Bolivia’s  Evo Morales speaks during a news conference at the presidential palace in La Paz on Monday. Photograph: David Mercado/Reuters

The main opposition candidate in Bolivia’s election has conceded defeat to Evo Morales, after the socialist president looked certain to have easily wo(...)

Michael Dwyer:  shot dead by Bolivian police. Photograph: PA Wire

Caroline Dwyer, the mother of Michael Dwyer who was shot dead by Bolivian police in April 2009, has spoken of the fear and intimidation she felt on he(...)

 Michael Dwyer: two former officials have apologised to the family.

Caroline Dwyer has met with the two men who were with her son Michael on the night he was shot dead by Bolivian police in April 2009.Accompanied in Bo(...)

Michael Dwyer: an elite police unit stormed the hotel  in which he was staying   on April 16th, 2009. Mr Dwyer and two others were shot dead in the raid. Photograph: PA Wire

The mother and sister of Michael Dwyer have made an “emotional but necessary” visit to the hotel room in Santa Cruz where the Irish man was shot dead(...)

Michael Dwyer: he was unarmed when shot in his hotel room in the city of Santa Cruz on April 16th, 2009. Photograph:  PA Wire

There are serious questions concerning the lawfulness of the Bolivian police operation in which Michael Dwyer was shot dead, according to the former (...)

Michael Dwyer, shot dead five years ago by Bolivian security forces. His family has called for “renewed external pressure” on Bolivia to compel it to investigate the circumstances surrounding his killing. Photograph: PA

On the fifth anniversary of his death, the family of Michael Dwyer has called (...)

A woman speaks along a flooded street on the outskirts of Trinidad, some 400 km northeast of the Bolivian capital La Paz. Photograph: David Mercado/Reuters.
Flooding in Bolivia kills 38 people
  • World
  • February 6, 2014, 18:19

Torrential rain and floods in Bolivia have killed 38 people and left many homeless, the government said today.Forecasters are predicting more heavy ra(...)

Brazil’s foreign minister Antonio Patriota (left), who resigned afte helping a Bolivian senator who had been accused of corruption, toasts US secretary of state John Kerry before a lunch  in Brasilia this month. Photograph: Evaristo Sa/Reuters

A controversial asylum seeker, a Latin American embassy and a daring escape. The ingredients of the diplomatic drama that has just forced the resignat(...)

The native of Aymara is illiterate, speaks no Spanish and has no teeth.

If Bolivia’s state records are correct there’s a man living in a remote village in the Andes who is 123 years of age.According to baptism records, Car(...)

Ecuador’s president Rafael Correa (centre), flanked by Argentina’s foreign minister Hector Timerman (right) and Ecuador’s foreign minister Ricardo Patino, attend yesterday’s presidential meeting in Cochabamba. Photograph: Danilo Balderrama/Reuters

President Evo Morales warned he could close the US embassy in Bolivia as South America’s left-wing leaders rallied round after his plane was rerouted (...)