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Check Out Bolivia's New Traffic Cops

AP | Posted 12.23.2013 | Latino Voices

EL ALTO, Bolivia (AP) — This city in Bolivia's highlands has hired Aymara women dressed in traditional multilayered Andean skirts and brightly embro...

A Major First For The Bolivian Space Agency

AP | CARLOS VALDEZ | Posted 12.21.2013 | Latino Voices

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivians are celebrating the launch of the country's first telecommunications satellite with indigenous rituals dedicated to...

New Yorker Escapes Bolivia In Mysterious Plot

AP | CARLOS VALDEZ and JOSHUA GOODMAN | Posted 12.18.2013 | World

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — It's a smoke and mirrors saga fit for Hollywood, complete with a major movie star, murky reports of a kidnapping and an Ameri...

Nightmare Over: American Held Without Charges Released From Bolivia

AP | JOSHUA GOODMAN | Posted 12.17.2013 | Crime

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A New York businessman detained more than two years in Bolivia without charge in a money laundering investigation arrived ...

Santa Comes Twice In Bolivia

AP | CARLOS VALDEZ | Posted 11.20.2013 | World

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — President Evo Morales decreed Wednesday that an extra month's wages should be paid as a special Christmas bonus to all salari...

Is Bolivia the New Afghanistan, or Is O'Grady From The WSJ Delusional?

Violeta Ayala | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Violeta Ayala

Her eye-catching title reads, "Bolivia's decent into rogue state status," but what does that mean? A rouge state is a country that has broken international law and poses a threat to the security of other nations.

Airplane Crash Leaves 8 Dead

AP | Posted 11.04.2013 | Latino Voices

LA PAZ, Bolivia -- LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian authorities say a small airliner crashed while trying to land at an airport in northern Bolivia a...

You Don't Need To Be A Millionaire To Travel

Posted 10.28.2013 | Travel

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone. Between flights, acc...

A Fashion Show Unlike Any Other

AP | Posted 10.21.2013 | Latino Voices

LA PAZ, Bolivia -- LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — In dazzling embroidered shawls, wide skirts and black bowler hats, Aymara models strutted their stuff on t...

Bolivia Coca Growers Attack Eradication Squad

AP | PAOLA FLORES | Posted 10.21.2013 | Latino Voices

LA PAZ, Bolivia -- LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A police officer on Sunday became the second member of a government eradication squad to die of gunshot wo...

Global Brushes With Officer Krupke - Law & Order: Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.15.2013 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It's not nearly as bad as when I was much younger, when you might say I was rash, reckless and craving trouble. There was a time when I couldn't go fr...

PHOTOS: This Is What A Vicuna Roundup Looks Like

AP | CARLOS VALDEZ and JUAN KARITA | Posted 10.14.2013 | Green

UCHA UCHA, Bolivia -- UCHA UCHA, Bolivia (AP) — The roar of about 70 motorcycles shatters the quiet of the wind-swept Andean plain as Aymara village...

Archaeologists Find 1,500-Year-Old Inca Treasure

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.08.2013 | World

Gold and silver pieces as well as bones and pottery from 1,500 years ago were discovered in Lake Titicaca by underwater archaeologists, a researcher s...

$1 Million Falls From The Sky In Bolivia

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.03.2013 | Latino Voices

It’s raining money in Bolivia. More than $1 million dollars fell out of the sky in Bolivia’s Eastern province of Santa Cruz this week, CNN rep...

United Gala for Orphaned Children in Developing World

Jim Luce | Posted 11.25.2013 | New York
Jim Luce

Orphaned children--especially in poor countries--face daunting odds against succeeding in life. In many countries they have little, if any, opportunit...

When Doing Good Is Good Business

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Vivian Norris

Now there is a generation of students, who in the past would have attended top business schools such as Harvard, HEC, INSEAD, and LSE, who are looking for more from their careers than simply bringing home a large paycheck. They want to give back from the start.

Bolivian President Blasts Obama For 'Crimes Against Humanity'

live.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 11.20.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Bolivian President Evo Morales said Thursday that he will file a lawsuit against the US government for crimes against humanity. Morales decried the Un...

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

minube | Posted 09.05.2013 | Travel
minube

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed.

Ancient Trash Triggers New View Of Human Migration

LiveScience | Charles Choi | Posted 08.30.2013 | Science

Ancient trash heaps in Bolivia used for millennia now suggest humans explored the western Amazon as early as 10,000 years ago, researchers say. Thi...

Bolivia's 'Death Dolls' Send Grave Warning

AP | CARLOS VALDEZ and JUAN KARITA | Posted 08.23.2013 | World

EL ALTO, Bolivia -- A sinister warning dangles above the burned-out hulk of a minibus in this sprawling sister city to Bolivia's capital: A faded effi...

The Whistleblowers and Latin America

Violeta Ayala | Posted 10.05.2013 | World
Violeta Ayala

What Manning, Snowden and Assange did for us is more than the thousands of NGO's, the United Nations and all those 'good-hearted' organizations have failed to do in a hundred years. These men have given us information.

Snowden Fallout: Paranoid Obama Spies on South American Friends as Well as Foes

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 07.24.2013 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

What's behind Piñera's cautious handling of the Snowden affair? Perhaps, the Chileans envy Washington's eavesdropping capabilities and want to secure greater access to the PRISM program. Or maybe, Santiago has been working with Washington all along.

Roque Planas

Maybe This Is Why Bolivia Offered Snowden Asylum

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 07.13.2013 | Latino Voices

It was a moment worthy of a sitcom. The world's most infamous information technology specialist, Edward Snowden, had been holed up in a Moscow airport...

Snowden Aftermath: Compromised Brazil Unlikely to Challenge Obama

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 07.10.2013 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

It seems that the Snowden saga may exert a profound impact upon diplomatic relations at the global level. In yet another bombshell, Snowden disclosed sensitive NSA files relating to Brazil. Despite outrage, however, reaction within the Rousseff administration has been decidedly muted.

Exclusive: Ecuador's Foreign Minister on Snowden Asylum and Latin American Resistance to U.S. Spying

Democracy Now! | Posted 09.08.2013 | World
Democracy Now!

Amidst new revelations of U.S. spying in Latin America and ongoing diplomatic tensions over the asylum efforts of Edward Snowden, Democracy Now! speaks with Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño.