WFP Bolivia Country Brief, July 2017 -
ReliefWebWFP Bolivia Country Brief, July 2017ReliefWebMiguel Barreto, the WFP Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, visited Bolivia on 25–27 July. He met government representatives to keep them abreast of the latest Country Strategic Plan (CSP) progress. A USD 55,000 contribution from ...and more »
Posted on 23 August 2017 | 2:11 am
French loan to finance two Bolivian projects
Windpower Monthly (subscription)French loan to finance two Bolivian projectsWindpower Monthly (subscription)The loan is the second under a memorandum of understanding Bolivia and France signed last year to finance up to €700 million ($824 million) worth of projects in renewable energy, water and waste, and the environment. The Bolivian government has set a ...
Posted on 22 August 2017 | 8:21 am
Sinohydro claims contract for Bolivia's
HydroWorldSinohydro claims contract for Bolivia's 280-MW Ivirizu hydroelectric plantHydroWorldChinese conglomerate Sinohydro has been awarded a contract by the Bolivian Ministry of Energy to construct the 280-MW Iviriu hydropower plant in the South American country. Sinohydro, which continues its international push following recently announced ...
Posted on 22 August 2017 | 7:02 am
The unlikely route to greatness of Bolivia's
These Football Times (registration) (blog)The unlikely route to greatness of Bolivia's Erwin SánchezThese Football Times (registration) (blog)Nicknamed 'Platini' due to his skill-infused style of play, Erwin Sánchez was the catalyst for the unexpected Bolivian rise to prominence of the mid-1990s. Along with Venezuela, Bolivia have long been viewed as the perennial whipping boys of South America.
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 5:56 pm
Quinoa: Harvesting Bolivia's 'superfood' -
Aljazeera.comQuinoa: Harvesting Bolivia's 'superfood'Aljazeera.comSalinas de Garci Mendoza, Bolivia - Victor Choquetopa, the former mayor of the town of Salinas de Garci Mendoza, works tirelessly harvesting quinoa. It is a backbreaking routine that involves bending ripe stems and slashing at their exposed roots with ...
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 1:09 am
Bolivia Lila Downs
Bolivia's President Evo Morales, right, gives a handcrafted bust of Bolivia's female indigenous leader Bartolina Sisa to Mexican singer-songwriter Lila Downs at the government palace in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Downs is in Bolivia to ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:27 am
Oil exploration campaign kicks off in
Bolivian state-owned energy company YPFB has begun an oil exploration campaign in the northwestern Amazonian region of Pando, which is projected to contain some 50 million barrels of crude, or more than the country's current reserve base of 34 million barrels.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:23 am
Robber Frog And Bat With Freakishly Long
With an almost 20-thousand-square kilometer area, the Madidi National Park located in the upper Amazon basin in Bolivia was established in 1995 and is known to be one of the world's largest protected areas. The national park is also known to be home to a ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:24 pm
FIFA and CONMEBOL to audit Bolivia Football
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) -- CONMEBOL and FIFA will audit the finances of the Bolivian Football Federation, whose leader was jailed for alleged corruption, the president of South America's soccer confederation said on Wednesday. Juan Angel Napout said the ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:41 pm
Bolivia’s president defends his right not
Bolivia’s leftist President Evo Morales is coming under a wave of criticism after a homemade video surfaced online showing the leader motioning to one of his bodyguards to bend down and tie his shoelaces. Some opposition leaders have been tweeting out ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:26 am