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Bolivian officials get spy pens to prevent corruption


June 15th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
La Paz, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All the employees of the Bolivia’s Customs Department will be issued with special “spy” pens. The devices will feature a hidden micro-camera and a voice recorder, ... Read more...

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16 teens die in Bolivia bus accident


June 8th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 16 teenagers were killed and 32 injured after their bus plunged 120 meters into a ravine in the northwest of Bolivia, Nuevo Herald ... Read more...

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Bolivia to set up 12,000 new libraries


June 4th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, June 4 (IANS) Under a programme aptly titled "Bolivia reads", the South American country will open 12,000 new libraries to encourage and nurture reading habits among "freshly literate" ... Read more...

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Neymar vows to avenge Santos’ shock defeat


April 27th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 27 (IANS) Santos striker Neymar has vowed to seek revenge after Bolivar's shock 2-1 victory over the defending Copa Libertadores champions in La Paz.Neymar was subjected ... Read more...

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20 killed in Bolivia accident


April 20th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, April 20 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and more than 30 injured when a bus lost control and fell into a river canyon in Bolivia, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Internacional rout Juventude 7-0


March 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 18 (IANS) Three days after scoring a hat-trick in the Libertadores Cup, Internacional's Leandro Damiao scored twice in his team's 7-0 victory against Juventude in the ... Read more...

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Damiao’s hat-trick gives Internacional impressive win


March 14th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 14 (IANS) Internacional eased to a 5-0 victory at home over Bolivia's The Strongest, the Group 1 leaders in the 2012 Libertadores Football Cup.Internacional's star striker ... Read more...

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Bolivian president asks UN to support coca farming


March 13th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, March 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bolivian President Evo Morales has once again asked the UN to recognize the right of people living in the Andes for chewing coca leaves.Addressing Monday ... Read more...

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Libertadores Cup: Neymar stars in Santos win over Internacional


March 8th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 8 (IANS) Santos beat visiting compatriots Internacional 3-1 with an incredible display of speed and skill from star player Neymar In the second round of play ... Read more...

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Peru captures last of the fugitives from prison break


February 24th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Police captured the last two prisoners still at large from a group of 17 who escaped last weekend from Challapalca prison in southern Peru, the Interior ... Read more...

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Defending champions Santos lose Libertadores opener


February 16th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 16 (IANS) In the first game of the Libertadores Cup football, defending champions Santos lost 1-2 on the road against Bolivia's Strongest FC. Before leaving for ... Read more...

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Flamengo’s fans frustrated with Libertadores loss


January 26th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 26 (IANS) Brazilian club Flamengo's fans were left disappointed after a 1-2 loss to Bolivia's Real Potosi in the first leg match in the qualifying round ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho threatens strike due to delayed payment


January 12th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 12 (IANS) Flamengo's star midfielder Ronaldinho Gaucho says he will not play for the club as he hasn't been paid.The Brazilian club owes Ronaldinho more than ... Read more...

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Iranian president embarks on Latin American tour (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad left for Venezuela Sunday to start a four-leg Latin American tour that will also take him to Nicaragua, Cuba and Ecuador, IRNA ... Read more...

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Di Maria to miss World Cup qualifiers due to injury


November 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 8 (IANS) Real Madrid midfielder Angel di Maria will miss Argentina's upcoming World Cup qualifiers after tearing a thigh muscle in his side's 7-1 win against Osasuna in ... Read more...

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Argentina, Ecuador win opening FIFA World Cup qualifiers


October 8th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Ecuador), Oct 8 (IANS) Ecuador beat Venezuela 2-0 while Argentina thrashed Chile 4-1 in the opening matches of the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier.Playing at home here in front ... Read more...

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China to help Bolivia launch satellite


August 11th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) China will help Bolivia launch a telecommunications satellite, a media report said Thursday.Visiting executive general director of the Bolivian Space Agency, Ivan Zambrana, said here Wednesday ... Read more...

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UN chief mourns death of staff in Bolivia plane crash


May 9th, 2011 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 9 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he was deeply saddened at the news that four UN anti-drug workers and two pilots were killed in a ... Read more...

