Latin America/Bolivia

Kennedys strengthens LatAm presence with associations in Bolivia and Ecuador

Combinations mean UK insurance specialist has six associate offices in the region on top of seven bases of its own

Dentons becomes first global firm in Bolivia with Guevara & Gutiérrez combination

Deal is latest Andean combination following deal with Ecuador's Paz Horowitz earlier this month

Bolivian judge arrested as US businessman is freed

Bolivian authorities arrested a judge this week on allegations of involvement in a scandal resulting in an American businessman being detained for 18 months for money laundering despite never being charged.

Businessman's gaol plight drags on

A New York businessman is reported to be languishing, uncharged, in a violent Bolivian gaol having been detained 10 months ago.

Editor hit with 30-month prison sentence for libel

Human rights campaigners are pressing the Bolivian government to reform the country's criminal defamation laws following the recent conviction of a leading editor who has been sentenced to a two-anda- half-year prison term.