Vast wildfires sweeping across Bolivia as well as Brazil's Amazon

World Aug 28, 2019

Vast wildfires sweeping across Bolivia as well as Brazil's Amazon

While global attention has been focused on fires burning across the Brazilian Amazon, neighboring Bolivia is battling its own vast blazes, which have charred an area nearly as extensive as the nation of Lebanon. At least 38,793 fires were burning across the country as of ...

Princess Mako attends anniversary ceremony in Bolivia

National Jul 18, 2019

Princess Mako attends anniversary ceremony in Bolivia

Princess Mako on Wednesday attended a commemoration in Santa Cruz, eastern Bolivia, to mark the 120th anniversary of the arrival of Japanese immigrants to the South American country. "I express my sincere respect for Japanese immigrants and their descendants who have won trust in Bolivian ...

Pre-Inca, myth-generating funerary towers restored in Bolivia

World Jun 2, 2019

Pre-Inca, myth-generating funerary towers restored in Bolivia

Unique quadrangular pre-Inca towers made of earth and straw dot the landscape at Condor Amaya on the Bolivian altiplano, giving rise to myths and legends. These eight chullpas, standing almost side by side, are funerary towers that have been built with a technique unique to ...