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Bolivia: Landlocked country in South America
Bolivia, officially the Plurinational State of Bolivia, is a landlocked country located in western-central South America. The capital is Sucre, while the seat of government and financial center is located in La Paz. The largest city and principal industrial center is Santa Cruz de la Sierra, located on the Llanos Orientales, a mostly flat region in the east of the country.

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Argentina to allow refugee Morales of Bolivia to make political statements

Argentina will allow former Bolivian President Evo Morales, who arrived on Thursday and has been granted refugee status, to make political statements during his stay in the country, a top official said..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia's interim leader says arrest warrant to be issued against Morales

Bolivia will issue an arrest warrant in the coming days against former leftist President Evo Morales, accusing him of sedition, interim Bolivian President Jeanine Anez said on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

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Bolivia lithium: Industry business hit by political crisis [Video]Bolivia lithium: Industry business hit by political crisis

A boom or a burden? Bolivia's struggle to make the most of its valuable lithium reserves.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:48Published

Bolivia: Tense calm under interim government [Video]Bolivia: Tense calm under interim government

Bolivia is in limbo as it struggles to find a way forward after weeks of political turmoil.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:41Published

Bolivia after Morales: Indigenous communities fear setbacks [Video]Bolivia after Morales: Indigenous communities fear setbacks

More than 40 percent of Bolivia's population is indigenous. So was Evo Morales, its president till recently.

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Bolivia politics: New US ambassador appointed [Video]Bolivia politics: New US ambassador appointed

Bolivia appoints new US ambassador, move that could reset the country's foreign policy agenda.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:49Published

Bolivia's interim government appoints first US envoy in 11 years [Video]Bolivia's interim government appoints first US envoy in 11 years

Walter Serrate Cuellar's appointment comes as the new government moves to reset the country's foreign policy.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:35Published

Indigenous Bolivians fear renewed racism after Morales removed [Video]Indigenous Bolivians fear renewed racism after Morales removed

Attitudes towards indigenous have begun to change after Evo Morales, who became Bolivia’s first indigenous president nearly fourteen years ago, was deposed.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:41Published

Bolivia unrest: Interim president signs election law [Video]Bolivia unrest: Interim president signs election law

Interim President Anez enacted the bill to call elections in Bolivia after weeks of nationwide turmoil.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:07Published

Bolivia Congress agrees to pass bill for new elections [Video]Bolivia Congress agrees to pass bill for new elections

Many hope the move will ease tensions that have left at least 32 people dead, as prosecutors launch an investigation into former president Evo Morales.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published

Latin America protest wave crashes into Colombia [Video]Latin America protest wave crashes into Colombia

Bolivia, Chile and Ecuador are among Latin American countries to see protests in recent months. Now it's Colombia's turn. View on euronews

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Bolivia unrest: Police disperse funeral protest with tear gas [Video]Bolivia unrest: Police disperse funeral protest with tear gas

Police fire tear gas at thousands of anti-government supporters attending funeral of eight killed in El Alto.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:34Published

Bolivia unrest: At least eight killed in clashes [Video]Bolivia unrest: At least eight killed in clashes

Morales' supporters blame interim gov't of President Anez as security forces quell blockade at El Alto fuel plant.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:41Published

Shortages grip Bolivia as government struggles to contain unrest [Video]Shortages grip Bolivia as government struggles to contain unrest

Roadblocks by pro-Morales protesters have caused food and fuel shortages, putting pressure on the interim government.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:45Published

Bolivia crisis : food, gasoline shortages reported in several cities [Video]Bolivia crisis : food, gasoline shortages reported in several cities

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Police and protesters clash in Cochabamba, Bolivia [Video]Police and protesters clash in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Protesters clashed with police in the streets of Cochabamba, Bolivia on Monday as unrest continued to worsen since Evo Morales resigned as president a week ago.

