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Glass frogs reappear in Bolivia after 18 years

La Paz - A rare species of frog native to the eastern slopes of the Bolivian Andes has been spotted in the South American country for the first time in 18 years, the investigation team that made the discovery told AFP.

Under-fire Bolivia leader bolsters cabinet ahead of poll

La Paz - Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez sought Monday to reshuffle her government after coming under fire over her decision to stand in May 3 presidential elections.

Bolivia president asks all ministers to resign

La Paz - Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez has asked all her ministers to resign a little more than three months before a general election.

Bolivia interm leader Anez to run in presidential election

La Paz - Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez on Friday said she would stand in the May 3 presidential election, which comes after the resignation of Evo Morales in November.

Bolivia's interim government cuts ties with Cuba: foreign ministry

La Paz - Bolivia on Friday announced it was breaking off diplomatic relations with long-time ally Cuba, the latest in a series of foreign policy reversals by the right-wing interim government.

After two months Bolivia's Congress accepts Morales resignation

La Paz - Bolivia's Congress voted on Tuesday to accept the resignation of former president Evo Morales, two months after the 60-year-old quit and fled for asylum in Mexico and then Argentina.

Bolivian Congress to vote on Morales' resignation

La Paz - Bolivia's Congress is to convene Tuesday to debate the validity of ex-president Evo Morales' resignation, with a vote expected on whether to accept or reject it, a leading lawmaker said.

Bolivia's Morales retracts vow to create armed civilian militia

La Paz - Exiled former Bolivian president Evo Morales backtracked on Thursday from a vow to create armed civilian militias similar to notorious 'colectivos' in Venezuela, were he to be allowed back to his homeland.

Bolivia military 'outraged' over exiled Morales militia claim

La Paz - Bolivia's armed forces hit out at exiled former president Evo Morales on Monday after he said he would introduce armed local militias similar to those in Venezuela if he returns home.

Former Bolivia minister leaves Mexican embassy, faces charges

La Paz - A former Bolivian minister who took refuge inside the Mexican ambassador's residence in La Paz has returned to his home and been placed under investigation for corruption.

Bolivia opens probe into 600 former Morales officials

La Paz - Bolivia's interim government said Wednesday it would launch a corruption probe into nearly 600 officials of the former administration, including ex-president Evo Morales "It has been decided to initiate investigations against 592 former officials," Mat...

Bolivia to hold presidential vote May 3: electoral tribunal

La Paz - Bolivians will choose a new president May 3, more than six months after a disputed election sparked violent street protests and the resignation of Evo Morales.

Mexico's ambassador leaves Bolivia after expulsion

La Paz - Mexico's ambassador to Bolivia left the country Tuesday after being expelled by the interim government following a diplomatic row over her embassy's sheltering of officials linked to ex-president Evo Morales.

Bolivia row with Spain and Mexico escalates with expulsions

La Paz - Bolivia's interim president, Jeanine Anez, announced Monday that the country will expel Mexico's ambassador and two Spanish diplomats, drawing a tit-for-tat response from Madrid as a dispute over an alleged attempt to extract an ex-government aide esca...

Bolivia says Spain 'tried to extract' wanted aide from Mexico embassy

La Paz - Bolivia on Saturday accused Spain of an abortive attempt to extract a wanted former government aide from Mexico's embassy in La Paz, prompting a sharp denial from Madrid.

Bolivia to consult UN refugee agency over Morales political activity

La Paz - Bolivia's interim government decided on Thursday to appeal to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in an attempt to stop former president Evo Morales from influencing next year's general election.

Bolivia orders arrest of ex-president Morales

La Paz - Bolivia's attorney general on Wednesday ordered the arrest of exiled former president Evo Morales after the interim government accused him of sedition and terrorism.

Bolivia orders arrest of ex-president Morales

La Paz - Bolivia's attorney general on Wednesday ordered the arrest of exiled former president Evo Morales after the interim government accused him of sedition and terrorism.

Bolivia stuck over ex-president's museum

La Paz - Bolivia's interim government has inherited an unexpected problem since Evo Morales resigned and fled the country: what to do with the former president's $7 million museum.

'There'll be war' if Bolivia cuts coca growing, farmers warn

Caranavi - For the coca farmers of western Bolivia's Las Yungas region, the loss of president Evo Morales -- himself a one-time coca grower, and a champion of indigenous rights -- is less worrying than the drop in price of their "holy leaf" crop.
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