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Bolivia president undergoes paternity test in scandal

La Paz - Bolivian President Evo Morales underwent a paternity test Monday to settle a dispute with an ex-girlfriend whose child he denies fathering, his lawyer said.

Bolivian president's ex ordered to present love child

La Paz - A Bolivian court ordered President Evo Morales's ex-girlfriend Tuesday to present the child she says he fathered with her nearly a decade ago, a son the leftist leader insists has died.

Bolivia to take Chile to court over water dispute

La Paz - Bolivian President Evo Morales said his country has decided to file suit against Chile at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over a water dispute.

Bolivian court probes fate of president's love child

La Paz - The government of Bolivian President Evo Morales has gone to court to establish whether a child he fathered out of wedlock is alive or dead, the latest twist in a high-level scandal gripping the Latin American country.

Bolivian court probes fate of president's love child

La Paz - The government of Bolivian President Evo Morales has gone to court to establish whether a child he fathered out of wedlock is alive or dead, the latest twist in a high-level scandal gripping the Latin American country.

Bolivian president asks to see child born to ex-girlfriend

La Paz - Bolivia's President Evo Morales appealed Monday for access to a son born out of wedlock to an ex-girlfriend who is now at the center of a corruption scandal shaking his administration.

Bolivian prosecutor orders president's ex-girlfriend jailed

La Paz - A Bolivian prosecutor on Sunday ordered President Evo Morales's ex-girlfriend to be held in a public jail, saying she was a flight risk as she faces a string of corruption charges.

Evo Morales's ex-girlfriend arrested in corruption probe

La Paz - The ex-girlfriend of Bolivian President Evo Morales, a top manager for the local office of a Chinese engineering group, was arrested Friday in an influence-peddling probe, the interior ministry said.

Bolivia's Morales vows to forge on despite referendum loss

La Paz - Bolivia's President Evo Morales vowed Wednesday to pursue his Socialist "struggle" despite a stinging defeat in a referendum to extend his rule that confirmed strong headwinds across Latin America for leftist leaders.

Bolivia's Morales loses fourth term bid

La Paz - Bolivia's President Evo Morales has lost his bid to seek a fourth term, his first direct election defeat since taking office in 2006, according to official results.

Bolivia president sits tight as vote defeat threatens

La Paz - Bolivia's President Evo Morales stood firm Tuesday in the face of likely defeat in his bid to seek a fourth term, refusing to concede until final referendum results trickle in.

Bolivia's Morales promises to respect referendum result referendum result

La Paz - Bolivian President Evo Morales promised Monday to respect the official result of a referendum on whether he can run for a fourth term, as early data indicated he risked losing."We are going to respect the result, whether it be a No or a Yes.

Bolivia rejects new re-election bid by president: Media

La Paz - Bolivians on Sunday rejected leftist President Evo Morales' bid to seek a fourth term and potentially extend his presidency until 2025, local media reported.Already the country's longest serving leader, Morales lost a referendum 52.3 percent to 47.

Bolivians vote on limits to leftist Morales's record rule

La Paz - Bolivians voted Sunday on whether to allow Evo Morales, a leftist who is under fire over corruption allegations, to seek a fourth term and potentially extend his presidency until 2025.

Bolivia leader seeks 19-year rule via tense referendum

La Paz - Bolivians vote Sunday on whether to let their first indigenous president Evo Morales extend his term to 19 years, in a divisive referendum marred by corruption allegations and deadly violence.

Two arrested for deadly Bolivia city hall torching

La Paz - Bolivian police arrested two people suspected of torching an opposition-run city hall in a raid that killed six people ahead of a sensitive political referendum, prosecutors said Thursday.

Six dead in torching of city hall in Bolivia: Hospital

La Paz - Six people died from smoke inhalation when a crowd set fire to a city hall in Bolivia Wednesday in a dispute linked to a corruption scandal, officials said.

Arrest over dictatorship-era killing of Bolivian socialist leader

La Paz - Bolivian police arrested the man long wanted over the murder of a prominent Bolivian socialist leader, 35 years after the dictatorship-era killing, President Evo Morales said.

Bolivia's Morales marks decade in office, eying more

Achocalla - Bolivian President Evo Morales, the country's first indigenous head of state, held an ancient ceremony Thursday to mark a record-setting 10 years in office -- a term he is now seeking to extend to 2025.

Bolivia, Peru sign $500 mn deal for Lake Titicaca clean-up

La Paz - Bolivia and Peru agreed to provide more than $500 million towards cleaning up Lake Titicaca, whose polluted waters are home to some animals nearing extinction, a Bolivian environment official said.
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