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News: Bolivia

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Wild man

Saturday, July 23rd 2011, 11:29

Exploits of the Bolivian-jungle puma wrestler
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VIDEO: Thousands stranded by Bolivia snow

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 11:22

More snow is expected in the coming days with temperatures expected to drop to -17 Celsius.
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Snow strands thousands in Bolivia

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 0:51

Thousands are cut off in south-west Bolivia by the worst snow storms in 20 years that have damaged crops and left livestock without food.
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Bolivia law aims at food security

Monday, June 27th 2011, 7:15

Bolivian President Evo Morales signs a law that aims to ensure food security for his country, after spiralling prices sparked protests earlier this year.
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Bolivia apologises for Iran visit

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 9:20
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Iran Iran
related places: Buenos Aires

Bolivia apologises to Argentina after a visit by Iran's Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi who is wanted by Buenos Aires over a 1994 bombing.
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Bolivian jailed for plane hijack

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 22:50
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A Bolivian pastor who said he was on a mission from God is jailed for seven years in Mexico for hijacking a plane.
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Boy searching for mother ends up in wrong country

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 12:37
related countries: Chile Chile

A 10-year-old Bolivian boy, who left home in search of his mother, mistakenly ends up in Chile after a 1,000km journey by lorry.
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UN staff die in Bolivia air crash

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 20:41

Four United Nations anti-narcotics staff and two Bolivian pilots die as their plane hits a tree and crashes in the jungle.
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Bolivian pair get royal treatment

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 3:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The UK ambassador in Bolivia throws open the embassy for a local couple's wedding on the same day that William and Kate tie the knot in London.
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Bolivia protesters block roads

Friday, April 15th 2011, 21:51

Bolivian protesters block roads and clash with police on the ninth day of demonstrations against the government of Evo Morales.
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Peak in peril

Saturday, April 2nd 2011, 13:47

Bolivia's 'rich mountain' feared to be at risk of collapse
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Brazil joins Bolivia drug fight

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 22:43
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

Brazil signs an agreement to help Bolivia tackle cocaine production and trafficking, taking on a role previously filled by the US.
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Bolivia leader pans drug reports

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 22:15
related countries: United States United States

Bolivian President Evo Morales says criticism of his drug strategy in two recent reports published by the US and UN are part of efforts to defame him.
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Bolivia says no to US drug agents

Friday, March 4th 2011, 1:03
related countries: United States United States

President Morales says the arrest of his former drug czar will not force him to invite US anti-drugs agents, whom he expelled in 2008, back to Bolivia.
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In pictures

Monday, February 28th 2011, 10:12
related places: La Paz

Aftermath of landslides in Bolivia's main city of La Paz
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VIDEO: Thousands homeless in Bolivian landslides

Monday, February 28th 2011, 3:37

Officials evacuated the area after weeks of torrential rains and flooding that has affected much of the country.
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Floods and landslides hit Bolivia

Monday, February 28th 2011, 0:21
related places: La Paz

Floods and landslides strike the Bolivian city of La Paz, killing at least five people and destroying a poor suburb.
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Bolivia ex-drugs chief arrested

Saturday, February 26th 2011, 22:03
related countries: Panama Panama, United States United States

A former head of Bolivia's anti-narcotics police is arrested in Panama for alleged drugs smuggling and sent to the US to face charges.
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VIDEO: Performing lions rescued from Bolivian circuses

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 2:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Colorado

A group of 25 performing lions from Bolivian circuses are preparing for a new life in Colorado, in the US.
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Bolivia leader flees food protest

Friday, February 11th 2011, 1:45

Bolivian President Evo Morales abandons a public event in the face of a food protest by miners throwing dynamite.
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Coca-chewing Bolivians protest ban

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 2:54

Indigenous activists in Bolivia have been holding a mass coca-chewing protest as part of campaign to end an international ban on the practice.
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