Bolivia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20012/all en Bolivia's Morales takes on US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/que-pasa/bolivia-takes-us <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President says the US is fanning protests to overthrow him. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sarah Childress </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Bolivia and the U.S. still aren&#39;t getting along.</p> <p> Bolivia, a massive coca producer, has <a href="http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/americas/08/25/bolivia.us.tensions/index.html?eref=edition_americas&amp;utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fedition_americas+%28RSS%3A+Americas%29 ">accused</a> the U.S. of fomenting unrest in an effort to overthrow the president.</p> <p> The thing is, Bolivians haven&rsquo;t been too happy lately with their government.</p> <p> Some have <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/americas/critics-say-environmentalist-rhetoric-of-bolivian-president-evo-morales-rings-hollow/2011/08/14/gIQAwmVFFJ_story.html">marched</a>&nbsp;in protest of a massive road the government wants to build through the rainforest where they live. Others are <a href="http://english.ntdtv.com/ntdtv_en/news_southamerica/2011-08-17/bolivia-ablaze-in-tire-fires-and-roadblocks.html">angry</a> about poor infrastructure and housing, and recently blocked roads and burned tires in the capital, La Paz.</p> <p> But Morales is convinced the superpower is behind it.</p> <p> A Bolivian official said that the U.S. aid agency, USAID, was helping to destabilize the government and should be expelled from the country for its secret efforts.</p> <p> <strong>GlobalPost on Bolivia: <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/110309/coca-leaf-peru">On a mission to legalize coca</a></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/que-pasa/bolivia-takes-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bolivia Bolivia Que pasa Thu, 25 Aug 2011 17:38:41 +0000 Sarah Childress 5673929 at http://www.globalpost.com Coca-Cola banned in Bolivia due to impending end of Mayan calendar http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/coca-cola-banned-bolivia-due-impending-end-mayan-calendar Want an ice-cold Coca Cola in Bolivia? Too bad. And you can blame the soon-to-be-ending Mayan calendar. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/coca-cola-banned-bolivia-due-impending-end-mayan-calendar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bolivia Americas Weird Wide Web Fri, 10 Aug 2012 15:33:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5715690 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivian army seizes Spanish energy company Iberdrola SA units http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/bolivia/121229/bolivian-army-seizes-spanish-energy-company-iberdrola- The Bolivian governemnt seized Saturday holdings by Spanish energy giant Iberdrola SA in the country.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/bolivia/121229/bolivian-army-seizes-spanish-energy-company-iberdrola-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bolivia Bolivia Sat, 29 Dec 2012 23:47:11 +0000 Alexander Besant 5730635 at http://www.globalpost.com France apologizes to Bolivia for blocking president’s plane; Bolivia calls it 'virtual kidnapping' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/130704/france-apologizes-bolivia-blocking-president-s-plane "This was an open provocation toward a continent, not just a president," Morales said.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/130704/france-apologizes-bolivia-blocking-president-s-plane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bolivia Americas Want to Know Diplomacy Thu, 04 Jul 2013 19:47:04 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5875807 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivian leader threatens to close US embassy after plane scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/bolivia/130705/bolivian-leader-threatens-close-us-embassy-after-plane Bolivian leader Evo Morales has threatened to close the American embassy in Bolivia after his plane was grounded in Europe.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/bolivia/130705/bolivian-leader-threatens-close-us-embassy-after-plane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bolivia Want to Know Bolivia Fri, 05 Jul 2013 10:53:46 +0000 Alexander Besant 5876313 at http://www.globalpost.com