Imprisoned Bolivian ex-dictator Garcia Meza dead at 88
Bolivian ex-dictator Luis García Meza, who was serving a lengthy prison sentence for crimes committed after his 1980 military coup, died Sunday in a La Paz hospital at the age of 88, his attorney told local media.
Six inmates killed in Bolivia as police storm prison
Police stormed a riot-torn prison in Bolivia early Wednesday, killing six inmates in an operation that also left nearly two dozen people injured, authorities said. Deputy Interior Minister Jose Luis Quiroga said the six dead at the Palmasola prison were inmates "who resisted the police incursion." Police said five police and 18 inmates were injured…
Bolivia shuts down Colombia crash airline
The Bolivian charter airline behind a plane crash that killed 71 people in Colombia was shut down Thursday, as shock grew over a harrowing recording of the pilot's final minutes without fuel.
Bolivian miners protest turns violent
Protests on the streets of La Paz turned violent on Friday, as angry miners pushed against a police line in their advance towards government headquarters.