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Chapecoense plane crash: Bolivia arrests LaMia airline boss

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 2:04

Bolivian authorities arrest the head of the airline involved in the Chapecoense air disaster.
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Chapecoense air crash: Bolivia suspends LaMia airline

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 18:15
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Bolivia suspends the operating licence of LaMia, the airline whose plane crashed in Colombia killing 71 people.
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Bolivia schools close early as drought empties reservoirs

Wednesday, November 23rd 2016, 2:09

Bolivia's prolonged drought has forced schools to close, and a national emergency is in effect.
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Bolivia minister killed by protesting miners

Friday, August 26th 2016, 3:48

Bolivian authorities say the deputy interior minister has been kidnapped and killed by striking miners.
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The three Rs

Saturday, August 20th 2016, 23:44

Journalists Fellipe Abreu and Luiz Felipe Silva speak to teachers and students in a literacy programme in Bolivia.
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Bolivia opens 'anti-imperialist' school to counter US

Thursday, August 18th 2016, 0:17
related countries: United States United States

Bolivian President Evo Morales opens a new military defence academy, which he says will offer courses to counter the influence of the US in the developing world.
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Bolivia drugs: Police seize huge cocaine consignment

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016, 0:08
related countries: United States United States

Police in Bolivia seize more than seven tonnes of cocaine which they believe was destined for sale in the United States.
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Large Abelisaurus Dinosaur dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia

Friday, July 29th 2016, 7:12

One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found in Bolivia, of the Abelisaurus dinosaur
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Giant 1.2 metre wide dinosaur footprint discovered in Bolivia

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 7:57

The huge footprint is one of the largest ever found in Bolivia in South America.
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Bolivia leader Morales wants to ditch Gregorian calendar

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 11:20

Bolivian President Evo Morales says it is time for Bolivians to ditch the Gregorian calendar in favour of the calendar used by the country's indigenous community.
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Clashes in Bolivia disabled protest

Thursday, May 26th 2016, 1:32

Police in Bolivia use water cannons against disabled protesters who tried to breach a roadblock to demand an increase in state benefits.
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Bolivian leader's son 'does not exist'

Tuesday, May 17th 2016, 12:57

A journalist who alleged that the Bolivian president had an estranged son whose existence was not known at the time says the child "does not exist".
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Bolivia says Chile base is a threat

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 21:32
related countries: Chile Chile

Bolivia's president accuses Chile of threatening his country by building a military base near their common border, but Chile denies it exists.
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Bolivia to take Chile case to UN court

Saturday, March 26th 2016, 23:00
related countries: Chile Chile

Bolivian President Evo Morales says his country will file an International Court of Justice. suit against Chile over a water dispute.
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Morales's 'dead' son to face media

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016, 12:01

A woman who had a child with Bolivia's Evo Morales says she will present her son to the press to prove he is alive after officials say they are convinced he is dead.
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Morales believes estranged son is dead

Tuesday, March 1st 2016, 22:59

Bolivian President Evo Morales takes legal action to see the son he thought had died in 2007, but says he now believes the child is dead.
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Morales 'wants to meet estranged son'

Monday, February 29th 2016, 22:34

Bolivian President Evo Morales says he wants to meet a son he was told had died nine years ago.
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VIDEO: How do ex-leaders spend retirement?

Monday, February 29th 2016, 14:24

The Bolivian president has said he would like to be a sports trainer when he leaves office, but what have other world leaders got up to?
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VIDEO: Wheelchair users suspended from bridge

Sunday, February 28th 2016, 5:00

A group of disabled people in Bolivia are protesting against the government by suspending themselves in their wheelchairs from a bridge.
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Bolivian leader's former lover arrested

Friday, February 26th 2016, 18:55

A former lover of Bolivian President Evo Morales is arrested as part of an inquiry into alleged corruption involving government contracts.
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Morales concedes referendum defeat

Wednesday, February 24th 2016, 16:12

Bolivian President Evo Morales accepts defeat in a referendum he had called on presidential term limits to allow him to stand for president gain in 2019.
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