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Sixth stage of Dakar Rally cancelled after heavy rains in Bolivia

The sixth stage of the Dakar Rally from Oruro to La Paz was cancelled late Friday after heavy rainfall in western Bolivia.

Bolivia arrests three at footballer crash airline

Bolivian authorities Tuesday arrested the director and two employees of Bolivian charter airline Lamia, whose sole operational plane crashed last week with most of the Brazilian football team Chapecoense aboard, a prosecutor investigating the case said.

Chapecoense declared Copa Sudamericana champions after plane crash

The South American Football Confederation CONMEBOL Monday declared Chapecoense AF the winner of the 2-million-dollar Copa Sudamericana following an airplane crash last week that killed most of the team on its way to the cup finals.

Airline in footballer crash dismissed air authorities' warnings

The dispatcher for a charter flight that crashed in Colombia, killing 71 people, had clashed with Bolivian aviation officials who warned the flight was too long to make without a refuelling stop, Bolivian media reported on Thursday.

Climate change, drought claim second Bolivian lake

Climate change, drought and the diversion of water for mining have claimed another lake in Bolivia, almost a year after the country's second largest lake vanished, local media reported on Friday.

Bolivia's Morales decries "conspiracy" after minister's death

A group of independent miners linked to the death of a deputy minister are part of a "political conspiracy," said President Evo Morales on Friday.

Dust bust: Bolivia seize record 7.5 tons of cocaine

Bolivian police nabbed a tractor-trailer truck carrying 7.5 tons of cocaine bound for the United States in the country's largest-ever cocaine bust, Bolivia's Interior Minister Carlos Romero said Monday.