Bolivia will invest more than $975 million for 35 road projects in the next five years

The Minister of Public Works, Edgar Montaño, announced the investment of more than Bs 6.722 billion ($975.89 million) and the construction of 35 new roads to strengthen connections between different parts of the country. The resources for the road works will be executed with a final design over a period of five years, he said.

1.6 million people in Bolivia could receive pension refunds

The bill for the partial or total refund of contributions from the pension administrators (AFPs) is expected to reach at least 1.6 million people, but when they withdraw the money, their pensions will probably suffer a deterioration, warned the Minister of Economy, Marcelo Montenegro. The government expects that the measure will inject at least $500 million into the market.