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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

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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Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 8:59
related places: La Paz

Bolivia plans to reward good time-keeping with bonuses in a country which seems always to run behind schedule, reports the BBC's Andres Schipani in La Paz. .
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Morales hails Bolivia poll 'wins'

Monday, April 5th 2010, 11:13

Bolivia's Evo Morales hails success in regional elections but exit polls suggest the opposition still holds sway in some key areas.
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Bolivian army uses Cuban slogan

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 3:46
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The Bolivian army adopts Cuba's revolutionary motto "fatherland or death", angering some conservative ex-generals.
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Bolivia jailer fired over favours

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 17:24

A Bolivian prison governor is sacked over the luxury cell of a former military ruler, and several violent incidents.
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Bolivian leader names 18 judges

Friday, February 19th 2010, 2:24

Bolivian President Evo Morales appoints 18 top judges, including Supreme Court justices, ahead of December judicial elections.
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Lola's legacy

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 10:45

Bolivian women's centre built in BBC reporter's name
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