Territory in western South America, ruled since 2009 by the Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia


Bolivia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Bolivia, officially known as Plurinational State of Bolivia (Spanish: Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, Quechua: Bulivya Mamallaqta, Aymara: Wuliwya Suyu), is a landlocked country in central South America. It is bordered by Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay and Argentina to the south, Chile to the southwest, and Peru to the west. Prior to European colonization, the Andean region of Bolivia was a part of the Inca Empire - the largest state in Pre-Columbian America. The Spanish Empire conquered the region in the 16th century. ..."

Measures of Freedom

Bolivia | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Partly Free, Aggregate Score: 68, Political Rights: 3, Civil Liberties: 3
"In 2015, lawmakers from the governing Movement for Socialism (MAS) took steps to change Bolivia's constitution so term limits would not prevent President Evo Morales from running for reelection in the presidential election set for 2019. The amendment passed the Plurinational Legislative Assembly in September, but it still needed to be ratified in a national referendum, which was expected to take place in early 2016."
Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2016
2014: 6.98, Rank: 71, Personal Freedom: 7.62, Economic Freedom: 6.34, Democracy Index: 5.33
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 6.34, Rank: 122