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Bolivia accuses Chile of racist treatment of FM

La Paz - Bolivia accused Chile of racism Tuesday in a dispute over treatment of La Paz's foreign minister, who is an Aymara Indian.

Bolivia shuns Bill Gates's chickens

La Paz - Bolivia's government turned up its nose Thursday at US billionaire Bill Gates's initiative to donate 100,000 chickens to people living in poverty worldwide, including Bolivians.

Bolivia tells Bill Gates 'We do not need any gifted chicks'

Bill Gates recently donated over 100,000 chickens to impoverished countries around the world, but Bolivia, one country earmarked to receive a donation refused the gift outright, saying it was an insult to them.

Five held for training child to pretend he was president's son

La Paz - Bolivia has arrested five people for allegedly coaching a boy to pretend he was President Evo Morales' son, and paying his family, in a soap opera-style scandal that has riveted the country, officials said Saturday.

Bolivia to counter-sue Chile over disputed waters

La Paz - Bolivian President Evo Morales said Tuesday his government will counter-sue Chile for the rights to the disputed Silala river, in an escalating row over water before the International Court of Justice.

Disabled protesters clash with police in Bolivia

La Paz - Bolivian police fired water cannons Wednesday at disabled protesters, many of them wheelchair-bound, who tried to get near the presidential palace to demand increased benefit payments.

Bolivia enacts law letting transsexuals change ID documents

La Paz - Bolivia braved criticism from Christian churches to enact a gender identity law allowing transsexual and transgender people to change their name, sex and photo on official and private documents.

Morales ex-partner seeks to deny him paternity rights

La Paz - A former partner of Bolivian President Evo Morales said Saturday that she will pursue legal action to deny him paternity rights over a child she claims is theirs.

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.
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