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The Latest: Bolivia cops say Battisti now in Italy’s custody  Washington Post

ROME — The latest on Italian fugitive militant Cesare Battisti, who has been detained in Bolivia (all times local):. 11:20p.m. A police colonel in Bolivia says a ...

Washington Post
Italian fugitive captured in Bolivia three decades after murder conviction  Toronto Star

A left-wing Italian militant who was convicted of murder in his home country nearly three decades ago was arrested in Bolivia, authorities said Sunday.

Toronto Star
Where is our political turmoil headed? Look to Bolivia. | TheHill  The Hill

Bolivia offers insights into how political disintegration works and clues about where it may be going.

The Hill
The cynicism of Evo Morales’s reelection bid in Bolivia  The Washington Post

Bolivia's democracy could take years to recover from Morales's stomach-churning move to hang on to power indefinitely.

The Washington Post
Why there are no McDonald's in this country in South America  CNBC

There are over 36,000 McDonald's locations all over the planet, and the chain is on every continent except Antarctica. In South America alone, there are over ...

Peru discusses importing natural gas through pipeline from Bolivia  Reuters

LIMA (Reuters) - Energy ministers from Peru and Bolivia agreed on Thursday to discuss building a pipeline that would transport natural gas and liquefied natural ...

Bolivia's president to run for fourth term, opponents outraged  Aljazeera.com

Anger, mostly centred in Santa Cruz, erupts with protesters setting the electoral commission office on fire.

Argentine woman abducted in 1980s freed in Bolivia  BBC News

An Argentine woman seized in the 1980s by people traffickers has been reunited with her family in a joint operation by Argentine and Bolivian police.

BBC News
Bolivia landlocked: how lack of ports hinders economic growth  The Conversation - UK

Sovereign access to the Pacific would bring Bolivia significant economic benefits.

The Conversation - UK
The woman breaking Bolivia's culture of silence on rape  The Guardian

Brisa De Angulo was 17 when she founded A Breeze of Hope to support other child survivors of sexual abuse – and help change laws on rape.

The Guardian
Pictures of Bolivia's skull festival called Día de las Ñatitas  National Geographic

Bolivian gravediggers unearth human skulls from the communal plots in La Paz's sprawling General Cemetery to prepare for tomorrow's party. Shovels cut ...

National Geographic
On This Day In History: Passenger flight explodes and crashes near Bolivia  WECT

On January 6 1959, National Airlines Flight 2511 was flying over southeastern North Carolina when it exploded in midair.

McDonald's failed in Bolivia  CNBC

There are over 36000 McDonald's locations all over the planet, and the chain is on every continent except Antarctica. But there is one country that had a deep ...

Bolivia's bees threatened by coca farmers' pesticides  africanews

Exalto Mamani, a coca leaf grower, sprays his fields in the Nor Yungas region of Bolivia with pesticides. The practice threatens the environment, primarily bees.

Shepherds tend to llamas, but cities attract young in Bolivia  Las Vegas Review-Journal

SANTIAGO DE MACHACA, Bolivia — Stormy winds, frosty nights and a scorching midday sun make life difficult on the Andean plateau, but the docile, ...

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Archaeologist Reconstructs Ruins of Tiwanaku Temple in Bolivia Using 3-D Printing Technology  Smithsonian.com

Among the monumental architecture built by the Tiwanaku, whose civilization thrived in what is now Bolivia between 500 and 950 A.D., was a staggering ...

Bolivia's Morales ignores unconstitutional accusations in reelection bid  FRANCE 24

La Paz (AFP). Bolivian President Evo Morales is forging on in his bid to win a fourth term in next year's elections, despite mounting opposition against a move ...

WIKIFLEET Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, now online  Global Fleet

Global Fleet has kicked off 2019 with the announcement of three Wikifleet country profiles. Ranked by population, they are Peru with approximately 31mn ...

