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 ...

Possible world's oldest woman turns 118 in Bolivia

World / Offbeat Oct 27, 2018

Possible world's oldest woman turns 118 in Bolivia

The oldest woman in Bolivia, and perhaps the world, turned 118 on Friday, remaining lucid and in good health, authorities in the South American country said. Julia Flores was born in 1900 in a Quechua family in the mining region of Potosi in the country's ...