Latin America

Bolivians divided over plan to build road through national park

A plan to build a road through a remote national park in Bolivia is causing controversy.

Latin America

Bolivia's Morales criticised over road in biodiverse region

President travels to environmentally sensitive region to promote road-building project that he says will boost the economy.

Business & Economy

Quinoa: Harvesting Bolivia's 'superfood'

Harvesting the popular crop can be backbreaking work and the rewards aren't always guaranteed for Bolivia's farmers.

Quinoa: Harvesting Bolivia's 'superfood'

Latin America

Protests in Bolivia against plans for Tipnis rainforest highway

Bolivia’s indigenous people are protesting against plans for the construction of a highway which would cut through Tipnis National Park.

Al Jazeera Selects

Bolivia's Wrestling Cholita

Teresa Huayta uses the unlikely forum of a wrestling ring to combat discrimination in her native Bolivia.

Al Jazeera Selects

Sport: Bolivia's Wrestling Cholita and Parkour in Gaza

Three short films look at how sport can change lives - from wrestling in Bolivia to cycling in Rwanda.

Latin America

Bolivia nut shortage crisis forces many into poverty

The brazil nut is Bolivia's most important organic export product. Nearly 25 million tonnes are exported mainly to Brazil, the United States and Europe every year.

Latin America

Festival fuses Bolivia’s Catholic and indigenous traditions

Colourful costumes, dancing and a massive feast are among features of one of the world's most extravagant festivals, held in Bolivia.

Poverty & Development

The changing landscape of Bolivia's salt flats

Generations of saleros have scooped salt from the flat, but after the discovery of lithium they fear being left behind.

The changing landscape of Bolivia's salt flats

Health

Why are so many women still dying in childbirth?

In the last 25 years more than 10 million women have died worldwide due to pregnancy related issues.

Why are so many women still dying in childbirth?

Witness

Salero: The life of a Bolivian salt gatherer

A salt gatherer becomes a link to the old world when Bolivia embarks on a plan to mine lithium from the Uyuni salt flat.

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