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Evo Morales: Pope is Worried about Political Issues in Latin America

Evo Morales: Pope is Worried about Political Issues in Latin America

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis is concerned about the political issues experienced by some Latin American countries, Bolivian President Evo Morales said, denouncing attacks against leftist presidents and former presidents. After meeting with the Pope, Morales told the reporters that there are no dictatorships or military coups in Latin America, but there are judicial coups […]

Bolivia Improves Security along the Argentinian Border

Bolivia Improves Security along the Argentinian Border

QCOSTARICA (Dialogo-Americas) Bolivia recently opened new checkpoint facilities in the village of Villazón, located close to the border with Argentina in the department of Potosí. It is expected that the new checkpoint will improve security along the common border. The opening of the facility is part of a project called “Strengthening Comprehensive Border Controls against […]

Foreign Investment Remains on the Rise in Bolivia

Foreign Investment Remains on the Rise in Bolivia

SOUTH AMERICA NEWS — La Paz (Prensa Latina) Gross foreign direct investment (FDI) grew 12.4 percent in the first half of this year against the same period next year, according to Bolivia”s Central Bank On its latest report on the Balance of Payments and International Investment Ranking, the BCB said that in the first six […]

Bolivia Plans to Tax Coca Production

Bolivia Plans to Tax Coca Production

LATIN AMERICA NEWS  — Coca growers in Bolivia have expressed support for the government’s plan to tax the production of coca leaves, but the measure could potentially end up pushing more coca into the illegal drug market, where growers can make a larger profit. Coca growers in Cochabamba and Yungas de La Paz, where the […]