Latin America

COVID-19: Latin America could be 'new hotspot'

Deaths in the region now account for nearly half of daily coronavirus deaths worldwide.

Latin America

COVID-19 cases in Latin America exceed 2 million

Coronavirus infections in Latin America and the Caribbean climb as measures to contain pandemic have differing success.

Coronavirus pandemic

Bolivia strains under coronavirus pandemic as cases top 10,000

Experts worry the easing of a lockdown meant to stem the virus's spread could spark a rise in cases.

Bolivia strains under coronavirus pandemic as cases top 10,000

Bolivia

Bolivia's health minister held for 'ventilator corruption'

Police arrest Navajas, a day after President Anez orders an investigation into the shady purchase of ventilators.

Bolivia's health minister held for 'ventilator corruption'

Elections

Bolivia's parliament passes law calling for elections in 90 days

Interim President Jeanine Anez condemned move and accused opposition of putting lives of Bolivians at risk.

Bolivia's parliament passes law calling for elections in 90 days

Bolivia

US centre: No evidence of fraud in Bolivia's October polls

New report questions OAS results on Bolivia's election that led to the overthrow of president Evo Morales.

US centre: No evidence of fraud in Bolivia's October polls

Human Rights

2019 saw violent crackdown on protesters across Americas: Amnesty

Amnesty International says last year 'brought a renewed assault on human rights across much of the Americas'.

2019 saw violent crackdown on protesters across Americas: Amnesty

Latin America

Bolivia court disqualifies Morales from running for Senate

Authorities reject the candidacy of former President Morales for Senate seat because he does not live in the country.

Bolivia court disqualifies Morales from running for Senate

Bolivia

Bolivia's caretaker President Anez says will run in May election

The 52-year-old lawyer and former TV presenter is one of the most vocal critics of ousted President Evo Morales.

Bolivia's caretaker President Anez says will run in May election

Latin America

Bolivia: Morales names MAS party candidates for May election

Ex-Economy Minister Arce and ex-Foreign Minister Choquehuanca to each run for president and vice president.

Bolivia: Morales names MAS party candidates for May election

Bolivia

Evo Morales's party names election runners for Bolivian vote

Morales may still have to approve David Choquehaunca and Andronico Rodriguez after describing them as 'pre-candidates'.

Evo Morales's party names election runners for Bolivian vote

Bolivia

Evo Morales retracts call for 'armed militias' in Bolivia

Morales's call for creation of 'armed militias' in Bolivia sparked outcry from the country's interim government.

Evo Morales retracts call for 'armed militias' in Bolivia

AJ Close up

Tinku: Bolivia's 'bloody' festival | Close Up

Annual Tinku festival sees thousands of indigenous Bolivians engage in brutal street fighting to honour Mother Earth.

AJ Impact

Will the LatAm backlash against free-market policies persist?

Frustration with inequality sparked protests across Latin America last year, but will they maintain momentum in 2020?

Will the LatAm backlash against free-market policies persist?

Bolivia

Bolivia to hold May 3 vote for new president, Assembly

The elections will choose a president, vice president and members of the legislative assembly.

Bolivia to hold May 3 vote for new president, Assembly