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Uruguay's Gaston Pereiro in action with Bolivia's Leonel Justiniano(Pool via REUTERS)

Uruguay wins, Colombia draws in troubled round of qualifiers

AP | , Sao Paulo
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2021 07:48 AM IST
The Uruguayans thrashed eighth-place Bolivia 4-2 at home to move into fourth place with 12 points after eight matches. Colombia had a 1-1 draw at Paraguay.
Alberto Espinola and teammates celebrate after the match(REUTERS)
Alberto Espinola and teammates celebrate after the match(REUTERS)

Paraguay come from behind to beat Bolivia 3-1 at Copa America

Reuters | , Goiania
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 09:01 AM IST
Bolivia were without five players who tested positive for COVID-19, including striker Marcelo Martins, who scored seven times in Bolivia’s last seven games.
Paraguay players during training.(TWITTER)
Paraguay players during training.(TWITTER)

Paraguay vs Bolivia, Copa America 2021 Live Streaming: When and where to watch

PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 10:59 PM IST
  • Paraguay vs Bolivia, Copa America 2021 All you need to know about live streaming details on Sony Liv, match timings, venue for Copa America 2021 Match Today between Paraguay and Bolivia.
With a history that dates back to the 8th century, it is the undoubtedly counted among Bolivia’s popular cultural extravaganzas. (AP)
With a history that dates back to the 8th century, it is the undoubtedly counted among Bolivia’s popular cultural extravaganzas. (AP)

Bolivia’s Oruro carnival a big covid casuality

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 04:58 AM IST
This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, the Bolivian government and local authorities announced the suspension of the this festival, one of Unesco’s Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
The image shows a rediscovered species of frog.(Instagram/@conservationorg)
The image shows a rediscovered species of frog.(Instagram/@conservationorg)

Species thought to be extinct rediscovered in pristine Andes of Bolivia

LA PAZ | By Reuters | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2020 11:47 AM IST
Four new butterfly species were also discovered, including two species of “metalmark butterflies”, which feed on flower nectar in open areas and forest clearings.
David Aruquipa, a 48-year-old businessman, and Guido Montaño, a 45-year-old lawyer, were initially denied the right to register their union in 2018 by authorities in Bolivia.(Unsplash)
David Aruquipa, a 48-year-old businessman, and Guido Montaño, a 45-year-old lawyer, were initially denied the right to register their union in 2018 by authorities in Bolivia.(Unsplash)

Bolivia approves first same-sex union following legal battle

La Paz | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 11:48 AM IST
Bolivia’s civil registry authorized for the first time a same sex civil union following a two-year legal battle, a decision activists in the Andean nation hope will pave the way for an overhaul of the country’s marriage laws.
Cholitas wrestlers pose at their return to the ring after the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions, in El Alto outskirts of La Paz.(REUTERS)
Cholitas wrestlers pose at their return to the ring after the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions, in El Alto outskirts of La Paz.(REUTERS)

Donning billowing skirts and bowler hats Bolivia’s iconic female fighters return to ring

La Paz | By Reuters | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2020 10:20 AM IST
The indigenous women wrestlers have become symbolic at home and abroad of the power of women, reclaiming the pejorative Spanish term “chola” used for indigenous groups and proudly making it part of their heritage and strength.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USCDC) announced on November 16 that the Chapare virus fever can also be spread via human-to-human contact (Image: cdc.gov)
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USCDC) announced on November 16 that the Chapare virus fever can also be spread via human-to-human contact (Image: cdc.gov)

Chapare virus: All about the deadly virus that can spread between humans

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 10:15 AM IST
The United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Monday that the deadly virus, which causes haemorrhagic fever like Ebola, can now also be transmitted through human-to-human contact.
Evo Morales has been an iconic figure not only in Bolivia but in Latin America as he is part of the wave of leftist presidents of the region(File Photo)
Evo Morales has been an iconic figure not only in Bolivia but in Latin America as he is part of the wave of leftist presidents of the region(File Photo)

Bolivian elections 2020: What it means for Evo Morales and Latin America?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2020 04:31 PM IST
According to the count, Arce has 52.4 per cent of valid votes and his centrist rival Carlos Mesa has 31.5 per cent. This would bring the left-wing party of Evo Morales back into power.
The girls of the collective ‘ImillaSkate’, wear the Indigenous dress of their grandmothers to showcase their culture and promote the sport among women.(Associated Press)
The girls of the collective ‘ImillaSkate’, wear the Indigenous dress of their grandmothers to showcase their culture and promote the sport among women.(Associated Press)

