Day: Jan 7, 2019

Bolivia ranked 128 among 161 countries to do business in 2019

Bolivia ranks 128 among 161 countries to do business in 2019, according to Forbes. The American publication states that Bolivia is a resource-rich country with strong growth attributed to captive markets for gas exports, Brazil and Argentina. However, it remains one of the least developed countries in the region because of state-directed policies that deter investment.

Electoral authorities in Bolivia remain divided

The firing of two technical experts from the Electoral Supreme Court (TSE) in Bolivia has caused clashes among the electoral judges. TSE’s Vice-president, Antonio Costas, denounced that the firing of the two technicians was decided without consulting him, despite him being the head of the informatics department.

Bolivia has a minimum wage of $US 300 according to a report

Bolivia is among the ten countries with the highest minimum wage in Latin America. The country is in 8th place with a minimum wage of $US 300 according to a report from technology and social media expert  Fernando Bruccolery published in the portal medium.com. Uruguay is in the first place of the list with a minimum wage of $US463 followed by Chile with a minimum salary of $US434.