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Cuban Health Collaborators in Bolivia Hold Scientific Event ... The investigative rigor by doctors and nurses characterized this event, at which a highly qualified jury assessed them to choose the best papers to be presented in the next national scientific event by the Cuban Medical Brigade in Bolivia.

The Bolivian statesman gave the Real Madrid president the Book of the Sea, which includes all the historical and legal argumentation in which Bolivia ... at the headquarters of the Spanish Confederation of Employers' Organizations, to strengthen cooperation and open Bolivia's doors to new investments.
"With the addition of the Bolivia game, we have a great set of experiences on the table for our young players this summer," U.S. head coach Dave Sarachan told ussoccer.com. "Bolivia presents different challenges than Ireland and France. We're thrilled to be starting the tour in Philadelphia, one of the great ...
Special camps are being established by bespoke travel firm Black Tomato in Bolivia in August and October. The 'Blink' camps will appear briefly on the landscapes of the volcanic Eduardo Averoa Natural Reserve and the lunar-like Salar de Uyuni. Holidaymakers will travel from La Paz a six-night journey ...

Policemen are seen outside of Palmasola prison after a violent episode inside the prison in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. REUTERS ... Located in eastern Bolivia, Palmasola houses an estimated 4,000 inmates and is reputed to be one of the most dangerous and overcrowded penitentiaries in the country. It was the ...
Blink in Bolivia, an extension of the brand's Blink itineraries, launched in late 2016 and has Black Tomato's team of experts working closely with guests to design and build luxe temporary accommodations almost anywhere in the world, giving them once-in-a-lifetime access to untouched places like the ...
This year, four of the chapter members from the University will be traveling to Bolivia over the summer. Bridges to Prosperity is a national organization that plans and constructs bridges for communities in need in other countries. There are chapters at universities where students are able to plan and receive ...
Seven prisoners were killed and 25 people were wounded when more than 2,300 police officers raided Bolivia's notorious Palmasola prison. police were searching for weapons and other contraband on Wednesday during the raid on the facility that prisoners largely control, sparking a gun battle with the ...
The flag, stretching over a distance of 200-kilometer (124 miles), was part of a demonstration of Bolivia's demand for a corridor to the sea. The maritime ... On a visit to the city of La Paz, Pope Francis has called for dialogue between Chile and Bolivia over a long-running border dispute. His time in the city, ...
The Tsimane people, descendants of the Incas, are among the most isolated people in Bolivia. They number about 16,000 and live in 80 mostly riverbank villages of 50 to several hundred people scattered across about 3,000 square miles of Amazon jungle. They are forager-farmers who fish, hunt, cut down ...
Bolivia has deployed an unusual weapon in a maritime dispute with Chile - a colossal flag stretching about 200 km (124 miles). Bolivia wants to recover access to the Pacific Ocean, which it lost to Chile in a 19th Century war. It is due to take its demand to the International Court of Justice later this month.
A potentially record-breaking banner 200 kilometers long will be unfurled in a ceremony in Bolivia Saturday as part of the Days of the Sea celebrations commemorating the 2013 maritime lawsuit. RELATED: It's Latin America's Turn to Help Cuba: Bolivian Vice President. To the tune of the Naval March, the ...
With a degree from Rutgers Law School, and years of campaigning behind her, she has taken her case to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, calling for the repeal of a legal provision in Bolivia which imposes lesser penalties for perpetrators whose victims are between 14- and 18-years-old.
If you read much about travel, you can't fail to have noticed Bolivia popping up on nearly every 'top 10 countries to visit' over the last two years. It's in that perfect sweet spot of still being completely local and authentic, but the basics of tourism are starting to pop up to make it easier to get around and learn ...
As recently as 10 years ago, Bolivia's indigenous Aymara and Quechua women were socially ostracised and systematically marginalised. Known as 'cholitas', these women, recognisable by their wide skirts, braided hair and bowler hats, were banned from using public transport and entering certain public ...

Outside, the government soldiers were charging through the small village, firing away. Hours passed before the shooting stopped. By then, as her relatives held an impromptu wake in the dark, Marlene was dead -- an innocent victim of the violent unrest that wracked Bolivia in the fall of 2003.
