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The government made two massive announcements yesterday evening, and although the topics have little to do with each other at first sight, it’s hard to think that the timing was a coincidence.

-On the one hand, Economy Minister Martín Guzmán …

Evo Morales’ MAS erased all suspicions of illegitimacy this Sunday in Bolivia when Luis Arce, the candidate backed by the exiled former Bolivian president who was ousted in a coup last year after a tightly-contested election, won by a …

“You don’t repress the people,” Bolivian General Williams Kaliman told President Evo Morales. “This is what you taught us.” Evo’s excessive thirst for power had become toxic. After his third electoral mischief, he had to go. Alberto Fernández came

In a continent that is growing increasingly conflictive, few were paying attention to what was quietly developing in Bolivia. Tension reached its apex last week, when Evo Morales was dramatically ousted from power and pushed into exile after an …

In one of the most heated weeks in recent history for Latin America, with former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio “Lula” Da Silva freed from jail and Evo Morales overthrown from Bolivia’s presidency and flying to exile in Mexico, president-elect Alberto …

The Bolivian government today rejected the possibility of signing a reciprocity agreement with Argentina to provide free medical attention to its citizens in both countries’ public hospitals.

The Argentine government had extended the proposal following the debate sparked by the …

One of the main concerns raised when Mauricio Macri was elected President was other Latin American heads of state’s reactions, especially Bolivia’s Evo Morales and Ecuador’s Rafael Correa, who are ideologically closer to former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.

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The teacher suspended because she failed to notice that one of her students, killed by his stepfather, was being abused by his parents.

The new monument behind Casa Rosada dedicated to Bolivian-born Juana Azurduy

More friction …

You probably heard about the National Government’s controversial decision to remove an old Christopher Columbus statue from the gardens behind the Casa Rosada because, well, he’s not really someone we should be looking up to. Sure, he “discovered” America but …

Yes, Big Evo is up for a third term in office, constitutional small-print be damned! In fact, though Bolivia’s constitution says you can only be president for two consecutive terms, the Supreme Court dubbed current President Morales’ third shot at …