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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

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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Protesters lift Bolivia blockade

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 1:10
related places: Potosi

Protesters in Bolivia's Potosi region end three weeks of strikes and blockades after reaching a deal with the government.
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Changing faces

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 2:29

Cheap nose-jobs tempt Bolivia's indigenous people
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Bolivia protest talks break down

Friday, August 13th 2010, 9:38
related places: Potosi

Bolivia's government rejects demands that President Evo Morales meet protesters to end unrest in Potosi.
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Bolivia protests hit mine output

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 9:30
related places: Potosi

Anti-government protests, including strikes and road blocks, in the Bolivian region of Potosi disrupt mining operations.
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Salt of the earth

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 11:58

The hard lives of Bolivia's salt gatherers
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Coca conundrum

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 16:04

Bolivia struggles with a rise in cocaine production
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Indigenous justice law in Bolivia

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 23:45

Bolivia's parliament approves a law giving indigenous groups the right to administer their own justice systems.
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Bolivian group hands over bodies

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 1:32

An indigenous group in rural Bolivia hands over the bodies of four policemen lynched 12 days ago.
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Bolivia new-born 'sold for $140'

Friday, June 4th 2010, 3:08

A woman in Bolivia admits selling her new-born baby for $140 to a woman who could not have children, police say.
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Bolivia negotiates over lynching

Friday, May 28th 2010, 22:54

The Bolivian government says it will negotiate with the indigenous group which lynched four policemen
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Morales urges Pope scrap celibacy

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 16:10

Bolivian President Evo Morales urges the Pope to abolish the celibacy rule for Catholic priests and says the Church should allow women to join the priesthood.
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Bolivian president meets the Pope

Monday, May 17th 2010, 12:07
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Bolivian President Evo Morales meets Pope Benedict XVI in Rome, signalling a thaw in relations between the Catholic Church and the Bolivian leader.
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Bolivians stage general strike

Monday, May 10th 2010, 15:54

After a week of intense rallies and riots, Bolivia's main trade union calls for an indefinite general strike.
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EU backs Bolivia nationalisation

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 23:51

A senior EU official says Bolivia has the right to nationalise companies as long as they are offered compensation.
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Bolivia takes over energy firms

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 14:47

Police move in as Bolivian President Evo Morales orders the nationalisation of at least three electricity companies.
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Bolivia hosts Mother Earth talks

Monday, April 19th 2010, 10:24
related places: Cochabamba

Delegates gather in Cochabamba for a "people's conference" on climate change called by Bolivian President Evo Morales.
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