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'La Paz is a city under siege': Bolivia's capital struggles as food runs out [Video]'La Paz is a city under siege': Bolivia's capital struggles as food runs out

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:45Published

Bolivia unrest: Funerals for protest victims in Morales bastion [Video]Bolivia unrest: Funerals for protest victims in Morales bastion

One of Morales' strongholds is the city of Sacaba, where nine people died on Friday after security forces fired on protesters.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:46Published

UN warns Bolivia violence 'could spin out of control' [Video]UN warns Bolivia violence 'could spin out of control'

UN warns Bolivia violence 'could spin out of control'

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:21Published

Bolivia unrest: Morales looks for way to return home [Video]Bolivia unrest: Morales looks for way to return home

'Let me come back and finish my term.' 'Bolivia's former president makes a plea from exile, in an interview with Al Jazeera.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:26Published

Death toll rises in Bolivia after soldiers move against protesters [Video]Death toll rises in Bolivia after soldiers move against protesters

At least five people were killed in Bolivia on Friday as supporters of former President Evo Morales clashed with police in the rural region of Cochabamba, according to local media. Emer McCarthy..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

Vigil in Bolivia after five supporters of deposed president Evo Morales shot dead [Video]Vigil in Bolivia after five supporters of deposed president Evo Morales shot dead

The Bolivian city of Sacaba was in mourning on Saturday after at least five supporters of the deposed president Evo Morales were shot dead by security forces.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Supporters of deposed Bolivian president Evo Morales killed in police shootout [Video]Supporters of deposed Bolivian president Evo Morales killed in police shootout

Supporters of deposed Bolivian president Evo Morales killed in police shootout

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:12Published

Bolivia expels Venezuelan diplomats amid political crisis [Video]Bolivia expels Venezuelan diplomats amid political crisis

Bolivia’s interim administration has made a foreign policy shift and asked Venezuelan and Cuban officials to leave the country.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:50Published

 

Bolivia's Morales arrives in Argentina, to get refugee status

Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales arrived in Argentina on Thursday seeking refuge under the country's new leftist government after he left his homeland last month following a disputed election.
Reuters - Published

Bolivian ex-president Morales in Argentina with refugee status: Argentine foreign minister

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales is in Argentina with refugee status, Argentine Foreign Minister Felipe Sola said on a local TV channel on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Bolivia's Morales visits Cuba for medical appointment

Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales is in Cuba for a medical check-up, a former official from his government said on Friday, after the ousted leader sought asylum in Mexico.
Reuters - Published

Bolivian minister seeks Israel help in fighting alleged leftist 'terrorism'

Bolivia's interim government wants Israel to help local authorities fight "terrorism" in the South American country, the interior minister told Reuters on Friday, alleging plots by Venezuelan President..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia election rigging in favor of Morales was 'overwhelming': OAS final report

An Americas regional forum on Wednesday published details of "deliberate" and "malicious" steps to rig Bolivia's October election in favor of then President Evo Morales, who has resigned and left the..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia reforges U.S. ties as political alliances redrawn

Bolivia's interim government has named an ambassador to the United States for the first time in over a decade, amid a redrawing of the South American nation's international ties that has seen..
Reuters - Published

Human rights violations in Bolivia merit outside probe: Americas commission head

Bolivia may need outside help to investigate a "massive" number of human rights violations amid post-election violence to ensure findings are seen as credible in the deeply divided country, the head of..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia edges toward peace as torn country mourns its dead

Bolivians have taken down roadblocks and struck peace deals after a month of protests and deadly clashes that have convulsed the divided nation following a disputed election in October and the..
Reuters - Published

Bolivian leader agrees to withdraw military in deal to 'pacify' country

Interim Bolivian President Jeanine Anez agreed to withdraw the military from protest areas and repeal a law giving them broad discretion in the use of force as part of a preliminary "pacification" deal..
Reuters - Published

Breakthrough in Bolivia as bill for new elections sails through Congress

Both chambers of Bolivia's Congress unanimously passed legislation on Saturday to annul the contested Oct. 20 elections and pave the way for a new vote without former President Evo Morales, a major..
Reuters - Published

