Named after the iconic South American independence leader Simón Bolívar, Bolivia is the continent’s fifth-largest nation by area. Its territory spans the Andes, the Atacama Desert and the Amazon basin. Bolivia is one of South America’s poorest nations, but invests in education more than anyone else on the continent. It has the second-largest natural gas reserves in South America.

Butterfly Effect: Next President’s Big Challenge — Latin America

China and Russia are consuming America’s foreign policy debate.

Prevent Altitude Sickness ... Without Coca Leaves

As more people are taking to the mountains, here are some ways to avoid ending up in the hospital.

Bolivia's Potatoes Are Vanishing

Bolivia's Aymara people have for centuries depended on a potato-based product called the chuño as a staple.

Is She Bolivia’s New Divider in Chief?

Far from calming things down, Jeanine Añez has only deepened divisions in Bolivia, say experts.


Covid's Wakeup Call | Episode Highlights

It’s time for Real Talk and Real Change.

The Global Vote: The 2020 Elections to Track

These elections will shape the world that America’s next president confronts.

Morales May Want to Follow This Bolivian Leader's Path

Víctor Paz Estenssoro fought for indigenous rights (and made many comebacks) long before Morales.

Bolivia Can Teach Hong Kong a Lesson

Bolivia’s longtime president is out — but he could provide a lesson for other embattled leaders.

Argentina's Left Turn May Upset Trump's Plans for South America

Argentina's new president is provoking Brazil and wooing Bolivia, setting the stage for a dramatic regional realignment.

Look Closer: Snowy Hills ... or a Salty Secret?

Bolivian officials are fighting to keep foreign interests away from these salt flats.

Worldly Walks: Great Hikes From Around the Globe

Where are some of the world’s most wonderful treks? Walk the world in this original OZY series.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

This Stunning Three-Day Hike in Bolivia Is Pretty Much All Downhill

The Choro Trek is a cheap, uncrowded and stunning hike through little-changed ancient communities.

How to Stuff Yourself at Bolivian Food Stalls Without Getting Sick

Tourists in La Paz, there’s no need to fear food from street vendors on this safe-eats tour.

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