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The trial concerned the Bolivian government's bloody response to crippling road blockades that cut off food and gas deliveries to La Paz in September and October 2003, when Goni and his cabinet declared a state of emergency and deployed the military to restore control over the largely ... Bolivia
In accepting the petition, the IACHR dismissed the Bolivian government's justification for delaying an investigation. It said the lack of an investigation, and eventual punishment of the perpetrators if the extra-judicial killing of Mr Dwyer is proved, could violate articles of the American Convention on ...

The UN agency supports a cooperative in the country that includes 48 members and 1,300 producers. It provides technical support, facilitates access to new markets and brokers agreements with the Bolivian government to protect the interests of small cocoa farmers. Rare Criollo variety. El Ceibo ...
The Bolivian government has ordered the extradition of former President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada and his former Minister of Defense Carlos Sanchez from the United States to face trial in Bolivia. RELATED: Former Bolivian President Brought to Justice in US Court. "To complete justice, it is ...
LA PAZ--The Bolivian government finally went forward on Monday with one of its star projects – the country's most important steel plant –, which has been on hold for over a decade but can now proceed with the passing of a law allowing an investment of US$466 million, most of it with Chinese capital.
President Evo Morales, who is in his 12th year in power, said he asked congress to form an investigative committee after Brazilian judicial documents allegedly mentioned payments made to Bolivian government officials in exchange for highway contracts. Start your 15 day free trial now! cta-arrow

SANTIAGO--Days after the conclusion of the statements before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Chile and Bolivia maintain heated verbal exchanges without any chance to normalize relations. Bilateral ties are at the consular level and although the flow of citizens through the common ...
LA PAZ - The Bolivian government finally went forward on Monday with one of its star projects - the country's most important steel plant -, which has been on hold ... Some 85 percent of the investment comes from a preferential credit of $396 million from the EXIM Bank of China, while the Bolivian government will ...
La Paz, mar 15 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian current president, Alvaro Garcia Linera, reiterated today that the Government will enforce the equality of rights among citizens, as well as condemn any type of expression of racism or discrimination. The high official affirmed that acts of that nature are unacceptable in a plurinational ...
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / This handout picture released by the Bolivian government press office (ABI), shows the corpses of five of the six inmates who died in a riot, that bursted during a police operation to seize weapons and drugs, at the Palmasola prison, in Santa Cruz de la Sierra eastern ...
Bolivian and British authorities have jointly hosted the first international workshop to unlock the potential of the Bolivian lithium industry. The first international workshop organized to explore the potential for lithium production in Bolivia started on Tuesday March 6 when various industry experts met in La Paz ...
Two major ones were obtaining exploration permits from the Bolivian government in October of 2017 and subsequently beginning a 30,000-meter exploration drilling program. The company also completed a private placement with Pan American Silver Corp. and Silvercorp Metals Inc. to raise $26,980,000 ...
On March 19, the government of Bolivia plans to present its demands to the International Court of Justice. In a press statement, President Evo Morales ... The Bolivian government claims the flag extends between the two Bolivian cities of La Paz and Oruro. If the statement is correct, this would make it the ...
Often they will work in areas that are used by drug traffickers and where the Bolivian government's presence is minimal. In two prominent reserves, for example, there are just 12 rangers to cover the 40,000-hectare expanse. The parts are used in traditional medicine in China and can demand incredibly ...
LA PAZ, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- Bolivian government is mulling whether to declare a "national disaster" due to severe flooding that has driven 85,000 people from their homes across the country. "We have not dismissed the possibility of declaring a national disaster, although we still have the capacity to attend ...
"The invasion, the war culture, tore a very important part of the country that must be repaired. The world knows it and supports us." The Bolivian government filed a lawsuit in the ICJ in 2013 demanding 400 kilometers of coastline and 120,000 square kilometers rich in natural resources that were seized by ...
Police inspect the site of an explosion that killed four people, in Oruro, Bolivia, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Bolivia's Defense Minister Javier Zabaleta says an explosive was used in a blast that went off Tuesday night, the second deadly explosion to hit the city of Oruro during Carnival celebrations.

