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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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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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Coca-chewing protest in Bolivia

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 20:54
related countries: United States United States

Bolivian protesters stage a mass coca-chewing outside the US embassy as part of campaign to end an international ban on the practice.
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Bolivia launches coca diplomacy

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 2:09

Bolivia launches a diplomatic campaign to try to end the international ban on chewing coca leaf, which is a deep cultural tradition in the Andes.
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Bolivia reverses fuel prices hike

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 5:38

Bolivian President Evo Morales rescinds a decree which raised fuel prices by more than 70% and sparked civil unrest.
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Anger in Bolivia over fuel prices

Friday, December 31st 2010, 1:17

Protests over fuel price rises in Bolivia have escalated, with protesters vandalising buildings and throwing rocks at police.
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Transport strike chaos in Bolivia

Monday, December 27th 2010, 21:34

Transport workers in Bolivia begin an indefinite strike in protest at an increase of more than 70% in the cost of fuel, forcing the army to help out.
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Protest at Bolivia fuel cost rise

Sunday, December 26th 2010, 23:48

Bolivia announces a huge rise in the price of fuel, sparking transport unions to call a strike in protest.
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Charges brought over Bolivia plot

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 19:56

Bolivia charges 39 people, including opposition politicians and former generals, over an alleged plot to kill President Evo Morales.
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Radical pension reform in Bolivia

Saturday, December 11th 2010, 2:28

Bolivia lowers its retirement age and extends the state pension to people working in the informal sector.
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Roads or heritage?

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 16:42

The fight to preserve Bolivia's remarkable Jesuit culture
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Living with HIV

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 9:53

Aids activist in Bolivia on tackling discrimination and ignorance
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Morales attacks US 'coup plots'

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 9:18
related countries: United States United States

Bolivian President Evo Morales accuses the US of backing coup attempts against him and other left-wing Latin American leaders
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Bolivia defends nationalisations

Friday, November 12th 2010, 16:40

Bolivia's government defends its policy of nationalising companies that it says are vital to the country's economy.
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Cinema classic

Friday, October 29th 2010, 23:07

Bolivia's struggle to preserve its film heritage
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Ahmadinejad plays Morales at football

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 9:46
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his visiting Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales have taken part in football game in Tehran.
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Bolivian government axes coca law

Monday, October 11th 2010, 23:47

The Bolivian government says it has annulled a new coca production law which cut by two-thirds the number of coca leaves which growers could sell.
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French couple missing in Bolivia

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 10:24
related countries: Brazil Brazil, France France

The French embassy in Bolivia expresses concern for a French couple who went missing more than three weeks ago in a Bolivian village on the border with Brazil.
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Bolivia declares fires emergency

Friday, August 20th 2010, 2:33

A state of emergency has been declared in Bolivia as forest fires spread across the country, destroying homes and farmland.
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