Latin America weighs up lithium prospects

Argentina, Bolivia and Chile own 85 per cent of world’s known lithium reserves. Each seeks investment and international capacities to exploit the resource. However, experts disagree on how to get better economic benefits

Bolivia might become the south american energy core

Bolivia expects to hit an export of 8,000 megawatts of electricity for 2025, which is part of its aspiration to become an energy center in the Southern Cone, by contributing with nations as Brazil, Paraguay, Peru and Argentina.

Water scarcity and Chile-Bolivia relations

The water resources of the Silala River in the Atacama Desert, which flows down into Chile from springs in the Bolivian altiplano, have sparked new hostility between the two countries.

Bolivia's smart solution for coca production

Bolivia curbed coca production by moving away from violent crackdowns. Bolivia is the world’s third largest producer of cocaine, a drug manufactured from coca leaf – which is central to Andean culture.

How Bolivia Fights the Drug Scourge

The yearly condemnation of Bolivia has been futile. So far, that country’s experience with its drug strategy is showing more promise than Washington’s forced-eradication model.

The 6 best markets in La Paz

La Paz, Bolivia’s capital, is located on the Andes’ plateau at more than 3,500 meters above sea level. and it is home to a few markets which are great for picking up bargains.

The rise of new leaders against Morales

The governor of Bolivia’s La Paz province, Felix Patzi, said that no alternative political force to the party of President Morales exists at present, but predicted the rise of a new leadership capable of unifying a political organization to challenge him.

The Silala River International Waterway problem

Chile uses water from the river to supply mine operations and some northern towns. Bolivia contends the Silala River, located in the southwestern region of Potosi, originates in springs that ultimately flow into Chile.

Chinese company to invest in bolivian airport

Bolivia’s government has hired China’s Beijin Urban Construction Group to expand the Viru Viru International Airport in the eastern city Santa Cruz and make it a regional hub for passenger and cargo flights.