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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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Chapecoense air crash: Bolivia suspends LaMia airline

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 18:15
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Bolivia suspends the operating licence of LaMia, the airline whose plane crashed in Colombia killing 71 people.
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Bolivia schools close early as drought empties reservoirs

Wednesday, November 23rd 2016, 2:09

Bolivia's prolonged drought has forced schools to close, and a national emergency is in effect.
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Bolivia minister killed by protesting miners

Friday, August 26th 2016, 3:48

Bolivian authorities say the deputy interior minister has been kidnapped and killed by striking miners.
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The three Rs

Saturday, August 20th 2016, 23:44

Journalists Fellipe Abreu and Luiz Felipe Silva speak to teachers and students in a literacy programme in Bolivia.
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Bolivia opens 'anti-imperialist' school to counter US

Thursday, August 18th 2016, 0:17
related countries: United States United States

Bolivian President Evo Morales opens a new military defence academy, which he says will offer courses to counter the influence of the US in the developing world.
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Bolivia drugs: Police seize huge cocaine consignment

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016, 0:08
related countries: United States United States

Police in Bolivia seize more than seven tonnes of cocaine which they believe was destined for sale in the United States.
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Large Abelisaurus Dinosaur dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia

Friday, July 29th 2016, 7:12

One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found in Bolivia, of the Abelisaurus dinosaur
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Giant 1.2 metre wide dinosaur footprint discovered in Bolivia

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 7:57

The huge footprint is one of the largest ever found in Bolivia in South America.
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Bolivia leader Morales wants to ditch Gregorian calendar

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 11:20

Bolivian President Evo Morales says it is time for Bolivians to ditch the Gregorian calendar in favour of the calendar used by the country's indigenous community.
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Clashes in Bolivia disabled protest

Thursday, May 26th 2016, 1:32

Police in Bolivia use water cannons against disabled protesters who tried to breach a roadblock to demand an increase in state benefits.
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Bolivian leader's son 'does not exist'

Tuesday, May 17th 2016, 12:57

A journalist who alleged that the Bolivian president had an estranged son whose existence was not known at the time says the child "does not exist".
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