Male chauvinism and corruption are the causes of the defeat of the ruling party in departmental elections

“I deeply regret that we had lost the elections in La Paz,” said Bolivian President Evo Morales on Sunday, at the Palacio Quemado in La Paz, during a press conference after the victory of opposition candidates in departmental and municipal elections. The overwhelming...

Correa arrived to Bolivia for inauguration of Morales

President Rafael Correa arrived yesterday to Bolivia to attend the third inauguration of the President of Bolivia, Evo Morales. Correa said that his visit is to celebrate the re-election of Evo Morales, who won the elections last October in an “overwhelming,...

Pope Francis announces his visit to Bolivia, Paraguay and Ecuador this year

Pope Francis announced yesterday his plans to visit Bolivia, Paraguay and Ecuador in 2015. He also noted that this year he also expects to visit Africa. These statements were made to reporters during his return trip to the Vatican, after his visit to the Philippines. The...

Chile opposes mediation from the Pope in the conflict with Bolivia

The Chilean Chancellor said they will not accept a mediation from Pope Francis in the litigation held in the International Court of Justice of The Hague with Bolivia, a country that demands the cession of sovereign access to the Pacific Ocean. “Chile does not accept any...

Pope Francis asked Bolivia information about demands against Chile

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales revealed on January 4 that Pope Francis requested him information of Bolivia on the centennial maritime claim to Chile, on the eve of the visit of Catholic leader this year to the country. Morales was asked if the Pope Francisco could mediate...

Pope Francis will visit indigenous people of Bolivia, Paraguay and Ecuador

The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, said that Pope Francis wants to meet with various social sectors, especially with the indigenous peoples of South America. He added he’s awaiting the official confirmation of the Francis trip agenda to South America because, according...

Chile questions ALBA support to maritime claim of Bolivia

The Chilean Foreign Ministry described as an “unacceptable interference,” the support expressed during the last summit of the ALBA on the demand of a sovereign maritime access that Bolivia submitted to the International Court of Justice in The Hague (ICJ). “It...

Bolivia wants to join the bioceanic project

The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales stated as “shorter and cheaper option,” the idea of the bioceanic train, to be built by Peru and Brazil, to go through Bolivian territory, a proposal recently dismissed by Lima. “If the bioceanic railroad passes through...