Category: News

  • The Chicotillo Sweet Pepper

    The Chicotillo Sweet Pepper

    A new type of sweet chili pepper has been created in Chuquisaca. Dubbed the “Chicotillo Sweet Pepper” (or ají chicotillo dulce in Spanish), the new variety of pepper appears to have a high level of resistance to pests. Ignacio Vedia, a farmer in the small Rodeito community created the pepper when he planted spicy Chicotillo peppers alongside another pepper […]

  • La Sombrerería Cultural Center

    La Sombrerería Cultural Center

    Coinciding with the May 25th celebrations, a design has been selected for Sucre’s planned cultural center “La Sombrerería”. The cultural center will provide an place for cultural, artistic, music, sporting, and literary expression and development. When completed it will be the largest cultural center in Bolivia. The center will be located on a 6882 sq […]

  • Universitario de Sucre Win 2nd League Title

    Universitario de Sucre Win 2nd League Title

    Yesterday Universitario de Sucre brought home the National Football League to Sucre. To secure the title, Universitario needed a single point from their clash with Sport Boys of Warnes. Things were looking bleak after home-side Sport Boys took the lead 11 minutes in with a goal by Carlos Mendoza. The scoreline stood defiantly against Universitario […]

  • Farmacorp 24hr Pharmacy Opens

    Farmacorp 24hr Pharmacy Opens

    Sucre has no shortage of pharmacies. But nonetheless it has just got easier to get the supplies you need. Farmacorp have just opened a new 24 hour farmacia on the main square, Plaza 25 de Mayo. Farmacorp, Bolivia’s largest chain of pharmacies, has been operating in the country for the past 77 years. Despite this long history, […]

  • New Para Ti Flavors to Debut at Chocolate Festival

    New Para Ti Flavors to Debut at Chocolate Festival

    Following the announcement that Taboada Chocolates will launch a range of fruit-filled chocolates at the 2014 Sucre Chocolate Festival, Chocolates Para Ti are following suit with their own new releases. Chocolates Para Ti’s new flavors include: Chocolate with salt from the Salar de Uyuni Chocolate filled with strawberry-flavored yogurt (frutilla con yogurt) Chocolate filled with passionfruit-flavored […]

  • Entel to have Optical Fiber Internet in Sucre by End of Year

    Entel to have Optical Fiber Internet in Sucre by End of Year

    Entel, Bolivia’s nationalized telecoms company, is planning to be able to deliver unlimited fiber optic Internet access to homes and businesses throughout Sucre by the end of the year. Currently the company, which has a majority market share (58%) in the region, is only able to deliver fiber optic connections to 20% of Sucre’s residents. […]