Coca cultivation in Bolivia

Bolivia doubles amount of land authorized to grow coca plant

Controversial law aims to provide guideline for efforts to eradicate “surplus capacity” coca

LATIN AMERICA

Chapecoense plane crash: airline chief arrested in Bolivia

Gustavo Vargas Gamboa was once the presidential pilot for Evo Morales among other leaders

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Bolivian aviation official blamed for Colombia crash seeks asylum in Brazil

Celia Castedo is wanted for “failure to fulfill duties and an attempt against the security of the flight”

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Bolivian minister lynched by protesting miners

Government locked in standoff with workers over new legislation for the sector

LATIN AMERICA

Evo Morales: “I’ll keep the child; it’s not a problem”

Son of Bolivian president and government lobbyist apparently not dead, as family had claimed

Latin America

Bolivia votes ‘no’ to allowing President Evo Morales to run again

Final official count in referendum shows 51.30% rejected altering the Constitution

Latin America

Polls point to victory for ‘no’ vote in Bolivia re-election referendum

Government says figures show “technical tie” in ballot to decide if Morales can run again

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Bolivia’s Evo Morales celebrates 10 years in power

The president will be remembered as the country’s first indigenous head of state

LATIN AMERICA

Bolivia’s Morales apologizes for homophobic remark about minister

Feminist and LGBT groups say president’s comments paint discrimination as normal

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Bolivia captures Peruvian fugitive who escaped from house arrest

Ex-campaign advisor to Peru’s president is wanted for receiving illegal public contracts

LATIN AMERICA

Evo Morales’ party seeks to eliminate presidential term limits

The Bolivian Constitution prohibits the incumbent president from running again

Latin America

Wanted Peruvian businessman escapes house arrest in Bolivia

Peru has accused ex-presidential campaign advisor of illegally obtaining public contracts

Latin America

Morales faces voter rebellion from members of his own indigenous tribe

Bolivian leader pledges to work with two opposition leaders who captured MAS strongholds

LATIN AMERICA

Opposition obtains key victories in Bolivian local and regional elections

Evo Morales’ ruling MAS suffers several setbacks but says national policy will not change

Latin America

Bolivian anthem strikes a sour note with Chile

Morales orders hymn calling for return of Pacific territory to be played at all official events

LATIN AMERICA

Rousseff forces minister out after Bolivian politician flees embassy

Patriota "knew nothing" of decision to help corruption suspect enter Brazil