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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

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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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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