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Bolivian students return to class in protective suits, masks

JESÚS DE MACHACA, Bolivia (AP) — In Bolivia's highlands, a dozen Aymara students on bicycles, covered from head-to-toe in protective suits, hats and face masks, arrive at their school for the start of...

Evo Morales returns to Bolivia, ending year in exile

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Former President Evo Morales returned to Bolivia on Monday following an election that returned his socialist party to power a year after he fled the nation amid a wave of protes...

Bolivian women skateboard in Aymara garb to showcase culture

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The traditional bowler hats, bright blouses and long, plaited “pollera” skirts of the young women contrast with the skateboards under their feet as they swoop back and forth on ...

In Bolivian city, people buy fake - and toxic - virus cure

COCHABAMBA, Bolivia (AP) — Long lines form every morning in one of the Bolivian cities hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic as desperate people wait to buy small bottles of chlorine dioxide, a toxi...

Adopt a grandparent: Young help the old in Bolivian pandemic

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Sergio Royela lived far from his parents in Bolivia and was concerned how they were faring in the quarantine imposed by interim President Jeanine Áñez to stop the spread of the ...

Bolivia's interim leader Áñez confirms candidacy in election

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian interim President Jeanine Áñez, who replaced former leader Evo Morales when he left the country, on Friday announced her candidacy in the country's May 3 presidential e...

Erasing Evo: Bolivian bid to remove his image draws backlash

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A man with a sledgehammer pounded at the bust of his country's former leader adorning a huge sports stadium that his government had built and named after the then long-reigning ...

With Morales gone, his image slowly fades in Bolivia

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The images of Evo Morales have come to be a part of the Bolivian landscape, even if the former leader himself now lives abroad, forced out by street protests and the crumbling o...

Evo Morales' party to seek consensus candidates in Bolivia

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The political movement of former President President Evo Morales says it will seek consensus candidates for its presidential ticket in new elections and will spend at least a mo...

Bolivian lawmaker seeks way out of crisis

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — With Bolivia politically adrift, a 52-year-old lawmaker, women's rights activist and former television presenter is trying to fill the leadership void and guide the country out ...

Bright murals greet visitors to poor Bolivian neighborhood

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A state-sponsored project in Bolivia is aiming to use urban art to capture some of the rich traditions of indigenous culture. The project involves adorning hom...

Bolivian women fight gender-based violence through theater

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn't ju...

In Bolivia, a new generation of wrestlers in bowler hats

EL ALTO, Bolivia (AP) — A new generation of athletes is coming to one of the world's more colorful sporting spectacles: the fighting cholitas of Bolivia, who take to a wrestling ring in the traditiona...

Water from sewage rivers used to grow vegetables in Bolivia

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — What gets flushed down in Bolivia's capital city is used to irrigate the green, leafy fields that supply its produce markets. For farmer Richard Mamani it's pa...

Excavators find tombs buried in Bolivia 500 years ago

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Archaeologists say they found tombs at a Bolivian quarry containing remains from more than 500 years ago that give an insight into the interaction of various peoples with the ex...