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600 medals given to 62 countries at Indipex 2011


February 18th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Department of Post Friday said 600 medals were given to 62 countries in various stamp categories as Indipex 2011, the week-long World Philatelic Exhibition, came to ... Read more...

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Bob Barker Helps 25 Bolivian Lions


February 17th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bob Barker played a crucial role in the rescue of about 25 Bolivian lions that were saved from deplorable conditions.The animals were rescued from several ... Read more...

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Baby rescued from Bolivian floodwaters


December 25th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Dec 25 (IANS/EFE) A nine-month-old baby had a miraculous escape in Bolivia when she was rescued from floodwaters by a 10-year-old girl.The girl saved the baby as a massive flood ... Read more...

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20 years after crash, pilot’s body found in Bolivian Andes


November 11th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Nov 11 (IANS/EFE) The body of a pilot missing for two decades has been recovered from a crash site on a mountain in the Andes near Bolivia's La Paz city, ... Read more...

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Bolivian President Evo Morales kicks a player in a friendly soccer match


October 6th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Many soccer fans were shocked when Bolivian president Evo Morales kicked the knee of an opponent in a friendly match. The video of the incident has become one of the most popular ... Read more...

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Three brothers lynched, buried alive for witchcraft


October 3rd, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Oct 3 (IANS/EFE) At least four men, including three brothers, were lynched and buried alive for practicing witchcraft as part of "community justice" by a group of people in Bolivia, ... Read more...

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Jindal Steel gets 3,000 acres for Bolivian project


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bolivian government has provided 3,000 acres of additional land to Naveen Jindal-led Jindal Steel for its $2.1 billion steel and power plant in the south American ... Read more...

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20 die in Bolivia accident


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, July 23 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed here in Bolivia when a truck in which they were travelling plunged into a 250-metre-deep ravine, police said. A nine-year-old girl survived ... Read more...

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28 dead, 44 hurt in Bolivia bus accident


June 28th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, June 28 (IANS/EFE) At least 28 people were killed and 44 injured when a bus plunged into a ravine in Bolivia, police said. The bus carrying 70 passengers was travelling ... Read more...

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25 killed in Bolivia accident


June 27th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, June 27 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 44 injured when a bus fell off a bridge in Bolivia Sunday, police said. The bus, travelling from Cochabama to Potosi, ... Read more...

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Men’s voice can reveal their strength


June 16th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): A man's voice is an indicator of his upper body strength, according to a study.The study, led by Aaron Sell at the University of California, Santa Barbara, found ... Read more...

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Scientists use Calvin Klein cologne to lure jaguars


June 14th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Guatemala, Jun 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Biologists at the Wildlife Conservation Society said that they used Calvin Klein's Obsession for Men, which is a well known cologne to lure the highly secretive ... Read more...

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Uruguayan police nab Brazilian drug trafficker


June 7th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Uruguayan drug enforcement officials have captured a Brazilian drug trafficker wanted by the Interpol, officials said. Jose Paulo Vieira de Mello was arrested Saturday in Carrasco, on the outskirts ... Read more...

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Peru’s silver output up 30 percent


May 14th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Silver output in Peru, the world's leading producer of the precious metal, totalled 17,000 metric tonnes between 2005 and 2009, and showed a 30 percent increase over the ... Read more...

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Drug consumption highest among Colombian students


May 11th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 11 (IANS) Colombian university students make the largest community among drug consumers in the Andean region of South America, a new study has found. With regard to marijuana, 26.7 percent of ... Read more...

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13 killed as bus falls into lake in Peru


April 13th, 2010 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 13 (DPA) At least 13 people died when the bus they were travelling in fell into the Peruvian part of Lake Titicaca, in the Andes, Peruvian radio station RPP reported. According ... Read more...

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Chinese to train Bolivians how to operate satellites


April 4th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, April 4 (IANS) Seventy-four Bolivians will get training from Chinese scientists on how to operate communication satellites, Bolivia's vice-minister for telecommunications Roy Mendez said. The trainees will learn the techniques of ... Read more...

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