Ambassador talks up common ground at Canada Day event
01-07-2022 10:35 Canadian Ambassador to Argentina Reid Sirrs hosts reception marking Canada Day.
01-07-2022 10:35 Canadian Ambassador to Argentina Reid Sirrs hosts reception marking Canada Day.
01-07-2022 09:35 Peronist leader sparks outrage among opposition by visiting detained Túpac Amaru leader in hospital; Frente de Todos leader sends strong message to Supreme Court and Jujuy tribunals.
13-06-2022 13:57 Bolivian ex-president Jeanine Áñez has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for an alleged plot to oust her rival and predecessor Evo Morales.
30-04-2022 01:15 Meeting of Juntos por el Cambio’s leaders ends in agreement that no political force will be added to coalition without unanimous approval, putting to bed rumours that outspoken libertarian economist could be asked to join.
27-04-2022 17:01 Jujuy Province Governor Gerardo Morales helps get “largest Latin American harvest” of cannabis grown for medicinal purposes underway; State-run firm Cannava has 80,000 plants over 35 hectares, which will help produce 25,000 kilogrammes of “pharmaceutical grade flower.”
10-02-2022 11:19 Jeanine Áñez stands trial Thursday, accused of orchestrating the ouster of her predecessor as Bolivia's leader, Evo Morales.
18-01-2022 16:57 Meeting between government and opposition to discuss talks to restructure multi-billion-dollar debt with the International Monetary Fund fall through, casting doubt over bipartisan support for deal.
10-12-2021 15:58 Argentina’s president delivers a speech focused on Latin America to Joe Biden’s summit on democracy, during which he criticises 2019 "coup" in Bolivia "endorsed by a large part of the international community and the OAS."
02-10-2021 08:36 Jujuy Governor Gerardo Morales on Radicalism, his fellow opposition leaders, the 2021 elections and why cannabis will soon mean more to his province than lithium and renewable energies.
02-09-2021 09:12 The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) presses Bolivian authorities for information on the health of jailed ex-president Jeanine Áñez, who reportedly attempted suicide last month.
22-08-2021 08:44 Bolivia's former interim president, right-wing leader Jeanine Áñez, tried to "self-injure" herself in the prison where she is being held and has "scratches" on her arm, but her health is stable.
18-08-2021 09:42 An independent group appointed by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights accuses Bolivia's security forces of carrying out "massacres" and "summary executions" during 2019 social unrest around disputed elections.
17-07-2021 00:13 Prosecutor Claudio Navas Rial opens investigation, following government complaint against a number of former Mauricio Macri administration officials.
16-07-2021 02:03 Former president says his successor’s word has been “devalued” by allegations his administration sent lethal ammunition to Jeanine Áñez government in Bolivia that was used to repress followers of Evo Morales in 2019.
09-07-2021 22:15 President Alberto Fernández apologises to the Bolivian government amid claims that tear gas and live ammunition were shipped then used to repress protests.
06-07-2021 14:27 Popular neuroscientist says he has decided "to accept the invitation from the Radical Civic Union and participate in the next elections.” Manes expected to run for national deputy representing Buenos Aires Province.
29-06-2021 21:09 Jujuy Province's Radical Governor Gerardo Morales registered a huge landslide win last Sunday – his Cambia Jujuy list finished almost 30 percent ahead of the Frente de Todos coalition in provincial legislative and municipal elections.
12-04-2021 09:00 Jujuy Province Governor Gerardo Morales has suggested that tobacco farmers begin growing cannabis instead, potentially opening up a multi-million-dollar market – but the province's tobacco chamber isn't fully on board.
20-03-2021 09:18 Bolivia's former interim president Jeanine Áñez will be allowed to transfer from prison to a hospital following poor health, a panel of judges said Friday, less than a week after her arrest on charges linked to the ousting of her predecessor Evo Morales.
14-03-2021 07:53 Bolivia's former interim president Jeanine Áñez was arrested Saturday on terrorism and sedition charges over what the government claims was a coup attempt against her predecessor and political rival Evo Morales.
14-01-2021 23:50 Former Bolivia president Evo Morales, who has tested positive for the coronavirus, said on Thursday he has received treatment offers from allies Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba.
18-11-2020 00:05 Former Bolivia president Evo Morales announced Tuesday he had re-taken the leadership of the ruling Movement for Socialism (MAS) party he founded, a week after returning from exile.
11-11-2020 23:20 Thousands of supporters of former Bolivia president Evo Morales crowded into his political stronghold Wednesday for a climactic rally to mark his triumphant return to his homeland.
09-11-2020 14:46 Luis Arce assumed the Bolivian presidency on Sunday in a ceremony attended by foreign leaders including President Alberto Fernández.
