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Bolivian wildfires destroy two million hectares of forest

Tuesday, September 10th 2019, 11:11
related places: La Paz

Scientists from La Paz estimate that regeneration of the local ecosystem will take about 300 years.
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Amazon fires: What about Bolivia?

Tuesday, August 27th 2019, 10:07
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The world has been gripped by the burning of the Brazilian Amazon - but it's aflame in Bolivia, too.
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Brazil jeered by their own fans

Saturday, June 15th 2019, 7:02
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil are jeered by their own fans in their opening Copa America game against Bolivia - despite winning 3-0.
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Bolivia landslide sweeps houses away

Wednesday, May 1st 2019, 5:10
related places: La Paz

Homes in the city of La Paz were destroyed, but no casualties were reported.
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Like a dog with a bone: The Bolivian helping strays

Sunday, March 17th 2019, 0:26
related places: La Paz

Why a Bolivian businessman gave up his career to feed hundreds of street dogs in La Paz.
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Cesare Battisti: Ex-militant extradited by Bolivia arrives in Italy

Monday, January 14th 2019, 13:20
related countries: Italy Italy

Cesare Battisti, wanted for four murders, arrives in Rome after being arrested in Bolivia.
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Cesare Battisti: Italian ex-militant arrested in Bolivia

Sunday, January 13th 2019, 8:33
related countries: Italy Italy

Former Italian communist militant Cesare Battisti is arrested in Bolivia, reportedly in disguise.
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Argentine woman abducted in 1980s freed in Bolivia

Tuesday, December 25th 2018, 23:00
related countries: Argentina Argentina

The woman seized about 32 years ago by people traffickers was rescued in Bolivia after a tip-off.
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Peruvian Airlines plane skids on runway in Bolivia

Friday, November 23rd 2018, 2:39
related countries: Peru Peru

A plane carrying 127 people falls onto its side after appearing to collapse onto its landing gear.
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Bolivia sea dispute: UN rules in Chile's favour

Monday, October 1st 2018, 16:14
related countries: Chile Chile

The ICJ rules that Chile does not have to negotiate granting Bolivia sovereign access to the sea.
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Presidential regalia stolen from car in Bolivia

Wednesday, August 8th 2018, 17:52

The historic presidential medal and sash were taken from a car in a red light district.
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Bolivia's army in dispute with government over Che Guevara homage

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 1:21

Bolivian army veterans are in dispute with the government 50 years after Che Guevara's death.
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'Healthiest hearts in the world' found

Saturday, March 18th 2017, 1:51

A group of people in Bolivia could teach us all how to look after our hearts better, say researchers.
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Bolivian monastery accepts four-legged friar

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 16:14

A dog who lives in a monastery and has dressed in a traditional habit has become an internet hit.
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Let's go get it!

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 0:24

Eastern Airlines Flight 980 crashed into a mountain in Bolivia in 1985. Dan Futrell and Isaac Stoner spent an unusual holiday trying to work out why.
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Severe drought in Bolivia leaves thousands short of water

Friday, February 17th 2017, 10:28

Thousands of people in Bolivia have been affected by the worst drought in decades.
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Adventurer survives three weeks alone in rainforest

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 21:08
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli Yossi Ghinsberg survived three weeks stranded in the Bolivian Amazon rainforest.
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Chapecoense plane crash: Bolivia blames pilot and airline

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 10:20
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Bolivian investigation into last month's deadly plane crash in Colombia blames airline and pilot.
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Colombia plane crash: Second Bolivian suspect charged

Saturday, December 10th 2016, 19:38
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Bolivia detains a second suspect over an air crash that killed members of a Brazilian football team.
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Chapecoense crash: Bolivia official accuses bosses of cover-up

Friday, December 9th 2016, 10:37
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Bolivian officials are accused of a cover-up over the plane crash involving Brazilian team Chapoconense.
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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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