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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

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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US businessman escapes Bolivia

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 16:05
related countries: United States United States

An American businessman detained in Bolivia without charge for more than two years has escaped back to the US, officials in both countries say.
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Eight killed in Bolivia plane crash

Monday, November 4th 2013, 1:55

A turboprop airplane crashes and catches fire trying to land in heavy rain in Bolivia's Amazon region, killing at least eight people.
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VIDEO: Farmers and riot police clash in Bolivia

Friday, October 11th 2013, 15:33

Pictures emerge of clashes in central Bolivia between the country's riot police and farmers demanding greater government funding.
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Bolivia crackdown on coca agency

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 1:10

The head of Bolivia's coca control agency is arrested over accusations of illegally selling seized coca, document fraud and extortion.
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$1m thrown out of Bolivian plane

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 21:33
related places: Santa Cruz

Bolivian police seize $1m in a bag thrown by suspected drug dealers from low-flying plane in Santa Cruz province.
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VIDEO: $1m thrown out of plane in Bolivia

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 14:13

Anti-narcotics agents in Bolivia recover over $1m (£617,284; 739,710 euros) in suspected drugs money they say was thrown out of a plane.
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Boy's 'killers' dead in Brazil jail

Saturday, August 31st 2013, 4:26
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Brazil Brazil

Two Brazilian men accused of murdering a five-year-old Bolivian boy are found dead in prison, after reportedly being poisoned by other inmates.
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Brazil minister quits in Bolivia row

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 2:10
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Brazil Brazil
related places: La Paz

Brazil's foreign minister resigns after a fugitive Bolivian politician holed up in the Brazilian embassy in La Paz is spirited away in a diplomat's car.
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