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News: Bolivia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Bolivia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Bolivia: news

VIDEO: Bolivia's festival of miniatures

Sunday, January 25th 2015, 4:56

People in Bolivia have been holding a fair with a difference - everything is in miniature.
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Morales attends Andean ritual

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 0:07

Bolivian President Evo Morales attends a colourful swearing-in ceremony dressed as an Inca emperor, a day before his inauguration for a third term.
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Indigenous Bolivians' new confidence

Saturday, December 27th 2014, 1:21

Indigenous people of Bolivia gain fresh sense of pride
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Bolivia targets 'unfit' officers

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 23:21

Bolivia's security forces are registering their overweight members after President Evo Morales complained too many were unfit.
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In pictures: Bolivia's 'death road'

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 1:15

Cycling down the plunging curves of Bolivia's 'road of death'
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Child labour laws: A step back for advancing Bolivia?

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 0:07

Are child labour laws a step back for advancing Bolivia?
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Alarm in Bolivia at attacks on girls

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 17:37

Bolivia's ombudsman says he is alarmed at a rise in sexual violence against young girls, after a four-year-old was raped and murdered.
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New palace for Bolivian president

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 2:17

Bolivian President Evo Morales signs the contract to start building a new presidential palace to replace the current colonial building.
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VIDEO: Bolivia TV chef: 'Shout about abuse'

Sunday, October 26th 2014, 15:01
related places: La Paz

Justa Canaviri is Bolivia's top celebrity chef and one of the country's best-known traditionally dressed "cholitas". Born in La Paz in 1963, she speaks to the BBC for 100 Women.
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Morales's Bolivia poll win confirmed

Monday, October 20th 2014, 12:42

Official results from Bolivia's presidential election confirm incumbent president Evo Morales has won a third term in office and will govern until 2020.
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No fourth term, says Evo Morales

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 15:27

Bolivian leader Evo Morales says he will not run for a fourth term as president in 2020, as exit polls suggest he has been re-elected for a third time.
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Leaders hail Evo Morales 'victory'

Monday, October 13th 2014, 12:02

Latin American leaders congratulate Evo Morales after he claims victory in Bolivia's presidential election, securing a third term in office.
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VIDEO: Morales set for Bolivia election win

Monday, October 13th 2014, 4:15

Exit polls in Bolivia's presidential elections indicate that the incumbent, Evo Morales, has won a third consecutive term in office.
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Bolivia deports 'Dirty War' officer

Monday, August 11th 2014, 10:25
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Bolivia captures and extradites an Argentine ex-army officer accused of torturing and murdering opponents during Argentina's military rule.
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Bolivian cable car 'a success'

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 11:17
related places: La Paz

A new cable car line linking the Bolivian capital La Paz with the city of El Alto has exceeded expectations, its operating company says.
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Gold-coloured bat is 'new species'

Monday, August 4th 2014, 1:30

A golden bat from Bolivia is described as a new species by scientists.
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'Miners' grave' found in Bolivia

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 5:17
related places: Potosi

A grave containing at least 400 people is unearthed in the Bolivian city of Potosi, with the remains thought to be those of colonial-era miners.
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VIDEO: Bolivia lowers age of child workers

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 6:52

Bolivia has passed a new law, lowering the age of child workers to 12, and in some cases, to 10 years old.
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VIDEO: Bolivia's anti-clockwise clock

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 16:09

Bolivia's Foreign Ministry say the clock has been modified to encourage Bolivians to treasure their heritage and show them they could question established norms and think creatively
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Bolivian congress's clock turns left

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 10:28

The hands on the clock on the Bolivian congress building have been reversed to turn left - anti-clockwise - in a symbolic gesture to signify political change.
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