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Held Bolivia soldiers return home

Friday, March 1st 2013, 22:39
related countries: Chile Chile

A Chilean court suspends a trial against three Bolivian soldiers, whose arrest had led to diplomatic tensions between the neighbouring countries.
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Bolivia seizes Spanish-run airports

Monday, February 18th 2013, 23:47
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Bolivia's decision to nationalise three Spanish-owned airports draws an angry response from Madrid, which calls the move an "unfriendly act".
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Bolivia stokes Chile border tension

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 21:03
related countries: Chile Chile

Bolivia's President Evo Morales renews his calls for the release of three soldiers arrested in Chile, marking the anniversary of the War of the Pacific.
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VIDEO: The last of Bolivia's Pacahuara tribe

Saturday, January 26th 2013, 0:46

The BBC travels to a remote village in the Bolivian Amazon to meet the last members of the indigenous Pacahuara tribe.
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Hugo Chavez 'in physiotherapy'

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 17:49
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Venezuela Venezuela

The Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez, is receiving physiotherapy in Cuba "to return to his country", says his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales.
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VIDEO: UN lifts coca leaf ban in Bolivia

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 7:49

Bolivia has managed to rejoin the UN's anti-drugs convention, despite allowing farmers to grow coca leaves.
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Bolivia alleges US Morales 'plot'

Monday, January 7th 2013, 2:54
related countries: United States United States

A senior Bolivian minister alleges there is proof that the US embassy has been actively working against President Evo Morales.
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Bolivia's 'fatal lottery' story shown in long lost film

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 11:40

Long lost Bolivian film shows story of convicted man chosen to die
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VIDEO: Thousands of turtles released

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 7:51

More than 120,000 baby turtles have been released in to a river in Bolivia in an attempt to boost the area's turtle population.
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Curfew over after Bolivian census

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 2:57

Bolivia says its first census in 11 years, which brought the South American country to a halt, went ahead without any major incidents.
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VIDEO: Stolen 700-year-old mummy returned to Peru

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 15:33
related countries: Peru Peru

A 700-year-old mummified child, recovered from antiquities traffickers in Bolivia, has been handed back to Peruvian authorities.
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Stolen Peruvian mummy returned

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 23:56
related countries: France France, Peru Peru

The mummy of a two-year-old child seized by Bolivian police as it was about to be shipped to France is returned to Peru, where it was stolen from.
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Man arrested over Bolivia attack

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 0:57
related places: Yacuiba

A fourth man is arrested in southern Bolivia on suspicion of setting alight radio presenter Fernando Vidal in the city of Yacuiba while he was on air.
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Bolivian radio man set on fire

Tuesday, October 30th 2012, 7:19

Assailants force their way into local radio studios in southern Bolivia and pour petrol over the presenter, setting him alight.
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VIDEO: Bolivian prodigy stuns jazz world

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 8:12

A seven-year-old blind musician from Bolivia is attracting worldwide attention for his prodigious jazz talent.
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Tree rings show Amazon's rainfall

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 14:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tree rings from eight cedar trees in Bolivia have helped UK-based researchers unlock the 100-year rainfall history across the Amazon basin.
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Bolivia miners end metals dispute

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 5:12

Rival miners' groups in Bolivia sign a deal with the government to end a dispute over control of rich tin and zinc deposits.
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Peru coca cultivation on the rise

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 1:01
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Peru Peru
related places: Coca

Coca cultivation in Peru rises for a sixth consecutive year as farmers plant more crops on the borders with Brazil and Bolivia, a UN survey says.
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Bolivia protects river dolphins

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 18:19

Bolivian President Evo Morales enacts a law that declares a vulnerable species of pink dolphins in the Amazon basin a national treasure.
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Bolivia's coca production drops

Monday, September 17th 2012, 19:40

The United Nations' drugs agency finds the production of coca leaves, the raw ingredient for cocaine, has fallen significantly in Bolivia.
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Bolivia miners block La Paz roads

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 2:49
related places: La Paz

Hundreds of miners in Bolivia are blocking key access roads to the country's main city, La Paz, to press the government to allow them to work a lucrative mine.
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