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VIDEO: Bolivian miners in clashes with police

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 9:16
related places: La Paz

Several miners have been injured after clashing with police in the Bolivian city of La Paz.
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VIDEO: Pedestrians reclaim Bolivia's streets

Tuesday, September 4th 2012, 12:19
related places: La Paz

Bolivians in La Paz mark the second annual Day of the Pedestrian and Cyclist, an event which sees motor vehicles banned and a festival atmosphere descend on streets normally packed with traffic.
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VIDEO: Bolivia consults tribes on jungle road

Monday, July 30th 2012, 18:41

The Bolivian government has agreed to consult with indigenous tribes over the construction of a highway which they say will have a negative impact on their way of life.
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Bolivia coca union elects Morales

Monday, July 9th 2012, 11:18

Bolivian President Evo Morales urges more control of coca leaf cultivation, as he is re-elected head of the coca growers' union.
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Bolivian farmer dies in protests

Sunday, July 8th 2012, 0:07
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Potosi

A Bolivian indigenous farmer dies in protests against a silver-mining project owned by a Canadian company near the southern city of Potosi.
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Bolivian police end salary strike

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 18:46

Police in Bolivia end their protests against low pay, which had seen them take control of police barracks across the country.
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Unrest over Bolivia police strike

Monday, June 25th 2012, 23:12
related places: La Paz

Bolivian police officers demanding higher pay clash with supporters of President Evo Morales in La Paz's main square.
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VIDEO: Chaos in Bolivia due to police protests

Monday, June 25th 2012, 17:13

Police officers, who are demanding wage increases, say that they will continue their protests. Meanwhile, President Evo Morales called the mutiny a part of a plot to overthrow him.
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Bolivia police reject salary deal

Sunday, June 24th 2012, 18:37

Police protests in Bolivia continue for a fourth day after officers on strike over low pay reject a deal between their leaders and the government.
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Army deployed over Bolivia strike

Sunday, June 24th 2012, 1:39

Bolivian soldiers are ordered to patrol the streets of major cities after a police protest over low pay spreads and turns violent.
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Police protests spread in Bolivia

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 21:39

Protests by Bolivian police demanding a pay rise turn violent, forcing President Evo Morales to abandon the Rio summit to deal with the crisis.
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Glencore protests at Bolivia move

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 13:47

Commodities giant Glencore protests strongly at the nationalisation of an operation in Bolivia and warns about future investment.
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Bolivia tries out anti-fraud pens

Friday, June 15th 2012, 0:13

Bolivian custom officers are to be handed out special pens, with a hidden camera and voice recorder, as part of a plan to tackle corruption.
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Spain dismay at Bolivia takeover

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 12:26
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain and the EU criticise Bolivia's nationalisation of a Spanish-owned electric power company, warning it could deter foreign investors.
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Bolivia seizes electricity firm

Tuesday, May 1st 2012, 19:49
related countries: Spain Spain

Bolivia says it is taking full control of a Spanish-owned energy firm because it has failed to invest enough money back into the company.
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Bolivia 'axes Amazon road deal'

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 21:06
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Bolivia is to cancel the contract of a Brazilian firm that was building a controversial road through the Amazon rainforest, President Evo Morales says.
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VIDEO: Lake Titicaca swell floods farmland

Monday, March 19th 2012, 6:40
related countries: Peru Peru

Water levels on Lake Titicaca, which straddles the border between Bolivia and Peru, have risen to their highest for decades.
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VIDEO: Troops sent in to Bolivian cities

Sunday, March 18th 2012, 16:16

The government in Bolivia has sent troops to the streets of the country's main cities to fight rising crime.
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Bolivia judge guided by coca leaf

Friday, March 16th 2012, 1:07

A Bolivian judge resist pressure to resign despite a public outcry after he admitted "reading" coca leaf to help him make decisions.
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Bolivia's Morales makes coca plea

Monday, March 12th 2012, 14:52

Bolivia's President Evo Morales renews his call for the UN to lift a ban on chewing coca leaves.
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VIDEO: Bolivia's disabled clash with police

Friday, February 24th 2012, 9:36

Dozens of disabled people have clashed with police in Bolivia during a protest calling for higher state subsidies.
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