Bolivian women skateboard in traditional Aymara garb to showcase their culture

La Paz, Bolivia | By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 10:34 AM IST
The traditional bowler hats, bright blouses and long, plaited “pollera” skirts of the young women contrast with the skateboards under their feet as they swoop back and forth on the skate ramp in Bolivia’s largest city.
A coffin wrapped in plastic holding the remains of an unidentified men, who died last week, sits on a wheelbarrow in the middle of a street, placed there by his family to draw attention of the authorities to show that his remains are yet to be collected, in Cochabamba, Bolivia on Saturday.(AP File Photo)
A coffin wrapped in plastic holding the remains of an unidentified men, who died last week, sits on a wheelbarrow in the middle of a street, placed there by his family to draw attention of the authorities to show that his remains are yet to be collected, in Cochabamba, Bolivia on Saturday.(AP File Photo)

To protest difficulties in burying Covid-19 victim, kin leave coffin in the street

La Paz, Bolivia | By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 09:51 AM IST
Police told a news conference that the city is collecting “about 17 bodies a day. This is collapsing the police personnel and funeral workers” in the city of some 630,000 people.
The program showed the patient’s death over a 30 minute period as doctors tried to resuscitate the patient.(AFP)
The program showed the patient’s death over a 30 minute period as doctors tried to resuscitate the patient.(AFP)

Bolivia TV channel broadcasts last minutes of Covid-19 patient, sparks outrage

La Paz | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by: Jasra Afreen
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 01:52 PM IST
The “No Lies” program said it took the decision to show a Covid-19 patient’s death in a hospital in the eastern city of Santa Cruz to jolt into action authorities who had neglected the health services.
Representational image.(Courtesy: SD Biju)
Representational image.(Courtesy: SD Biju)

Rare ‘glass frog’ spotted in Bolivia after 18 years

Hindustan times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 05:42 PM IST
An investigation recently team spotted a rare species of frog, a native to the eastern slopes of the Bolivian Andes, in the South American country. This frog was spotted for the first time in last 18 years.
Elliot Benchetrit asks ballkid to peel his banana.(Screenshot/Twitter)
Elliot Benchetrit asks ballkid to peel his banana.(Screenshot/Twitter)

Australian Open: Tennis player asks ball-girl to peel banana for him, gets scolded by umpire - WATCH

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 08:06 PM IST
Australian Open 2020: The tennis player signalled the young ball kid to peel the banana for him, which did not go down well with the umpire John Blom. 
From Hong Kong to Venezuela and Lebanon, angry protesters took to the streets this year, defying tear gas shells and police batons, rallying for a range of issues, and demanding, on many occasions, an overhaul of existing political systems.(Reuters image)
From Hong Kong to Venezuela and Lebanon, angry protesters took to the streets this year, defying tear gas shells and police batons, rallying for a range of issues, and demanding, on many occasions, an overhaul of existing political systems.(Reuters image)

Angry protesters rally for rights

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Mathur
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2019 01:54 AM IST
For many governments, from France to Bolivia, it was a year fraught with agitations. In many instances, the turmoil worsened already perilous economic situations.
President Evo Morales of Bolivia faces the tightest election of his political career.(AP Photo)
President Evo Morales of Bolivia faces the tightest election of his political career.(AP Photo)

Bolivia’s Evo Morales faces tightest presidential election

La Paz | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 10:55 PM IST
Evo Morales grew up as a llama shepherd in the Bolivian highlands and became famous as the fiery leader of a coca growers’ union fighting US-backed attempts to stifle the crop, a mild stimulant deeply rooted in Bolivian culture but which is also the raw material for cocaine.
Mirtha Munoz a 70-year-old runner shows her medals at home before the the Sky Race. The route known as "The way of death" to reach 4000 meters in the Andean mountains.(REUTERS)
Mirtha Munoz a 70-year-old runner shows her medals at home before the the Sky Race. The route known as "The way of death" to reach 4000 meters in the Andean mountains.(REUTERS)

70-year old biking grandmother conquers Bolivia’s ‘Death Road’, world’s most dangerous

La Paz | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 09:15 AM IST
Seventy-year old Bolivian Mirtha Munoz, the oldest ever competitor in Bolivia´s 60 km (37 mile) Skyrace, an extreme bike racing competition, it was a natural extension of a passion she picked up years ago.
In this Sept. 13, 2019 photo, photos of Bolivia's President Eva Morales adorn the walls at the Democratic and Cultural Revolution Museum in Orinoca, Bolivia. The museum in a remote town high up in the deserts of the Bolivian altiplano was built by President Morales in his birthplace of Orinoca to honor the country’s indigenous peoples. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)(AP)
In this Sept. 13, 2019 photo, photos of Bolivia's President Eva Morales adorn the walls at the Democratic and Cultural Revolution Museum in Orinoca, Bolivia. The museum in a remote town high up in the deserts of the Bolivian altiplano was built by President Morales in his birthplace of Orinoca to honor the country’s indigenous peoples. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)(AP)

