forced President Evo Morales to declare a national emergency.

Bolivia declares national emergency amid drought

Opinion

The 'pink tide' in crisis

To defend their social goals, Latin American states need to risk encroaching on the profits and rights of investors.

Richard Seymour

by Richard Seymour

Richard Seymour

Bolivia

Bolivia says minister killed by striking miners

Rodolfo Illanes, Bolivia's deputy interior minister, was reportedly beaten to death after being kidnapped by miners.

Bolivian minister Rodolfo Illanes 'killed by miners'