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Bolivia Ex-President Anez behind bars, alleges persecution over coup claims

March 14, 2021 10:09 am

Jeanine Anez and a raft of ministers and security officials face charges of terrorism, sedition and conspiracy over an alleged coup against Bolivia's 13-year socialist government, according to an arrest warrant she posted on social media.

Bolivia's ex-President Anez arrested in 'coup' probe

March 14, 2021 12:33 am

Jeanine Anez, who succeeded Evo Morales as interim president for a year in 2019, has denounced the move as "political persecution."

Dog disrupts football game in Bolivia, gets adopted by one of the footballers

December 30, 2020 10:39 am

A video of the incident, which is now making the rounds of the internet, shows authorities and players chasing the dog.

Bolivia recognizes first same-sex marriage

December 20, 2020 3:35 pm

On Friday, Aruquipa and Montano become the first homosexual couple in Bolivia to earn the marriage equality they've been fighting for for years.

Bolivian soccer official arrested during World Cup qualifier

November 13, 2020 10:02 am

Bolivian investigators arrested the interim president of the country’s soccer federation during a South American World Cup qualifying match.

Former President Evo Morales returns to Bolivia from exile in Argentina

November 10, 2020 12:49 pm

Bolivia's first ever indigenous president was met by jubilant supporters as he arrived on foot in his homeland. Morales' return was prompted after his socialist MAS party won last month's nationwide election.

Luis Arce: Bolivia's new president credited for its socialist growth 'miracle'

October 22, 2020 1:24 pm

Arce crafted the economic plan for Morales' successful 2005 presidential run, which launched a near 14-year administration that sputtered towards the end as growth slowed and opposition grew to Morales seeking an unprecedented fourth term.

Morales party claims win as Bolivia seems to shift back left

October 20, 2020 3:43 pm

The leading rival of Morales's handpicked successor, Luis Arce, conceded defeat as did interim President Jeanine Anez, a bitter foe of Morales.

Explained: What the return of the socialists means for Bolivia

October 21, 2020 7:29 am

The MAS presidential candidate Luis Arce, handpicked by Morales, effectively won the national vote on Sunday after his main rival, the centrist former President Carlos Mesa, conceded defeat.

Bolivia: Key ministers resign ahead of presidential elections

September 29, 2020 2:50 pm

The sudden resignation of three ministers has revealed a deep split in interim President Jeanine Anez's administration. It is the latest crisis to rock her government before the country heads to the polls on October 18.

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Morales exit rocks Bolivia, splits region

November 14, 2019 8:36 am

The political crisis started when Morales, a leftist who came to power 14 years ago, claimed victory in the October 20 election, which protesters and international observers suspected was rigged.

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