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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 gold mine clash turns deadly

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 10:22
related places: La Paz

A Bolivian police officer is killed as security forces try to evict local people from a gold mine they have occupied north-west of La Paz.
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Bolivian football chief arrested

Friday, July 17th 2015, 23:37

The head of Bolivia's Football Federation, Carlos Chavez, is arrested as part of a corruption investigation, officials say.
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Protesters cut off Bolivian city

Friday, July 17th 2015, 22:02
related places: Potosi

Protesters cut off access to the Bolivian mining city of Potosi in a dispute with the government over infrastructure investment.
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Pope 'did not chew coca' in Bolivia

Monday, July 13th 2015, 19:11

Pope Francis says that he did not chew coca during his recent trip to Bolivia, where the leaves are used to alleviate the effects of the high altitude.
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Pope changes in fast-food outlet

Friday, July 10th 2015, 0:46
related countries: United States United States

Pope Francis uses a fast-food restaurant as a sacristy to prepare for Mass in Bolivia, during his tour of Latin American countries.
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VIDEO: Pope Francis highlights Bolivia poverty

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 5:15

Pope Francis is visiting Bolivia, the second leg of his tour of Latin America's three poorest countries.
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Pope focuses on poor in Bolivia

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 1:16

Pope Francis speaks of the need to protect the vulnerable from capitalism, as he continues his tour of Latin America's poorest countries.
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Pope 'to chew coca leaves in Bolivia'

Monday, June 29th 2015, 11:50

A Bolivian minister says that the Pope has requested to chew coca leaves, which are considered sacred by many in Bolivia, on his forthcoming trip there.
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Bolivia 1-3 Peru

Friday, June 26th 2015, 7:56
related countries: Peru Peru

Paolo Guerrero scores a hat-trick as Peru beat Bolivia 3-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Copa America.
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Bolivian soldiers replace bakers

Monday, May 18th 2015, 22:39

Bolivian soldiers have begun producing tens of thousands of bread rolls as bakers begin a 48-hour strike.
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Pope Francis to visit Latin America

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 17:16
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Pope Francis announces his first visit to Bolivia, Paraguay and Ecuador in July, with leaders from host countries welcoming the news.
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Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 11:18
related countries: Chile Chile

Bolivia's Defence Minister Jorge Ledezma is sacked after he travelled to neighbouring Chile wearing a top with a controversial motto.
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The Bolivian women who knit parts for hearts

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 0:30

The Bolivian women knitting a high-tech medical device
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Bolivia 'chickened out' of fixture

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 22:55
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian football officials set up a friendly match against Uganda and say original opponents Bolivia "chickened out".
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Bolivia ex-drug czar Nina arrested

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 11:36

Bolivia's former drug car Gen Oscar Nina is arrested on suspicion of having links to drug trafficking, Bolivian officials announce.
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Bolivia flooding displaces thousands

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 11:38
related places: Cobija

Flooding forces more than 4,000 people from their homes in the town of Cobija in northern Bolivia after the river Acre bursts its banks.
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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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