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A Bolivian politician has been abducted and beaten to death by striking mineworkers.
Hundreds of dog owners have had their pets blessed in the Bolivian city of El Alto as part of Saint Roch’s Day – named after the patron saint of dogs.
Bolivia: believers of the Virgin of Urkupina break rocks to ask for favours during a religious processionBolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of
Bolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of
Miners’ protest over “neoliberal” agenda of Bolivian President Evo Morales ends in clashes with several people injured and hostages taken.
Bolivia’s indigenous Aymara people celebrate the southern hemisphere’s shortest day, June 21, which is also, for them, the beginning of a new year.
Disabled Bolivians face riot police using tear gas in La Paz after marching 144 miles (232 km) to demand a rise in state benefits.
In Bolivia, some Cholitas have set a crazy challenge: conquering eight 6,000 meters peaks located in the Andes mountains. The women are known for
The popular German toy range of Playmobil characters is being exhibited in Bolivia of all places, at the Costumbrista Museum Juan de Vargas in the
Voters in Bolivia have blocked President Evo Morales from running for a fourth consecutive term, by a very slim margin. Fifty-one percent have
Exit polls and early results suggest Bolivian President Evo Morales is headed for defeat in a referendum on whether he can run for a fourth term in
Celebrated Bolivian artist Roberto Mamani Mamani is on a mission to paint his way into the Guinness Book of Records. He and his team of 40 painters
Bolivia’s capital La Paz have been hit by prison protests as inmates expressed their anger over alleged cuts in daily food allowances. Prisoners at
Bolivians celebrated on Sunday an ancient tradition rooted in indigenous practices where people adorn and honour skulls, called “natitas”, which they
Bolivian President Evo Morales, in the US to participate in a forum, has celebrated its 56th birthday. To mark the occasion, the head of state laced
State prosecutors raided the headquarters of the Bolivian Football Federation in Cochabamba after it failed to cooperate fully with an investigation
The United States and Bolivia announced on Tuesday that they are working to restore full diplomatic relations. The two countries fell out in 2008
Pope Francis in Bolivia on his South American tour looked somewhat bemused when his host President Evo Morales handed him an unusual gift : a wooden
Pope Francis arrived in Bolivia on Wednesday on the second leg of his South American tour. He was welcomed by President Evo Morales and given a pouch
The world’s first Latin American pope is going home. Chosen on a mandate of piety and helping the poor, Pope Francis is on his way to visit Ecuador
Peru will face hosts Chile in the semi-finals of the Copa America after they dominated Bolivia in the last eight. Paolo Guerrero lit up the stage in
Bolivian President Evo Morales calls on Europe to rethink its ties with Latin America, saying a trade deal should focus on complementarity and solidarity rather than competition.
Following a 48-hour strike by Bolivian bakers the army is being drafted in to fill the breech. Thousands of rolls are being produced at make shift
If you want to walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs it seems Bolivia is the place to be. Authorities say it is now home to the greatest number of dino
Clothes, beds and hygiene products were amongst items handed out after some 450 families were forced to evacuate
Miners in the Bolivian city of Oruro smeared their faces with the blood of sacrificed llamas and ate from the heart of the animals as they completed
Hundreds of people attended the Alasitas Fair in the Bolivian capital La Paz on Saturday (January 24), buying miniature replicas of items they hope
Bolivia’s Evo Morales has declared victory in the country’s presidential election, giving him a third consecutive term. Exit polls point to him
Four people have been killed during a prison riot in Bolivia. The El Abra detention centre in Cochabamba was engulfed in violence as authorities