'Bolivia' and 'gourmet' are two words seldom seen together. Not any more, says Sarah Gilbert
It is hoped the creature could ultimately lead to "new and novel" fertility enhancing drugs
More than 650 million people around the world still lack access to safe drinking water - a situation we can all help alleviate, as the photographer discovered
Meeting him was to connect to the golden line of British scholar-traveller-adventurers from Patrick Leigh Fermor to Gavin Young
Fugitive from US intelligence services emerges from hiding at Moscow airport and says he wants to be allowed to fly to Latin America
Edward Snowden, the 30-year-old wanted by American authorities for leaking information about classified US surveillance programs, predicted he would be seen in violation of the Espionage Act and that the “US government will say I aided our enemies”.
WikiLeaks says Snowden has applied to six new countries in his quest for asylum, bringing the total approached worldwide up to 27
The 12-nation Unasur bloc meeting as regional leaders express anger over incident
A third of the Earth's land surface is classified as desert, from the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica to the North African Sahara – and it is a subject that represents a life's passion for landscape photographer George Steinmetz. Inspired by a hitchhiking trip across North Africa in the 1970s, the American aerial artist has spent the past 15 years documenting deserts from above.
Jordi Ruiz Cirera, 28, has won the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012 for his photograph of Bolivian woman who (only reluctantly) agreed to have her portrait taken.
Argentina's world class forwards were instrumental in a 2-1 away win over Chile last night that gave the visitors a three-point lead in the standings as the South American World Cup qualifying campaign takes a break until March.
Bolivia's President hopes a highway through virgin land will lead to prosperity – but indigenous groups are furious
Butch Cassidy, the Wild West bandit and leader of the Wild Bunch gang, did not die in a shootout 1908 in Bolivia as popularly believed but survived and lived the rest of his days in Washington state, according to a book collector and a writer.
The apparent serenity of these two women, dressed in traditional Bolivian attire, offers no hint as to the scripted violence about to be unleashed.
Teenage striker Joel Campbell shone as Costa Rica's second string team beat nine-man Bolivia 2-0 to push hosts and tournament favourites Argentina into third place in Group A at the Copa America on Thursday.