Global Fleet
Bolivia makes Mutun payment to Sinosteel  www.mining-journal.com

Bolivia made a US$9.9 million payment to China's Sinosteel to develop the Mutun iron ore project.

A Splitboarding Quest in Bolivia  Outside

In Range of Mystery, snowboarders Gray Thompson, Danny Davis, and Nick Russell search for a legendary peak in Bolovia. Watch the trailer here.

Siemens Begins Construction of New Energy Service and Training Center in Bolivia  Transmission and Distribution World

Siemens celebrated the start of construction on a new, modern energy *service* and training center in Bolivia.

Transmission and Distribution World
Bolivia 82nd Country To Endorse Safe Schools Declaration - Bolivia (Plurinational State of)  ReliefWeb

(December 4, 2018 – New York) Bolivia has become the 82nd country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, an inter-governmental commitment to better ...

Islanders have 'no words' after caring for rescued pumas in Bolivia  Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

There is no doubt the island's recent turn as host to a cougar inspired a full spectrum of feelings within the community, from fear and anger to excitement and ...

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Tensions Roil Bolivia as Electoral Court Says Morales Can Run Again  NACLA

The TSE Ruling. To the surprise of virtually no one, on December 4 Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) agreed to place President Evo Morales on the ...

Janji Bolivia Deviation Crop - Best Running Tights  Runner's World

The Janji Bolivia Deviation Crop tights don't just look great on—they're functional, as well. These tights have a lot of seams, which are flat and smooth, to piece ...

Runner's World
Hundred Palms presents: Morpei (Get Physical: Desert Hearts: Audiophile) Bolivia  Resident Advisor

Morpei (Get Physical : Desert Hearts : Audiophile) Heart of Gold (Modmotif : Connect) Jameson Taylor (Gari Safari). Hundred Palms Presents: a monthly ...

Resident Advisor
Bolivia govt, business sectors sign port project accord  Business News Americas

Bolivia's President Evo Morales is accelerating efforts to build a US$450mn river port with links to the Atlantic. Finance minister Mario Guillén, .

Business News Americas
In Bolivia, Morales’s Indigenous Base Backtracks on Support  The New York Times

CARMEN DEL EMERO, Bolivia — In this remote indigenous village in Bolivia, the rule has been the same for generations: Leaders can be re-elected only once.

The New York Times
Bolivia sea dispute: UN rules in Chile's favour  BBC News

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled against Bolivia in its dispute with neighbouring Chile over access to the Pacific Ocean - a feud dating back to ...

BBC News
PHOTOS: Life In Bolivia's Mines Is Harsh For Adults — And Children Who Work With Them : Goats and Soda  NPR

When photographer Simone Francescangeli took pictures of the miners, he was struck by the dangerous environment — and the number of children he saw ...

Bolivia's Almost Impossible Lithium Dream  Bloomberg

A small army of workers from cities and villages across Bolivia boards the buses for the last leg of a commute that can last days. The meandering, bumpy dirt ...

Landlocked Bolivia Wants a Path to the Pacific. Here's Why That Won't Be Happening Any Time Soon  TIME

On Oct. 1, the U.N.'s International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled against forcing Chile to negotiate giving up a slice of its territory to provide neighbouring Bolivia ...

Peruvian Airlines plane skids on runway in Bolivia  BBC News

A plane carrying 127 people falls onto its side after appearing to collapse onto its landing gear.

BBC News
Bolivia demonstrates yet again why institutions matter - AEI  American Enterprise Institute

View related *content*: Foreign and Defense Policy, Latin America. Students recently broke into the Supreme Electoral Court in Bolivia and torched the building.

American Enterprise Institute
High society: El Alto, Bolivia, steps into the spotlight  The Guardian

After landing at El Alto, canny travellers don't go straight to La Paz but soak up the exuberant architecture, culture and women's projects of Bolivia's second city.