Anti-govt protesters in Bolivia lift road blockades ahead of talks with interim president

Anti-government demonstrators in Bolivia lifted road blockades ahead of talks with interim President Jeanine Anez on Saturday aimed at ending weeks of unrest, as Congress moved toward passing a bill to..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia prosecutors probing Morales over accusations he encouraged unrest

Bolivia's attorney general said on Friday that his office has opened a probe into former President Evo Morales for alleged sedition and terrorism, related to accusations from the interim government..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia's Congress to pass law for new elections on Saturday: lawmaker

Bolivia's parliament will pass legislation on Saturday to pave the way for new elections after a deal was reached by top lawmakers of the body's three political parties, a congressman with the party of..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia's interim government charges Morales with sedition and terrorism

Bolivia's interim government filed a criminal complaint on Friday against former President Evo Morales for alleged sedition and terrorism, the interior minister said, as authorities began probes of his..
Reuters - Published

Supporters of Bolivia's Morales march with coffins of dead protesters

Supporters of ousted Bolivian leader Evo Morales marched into the capital La Paz on Thursday carrying coffins of people killed in clashes with the military and police, drawing attention to the human..
Reuters - Published

Pompeo calls on all parties in Bolivia to refrain from violence

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called on all parties in Bolivia to refrain from violence and for security services to respect peaceful protesters' rights, following street violence..
Reuters - Published

Bolivian socialists say neither Morales nor ex-VP will run in election

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales and his Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera, who both resigned under pressure this month, will not be candidates for their party in the next elections, a prominent..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia's indigenous divided over ousted champion Morales

In the high-altitude Bolivian city of El Alto, perched on barren steppe above the capital, indigenous activists have led the fight for the return of unseated president Evo Morales.
Reuters - Published

Bolivia government proposes election bill as its seeks path to peace

Bolivia's interim government presented a bill on Wednesday that aims to forge a path to new elections and defuse street violence that has racked the country and killed 32 people since a disputed..
Reuters - Published

Bolivian lawmakers seek election breakthrough as death toll mounts

Bolivian lawmakers are set to meet later on Wednesday to try and agree on a path to new elections and defuse street violence that has killed 30 people since a disputed October vote.
Reuters - Published

Bolivia's ouster of Morales stirs tensions in left-leaning Nicaragua

Tensions have flared in Nicaragua since President Daniel Ortega's leftist ally Evo Morales was toppled in Bolivia, encouraging the local opposition and prompting Ortega to arrest activists and ratchet..
Reuters - Published

Bolivian military deploys armored vehicles to end blockade of key gas plant

Bolivian police and military forces used armored vehicles and helicopters to unblock access to a major gas plant in the city of El Alto on Tuesday, a show of strength after blockades at the facility..
Reuters - Published

Bolivian lawmakers, seeking to calm tensions, cancel vote on Morales

Bolivia's congress, controlled by lawmakers loyal to unseated leader Evo Morales, said on Tuesday it would cancel a contentious vote in the legislature that was expected to reject the leftist leader's..
Reuters - Published

Bolivian lawmakers cancel contentions meeting to discuss Morales' resignation

Bolivian lawmakers said in a statement on Tuesday they would cancel a meeting of the country's legislative assembly, originally planned for Tuesday night, which had been expected to discuss the..
Reuters - Published

'We're desperate to buy anything': Bolivians go hungry as protests snarl cities

Bolivians are starting to feel the pinch of weeks-long turmoil roiling the South American country, with fuel shortages mounting and grocery stores short of basic goods as supporters of unseated leader..
Reuters - Published

Coca farmers march, police fire tear gas in worsening Bolivia unrest

Thousands of Bolivian coca farmers marched on Monday to demand the resignation of interim President Jeanine Anez, who was forced to suspend a trip to her home province earlier in the day after..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia's interim president cancels trip due to 'credible threat' as crisis roars on

