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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

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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Bolivia disabled and police clash

Friday, February 24th 2012, 5:16
related places: La Paz

Dozens of disabled people clash with police in Bolivia's main city of La Paz during a protest calling for higher state subsidies.
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VIDEO: Bolivia protest resurrects road row

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 12:13
related places: La Paz

Hundreds of protesters have arrived in Bolivia's main city, La Paz, to demand the government resume the construction of a controversial road through an Amazon reserve.
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Bolivia protest revives road row

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 0:53
related places: La Paz

Hundreds of Bolivian protesters arrive in La Paz to demand the government resume work on a controversial road through an Amazon rainforest reserve.
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Bolivia signs anti-drug agreement

Saturday, January 21st 2012, 2:12
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

Bolivia signs an agreement with the US and Brazil for technical assistance to help reduce the production of illegal cocaine.
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VIDEO: Bolivia fears further landslides

Friday, January 6th 2012, 4:29
related places: La Paz

Bolivian authorities are battling to prevent further landslides in the main city of La Paz as the rainy season gets off to a worse than usual start.
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VIDEO: Footage shows Bolivia tornado

Friday, November 18th 2011, 7:28
related places: Cochabamba

A tornado tore metal sheeting from roofs, demolished buildings and uprooted trees in the city of Cochabamba in central Bolivia on Wednesday.
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Female suspect hides in male jail

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 23:41

Staff at a men's jail in Bolivia are surprised to find a woman wanted by police hiding inside - in order to avoid being arrested.
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Bolivia rules out US DEA return

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 2:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Bolivian President Evo Morales insists US anti-drug agents will not be allowed back, despite an agreement to restore diplomatic ties with Washington.
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Bolivia and US 'to restore ties'

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 4:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: La Paz

Bolivia and the United States agree to restore full diplomatic ties three years after the US ambassador to La Paz was expelled by President Evo Morales.
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Morales scraps Bolivia road plan

Friday, October 21st 2011, 16:51

Bolivian President Evo Morales says a planned road that provoked a long march by indigenous protesters will no longer go through a rainforest reserve.
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