Bolivian minimum wage rose 310 per cent since President Evo Morales took office in 2006, with an annually continuous increase in the interest of workers.
Yungas coca growers have protested from the outset against expanding the crop area to include the Chapare region and demanded that the measure be thrown out
En los últimos 10 años, Colombia y Perú se han turnado el puesto del mayor productor de hoja de coca en el mundo, mientras Bolivia en el mismo tiempo logró reducir y estabilizar su cantidad de cultivos
Scientists say findings underline significance of lowering risk factors for heart disease such as smoking and drinking.
Bolivian President Evo Morales has signed into law a controversial bill that nearly doubles the area that can be legally planted with coca crops.
Some fear Evo Morales will try to seek a fourth, unconstitutional presidential term in 2019, after a referendum on changing the constitution to enable President Evo Morales to seek a fourth re-election, where the "No" vote won by a small margin
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
Though coca is the raw material of cocaine, Bolivia – like neighboring Peru – allows cultivation of the leaf for legal use in Andean religious rites and as a folk remedy for altitude sickness.
Argentina and Bolivia will create a joint committee to deal with Mauricio Madri's order to toughen immigration laws
Gender-based violence remains prevalent in Bolivia, but Maria Auxiliadora, a women-led community in Cochabamba, is trying to change this
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.
Argentine state oil company YPF on Monday signed a 40-year natural gas exploration contract with Bolivian counterpart YPFB for an area with reserves estimated at 2.7 trillion cubic feet.
Despite water shortages and a slowing economy, his supporters want to keep him in office indefinitely
The railway running from the Bolivian city of Robore to the Paraguayan town of Carmelo Peralta would give Paraguay access to the Pacific Ocean via Peru
The radio program is a way to contribute to society and, at the same time, to get the authorities to pay attention to the plight of disabled people.
Líderes opositores bolivianos cuestionaron este domingo que el presidente Evo Morales y el oficialismo desconozcan el referendo de febrero pasado
Ruling party considering ways to allow Morales to legally run, including changing constitution through legislative assembly
Environmentalists claim the country's ongoing drought exposes the negative impacts of the mining industry.
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.
Por la escasez de agua en Bolivia, el pasado jueves un viceministro y un gerente estatal llegaron a ser tomados como rehenes por asociaciones vecinales de la ciudad de El Alto.
Authorities have declared water rationing in La Paz to be a permanent measure as the drought in Bolivia worsens. The three main dams that supply water to the city are almost dry.
Executives of Brazilian state oil company Petrobras and smaller Bolivian counterpart YPFB signed a contract on Monday for a $1.2 billion natural-gas exploration venture in southern Bolivia.
Currently dependent on using ports in northern Chile, Bolivia is anxious to secure another outlet to the sea.
En pleno centro de la capital española, el Ayuntamiento colgó del balcón de la Junta del Distrito Centro de la capital una wiphala (bandera, en lengua aimara), que lleva en mosaico los colores del arcoíris
Russia’s government announced it could invest hundreds of millions of dollars annually in Bolivia in natural gas and lithium-related projects
China’s foreign minister confirmed Thursday that the Asian giant would provide Bolivia a $4.86 billion loan for road, energy and steel projects, among others.
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.
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 Bolivian government will take back mining concessions from cooperatives that entered partnerships with private companies, Mining Minister Cesar Navarro said
Venezuela on Wednesday withdrew its ambassador from Brazil and froze ties in response to president Dilma Rousseff's removal from office.
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 Bolivian President Evo Morales has opened a new military defence academy, which he says will offer courses to counter the influence of the United States in the developing world.
Tensions Rise Between Bolivia and Chile after U.S. Military Carries Out Exercises on the Border. Evo Morales took to Twitter to accuse US and Chile of militarizing the border
Chefs among travellers proving there is demand for produce from Madidi – and helping communities understand commercial potential of their flora and fauna
During an unprecedented session of Congress Morales reviewed the nation’s chief economic figures, which, he acknowledged, have shown a downturn over the last two years.
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.
Print, which is 80m years old and probably belonged to the meat-eating predator abelisaurus, represents one of the largest of its kind ever found
Bolivia appears to have been spared the worst effects of a fall in international commodity prices as it announced economic growth of 4.9 percent in the first four months of the year.
There are better ways of living; we don’t have to prioritise growth above everything else
Bolivian President Evo Morales has proposed that the Andean country switch back from the Gregorian calendar to the calendar previously used by its indigenous people.