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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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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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