September 21, 2016 / VICE News
Simeon Tegel
By legalizing coca- the key ingredient in cocaine--Bolivia has reduced crops and narco-conflict. But Washington disapproves.
July 24, 2016 / The Washington Post
Simeon Tegel
Despite losing a referendum over his possible reelection, Bolivia's President Evo Morales appears intent on hanging on to power while his government threatens journalists.
July 22, 2016 /
Simeon Tegel
Simeon Tegel travels to Paraguay and Bolivia to report on the war on drugs in South America.
Carlos Parra, aka Paris Galán, Bolivia's best-known drag queen, in downtown La Paz
July 17, 2016 / The Washington Post
Simeon Tegel
Bolivia has passed a cutting edge gender identity law to meet the needs of its trans citizens. But President Evo Morales is still making homophobic and misogynistic public statements.
June 13, 2016
Simeon Tegel
US-led prohibition has exacted a high toll in Latin America. This project explores the impacts on communities in Bolivia and Paraguay, whose principal cash crops are coca and cannabis respectively.
Courtesy Daniel Grossman
June 13, 2016 / The Fern
Dan Grossman
Philip Fearnside, a biologist who studies the relationship between human activities, such as agriculture, and the protection of tropical forests, says that soy production threatens the Amazon forest.
October 28, 2015 / Untold Stories
Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
In recent years, Bolivia has begun to confront its domestic violence problem. New laws have made important strides, but victims and families still face a maze of bureaucracy and a lack of resources.
August 14, 2015
Noah Friedman-Rudovsky, Sara Shahriari
Noah Friedman-Rudovsky and Sara Shahriari talk about their reporting project, "Critical State: Violence Against Women and Impunity in Bolivia."
August 5, 2015 / Untold Stories
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
One organization in the Bolivian city of La Paz is training women in the country's booming building sector.
May 1, 2015 / Al Jazeera America
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
The death of María Isabel Pillco illustrates how far the country has to go in changing a culture of domestic abuse.
March 6, 2015 / DW
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
A new move by the Bolivian government seeks to address high rates of violence against women by funding construction of shelters and improving legal aid.
February 25, 2015 / Untold Stories
Noah Friedman-Rudovsky, Sara Shahriari
Children and adolescents are living on the street and in shelters in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to escape violence at home. 34 percent of Bolivian girls suffer sexual abuse before their 18th birthday.
February 22, 2015 / Untold Stories
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
Romance, love and jealousy become the motive and the justification for violence—preventing women from naming the aggressors, says a study on the coverage of violence in Bolivian media.

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