The Guardian
Bolivia court allows President Morales to run for fourth term  Al Jazeera English

Bolivia has enjoyed relative prosperity and calm under Evo Morales, country's first indigenous president.

Al Jazeera English
Fighting for Democracy: A Lesson From Bolivia  The New Republic

Evo Morales has done remarkable things for his country. But now, he is rejecting term limits—and Bolivians are taking to the streets to stand up for the rule of ...

The New Republic
A court sets back Bolivia’s quest to reclaim part of Chile’s coast  The Economist

POLICE, soldiers, dignitaries and citizens gathered hopefully in the palm-shaded central plaza of Cobija, a town in northern Bolivia, on the morning of October ...

The Economist
Native peoples sour on Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president  Reuters

Native peoples sour on Evo Morales, the first indigenous president of Bolivia, over everything from development of tribal land to his evasion of term limits.

'The sea is ours': landlocked Bolivia hopes court will reopen path to Pacific  The Guardian

International court to decide if Chile must negotiate granting a sovereign outlet to the sea, 135 years after it claimed Bolivia's coastline.

The Guardian
Violent riots on the streets of Bolivia  Sky News

Video: A student march to protest President Evo Morales' move to run for a fourth term in office turned violent when a number of protesters broke into and set fire ...

Sky News
What life is like for the teenage miners of Potosi, Bolivia  Washington Post

This post has been lightly edited for clarity. At 4,090 meters above sea level, in Bolivia, in the center of the Andes, thousands of people make their living as ...

Washington Post
Water from sewage rivers used to grow vegetables in Bolivia  Washington Post

Water from rivers that carry sewage from Bolivia's capital used to grow vegetables.

Washington Post
ONDCP Releases Data on Coca Cultivation and Cocaine Production in Peru and Bolivia  Whitehouse.gov

Today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released the U.S. Government's annual estimates of coca cultivation and cocaine ...

In Bolivia, A Backlash Against Women in Politics/En Bolivia, una reacción violenta contra las mujeres en política  NACLA

Read a Spanish version of this article here. Bertha Quispe was 28-years-old when she was elected mayor of Collana, a small town in the Bolivian Altiplano of ...

Bolivia’s Gory Patiño Exposes Human Trafficking in ‘The Goalkeeper’  Variety

Bolivia's Gory Patiño Sheds Light on the Realities of Human Trafficking in 'The Goalkeeper,' submitted to the Oscars and Golden Globes.

The Sometimes Apocryphal Sins of Bolivia's Worst President  OZY

General Mariano Melgarejo, the 18th president of Bolivia, had barely been in office a year when he was — according to some sources — defeated in battle in La ...

Presidential regalia stolen from car in Bolivia  BBC News

The historic presidential medal and sash were taken from a car in a red light district.

BBC News
Germany secures access to vast lithium deposit in Bolivia  Reuters

Germany and Bolivia on Wednesday sealed a partnership for the industrial use of lithium, a key raw material for battery cell production, in an important step to ...

Bolivia is following Venezuela and Nicaragua - and that’s toward totalitarian rule  Miami Herald

While the mass exodus of more than 2.3 million Venezuelans and the murder of more than 300 anti-government protesters in Nicaragua are making big ...

Miami Herald
Bolivia eyes lithium in picturesque salt flats as country's big moneymaker  ABC News

Near the crest of the Andes mountain range in Bolivia lies the Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the world. The stunning location is a growing international ...

ABC News
Bolivia court building razed during protest over Morales candidacy  Reuters

The regional Supreme Electoral Court building in Bolivia's biggest city was burned down on Tuesday night during a protest against President Evo Morales' bid to ...

Bolivia's oldest woman celebrates her 118th birthday  ABC News

The town of Sacaba, Bolivia had a lot to celebrate when its oldest resident turned 118 years old on October 26.

ABC News
Archaeologists discover 15th century indigenous tombs in Bolivia  Reuters

A team of archaeologists in Bolivia said they have discovered tombs containing over a hundred bundles of artifacts and human remains dating more than 500 ...

