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Bolivian president's new residence is as imposing as it is divisive ... - The Guardian
From any vantage point in Bolivia's largest city, Evo Morales' new presidential residence is hard to miss. The 29-storey glass-fronted skyscraper towers over the ...
If you haven't tasted Bolivian wines, you're in for some delicious surprises - Washington Post
My most recent discovery is Bolivia. Bolivian wine shouldn't be a surprise, if you look at a map: The country continues the northward arc of the Andes mountains and the vineyard lands of Argentina's Mendoza, La Rioja and Salta regions. And like ...altro »
Bolivia's presidential regalia stolen from car in red-light district - NBCNews.com
Bolivia's first Congress gave the medallion to South American independence hero Simon Bolivar, after whom the country is named, in the early 19th century. The theft comes just days after Sweden's crown jewels were stolen in a Hollywood-style heist in ...
Why Chile is leading South America in lithium production - CNNMoney
But the more significant holdback for Bolivia's lithium industry is the political climate. President Evo Morales is eager to tap into the country's natural resources, but with an important caveat: Bolivia must get the lion's share of economic benefit ...altro »
An Independent Bolivia (Photo Essay) - NACLA
This includes politicians and businessmen from Bolivia's eastern-bourgeois bloc in the lowlands, which consolidated itself between October 2003 and June 2005 in an effort to counter left-Indigenous agendas espoused by Evo during the Gas Wars and the ...
Bolivia's Cordillera Real: An uncrowded alternative to the Inca Trail - CNN
At almost 15,500 feet above sea level, the camp was among the highest -- and coldest -- stops of our six-day trek through Bolivia's Cordillera Real, and temperatures had dropped far below freezing overnight, turning our water bottles into solid ice ...
Fighting for Democracy: A Lesson From Bolivia - The New Republic
On Monday more than 25 opposition groups flooded the streets of colonial Potosí to disrupt the government's official celebration of Bolivia's independence day. It had snowed in the city on Saturday, and melting snowmen decorated the main plaza.
Bolivian mother hangs children after taping their goodbyes - The Straits Times
LA PAZ (AFP) - A 25-year-old Bolivian woman hanged her three children after making them record goodbye messages to their father on video, police reported Thursday (Aug 16). The woman hanged her one-year old baby, and her two other children aged ...altro »
Sinosteel Equipment begins construction at Bolivia's Mutun steelworks - S&P Global Platts
Sao Paulo — China's Sinosteel Equipment began construction of steelworks near Bolivia's Mutun iron ore mine on Wednesday, more than three months after government authorization, the Bolivian Chamber of Hydrocarbons and Energy said Thursday.
Bolivian Fairtrade co-op starts distributing gourmet chocolate in the UK - Co-operative News
The co-op's distributer in the UK, Sandra Rice, who was born in Bolivia but now lives in the UK, says the altitude gives the chocolate a distinct flavour. El Ceibo farmer members (Photo: El Ceibo). “Every Bolivian knows about chocolate,” she said. “I ...