Bolivia's interim president Jeanine Anez was forced to suspend a trip out of the capital La Paz planned for Monday, a government spokesman said, after a threat on her life by a "criminal group."
Reuters - Published

Food shortages cripple Bolivia, new elections still uncertain

Bolivians languished in long lines on the streets of La Paz on Sunday to secure chicken, eggs and cooking fuel as supporters of ousted President Evo Morales crippled the country's highways, isolating..
Reuters - Published

Bolivians queue for chicken and fuel as protests cripple highways

Bolivians suffered long lines on the streets of La Paz on Sunday to secure chicken, eggs and cooking fuel as supporters of ousted President Evo Morales continued to cripple the country's highways,..
Reuters - Published

U.N. warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of control' as death toll mounts

The United Nations warned on Saturday violence in Bolivia could "spin out of control" following a night of skirmishes between security forces and coca farmers loyal to ousted President Evo Morales that..
Reuters - Published

Cuba cries foul as doctors head home from Bolivia

The first of around 700 Cuban doctors were scheduled to fly home from strife-torn Bolivia on Saturday as officials railed against what they charged was slander and mistreatment by Bolivia's..
Reuters - Published

Bolivian police battle with Morales supporters, death toll jumps

Clashes between security forces and Bolivian coca farmers loyal to ousted former President Evo Morales left as many as eight dead and more than 100 injured late on Friday, the regional ombudsman told..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia blames Cubans for stirring unrest, ousts Venezuelan officials

Bolivia's interim government said on Friday it had asked Venezuelan officials to leave the country, and accused Cubans, including doctors, of instigating unrest in the wake of the resignation of former..
Reuters - Published

Fallen Bolivian leader Morales: 'No problem' if vote proceeds without me

Ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales said on Friday that fresh elections could be held without him, potentially removing an obstacle to choosing a new leader in the South American country thrown into..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia kicks out Cubans, Venezuelans for allegedly fueling unrest

Bolivia's interim government said it had asked Venezuelan and Cuban officials to leave the country, including scores of Cuban doctors, accusing them of instigating unrest in the wake of the resignation..
Reuters - Published

Former Bolivian leader Morales ready to stand aside in new elections

Ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales said on Friday that fresh elections could be held without him, potentially removing an obstacle to choosing a new leader in the South American country thrown into..
Reuters - Published

Morales says the U.S. offered him plane to leave Bolivia

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales said in an interview with Reuters in Mexico City on Friday that the United States had offered a plane to get him out of Bolivia.
Reuters - Published

Boliva's interim government to ask Venezuelan diplomats to leave the country

Bolivia's interim government will ask all Venezuelan diplomats to leave the country for allegedly interfering in the country's internal affairs, the foreign minister said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Morales says he is not organizing demonstrations from Mexico

Ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales said in an interview with Reuters on Friday that he was not organizing demonstrations from Mexico, where he has been given asylum.
Reuters - Published

Former Bolivian leader Morales says new elections can be held without him

Ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales would like to return to Bolivia from Mexico but fresh elections could be held without him, he said in an interview with Reuters on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Bolivia's ousted Morales can return, but would face inquiry: interim president

Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez said on Friday that ousted former President Evo Morales is free to return, but would have to respond to allegations of electoral fraud and would not be immune..
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Bolivia's rival factions pursue dialogue to douse anger on streets

Bolivia's rival political factions were pursuing dialogue on Friday to unsnarl a democratic crisis, to help calm anger on the streets of highland city of La Paz despite schools remaining closed and..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia's dueling parties converge on new vote to calm political chaos

Bolivia's interim government and lawmakers from the party of unseated leftist leader Evo Morales appeared to have reach an accord late on Thursday to hold a new presidential election, potentially..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia's Senate votes to appoint new chamber head, deputies

Bolivian lawmakers in the country's Senate voted on Thursday night in favor of a new chamber President and two vice president, after a spate of resignations amid major political upheaval in the South..
Reuters - Published

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