Latin America

Bolivia bionic teen making prosthetics for others

'People who have lost a hand often hide it, cover it up, they don't want to show it.'

Latin America

Bolivia's president to run for fourth term, opponents outraged

Anger, mostly centred in Santa Cruz, erupts with protesters setting the electoral commission office on fire.

Latin America

Bolivia court allows Morales to run for fourth term

Bolivia has enjoyed relative prosperity and calm under Evo Morales, country's first indigenous president.

Bolivia court allows President Morales to run for fourth term

Bolivia

Chile not obliged to negotiate sea access with Bolivia: ICJ

Ruling frustrates hopes to resolve a bitter 135-year dispute between the two Latin American neighbours.

Chile not obliged to negotiate sea access with Bolivia: ICJ

Chile

ICC holds final hearing over Chile-Bolivia land disputes

A centuries-old dispute between Chile and Bolivia has come to a head at the International Court in the Hague. Landlocked Bolivia is demanding that Chile give it access to the coast.

Bolivia

Bolivia: Seven prisoners killed in police raid on notorious jail

Two dozen wounded after inmates clash with more than 2,000 officers who entered Palmasola prison.

Bolivia: Seven prisoners killed in police raid on notorious jail

Bolivia

Bolivia's indigenous women cope with climate change

Government agencies and NGOs collaborate to empower Bolivian women to take on a greater role in their communities.

Bolivia's indigenous women cope with climate change

Bolivia

Bolivia's shoeshine 'boys' fight discrimination

Bolivia's shoeshine 'boys' have long been victims of discrimination, wearing masks to hide their identities.

Bolivia

Bolivia: Helping children break the cycle of poverty

Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South America. But new programmes have been launched to help children escape the poverty cycle.

Bolivia

Bolivia: President Morales eyes fourth term in 2019

Bolivia's opposition is fractured, and while the 58-year-old Evo Morales is less popular than he was, he still commands considerable support.

Bolivia

Bolivian court clears way for Morales to run again

The country's constitutional court has lifted limits to re-election, paving the way for President Evo Morales to run for a fourth term in 2019. If he wins, his time in office will be extended to 19 years.

Latin America

Bolivia: Stepping up the fight against child labour

An estimated 20 percent of Bolivian children, hundreds of thousands of under 17-year-olds, work in agriculture, mining, in markets and on the streets.

Bolivia

Che Guevara remembered 50 years after his execution

Artists, activists and Guevara's descendants gather to commemorate the death of the revolutionary.

Che Guevara remembered 50 years after his execution

Latin America

Bolivia honours Che: 'People die, their ideas never do'

Thousands gather in the town of Vallegrande to commemorate the revolutionary's life, death and legacy.

Bolivians honour Che Guevara 50 years after execution

Risking it all

A treacherous journey through Bolivia's Amazon

Bolivians risk snake and insect bites harvesting Brazil nuts, as lorry drivers face landslides to deliver the nuts.