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More Than 3,500 Children Work to Support Families in Bolivia

More Than 3,500 Children Work to Support Families in Bolivia

The Bolivian families of low income force many children to work as a shoeshine, peddlers, window washers, carters. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. Introducing This Week From Bolivia: Desocupados continue reading »

Bolivia to Improve Social Policy Coverage

Bolivian Narcos Dig Up Dead Narco Mule to Extract Cocaine Cargo

Bolivian Narcos Dig Up Dead Narco Mule to Extract Cocaine Cargo

A 55 year old man who had died in May got dug up recently, his insides dissected and spilled on the ground as narcos exhumed his body to retrieve the cocaine cargo in his belly. continue reading »

UN:  Bolivia is Numero Uno Cocaine Suppler to South American Market

UN:  Bolivia is Numero Uno Cocaine Suppler to South American Market

The head of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, or UNODC, in this Andean nation said in an interview published Sunday by the La Paz daily Pagina Siete that Bolivia was now the largest supplier continue reading »

U.S. and Bolivia Sign ‘Framework Agreement’ - Issue Joint Statement

U.S. and Bolivia Sign ‘Framework Agreement’ - Issue Joint Statement

Yesterday, U.S. Under Secretary for Global Affairs Maria Otero and Bolivian Vice Foreign Minister Juan Carlos Alurralde signed a Framework Agreement continue reading »

Bolivia Sets Out to Reduce Infant & Maternal Mortality

Bolivia Sets Out to Reduce Infant & Maternal Mortality

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $35 million loan to Bolivia for a program to reduce infant and maternal mortality by improving the health services network in the department of Potosí. continue reading »

Palacio de Sal, Bolivia  - 1 of 15 hotels to Stay in Before You Die

Palacio de Sal, Bolivia - 1 of 15 hotels to Stay in Before You Die

Built out of salt blocks, the amazing Palacio de Sal (Palace of Salt to us English folks) is located at the edge of the Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flat. The Salar de continue reading »

Human Trafficking on Rise in Bolivia, 37 Children Disappear in Just 3 Months

Human Trafficking on Rise in Bolivia, 37 Children Disappear in Just 3 Months

In just three months, 75 children have been reported missing in Sucre, and only 38 of them have been found, this leads us to think that the others are likely to be victims of human trafficking. continue reading »

Celebrate “Día De los Muertos” Throughout Latin America

Celebrate “Día De los Muertos” Throughout Latin America

Celebrate With us “Dia de los Muertos,” the Latin American holiday that starts on “All Saints Day” (November 1st) and ends after "All Souls Day" (November 2nd). continue reading »

Catholic Church’s Critical Role in Bolivian Indigenous March

Catholic Church’s Critical Role in Bolivian Indigenous March

After 65 days since the beginning of the indigenous march and confrontation with the government, President Morales has decided not only the definitive suspension of the construction continue reading »

Bolivia to Bring More Drinkable Water to Rural Areas Thanks to Aid from Spain

Bolivia to Bring More Drinkable Water to Rural Areas Thanks to Aid from Spain

Bolivia will improve its drinking water, sanitation and wastewater treatment services in rural communities and small towns with a $20 million grant from the Spanish Cooperation Fund continue reading »

Bolivian Evo Morales Cancels Controversial Amazon Highway

Bolivian Evo Morales Cancels Controversial Amazon Highway

As 2,000 or more Amazonian Indians made their way through Bolivia to the capital of La Paz to meet with President Evo Morales on a controversial highway, he announced he was scraping the whole project. continue reading »

Teachers in Bolivia get Government Sponsored EvoLaptops

Teachers in Bolivia get Government Sponsored EvoLaptops

The government of president Evo Morales is handing out more than $50 million in laptops to teachers, with each laptop having Evo’s face stenciled on it. continue reading »

Indigenous Bolivian Protesters Continue Long-Distance Protest March