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Evo Morales

Morales refused permission to see ailing ally Chavez

Evo Morales, President of Bolivia. Photo: EPA

Doctors for ailing Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez refused to let Bolivian President Evo Morales see his close ally when he went to Caracas this week, Morales said on Wednesday.

Thursday, 21 February, 2013, 8:05pm

A ray of hope to some, a new thorn to others

In the globalised world, nations are supposed to play by the rules: US-style capitalism, open trade with others and like-minded politics. Bolivia's President Evo Morales wants none of it - which is why concern is rife in Washington that a new revolution that will undercut its widely-accepted principles is brewing

6 May 2006 - 12:00am

Indians cheer nationalisation, but oil firms reassess plans

Oil companies in Bolivia reassessed their investment plans as regional leaders prepared for an emergency summit to discuss President Evo Morales' nationalisation of the energy industry.

5 May 2006 - 12:00am

Bolivia's future hangs on referendum

Nine months after massive protests spearheaded by Bolivia's indigenous poor drove president Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada from power, his successor is putting his own mandate on the line.

18 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Simmering political tensions threaten Bolivia's eerie calm

Not content with helping drive the president out of power last month, the Aymara peasants in this dry, shrub-covered 1,833-hectare expanse have seized his niece's ranch and dairy farm. Standing guard at the entrance to the estate in a pink satin skirt and mud-splotched bowler hat, Toribia Patte Laime lays down her conditions for new President Carlos Mesa.

7 Nov 2003 - 12:00am