09-11-2020 14:20 Accompanied by President Alberto Fernández, former Bolivian leader Evo Morales crosses the border between two nations, ending a year-long exile that followed a failed bid for a controversial fourth term in his homeland.
08-11-2020 22:48 Bolivia's former president confirms that he will return to his homeland from exile on Monday – though he said that President Alberto Fernández would accompany him "for security reasons."
30-10-2020 14:17 Bolivia's outgoing parliament on Thursday approved a motion recommending that ex-interim president Jeanine Áñez and her ministers face justice for responsibility over last year's unrest which left around 30 people dead.
27-10-2020 17:33 Exiled former Bolivian president calls for calm after right-wing protesters in Santa Cruz demand a "military junta" to replace socialist president-elect Luis Arce.
26-10-2020 17:25 Former Bolivia president admitted on Monday that his return to his homeland is out of his hands, as a judge lifted a preventative detention order against him over alleged "terrorism."
24-10-2020 12:16 Record turnout in Bolivian election as MAS candidate emerges victorious with more than 55% of the vote. International observers say election was transparent and Arce’s win ‘legitimate.’
23-10-2020 22:51 Bolivia's former president Evo Morales left Argentina for Caracas late Friday in an official Venezuelan aircraft, state news agency Télam reported.
23-10-2020 14:22 Bolivia's electoral tribunal on Friday published official results from last weekend's presidential election, confirming leftist Luis Arce's landslide victory.
22-10-2020 14:49 The Bolivia that Luis Arce will govern is far from the economic juggernaut Morales commanded during the commodities boom. Coronavirus has clobbered the country. Set to shrink by 7.9 percent this year, its economy is hurtling toward a balance of payments crisis.
21-10-2020 15:50 Authoritative exit polls suggest Luis Arce, 57-year-old economist from the Movement for Socialism (MAS) and heir to former president Evo Morales, has beaten centrist former leader Carlos Mesa by a wide enough margin to avoid a run-off.
19-10-2020 15:34 "Sooner or later we are going to return to Bolivia, that is not up for debate," exiled Bolivian leader tells a press conference in Buenos Aires.
19-10-2020 09:50 Evo Morales’ party claimed victory in Bolivia’s presidential election as official results trickled in from Sunday’s high-stakes redo of last year’s annulled ballot.
19-10-2020 09:34 Bolivian presidential candidate Luis Arce, leftist heir to former leader Evo Morales, headed to a first-round election victory in Bolivian election. Interim president Jeanine Áñez, who was not a candidate, congratulates Arce and his running mate on their apparent win.
18-10-2020 22:21 Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Áñez called for "patience" and urged citizens to avoid violence as they wait for the results from Sunday's general election.
18-10-2020 08:08 Polls open at 8am this morning for an election that will not feature former president Evo Morales for the first time in 20 years.
15-10-2020 19:15 Sunday's presidential election gives Bolivians at least a chance for a political reset as they struggle with the dramatic costs of the Covid-19 pandemic.
14-10-2020 23:27 Bolivians go to the polls to elect a new president on Sunday, in the midst of the country's biggest economic crisis for 40 years.
14-10-2020 23:19 Opinion polls show left-wing presidential candidate Luis Arce and centrist former president Carlos Mesa out ahead in race for Bolivian presidency.
27-09-2020 09:30 Bolivia is divided, mainly along ethnic, regional and socioeconomic lines, between those who applaud the former president as a voice for the historically poor and disenfranchised, and those who say he became increasingly corrupt and authoritarian during 14 years in power
23-09-2020 18:18 Bolivia's interim leader criticises Argentina for its "harbouring" of the country's former president Evo Morales, who she accuses of conspiring to foment unrest in her country.
19-09-2020 09:40 Coca leaves grown in Bolivia can be sold for 10 times its value in Argentina, and with borders closed, the shortage in supply has lead to surge in smuggling.
16-09-2020 23:39 Former economy minister Luis Arce polling at 29.2% ahead of October election, well ahead of his nearest rival, former president Carlos Mesa, who polled at 19% in most recent poll.
12-09-2020 08:43 Terrorism charges against former Bolivian President Evo Morales appear to be politically motivated and are part of a wider campaign by Bolivia’s interim government to use the justice system against political opponents, says Human Rights Watch.
08-09-2020 09:13 Judge rules that former president is not eligible to run for a Senate seat in October's elections, given his current residence in Argentina.
06-09-2020 16:05 Bolivia's government contacts International Criminal Court to denounce former president Evo Morales for "crimes against humanity" relating to last month's mass roadblock movement in troubled nation.