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Bolivia bans vehicles for a day

Monday, September 5th 2011, 0:33

Cars and buses are taken off the streets of Bolivia in the country's first-ever "National Day of the Pedestrian".
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Jail over Bolivia protest deaths

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 21:36

Bolivia's Supreme Court convicts five senior military officers and two ex-ministers over the killings of at least 64 people during protests in 2003.
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Bolivia Mennonites guilty of rape

Friday, August 26th 2011, 20:44

Seven Bolivian Mennonites are sentenced to 25 years in prison for the rapes of more than 100 women in a case which has shocked their tight-knit community.
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Bolivia Indians in road protest

Monday, August 15th 2011, 17:33
related countries: India India

Hundreds of Amazonian Indians in Bolivia begin a long march against the construction of a road through their rainforest homeland.
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VIDEO: New highway sparks anger in Bolivia

Monday, August 15th 2011, 8:31

Thousands of indigenous people have taken to the streets of Bolivia's capital to protest against the construction of a highway that cuts across ancestral land.
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UK boosts Bolivia drug campaign

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 22:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's minister for Latin America announces a new deal for boosting co-operation with Bolivia in the fight against drug production and trafficking.
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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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