Bolivia Charges Three Miners Over Minister’s Death

Bolivia has formally charged three people with murdering a top official during a miners' strike. The three defendants include the head of a mining federation and his close associates. Authorities held a state funeral for deputy interior minister Rodolfo Illanes in La Paz on Sunday. [...]


Soldiers Killed in Ambush in Northern Paraguay

Eight Paraguayan soldiers have been killed by a roadside bombing, according to the government, in an attack blamed on a Marxist armed group. Francisco de Vargas, the interior minister, said on Saturday that a routine patrol was first attacked with a bomb, then with gunfire on a country road in the Arroyito district about 500km north of the capital Asuncion. [...]