Evo Morales

Several Bolivian politicians are shown in a room holding their hands in the air in celebration.

Morales aide claims victory in Bolivia’s presidential vote


Evo Morales’ party claimed victory in a presidential election that appeared to reject the right-wing policies of the interim government that took power in Bolivia after the leftist leader resigned and fled the country a year ago.

Eloy Rojas Mamani, right, gestures toward his wife Etelvina Ramos Mamani are shown standing next to each other with Eloy wearing a dark suit and Etelvina wearing a white top.

‘October Massacre’ victims’ trial highlights traumas in Bolivia

An indigenous woman holding a Wiphala flag carries a kid, in La Paz, Bolivia November 13, 2019.

Bolivia sees backlash against conservative interim leader

Several people are shown running in the street with one man draped in a Bolivian flag.

‘Everything is a mess’: Morales’ exit convulses Bolivia


Is Evo Morales leading Bolivia toward dictatorship?

several people are seen demonstrating and holding signs that read "Sea for Bolivia, Sea unit us."

Every year on ‘Día Del Mar,’ Bolivia celebrates the coastline they lost

Every year on March 23, “Día Del Mar” or “National Day of the Sea,” marks the “historical injustice” of the 250-mile Pacific coast that Bolivia lost to Chile in the War of the Pacific.

After being elected for a second term, Bolivian re-elect President Evo Morales, accompanied by indigenous leaders, holds the staff of command during an Aymara indigenous ceremony at the ancient Kalasasaya Palace at Tiwanaku, January 21, 2010. The Kalasasa

Bolivia’s president wants to use an indigenous calendar, but are his motives genuine?

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You thought it was 2016. But in Bolivia, Aymara New Year just rang in 5524. President Evo Morales reaches way back to pre-Columbian times as a way to update his culture.

President Evo Morales holds a news conference at the presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia on Feb. 22, 2016. Morales asked Bolivians on Monday to wait "calmly" for the official result of Sunday's referendum on whether he should be allowed to run for re-e

Is Bolivia a sign that Latin America’s ‘pink tide’ is turning?

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President Evo Morales’ bid to remain president for the 20 uninterrupted years failed. Is that a sign that Latin America’s leftist “pink tide” is ceasing to flow?

A chalkboard lists the day's prices for coca - according to the quality of the leaves - in the Villa Fátima legal coca market in La Paz.

Coca is known as the main ingredient in cocaine. But for Bolivia, it’s more than that.


When Evo Morales became president of Bolivia in 2006, he set out to, as he put it, claim coca’s rightful place as an indigenous crop, not a controlled substance. Now, the results of his program are reinventing the rules of the game in the War on Drugs.

Each Friday, miners at the Cerro Rico mine worship at shrines of "El Tio," the spirit who they also call th "Devil God of the Mountain."

Go inside ‘the mountain that eats men’ in Bolivia

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Bolivian President Evo Morales is staking his bid for a third term on improving the lot of his poorest citizens. But many of those poor Bolivians work in mines, where conditions are deadly and there’s little sign that anything is set to improve.