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Bolivians celebrate President Evo Morales’ decision to run for fourth term

October 27, 2017 4:59 pm
Bolivians celebrate President Evo Morales’ decision to run for fourth term

Thousands of people have staged a rally in the central Bolivian city of Cochabamba to celebrate President Evo Morales’ decision to run for a fourth term in the 2019 election. Over 30 trade unions and organizations alongside municipal delegations gathered at Cochabamba’s main square on Thursday, wearing indigenous dresses and […]

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Bolivians celebrate President Evo Morales’ decision to run for fourth term

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Bolivians celebrate President Evo Morales’ decision to run for fourth term

Thousands of people have staged a rally in the central Bolivian city of Cochabamba to celebrate President Evo Morales’ decision to run for a fourth term in the 2019 election. Over 30 trade unions and organizations alongside municipal delegations gathered at Cochabamba’s main square on Thursday, wearing indigenous dresses and […]

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Bolivians protest President Evo Morales’ potential bid for fouth term

October 11, 2017 6:49 am
Bolivians protest President Evo Morales’ potential bid for fouth term

People have rallied across Bolivia to protest a new proposal by President Evo Morales’s party that could pave the way for him to run for a fourth consecutive term in 2019. The president of the Andean country had accepted defeat in a nationwide poll early last year, when 51 percent […]

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Bolivians protest President Evo Morales’ potential bid for fouth term

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Bolivians protest President Evo Morales’ potential bid for fouth term

People have rallied across Bolivia to protest a new proposal by President Evo Morales’s party that could pave the way for him to run for a fourth consecutive term in 2019. The president of the Andean country had accepted defeat in a nationwide poll early last year, when 51 percent […]

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Look to South America not US: Bolivia to Mexico

January 28, 2017 9:10 pm
Look to South America not US: Bolivia to Mexico

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales speaks at a ceremony to mark 11 years of his administration during a session of the congress in La Paz, Bolivia, January 22, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) As Mexico-US ties sour over the new US administration’s controversial anti-immigration policies, Bolivia urges Mexico to turn to the […]

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Bolivia arrests LaMia boss as part of plane crash probe

December 7, 2016 10:30 pm
Bolivia arrests LaMia boss as part of plane crash probe

A police officer works at the wreckage site of a chartered airplane that crashed in La Union, a mountainous area outside Medellin, Colombia, November 29, 2016. (Photo by AP) Bolivian authorities have arrested the head of the airline, whose plane crashed in Colombia last week, killing 71 people, including members […]

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Bolivia detects first cases of Zika-induced microcephaly

November 2, 2016 10:30 pm
Bolivia detects first cases of Zika-induced microcephaly

The file photo shows a worker fumigating a district in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to prevent the spread of Zika virus. Three cases of microcephaly linked to Zika virus has been detected in Bolivia. Health authorities said on Wednesday that defects had been recorded in three births since September, which could […]

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Bolivian President Evo Morales says minister’s murder ‘political conspiracy’

August 27, 2016 2:30 pm
Bolivian President Evo Morales says minister’s murder ‘political conspiracy’

Bolivian President Evo Morales (AFP photo) Bolivian President Evo Morales has accused his political opponents of waging a “political conspiracy” for inciting major protests by the country’s miners that led to the brutal murder of a negotiating deputy minister. “This is a political conspiracy, not a social demand,” Morales insisted […]

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Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif, Bolivia president Evo Morales discuss issues of common interest

August 26, 2016 9:30 pm
Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif, Bolivia president Evo Morales discuss issues of common interest

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) meets with Bolivian President Evo Morales (L) in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, on August 26, 2016. © Reuters Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Bolivian President Evo Morales. During the meeting in the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz on Friday, […]

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Bolivian Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes beaten to death by striking mine workers

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Bolivian Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes beaten to death by striking mine workers

Riot policemen and miners clash in Panduro, La Paz department, Bolivia, on August 25, 2016. ©AFP Bolivian Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes has been beaten to death by striking mine workers after being kidnapped, the government says. Interior Minister Carlos Romero told a press conference that his 56-year-old deputy was abducted […]

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Clashes erupt between Bolivian police and a group of miners

August 24, 2016 9:30 am
Clashes erupt between Bolivian police and a group of miners

New clashes have erupted between Bolivian police and a group of miners staging a blockade to show their anger at the government’s changes to mining legislation. The confrontation came after police attempted to break up the roadblock in the rural town of Panduro on Tuesday. Security forces and protesters reportedly traded […]

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‘A picture of the future of climate change’: Bolivia’s second-largest lake evaporates

January 22, 2016 6:03 am
‘A picture of the future of climate change’: Bolivia’s second-largest lake evaporates

This photo combination of satellite images provided by NASA Earth Observatory shows Lake Poopo filled with water in April 2013 (left) and almost dry in January 2016 (right). Photo / APOverturned fishing skiffs lie abandoned on the shores of what was Bolivia’s second-largest lake. Beetles dine on bird carcasses and […]

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Pope Francis insisted that the Catholic Church’s role in Bolivia to continue

July 10, 2015 2:40 pm
Pope Francis insisted that the Catholic Church’s role in Bolivia to continue

Pope Francis arrived in Bolivia on the second leg of his South American tour and immediately insisted that the Catholic Church continue to play an important role in society amid efforts by the Government of President Evo Morales to curb its influence. He later called for dialogue between Bolivia and […]

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Bolivia

December 6, 2012 6:49 am

Bolivia, republic in central South America, nicknamed the Rooftop of the World because of its high elevation in the Andes Mountains. Bolivia has a landscape of snow-topped mountain peaks and broad, windswept plateaus. To the east of the mountains, vast grassy plains give way to lowland tropical rain forests. The official capital of […]

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