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Eight killed in Bolivia bus collision

January 17th, 2012 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), Jan 17 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 12 injured after a minibus and a public transport bus collided in the Bolivian city of La ... Read more...

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Titicaca, world’s highest lake, at risk

July 11th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), July 11 (IANS) Lake Titicaca, the highest commercially navigable lake in the world, located on the border of Peru and Bolivia, is at risk from at least ... Read more...

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Bolivian transportation workers begin strike after fuel price increases

December 28th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA (BNO NEWS) -- Transportation workers on Monday began a nationwide strike to protests the rise in fuel prices approved by the Bolivian government, ranging from 22 to 99 percent, ... Read more...

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Bolivia to buy satellite from Chinese firm

December 14th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) The Bolivian government and China Great Wall Industry Corporation moved a step closer to finalising a deal for Bolivia's first communications satellite with the signing here Monday ... Read more...

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Remains of Bolivian pilot found frozen and intact 20 years later

November 10th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by BNO News
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA (BNO NEWS) -- The corpse of a Bolivian pilot was found in the country's snow caped mountain tops east of its capital, La Paz, 20 years after a plane ... Read more...

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Bolivian miner trapped in Chile to get new job

October 10th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), Oct 10 (IANS/EFE) A Bolivian miner trapped along with 32 Chileans in a mine in Chile for the past 64 days has been promised a new job by Bolivian ... Read more...

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Bolivian Priest Arrested After Being Found With Cocaine

August 1st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez La Paz, Bolivia, Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bolivian authorities have taken into custody an Aymara priest who is known to have blessed Bolivian President Evo Morales at an inauguration ceremony ... Read more...

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Morales’ comments on gays, chickens, baldness trump climate event

April 23rd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), April 23 (DPA) A three-day conference on climate change in the central Bolivian town of Tiquipaya made more headlines for the striking comments by Bolivian President Evo Morales than ... Read more...

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Meet Jorge Ramirez, a Shah Rukh fan in the Andes (Letter from Bolivia - with images)

March 15th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
By Viral Shah La Paz (Bolivia), March 15 (IANS) Jorge Ramirez seemed like an amiable technician-turned cab owner who might be meeting an Indian for the first time in his life. "From ... Read more...

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Warming robs Bolivia of world’s highest ski slope

March 11th, 2009 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), March 11 (EFE) Global warming has melted the snow on Bolivia's Chacaltaya, a peak 5,395 metres above sea-level that was once home to the world's highest ski slope. Bolivia's top ... Read more...

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Bolivia to distribute land to indigenous Indians

December 3rd, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), Dec 3 (IANS) The Bolivian government will buy land for distribution among members of indigenous Indian communities living in virtual serfdom, EFE reported Wednesday.Juan Carlos Rojas, chief of the ... Read more...

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Bolivia orders US enforcement agency out of country

November 5th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia Wednesday asked the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to leave the country in three months, accusing it of subversion.The leftist government of Evo Morales ... Read more...

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India has highest snakebite-related deaths worldwide

November 4th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): India has the highest number of annual snakebite-caused deaths and injuries, according to a new study.The worldwide study revealed that snakebites and related injury or death pose ... Read more...

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Bolivian president sets date for constitution referendum

August 29th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), Aug 29 (DPA) Bolivian President Evo Morales has set Dec 7 for a national referendum on a controversial new constitution, which threatens to further split the country.The draft ... Read more...

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Bolivia’s Amazon command to check timber smuggling

July 27th, 2008 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), July 27 (IANS) The Bolivian government will create a security force in the Amazon to check smuggling of timber to Peru and Brazil, Spain's EFE news agency reported. The ... Read more...

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