Bolivian President Luis Arce Catacora Monday announced the discovery of the YOPE-X1 hydrocarbon well in the municipality of Yapacani, in the department of Santa Cruz, it was reported.
The Colombian government of leftwing President Gustavo Petro announced it will endorse Bolivia's request before the United Nations (UN) for the declassification of the coca leaf as a narcotic drug, it was reported.
After two decades, the highly pathogenic (when almost all infected animals show symptoms of the disease) avian flu has become a real threat to Brazilian flocks and production. Nine countries in Central and South America have confirmed 75 outbreaks of the disease in recent months and have already had to sacrifice 1.2 million birds.
The Bolivian government has rejected predictions that the country will cease to be an exporter of natural gas and become a net importer by 2030. The government has said it has plans to invest some US$ 325 million in exploration and extraction in new wells by the country's hydrocarbons company, YPFB, Yacimientos Petroliferos Federales de Bolivia.
Bolivian authorities Tuesday reported that due to poor rainfalls, the water levels of Lake Titicaca, on the border with Peru in the middle of the Andes, had dropped 97 centimeters.
An Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) team rounded up its mission in Bolivia on Friday after being told that the government abode by its recommendations issued after the political crisis of 2019. The visiting delegation also collected testimony from the victims claiming otherwise.
President Alberto Fernández told Evo Morales that the country currently holding the football World Cup will support Bolivia's bid to co-host the 2030 finals together with Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and Paraguay.
Peruvian authorities have banned former Bolivian President Evo Morales from entering the country due to his persistent meddling in internal affairs, it was reported Monday in Lima.
The Government of Bolivia Friday said that every requirement regarding the health of imprisoned Santa Cruz Governor Luis Fernando Camacho had been met and that the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) will be briefed on this issue in due time.
The Bolivian police arrested the prominent opposition leader and governor of the Santa Cruz region, Luis Fernando Camacho. Interior Minister Eduardo del Castillo confirmed on Wednesday Camacho's detention on Twitter and said he would release more information later.