World Court ruling on Bolivia sea access could force Chile to negotiate  Reuters

A World Court ruling next week on Bolivia's claim that Chile has ducked a legal obligation to discuss access to the sea could force the Andean neighbors to the ...

Big lithium riches await in Bolivia — the challenge is extracting them  Automotive News

Bumpy dirt roads, thin air at high altitude, the ordeal of bringing labor into a blinding white salt flat — all of this stands between anyone who dreams of retrieving ...

Automotive News
INSIDE THE AMERICAS - The dilemma of child labour in Bolivia  FRANCE 24

Bolivia is the only country in the world where child labour is legal. It's also South America's poorest nation. Almost one in four Bolivian children work to provide ...

Bolivia’s wonder captain has her country dreaming big - Olympic News  Olympics

The captain and star of the Bolivian women's futsal team scored four goals on Friday in a match that ended with a 5-2 victory over Trinidad and Tobago, which ...

International court to announce findings in Chile, Bolivia sea dispute  Reuters

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The International Court of Justice will announce its decision next month in a dispute between Chile and Bolivia about access to the ...

Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to Bolivia in January 2019  GOV.UK

Mr Jeff Glekin has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Plurinational State of Bolivia in succession to Mr James Thornton. Mr Glekin will take up his ...

Possible world's oldest woman turns 118 in Bolivia  The Japan Times

The oldest woman in Bolivia, and perhaps the world, turned 118 on Friday, remaining lucid and in good health, authorities in the South American country sai.

The Japan Times
The Smooth New Spirits Boozing Up Bolivia | Good Sh*t  OZY

A young crop of distillers is making spirits from unusual ingredients for locally obsessed drinkers.

People are sucking bat blood in Bolivia to stop seizures  National Geographic

Thousands of bats are sold for their blood each month in Bolivia, supposedly to help treat epilepsy and other ailments.

National Geographic
Bolivia electoral tribunal approves president's bid for reelection amid protests  JURIST

Bolivia's Multinational Electoral Tribunal (OEP) announced late Tuesday that it had accepted current President Evo Morales' bid for reelection, sparking protests ...

Bolivia's Morales Slams Trump to His Face at UN Security Council  Bloomberg

Most foreign leaders are delicate when presented the opportunity to criticize Donald Trump to his face. Not Bolivian President Evo Morales. Trump was forced to ...

These Powerful Women Run Bolivia's Food System  Saveur Daily

Meet the female culinary forces that run cooking classes, markets, farms, and restaurants in La Paz and El Alto, Bolivia.

Saveur Daily

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Noticias mas importantes de Bolivia, Domingo 13 de enero de 2019
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Noticias mas importantes de Bolivia, Sabado 12 de enero de 2019
Noticias mas importantes de Bolivia, Sabado 12 de enero de 2019
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Oruro, Bolivia - Wikipedia
Oruro, Bolivia - Wikipedia
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The region now known as Bolivia had been occupied for over 2,500 years when the Aymara arrived. However, present-day Aymara associate themselves with the ancient civilization of the Tiwanaku culture which had its capital at Tiwanaku, in Western Bolivia.
Bolivia, country of west-central South America.Extending some 950 miles (1,500 km) north-south and 800 miles (1,300 km) east-west, Bolivia is bordered to the north and east by Brazil, to the southeast by Paraguay, to the south by Argentina, to the southwest and west by Chile, and to the northwest by Peru.
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Bolivia is a beautiful, geographically diverse, multiethnic, and democratic country in the heart of South America.It is surrounded by Brazil to the northeast, Peru to the northwest, Chile to the southwest, Argentina and Paraguay to the south.
Bolivia's First Indigenous President Asserts the Rights of the Native Population. Bolivian Indian activist Evo Morales of the Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) won 54% of the vote in Dec. 2005 presidential elections, becoming the country's first indigenous president.
La Paz, the administrative capital of Bolivia, is the world's highest capital city (3,660 m; 12,005 ft). It was founded under the name Nuestra Senora de la Paz (Our Lady of Peace) in 1548 by Spanish conquistadores.
The ancient history of Bolivia is first and foremost woven into the great Andean empires of the Aymara civilization. The Incas eventually conquered this innovative and powerful culture at the end of the 15th century.
Bolivia Dispatch It’s Dinnertime in the Amazon. Look at What’s on the Chef’s Menu. Some of the most celebrated chefs in the Andes ventured deep into the Amazon on a quest for exotic ...
Bolivia is subject to extreme drought and shortage. During the dry season, many neighborhoods, particularly in La Paz, Potosi, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Chuquisaca, and Oruro, may not have regular running water.