A museum in Bolivia’s Orinoca pays homage to President Evo Morales

Orinoca, Bolivia | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 10:15 AM IST
The museum rising from the wind-swept Andean plateau is divided into three sections and has about a dozen halls. Among the displays are ceramic figures, scale models and paintings that narrate indigenous traditions in the Andes cordillera.
American agency NOAA released photos of smoke that could be seen from space.(AP)
American agency NOAA released photos of smoke that could be seen from space.(AP)

With 73,000 incidents, forest fires singe Amazon; smoke seen from space

New Delhi | By Agencies
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 10:59 AM IST
Venezuela ranked second with 26,453 fires and Bolivia with 16,101 fires in Amazonian rainforests under their territory
Nicknamed Nusta, a Quechua word for “Princess,” the mummy recently returned to its native Bolivia 129 years after it was donated to the Michigan State University museum in 1890. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)(AP)
Nicknamed Nusta, a Quechua word for “Princess,” the mummy recently returned to its native Bolivia 129 years after it was donated to the Michigan State University museum in 1890. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)(AP)

500-year-old mummy of Incan girl returns to Bolivia

Associated Press | By Associated Press, La Paz, Bolivia
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 08:56 AM IST
Experts say the mummy originally came from a region in the Andean highlands near La Paz during the last years of the Inca civilisation.
Brazil's Dani Alves (L) and Paraguay's Santiago Arzamendia vie for the ball.(AFP)
Brazil's Dani Alves (L) and Paraguay's Santiago Arzamendia vie for the ball.(AFP)

Colombia not Argentina to host 2020 Copa America final

Bogota | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 10:55 AM IST
The tournament group stages will be divided into two regions: Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru playing in the northern zone while Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia and Paraguay will face off in the southern zone.
Peru's Edison Flores (C) celebrates after scoring the team's third goal during their Copa America football tournament group match at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 18, 2019. (Photo by Pedro UGARTE / AFP)(AFP)
Peru's Edison Flores (C) celebrates after scoring the team's third goal during their Copa America football tournament group match at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 18, 2019. (Photo by Pedro UGARTE / AFP)(AFP)

Guerrero, Farfan put Peru on brink of Copa America knock-outs

Rio de Janeiro | By AFP
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 11:09 AM IST
Bolivia took the lead from the penalty but Peru came back strong to beat them 3-1
Brazil's Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring their second goal with Richarlison(REUTERS)
Brazil's Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring their second goal with Richarlison(REUTERS)

Copa America: VAR penalty, Coutinho brace help Brazil beat Bolivia

Sao Paulo | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 10:12 AM IST
Both sides were poor in the first period but the game briefly came alive five minutes into the second half when Coutinho slotted home a VAR-assisted penalty.
File image of Dani Alves(AFP)
File image of Dani Alves(AFP)

Dani Alves to replace Neymar as Brazil team captain at Copa America: Federation

Rio de Janeiro | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 12:07 AM IST
Eight-time winners Brazil face Bolivia, Venezuela and Peru in the group stage, which starts on June 14, after two friendlies against Qatar and Honduras.
South Korea's Son Heung-min (R) celebrates his goal against Colombia.(AFP)
South Korea's Son Heung-min (R) celebrates his goal against Colombia.(AFP)

South Korea’s Son Heung-min keen to share the limelight

Seoul | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 11:28 AM IST
As South Korea’s captain, Son Heung-min makes a point of sharing the credit for the team’s successes and shouldering the blame for the failures and the flying forward did a bit of both after Tuesday’s impressive 2-1 win over Colombia
File photo.(Reuters)
File photo.(Reuters)

Pablo Escobar has been hired as Bolivian football team coach

La Paz | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 10:40 PM IST
Pablo Escobar spent most of his club career over two spells at The Strongest
Julia Flores Colque eyes the camera while sitting outside her home in Sacaba, Bolivia in this August 23, 2018 photo .(AP)
Julia Flores Colque eyes the camera while sitting outside her home in Sacaba, Bolivia in this August 23, 2018 photo .(AP)

Bolivian woman might be world’s oldest at nearly 118, loves cake and singing

Associated Press, Sacaba, Bolivia | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 11:07 PM IST
She has witnessed two world wars, revolutions in her native Bolivia
Rescue workers recover a body from the wreckage site of the LaMia chartered airplane crash, in La Union, a mountainous area near Medellin, Colombia.(AP File Photo)
Rescue workers recover a body from the wreckage site of the LaMia chartered airplane crash, in La Union, a mountainous area near Medellin, Colombia.(AP File Photo)

Chapecoense plane tragedy: Lack of fuel caused 2016 football team air crash

Agence France-Presse, Bogota | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 08:57 AM IST
The probe was launched after the tragic crash in the Colombian mountains in November 2016, which claimed the lives of 71 people, including all but a handful of players from the Chapecoense team, from southern Brazil
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