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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 halts work on Amazon road

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 7:31

Bolivian President Evo Morales suspends work on a highway being built in the Amazon, amid furore over forced used against opponents to the project.
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Bolivia road protest row spreads

Monday, September 26th 2011, 15:24

Bolivian Defence Minister Cecilia Chacon resigns, joining spreading protests at the way police broke up an anti-road march by indigenous groups.
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Bolivia anti-road march broken up

Monday, September 26th 2011, 9:09

Bolivian police break up a march by hundreds of indigenous protesters against plans to build a road through a rainforest reserve.
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Bolivia protesters break blockade

Saturday, September 24th 2011, 19:30

Indigenous protesters in the Bolivian Amazon force their way through a police blockade using the foreign minister as a hostage, officials say.
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Bolivian anti-drugs chief jailed

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 17:34
related countries: United States United States

A US court jails the former chief of Bolivia's anti-narcotic police, Gen Rene Sanabria, for trafficking cocaine.
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VIDEO: Rival protests in Bolivia's Amazon

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 16:51

Police are keeping rival protesters apart in a tense stand-off in the Bolivian Amazon over plans to build a road through a rainforest reserve.
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Bolivians voice road march fears

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 13:10

Indigenous protesters in Bolivia say they are resuming a march against plans to build a road through their land, after a temporary halt amid fears of confrontation.
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Bolivia recovers stolen paintings

Monday, September 19th 2011, 16:37
related places: Washington

Two 17th Century paintings stolen from a church in Bolivia 13 years ago have been recovered, following a lead from a Washington art dealer.
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Bolivian found days after crash

Friday, September 9th 2011, 21:23

A Bolivian man who was the sole survivor of a plane crash is found alive in the Amazon jungle three days after the plane went down, rescuers say.
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VIDEO: Bolivia bans cars for a day

Monday, September 5th 2011, 11:36

Bolivia holds its first National Day of the Pedestrians in Protection of Mother Earth, forbidding cars to circulate for eight hours.
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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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