Bolivia is "very close" to regaining access to the sea, President Evo Morales said Sunday, a month ahead of initial arguments at the International Court Of Justice, ICJ, in the Hague in a case filed by Bolivia against Chile over a sovereign exit to the Pacific Ocean. "We are for the first time very close to ...
Bolivia is among the many countries around the world now dealing with the consequences of global warming, including extreme weather patterns. Especially vulnerable are the mostly Indigenous farmer communities, which depend on regular seasonal patterns to make a living. For the Quechua community ...
As recently as 10 years ago, Bolivia's Indigenous Aymara and Quechua women were socially ostracised and systematically marginalised. Known as 'cholitas', these women, recognisable by their wide skirts, braided hair and bowler hats, were banned from using public transport and entering certain public ...
La Paz, feb 21.- Bolivian President Evo Morales assured today that all families affected by intense rains, and floods will receive guaranteed attention from the government. In a trip to Pucarani, municipality of the department of La Paz, Morales met with those affected to know and assess the situation caused ...
"The former president and his minister of defense must now listen as we testify about what happened," said Teofilo Baltazar Cerro, a member of the Indigenous Aymara community of Bolivia, which was heavily involved in the protests. "We look forward to this historic opportunity to have our day in court.".
Bogota: A space program for Bolivia might seem a low priority given the South American nation's internal challanges of poverty, inequality and lack of infrastructure. ... Venezuela launched its third satellite from Chinese soil in October and Bolivia is expected to get a second comsat from China by 2022.
Swiss rolling stock manufacturer Stadler has received an order to supply three metre-gauge locomotives to Bolivia's Ferroviaria Andina (Andean Railway) FCA. The new SALi (South American Light Loco) model has been specially designed to operate at high altitudes and features acoustic and ...
Argentina wants to change the terms of a key gas import contract with neighboring Bolivia, which would allow it to reduce or even eliminate costly LNG imports while boosting its own production, an official said on Feb. 19. Bolivia is South America's largest natural gas exporter and depends on the resource ...
Bogota: A space program for Bolivia might seem a low priority given the South American nation's internal challanges of poverty, inequality and lack of infrastructure. ... Venezuela launched its third satellite from Chinese soil in October and Bolivia is expected to get a second comsat from China by 2022.
Bolivia's Andean Railway (FCA) has awarded a contract to Stadler for three metre-gauge South American Light (Sali) locomotives for operation in Bolivia and neighbouring South American countries. The locomotives will be built at Stadler's Valencia plant in Spain and will be designed for operation at up ...
He is one of the two officials representing Bolivia at the ICJ. Justice Minister Hector Arce said Bolivia will get its long-awaited sea access and is in its historical right. "The work has been completely satisfying. Bolivia is being helped by reason, justice, right, history and above all, truth," he said. "The process ...
La Paz, Bolivia, Feb 17, 2018 / 12:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The General Secretariat of the Bolivian bishops' Conference called on civil authorities to conduct a "thorough investigation" of recent explosions in the city of Oruro that have left 12 dead and at least 60 injured. "We lift up our prayers for the victims and express ...
Meanwhile, two women have narrowly escaped death after their car plunged into an enormous sinkhole in Santa Cruz, Bolivia's largest city. The incident happened early in the morning on a major thoroughfare as the asphalt suddenly gave way beneath the passing vehicle. firefighters pulled the two ...
Two women have narrowly escaped death after their car plunged into an enormous sinkhole in Santa Cruz, Bolivia's largest city. The incident happened early in the morning on a major thoroughfare as the asphalt suddenly gave way beneath the passing vehicle. firefighters pulled the two women, aged 47 ...
People remained on edge as authorities sought explanations for the two blasts in normally peaceful Bolivia. A crater gouged into the ground at one site and splintered chairs scattered on a nearby street provide grim reminders of the 12 people killed and 50 injured. police have blamed a bomb made of ...
La Paz, Bolivia -- Bolivia's defense minister says an explosive was used in a blast that has killed at least four people during Carnival celebrations - the second deadly explosion to hit the city of Oruro during the celebrations. Javier Zabaleta told ATB television on Wednesday that the explosion caused a hole ...
"Hi there. I'm Romeo, a Sehuencas water frog from Bolivia," says a sexy, Spanish-accented voice. "I'm a pretty simple guy. I tend to keep to myself and love spending nights at home. I also love eating; then again, who doesn't?" Romeo's mobile-phone profile sports a big-eyed, pouting cartoon frog posing in ...
