Hundreds of thousands of Bolivians protest proposals to shift the capital from La Paz to Sucre.
- AP via International Herald Tribune
- Nine tourists are killed as a bus crashes returning from Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni salt flats to La Paz.
- At least 8 people are killed and 36 injured when a passenger bus overturns on the highway between the cities of Sucre and Potosi in southern Bolivia.
- At least 16 people die and 32 are injured after a bus falls into a ravine north of the Bolivian capital La Paz.
- A landslide hits La Paz, Bolivia, after rains killed 44 people.
- Bolivian President Evo Morales expresses concern in La Paz about the possibility that the "Pinochetistas" in Chile and the "fascist right" in Argentina could win the general elections in those countries and that it "would be very serious for Latin American democracy and for South America".
- At least three people die in clashes over a new draft constitution in Sucre, Bolivia.
- In Bolivia, continuing protests against privatisation of basic utilities force congress to abandon a key session in the capital La Paz
- In Bolivia, police and protesters clash in the capital La Paz outside congress, disrupting its meetings. Protesters have closed the roads to the city. They demand nationalization of energy industry.
- Thousands of protesters rally in La Paz, Bolivia in support of legislation that would impose larger taxes on foreign energy companies. Some demand nationalization.
- Bolivia, Ethiopia, Italy, Kazakhstan, and Sweden begin their terms on the United Nations Security Council, replacing Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain, and Venezuela.