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Bolivia government says Haiti-linked group planned 2020 plot against President Arce

Oct 18 2021

LA PAZ Members of a group involved in killing Haitian President Jovenel Moise in July had conspired to assassinate Bolivian President Luis Arce in 2020, Bolivia's interior minister said on Monday.

Bolivia coca farmers battle for control as protests turn violent

Sep 29 2021

LA PAZ Bolivia's coca farmers are battling for control of the leaf's main market in the highland city of La Paz, a conflict which has seen producers and police clash in the streets with slingshots and tear gas, and even a building set on fire. | Video

Bolivia aims to double tin output in 2022, state miner says

Sep 21 2021

LA PAZ, Sept 21 Bolivia's tin production this year will reach some 20,000 fine metric tons (FMT), with aims to double that figure in 2022, Eugenio Mendoza, president of the official Bolivian Mining Corporation (Comibol) told Reuters.

Exclusive: Bolivia seeks to stabilize economy with vaccines and gold, minister says

Jul 01 2021

LA PAZ Bolivia's government is looking to stabilize the country's economy, which plunged the most in over half a century last year, with a mix of fiscal spending, vaccines and gold.

Bolivia opposition leader Mesa slams widening coup probe

Jun 16 2021

LA PAZ Bolivia's opposition leader, conservative former President Carlos Mesa, said on Wednesday the country's socialist government was seeking to hobble rivals by trumping up charges they mounted a coup in 2019 against then-leader Evo Morales.

Bolivia bans beef exports amid supply fears, rising prices

Apr 22 2021

LA PAZ, April 22 Bolivia has temporarily banned exports of beef in order to guarantee supply for its domestic market and to prevent prices from rising, the government said on Thursday.

Bolivian judge orders jailed ex-President Anez to be transferred to hospital

Mar 19 2021

LA PAZ Bolivian former President Jeanine Anez, arrested last week over allegations she was part of a coup in 2019, will be transferred to a hospital for medical attention due to ill health after a judge's ruling, her attorney said on Friday.

Bolivia ex-president Anez appears before judge accused of fomenting coup

Mar 14 2021

LA PAZ Bolivia's former president Jeanine Anez on Sunday appeared via videolink for a first hearing before a judge over accusations she helped foment a coup against the country's socialist government.

Bolivia ex-President Anez behind bars, alleges persecution over coup claims

Mar 13 2021

LA PAZ Bolivia's former interim President Jeanine Anez landed behind bars on Saturday in the capital of the country she led just six months ago after the new government arrested her on claims she participated in a 2019 coup to seize power.

Amid scramble for COVID-19 vaccine, Latin America turns to Russia

Mar 01 2021

LA PAZ As Bolivia struggled late last year to secure deals with large drug firms to supply COVID-19 vaccines, the incoming president, Luis Arce, turned to Russia for help. | Video

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