Latin America

Amazon fires: Soldiers join volunteers to battle fire

More than 1.5 million hectares of Bolivia's Amazon and Chiquitano tropical forests have been destroyed by fire.

Latin America

Bolivia volunteers brave wildfires to save animals

An armadillo; a tortoise; a hawk; a boa constrictor - all are recovering thanks to the efforts of Bolivian veterinarians who travelled to the Nembi Guasu Reserve to rescue animals injured by the fires.

Bolivia

Bolivia: Ecological disaster as Amazon blazes rage

President Evo Morales faces criticism for not acting quickly enough to contain wildfires scorching the Amazon.

Bolivia: Ecological disaster as Amazon blazes rage

Latin America

Bolivia's Morales asks for help to quell Amazon fires

Bolivia seeks international help to curb spread of raging fires in the Amazon which has caused dire environmental damage.

Latin America

Bolivia: Opposition rallies against president's re-election bid

The opposition says Morales should respect the results of his own referendum.

AJ Impact

Mercosur bloc leaders meet to fast-track EU trade deal

Member nations and the European Union in June agreed to a deal that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on two-way trade.

Mercosur bloc leaders meet to fast-track EU trade deal

Latin America

Bolivia: Men getting away with murder as femicide rate soars

Demands for justice grow in Bolivia after a sharp increase in the number of women murdered because of their gender.

Latin America

Bolivia's superfood crop seen as means for food security

Some are now talking of canagua as the next superfood, the new quinoa and a possible solution to food insecurity in the face of climate change.

Latin America

Bolivia's president begins bid for fourth consecutive term

Some Bolivians say Morales is acting unconstitutionally after voters expressed opposition to his fourth term.

Bolivia

At least 14 people killed in Bolivia landslides

Torrential rain causes mountains to collapse, blocking roads north of La Paz.

At least 14 people killed in Bolivia landslides

Latin America

Bolivia: Bus plunges into ravine, killing at least 13

Accident comes a day after another highway crash in which two buses collided head-on, killing at least 22 people.

Bolivia: Bus plunges into ravine, killing at least 13

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

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