The perpetrators included two men who posed as taxi drivers and raped a 17-year-old...
A Bolivian man has been sentenced to 22.5 years for abusing his 7-year-old niece.
IJM legal cases make rapid progress following the approval of new Bolivian law.
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA — Thanks to a new law, IJM Bolivia has seen “miraculous” developments in the past eight months, according to Greg Tarrant, IJM Bolivia field office director. The Law to “Decongest and Effectivise” Criminal Procedures stole the media spotlight when passed at the end of October 2014, but only time could be the judge of its effectiveness. Law 586 (as it is also known) is a recognition by the Bolivian parliament of the frailties of the justice system and an emphatic statement of the authorities’ commitment to improving justice for all.