Food shortages cripple Bolivia as electoral uncertainty grips nation

World / Politics Nov 18, 2019

Food shortages cripple Bolivia as electoral uncertainty grips nation

Bolivians languished in long lines on the streets of La Paz on Sunday to secure chicken, eggs and cooking fuel as supporters of ousted President Evo Morales crippled the country's highways, isolating population centers from lowland farms. Presidency minister Jerjes Justiniano told reporters the government ...

At least five dead as Bolivians clash over ouster of Morales

World Nov 16, 2019

At least five dead as Bolivians clash over ouster of Morales

Bolivian security forces clashed with supporters of former President Evo Morales in a central town Friday, leaving at least five people dead, dozens more injured and escalating the challenge to the country's interim government to restore stability. The director of the Mexico Hospital in the ...

Bolivian parties strike deal to end political chaos

World / Politics Nov 15, 2019

Bolivian parties strike deal to end political chaos

Bolivia's interim government and lawmakers from the party of unseated leader Evo Morales struck a deal late on Thursday to pursue new elections, potentially helping resolve the South American country's political crisis. In a late night session of the Bolivian Senate, the chamber's President, a ...

Bolivia in power void with exit of Morales and would-be successors

World / Politics Nov 12, 2019

Bolivia in power void with exit of Morales and would-be successors

Crowds of jubilant foes of former President Evo Morales celebrated in the streets Monday after the embattled Bolivian leader stepped down following weeks of massive protests, but the resignation of every constitutionally designated successor left unclear who will take his place and how. Angry supporters ...