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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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'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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Bolivia football club signs Morales

Monday, May 19th 2014, 4:38

A first division football club in Bolivia has signed President Evo Morales to play as midfielder.
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VIDEO: Translating Facebook for Bolivian language

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 12:50
related countries: Spain Spain

An indigenous Bolivian community group translates thousands of Spanish words used on Facebook into their native Aymara language in the hope that the social media site will make their native tongue a language option.
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Bolivia dismisses protesting troops

Friday, April 25th 2014, 17:22

Bolivia's military chiefs have ordered the dismissal of more than 700 troops who have been protesting to demand better working conditions.
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Bolivia raises minimum wage by 20%

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 9:45

After talks with the trade unions, Bolivia's President, Evo Morales agrees to raise the minimum wage of private and public sector workers by 20%.
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Bolivia files claim over Chilean sea

Tuesday, April 15th 2014, 17:47
related countries: Chile Chile

Bolivia's president submits legal documents to the UN highest court in support of his country's claim to regain access to the sea from Chile.
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First Bolivian satellite starts work

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 13:11

The first Bolivian telecommunications satellite, Tupac Katari, has started its operations and is expected to lower the cost of mobile communication.
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Bolivia clashes over anti-drugs base

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 22:38

Dozens of people in Bolivia clash with police in a protest against the construction of a military anti-drugs base in a coca-growing area.
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Bolivian women battle against culture of harassment

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 1:27

Bolivian women face culture of harassment
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Bolivia military rule victims 'erased from history'

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 0:22

Forgotten victims of Bolivia's military rule demand recognition
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VIDEO: Bolivia's big band festival

Monday, February 24th 2014, 3:58

Around six thousand musicians have gathered for Bolivia's annual band festival as part of the run-up to the Oruro Carnival, the country's largest annual celebration.
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Bolivia torrential rains kill 29

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 12:27

Dozens of people have been killed and tens of thousands of families affected by torrential rains in Bolivia, official figures say.
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VIDEO: Lucky escape in Bolivia floods

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 1:47

A state of emergency is in place in several provinces in Bolivia, as heavy rain and floods continue.
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VIDEO: Heavy rain causes mudslides in Bolivia

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 18:31

At least eight people die in northern Bolivia after torrential rainfall causes mudslides and flooding over the weekend.
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Bolivia 'to build nuclear reactor'

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 1:47
related countries: United States United States

Bolivian President Evo Morales announces plans to build the country's first nuclear reactor, making it the fourth Latin American country to do so.
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Bolivians cheer satellite launch

Saturday, December 21st 2013, 4:57
related countries: China China
related places: La Paz

Thousands of people in La Paz celebrate the launch of Bolivia's first telecommunications satellite from a base in China.
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