Despite the vote, Bolivia's Constitutional Court is allowing Morales' plans to go forward. "If the explosion is an action by the ultra-right, what's underway is a conspiracy against democracy," Hugo Moldis, a former member of Morales' administration, said on twitter. Opposition Sen. Oscar Ortiz called on the ...
La Paz, Bolivia (AP) -- Bolivia's defense minister says an explosive was used in a blast that has killed at least four people during Carnival celebrations -- the second deadly explosion to hit the city of Oruro during the celebrations. Javier Zabaleta told ATB television on Wednesday that the explosion ...
Dancers perform during the Carnival in Oruro, Bolivia, Saturday, Feb. 10, The Associated Press. Dancers perform during the Carnival in Oruro, Bolivia, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Thousands of colorfully dressed dancers and musicians kick off Carnival celebrations in the Bolivian city of Oruro. (AP Photo/Juan ...
firemen review the site where a liquefied gas bottle exploded, in Oruro, Bolivia, Saturday, Feb.10, 2018. Four children and two adults died while another 13 people were injured after a street vendor's gas can exploded near the entrance... (AP Photo) More ...
La Paz, Bolivia - Two young people were found dead Wednesday and one person was missing after heavy rains caused a mudslide and flooding in a central Bolivia town, authorities said. The governor of Cochabamba province said both of the known dead were minors. The overnight swelling of the ...
At least six people have died in heavy flooding across the Andean nation of Bolivia, where days of rain have left thousands of people homeless, fields underwater and houses destroyed. One man died when he was dragged away by a swollen river and five people were killed in road accidents caused by ...
China and Bolivia have witnessed a closer cooperation in the energy sector as a leading Chinese construction corporation helped build a hydroelectric station in the South America country. Bolivian President Evo Morales and Liang Yu, Chinese ambassador to Bolivia, attended the operation ceremony of ...
Radars detect an irregular flight traveling from Peru to Bolivia. As soon as the plane enters Bolivian territory, aircraft from the Bolivian Air Force (FAB, in Spanish) intercept it. From the ground, FAP officials use their radars to survey the area of operations for PERBOL I. (Photo: Peruvian Air Force). Following a ...
World's longest cable car system in Bolivia. Error loading player: No playable sources found. By Reuters / CBS Newspath |. Posted: Tue 8:28 AM, Jan 30, 2018. La Paz, Bolivia (REUTERS / CBS Newspath) -- Guinness Records has announced Bolivia's cable car system which connects La Paz and El Alto will be ...
La Paz, Bolivia -- When he was 46, Rene Paucara voted for Evo Morales, helping elect him as Bolivia's first Indigenous president in 2005. At 56, Mr. Paucara, a doorman in El Alto, Bolivia's second-largest city, voted with the majority again, but that time to reject a 2016 referendum to let Mr. Morales seek a ...
Bolivia: Morales Revises Agenda to Include Growing Middle-Class ... and provide basic social, health, education services. President Evo Morales will be revising the Patriotic Agenda for 2020-2025, the country's long-term national goals, to address the needs of the growing middle-class sectors in Bolivia.
Residents in Bolivia's Sena community say that they can sell a jaguar canine for about $215 on the Chinese market. According to Bolivian authorities, the fangs are valued in the Asian market at prices as high as cocaine. Between 2013 and 2016, 380 jaguar canines were seized by Bolivian authorities, ...
"This figure is not the best, but it has ostensibly improved," the official said. He explained that migration from rural to urban areas in the last 20 years has been a main cause of crime, but noted that Bolivia will soon be implementing a new program, the System for Public Safety BOL-110, to address the issue.
The United Nations, the International Labor Organization and other groups have urged Bolivia to repeal the law, arguing it lacks strong protections for the young child laborers. But in a country with a 39 percent poverty rate -- despite an economic turnaround in recent years -- the children's wages can be a ...
The National Association of Evangelicals in Bolivia also criticised the new Penal Code. "It is deplorable that Bolivia becomes the first Latin American country to persecute the rights of freedom of conscience and of religion, which are protected by the Universal Declaration of human rights, the declaration of ...


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