Cabinet of Bolivia

Council of Ministers of Bolivia, or Cabinet of Bolivia, is part of the executive branch of the Bolivian government, consisting of the heads of the variable number of government ministries. The Council of Ministers are ministers of state and conduct the day-to-day business of public administration within Bolivia.[1] The President of Bolivia may freely reorganize the executive branch, with the most recent comprehensive reorganization occurring in February 2009.[2] Since then, the Ministry for the Legal Defense of the State has become the independent office of Solicitor General, and the Ministry of Communication has been created.

Cabinet of Bolivia
Current: Cabinet of Luis Arce
Agency overview
TypeAdvisory body
HeadquartersLa Paz, Bolivia]
Employees18 members:
Agency executive

Current CabinetEdit

Portfolio Minister Party Prof. Took office Left office Term Ref.
President Luis Arce MAS Eco. 8 November 2020 Incumbent 814 [3]
Vice President David Choquehuanca MAS Dip. 8 November 2020 Incumbent 814
Minister of Foreign Affairs Rogelio Mayta MAS Law. 9 November 2020 Incumbent 813 [4][5]
Minister of the Presidency María Nela Prada MAS Dip. 9 November 2020 Incumbent 813 [4][6]
Minister of Government Eduardo del Castillo MAS Law. 9 November 2020 Incumbent 813 [4][7]
Minister of Defense Edmundo Novillo MAS Law. 9 November 2020 Incumbent 813 [4][8]
Minister of Development Planning Gabriela Mendoza MAS Eco. 9 November 2020 Incumbent 813 [4][9]
Minister of Economy and Public Finance Marcelo Montenegro MAS Eco. 9 November 2020 Incumbent 813 [4][10]
Minister of Hydrocarbons Franklin Molina Ortiz MAS Eco. 9 November 2020 19 November 2020 813 [4][11]
Minister of Hydrocarbons and Energies 19 November 2020 Incumbent [12]
Minister of Productive Development and the Plural Economy Néstor Huanca Chura MAS Eco. 9 November 2020 Incumbent 813 [4][13]
Minister of Public Works, Services, and Housing Edgar Montaño MAS Eng. 9 November 2020 Incumbent 813 [4][14]
Minister of Mining and Metallurgy Ramiro Villavicencio MAS Eng. 9 November 2020 Incumbent 813 [4][15]
Minister of Justice and Institutional Transparency Iván Lima MAS Law. 9 November 2020 Incumbent 813 [4][16]
Minister of Labor, Employment, and Social Security Verónica Navia Tejada MAS Soc. 9 November 2020 Incumbent 813 [4]
Minister of Health Édgar Pozo MAS Dr. 9 November 2020 19 November 2020 68 [4]
Minister of Health and Sports 19 November 2020 16 January 2021 [12]
Jeyson Auza MAS Dr. 16 January 2021 Incumbent 745 [17][18]
Minister of Environment and Water Juan Santos Cruz MAS Uni. 9 November 2020 Incumbent 813 [4][19]
Minister of Education, Sports, and Cultures Adrián Quelca PCB Prof. 9 November 2020 19 November 2020 368 [4][20]
Minister of Education 19 November 2020 12 November 2021 [12]
Office vacant 12–19 November 2021 7 [21][a]
Edgar Pary MAS Prof. 19 November 2021 Incumbent 438 [23][24]
Minister of Rural Development and Land Wilson Cáceres MAS Uni. 9 November 2020 1 December 2020 22 [4]
Edwin Characayo MAS Agr. 1 December 2020 14 April 2021 134 [25][26]
Office vacant 14–20 April 2021 6 [27][28]
Remmy Gonzáles MAS Eng. 20 April 2021 Incumbent 651 [29][30]
Ministry of Cultures, Decolonization and Depatriarchalization Office vacant 13–20 November 2020 7 [31]
Sabina Orellana MAS Uni. 20 November 2020 Incumbent 802 [32][33]
Minister of Energies Office vacant 9–12 November 2020 3 [34]
Franklin Molina Ortiz[b] MAS Eco. 12 November 2020 19 November 2020 7
Office merged with the Ministry of Hydrocarbons [12]

ResourcesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Quelca continued to perform ministerial functions in an unclear, semi-official capacity for some days after his resignation.[22]
  2. ^ As Minister of Hydrocarbons.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Country Studies: Bolivia
  2. ^ Supreme Decree 29894, 7 February 2009.
  3. ^ Valdez, Carlos (8 November 2020). "New leftist leader takes office in Boliva". Associated Press. Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Decreto Presidencial N° 4389". Gaceta Oficial del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (in Spanish). 9 November 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "Autoridades del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores". cancilleria.gob.bo (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2 May 2021. Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  6. ^ Claros, Yandira (9 November 2020). "María Nela Prada, la primera mujer que es ministra de la Presidencia". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  7. ^ Claros, Yandira (9 November 2020). "El constitucionalista Eduardo del Castillo es el nuevo Ministro de Gobierno". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  8. ^ Claros, Yandira (9 November 2020). "Edmundo Novillo, exgobernador de Cochabamba, es el nuevo ministro de Defensa". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  9. ^ Ibáñez, Marco A. (10 November 2020). "Gabriela Mendoza, exviceministra de Política Tributaria, es ministra de Planificación". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  10. ^ Ibáñez, Marco A. (10 November 2020). "Marcelo Montenegro, el brazo derecho de Luis Arce para sacar a flote la economía". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  11. ^ Ibáñez, Marco A. (10 November 2020). "Molina, experto en desarrollo energético, es el nuevo ministro de Hidrocarburos". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  12. ^ a b c d "Decreto Presidencial N° 4397". Gaceta Oficial del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (in Spanish). 19 November 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  13. ^ Flores, Rosío (9 November 2020). "Néstor Huanca, máster en gestión gubernamental, es ministro de Desarrollo Productivo". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  14. ^ Corz, Carlos (9 November 2020). "Iván Arias entrega personalmente su despacho, Montaño le dice: 'Es de caballeros estar aquí'". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  15. ^ "El ingeniero metalúrgico Ramiro Villavicencio dirige el Ministerio de Minería". autoridadminera.gob.bo (in Spanish). 19 November 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  16. ^ "Iván Lima asumirá como ministro de Justicia". Correo del Sur (in Spanish). 9 November 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  17. ^ "Decreto Presidencial N° 4454". Gaceta Oficial del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (in Spanish). 16 January 2021. Retrieved 10 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  18. ^ Peñaranda, Aylin (16 January 2021). "Pozo abandona el gabinete por el COVID-19 y Auza es nuevo ministro de Salud". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  19. ^ Peñaranda, Aylin (9 November 2020). "Enfrentar los incendios, la primera tarea de Cruz, nuevo ministro de Medio Ambiente y Agua". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  20. ^ Peñaranda, Aylin (9 November 2020). "El profesor Adrián Quelca es el nuevo ministro de Educación, Culturas y Deporte". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  21. ^ "Renuncia el ministro Quelca en medio del escándalo por el caso 'tráfico de exámenes'". Página Siete (in Spanish). 12 November 2021. Retrieved 17 November 2021.
  22. ^ "Quelca sigue ejerciendo como ministro y Richter dice que en próximos días asumirá una nueva autoridad". Correo del Sur (in Spanish). 18 November 2021. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  23. ^ "Decreto Presidencial N° 4623". Gaceta Oficial del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (in Spanish). 19 November 2021. Retrieved 20 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  24. ^ Alanoca, Jesus (19 November 2021). "Edgar Pary Chambi asume como nuevo ministro de Educación". El Deber (in Spanish). Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  25. ^ "Decreto Presidencial N° 4405". Gaceta Oficial del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (in Spanish). 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  26. ^ Corz, Carlos (1 December 2020). "Destituyen a Cáceres, Arce posesiona a Characayo como ministro de Desarrollo Rural y Tierras". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  27. ^ "Decreto Presidencial N° 4485". Gaceta Oficial del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (in Spanish). 14 April 2021. Retrieved 10 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  28. ^ "Observan que Gobierno no posesiona nuevo ministro de Tierras hace 5 días". Página Siete (in Spanish). 17 April 2021. Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  29. ^ "Decreto Presidencial N° 4488". Gaceta Oficial del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (in Spanish). 20 April 2021. Retrieved 10 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  30. ^ Corz, Carlos (20 April 2021). "Remy Gonzales asume como Ministro de Desarrollo Rural, Arce advierte que será 'implacable' contra la corrupción". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  31. ^ "Decreto Supremo N° 4393". Gaceta Oficial del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (in Spanish). 13 November 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  32. ^ "Decreto Presidencial N° 4398". Gaceta Oficial del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (in Spanish). 20 November 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  33. ^ Medina, Eduardo (20 November 2020). "Sabina Orellana fue posesionada como Ministra de Culturas, llama a acabar con el racismo". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  34. ^ "Decreto Presidencial N° 4391". Gaceta Oficial del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (in Spanish). 12 November 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)