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Bolivia ( (listen), Spanish: [boˈliβja]; Guarani: Mborivia [ᵐboˈɾiʋja]; Quechua: Puliwya [pʊlɪwja]; Aymara: Wuliwya [wʊlɪwja]), officially the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Spanish: Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia [esˈtaðo pluɾinasjoˈnal de βoˈliβja]) is a landlocked country located in western-central South America. The capital is Sucre while the seat of government and financial center is located in La Paz. The largest city and principal industrial center is Santa Cruz de la Sierra, located on the Llanos Orientales (tropical lowlands) a mostly flat region in the east of Bolivia.The sovereign state of Bolivia is a constitutionally unitary state, divided into nine departments. Its geography varies from the peaks of the Andes in the West, to the Eastern Lowlands, situated within the Amazon Basin. It is bordered to the north and east by Brazil, to the southeast by Paraguay, to the south by Argentina, to the southwest by Chile, and to the northwest by Peru. One-third of the country is within the Andean mountain range. With 1,098,581 km2 (424,164 sq mi) of area, Bolivia is the fifth largest country in South America and the 27th largest in the world.The country's population, estimated at 11 million, is multiethnic, including Amerindians, Mestizos, Europeans, Asians and Africans. The racial and social segregation that arose from Spanish colonialism has continued to the modern era. Spanish is the official and predominant language, although 36 indigenous languages also have official status, of which the most commonly spoken are Guarani, Aymara and Quechua languages.Before Spanish colonization, the Andean region of Bolivia was part of the Inca Empire, while the northern and eastern lowlands were inhabited by independent tribes. Spanish conquistadors arriving from Cuzco and Asunción took control of the region in the 16th century. During the Spanish colonial period Bolivia was administered by the Royal Audiencia of Charcas. Spain built its empire in large part upon the silver that was extracted from Bolivia's mines.After the first call for independence in 1809, 16 years of war followed before the establishment of the Republic, named for Simón Bolívar. Over the course of the 19th and early 20th century Bolivia lost control of several peripheral territories to neighboring countries including the seizure of its coastline by Chile in 1879. Bolivia remained relatively politically stable until 1971, when Hugo Banzer led a coup d'état which replaced the socialist government of Juan José Torres with a military dictatorship headed by Banzer; Torres was murdered in Buenos Aires, Argentina by a right-wing death squad in 1976. Banzer's regime cracked down on leftist and socialist opposition and other forms of dissent, resulting in the torture and deaths of a number of Bolivian citizens. Banzer was ousted in 1978 and later returned as the democratically elected president of Bolivia from 1997 to 2001.Modern Bolivia is a charter member of the UN, IMF, NAM, OAS, ACTO, Bank of the South, ALBA and USAN. For over a decade Bolivia has had one of the fastest economic growths in Latin America; however, it remains the second poorest country in South America. It is a developing country, with a medium ranking in the Human Development Index, a poverty level of 38.6%, and it has one of the lowest crime rates in Latin America. Its main economic activities include agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, and manufacturing goods such as textiles, clothing, refined metals, and refined petroleum. Bolivia is very rich in minerals, including tin, silver, and lithium.