News and Events

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia (October 10, 2019)

Location:  Nationwide Event:  General elections are scheduled for Sunday, October 20, 2019 in Bolivia. From 00:00h until 24:00h on October 20, public and private transportation, to include public buses and the Teleféricoin La Paz, will be almost shut down. Only a limited number of vehicles with a special permit will be permitted to circulate. Additionally, ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia (October 8, 2019) Location:  La Paz, Cochabamba, Potosi Event:  Bolivian civic groups have announced plans for a civic rally in Potosí on October 9 and in La Paz and Cochabamba on October 10, 2019. The demonstrations will be centered in city squares, the expected size and duration of ...
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Supporting Afro-Bolivian Cultural Preservation

The embassy celebrated the launch of the book and documentary film, Gayingo: Revitalizing Our Culture, the culmination of a multi-year Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation project to document Afro-Bolivian music and dance traditions.  The Charge of Affairs delivered remarks along with the project coordinator, community leader and IVLP alumnus Martin Ballivian at the binational center ...
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Expanding our Community through Space Outreach

In August, The United States joined the people of Oruro to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission’s moon landing.  Cultural Affairs Officer Kathryn Holmgaard joined a local astronomer and alumni of U.S. exchange programs in the Inspira network to discuss space exploration, the moon landing, and study in the United States with more ...
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