Multiple telecoms masts were destroyed Monday by Bolivian villagers who feared that 5G technology could transmit coronavirus, media reports said. The South American country does not yet have 5G wireless infrastructure, which has been linked to the pandemic in viral posts on social media. According to the conspiracy theory, electromagnetic radiation causes the symptoms of […]

Bolivia’s health minister has been arrested on suspicion of corruption related to the over-priced purchase of ventilators to fight COVID-19, the police chief said on Wednesday. Marcelo Navajas was detained by police in La Paz, Colonel Ivan Rojas said, a day after interim President Jeanine Anez ordered an investigation. Two other health ministry officials have […]

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