More than 2 million animals perish in Bolivia wildfires

World / Science & Health Sep 26, 2019

More than 2 million animals perish in Bolivia wildfires

More than 2 million wild animals, including jaguars, pumas and llamas, have perished in weeks of wildfires that devastated huge swaths of Bolivian forest and grassland, environmental experts said Wednesday. The fires devastated the Chiquitania tropical savanna in the east of the country. "We have consulted ...

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 ...