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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
EL ALTO, Bolivia - Elizabeth Soliz walks out into the crisp night air and heads toward a bustling outdoor market, looking for teenagers selling sex for as ... Aymara, an Indigenous Bolivian language - Soliz says she has seen a sharp rise in sexual exploitation of girls in El Alto, Bolivia's second-largest city.
La Paz, Bolivia -- Isaac Quispe sat on the sidewalk as people rushed by, and scanned their feet to quickly assess their needs. "A shine, sir? I have tan polish," the 11-year-old told one man. "I'll work hard for you," said the boy, who works to pay for school supplies. That such a young boy is toiling at a job is ...
The Indigenous head of state said Thursday that certain sectors controlled by minority parties have been fabricating the existence of social upheaval in Bolivia, hijacking protests against the new Penal Code for political gain. "I heard in some media that there is an uprising in the country," Morales told the ...
London - Defending champion Stephane Peterhansel led the Dakar Rally into Bolivia on Thursday but Peugeot team mate Carlos Sainz trimmed the Frenchman's lead with his first stage win of this year's event. Peterhansel ended the sixth stage from the Peruvian city of Arequipa to La Paz with a ...
In her time with the Munasim Kullakita Foundation - whose name means "Love Yourself, Little Sister" in Aymara, an Indigenous Bolivian language - Soliz says she has seen a sharp rise in sexual exploitation of girls in El Alto, Bolivia's second-largest city. The group's director, Ricardo Giavarini, agrees, ...
Living in Bolivia with the Tsimane is no bargain. There is much more hardship than missing out on television and cellphones. One of the most common incidental findings that the CAT scans showed was a 10 percent incidence of tuberculosis. Inflammation, often thought to be a major cause of worsening ...
it's what they call a rally raid: it's similar to a conventional stage rally such as the WRC stages, but it takes place over much longer distances and timeframes. The 2018 Dakar covers almost 9,000 kilometres, through Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. Competitors - professionals an amateurs alike - will spend five ...
Summary: A sad story about Bolivia shows how climate change has become the easy culprit for disasters, allowing powerful special interests to avoiding blame for their actions and advancing the Left's political agenda. This use of science as propaganda has an intolerable cost: it makes us less able to deal ...
Last Tuesday, the government and the Medical school of Bolivia agreed to collectively recreate the country's medical system, putting an end to its 40-day strike. The government promised a new bill to be passed by June of 2019 that will create a more transparent and effective healthcare system with public ...
Bolivia's representative also called the request "a blatant attempt by some missions to bring to the attention of the Security Council to issues that do not fall into the purview of this body," as the events in the Islamic Republic of Iran "do not pose a threat to international peace and security." The statement ...
Bolivia's state mining company Comibol is nearing completion of a potassium chloride plant in another step in its bid to develop ... Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how to make or save money in Latin ...
Moderate earthquake - Chile-Bolivia Border Region - January 4, 2018. Created January 4, 2018 Last update January 4, 2018 15:34 By Armand Vervaeck. -. Most important Earthquake Data: Magnitude : 4.4. Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2018-01-04 10:54:25. GMT/UTC Time : 2018-01-04 13:54:25.
I realized immediately that it was sleeting here in Bolivia North Carolina," Clemmons said. "After a while I went outside with my weather rock and on top of this weather rock was a pile of white stuff. I came to the quick conclusion that it was snowing here in North Carolina." In the original video on facebook ...
President Evo Morales speaks during a news conference at the presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 4 January 2018. 0. Comments. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to twitter Share to facebook Share to gmail Share to Google+ Share to Pinterest Share to email. Increases text ...
The judicial authorities ratified their commitment to improving the justice system in Bolivia, from the institutionalization and re-functionalization of the courts. The inauguration in the Supreme Court of Justice of Bolivia, TSJ, began on Wednesday with the arrival of Morales at the headquarters of the agency, ...
Bolivia: Govt. and Doctors Reach Pre-Agreement to End Strike. Among the reasons given by the president for this growth, was the growth of domestic demand, the driving force behind the economic model, as well as the rise in international oil prices. During a press conference held at the government ...
Tuesday's announcement ended protests and a 40-day strike by medical professionals that was initiated by the Medical Association of Bolivia. According to the government, the doctors' strike forced the suspension of at least 10,000 surgeries in the country. Officials were demanding the talks and an end to ...
Bolivia's Morales Announces Call For Universal healthcare Program 'For The People'. The announcement was made when Morales delivered a sprinkler irrigation system in Sacaba, in the department of Cochabamba. "Life is sacred and by the Political Constitution of the Plurinational State, now health is a ...
At least eight people in Bolivia have died when a gas canister used by a street vendor exploded during the city of Oruro's famous carnival celebrations. More than 40 others were injured, the authorities said. Several victims had to be airlifted to Bolivia's main city, La Paz, as local hospitals struggled to cope.
Morales said that his country's economic, political and social achievements have made Bolivia one of the fastest-developing and improving economies in South America. "We have showed that our beloved Bolivia is moving forward. We have important data from international organizations where we ...
Bolivian President Evo Morales is calling out President Donald Trump for what he says are racist policies against migrants. Morales, who has led the South American country since 2006, went on twitter to slam his United States counterpart for his crackdown on immigration following the White House's ...
Bolivia announced a plan this week to implement an ethanol blend mandate for gasoline in 2018. The mandate would begin at a 10 percent blend and increase as the industry increases production capacity in Bolivia. The country's plan has the potential benefit of $1.5 billion in investments and the creation ...
Morales said that the media reports place Bolivia as the country with highest rate in the growth of the Gross Domestic Product in the region. ... In this regard, Morales said that before he took power in 2006, Bolivia was the last country in South America and the second to last in the American continent ...
... >> lithium ion batteries that power smartphones, laptops, toothbrushes and even the expanding market for electric vehicles, all require the same substance, lithium. And the poor South American nation of Bolivia sits on nearly a quarter of the known resources of the world's lightest metal. I'm Alexandria ...


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