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Two tonnes of uranium seized in Bolivia


August 29th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian police have confiscated two tonnes of uranium that was being stored at a building in central La Paz located near the US and Spanish ... Read more...

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Eight die in two plane crashes in Bolivia


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, April 23 (IANS/EFE) Eight people, including opposition Senator Gerald Ortiz, were killed in two separate plane crashes in Bolivia, officials said.The senator died along with his father, Luis ... Read more...

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Journalist siblings found slain in Bolivia


February 28th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) A brother and sister who worked in broadcasting were found murdered, family members and Bolivian authorities said Monday.The bodies of Veronica Penasco, 36, and brother ... Read more...

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Two held for exorcism in Bolivia


December 21st, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Dec 21 (IANS/EFE) A judge in the central Bolivian province of Cochabamba ordered the arrest of two members of an evangelical group after a young woman drowned during ... Read more...

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Spanish energy firm to invest $640 mn in Bolivia


November 24th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) Repsol CEO Antonio Brufau told Bolivian President Evo Morales that the Spanish energy giant plans to invest $640 million in operations in this Andean nation ... Read more...

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350 couples marry in Bolivia


May 10th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
La Paz, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a mass wedding in Bolivia over the weekend. About 350 couples were involved in the Andean wedding ceremony which was held in the country’s ... Read more...

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UN officials on missing plane found alive in Bolivia


May 7th, 2011 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, May 7 (IANS) Four UN officials and two crew members on board a Bolivian Air Force plane that was reported missing Thursday have been found alive and in ... Read more...

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Cold wave kills six million fish in Bolivia


August 4th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) At least six million fish have died in three rivers of Bolivia due to the intense cold wave sweeping through the country in the past few weeks. ... Read more...

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18 killed in rain in Bolivia


February 24th, 2010 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Feb 24 (DPA) At least 18 people have died as a result of heavy rain in the Andean nation of Bolivia, local media reported Tuesday. About 40,000 families have been affected ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth on plane in Bolivia


February 16th, 2010 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) A woman gave birth on a flight from Bolivia's southern town of Tarija to La Paz, a media report said. The woman was helped by flight attendants and ... Read more...

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Rock crushes house, kills teen in Bolivia


February 8th, 2010 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) A 14-year-old boy was killed when a huge rock dislodged by the torrential rain crushed his family home here in Bolivia, an official said Sunday. The house was ... Read more...

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13 die in bus crash in Bolivia


January 21st, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Jan 21 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed and 32 injured in a bus-truck collision on a highway near Ayo Ayo, about 85 km from here, officials said. The bus, carrying 45 ... Read more...

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18-year-old woman enslaved for 13 years freed in Bolivia


August 5th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 5 (EFE) An 18-year-old woman who was kept confined and forced to work for nearly 13 years has been rescued by the police in the central Bolivian city of ... Read more...

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Indian company to produce gas in Bolivia


April 25th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, April 25 (EFE) India's Jindal Steel and Power expects to start producing gas in Bolivia in June for export to Argentina, company representatives told the Andean nation's president here. Vikrant Gujral, ... Read more...

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16 killed in clashes in Bolivia


September 15th, 2008 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Sep 15 (DPA) The Bolivian government confirmed Sunday at least 16 deaths in clashes in the Amazonian province of Pando as the army attempted to impose martial law.Local leaders said ... Read more...

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Five suspected kidnappers killed in Bolivia


June 30th, 2008 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, June 30 (IANS) Five suspects in the kidnapping of a Colombian businessman were killed in a shootout with the police in eastern Bolivia Sunday, EFE news agency reported quoting officials. ... Read more...

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Russia’s Gazprom to explore for gas in Bolivia


March 18th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
La Paz, March 18 (IANS) Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom has signed an accord with Bolivia's state petroleum company YPFB to begin studies for natural gas exploration and production in the country, ... Read more...

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Floods kill 73 in Bolivia


March 15th, 2008 - 11:24 pm ICT by admin
La Paz, March 15 (IANS) Heavy rains and floods have killed 73 people since last November in Bolivia, while more than 95,000 families have been rendered homeless, a government official has said. ... Read more...

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Mob lynches three in Bolivia


February 27th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
La Paz, Feb 27 (IANS) Two police officers, mistaken for criminals, and a civilian who came to their rescue have been killed by a mob in a rural area of the central ... Read more...

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