Bolivian government says Carnival bomb killed 4, hurt 10. Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 5:08 p.m.. Police inspect the site of a deadly explosion Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Oruro, Bolivia. Bolivian officials said Wednesday that a bomb caused the explosion that killed four people during Carnival celebrations late Tuesday.
LA PAZ, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Bolivian government declared a state of emergency on Wednesday due to intense rains having caused flooding, the loss of crops and the death of livestock, as well as damage to homes and infrastructure. At a press conference, President Evo Morales said that all levels of ...
Aware of the need to develop a comprehensive approach to urban development, the government of Bolivia has decided to embark on the development a comprehensive policy. The idea is to accompany this policy by adequate regulations and instruments to ensure resilient, sustainable and smart growth of ...
Bolivian Government, Doctors Meet To Negotiate End To Strike. Demonstrators shout during a protest rally against Bolivia ... The Bolivian government and doctors began talks Sunday to end a strike that has now lasted 39 days. The doctors are protesting a law that establishes a system of fines, the stripping ...
In his Thursday official act for signing the legislation, President Morales said that after nationalizing natural resources of his nation, the Bolivian government went into industrialization of the resources, by implementing an economic model that changed and improves the Bolivian economy. 'Now we ...
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.
"The invasion, the war culture, tore a very important part of the country that must be repaired. The world knows it and supports us." The Bolivian government filed a lawsuit in the ICJ in 2013 demanding 400 kilometers of coastline and 120,000 square kilometers rich in natural resources that were seized by ...
Through these, the Bolivian government makes sure to reach those places where it is still a challenge for the country to provide quality medical care, she said. With these fairs, the access of the most needy population to specialties such as pediatrics, cardiology, rheumatology, gastroenterology, among ...
Police inspect the site of an explosion that killed four people, in Oruro, Bolivia, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Bolivia's Defense Minister Javier Zabaleta says an explosive was used in a blast that went off Tuesday night, the second deadly explosion to hit the city of Oruro during Carnival celebrations.
The Bolivian government declared a state of emergency in seven of nine departments as widespread flooding and landslides left at least ... Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how to make or save money ...
The disease, caused by a highly infectious fungus, has been blamed for a massive global decline in amphibian populations, and is known to have resulted in hundreds of extinctions already. To add to these problems, the Bolivian government is now planning to build a dam in the area that gave these frogs ...
LA PAZ, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Bolivian government declared a state of emergency on Wednesday due to intense rains having caused flooding, the loss of crops and the death of livestock, as well as damage to homes and infrastructure. At a press conference, President Evo Morales said that all levels of ...
Aware of the need to develop a comprehensive approach to urban development, the government of Bolivia has decided to embark on the development a comprehensive policy. The idea is to accompany this policy by adequate regulations and instruments to ensure resilient, sustainable and smart growth of ...
The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) has expressed concern at the issuing of a recent official decree by Bolivia's President Evo Morales that requires all news media to distribute government messages free of charge, without distinguishing between public and privately owned companies. Morales ...
The Bolivian government said in a press release that the plant will be built on 72 hectares near the community of Ancotanga, in the municipality of Caracollo, Oruro; and will cover almost half of the energy demand of the entire city of Oruro. Project investment will total $ 54.7 million, and the financing will be ...
24 de enero de 2018, 15:47La Paz, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) acknowledged today the role of the fight against drug trafficking and illicit substances implemented by the Bolivian government. The Unodc representative, Thierry Rostan, commented that ...
La Paz, (Prensa Latina) The opening of the Polyethylene Pipes and Accessories Production Plant for Natural Gas Networks is an example of the Bolivian government''s desire to move from nationalization to industrialization. Some 100 million Bolivians (about 14 million dollars) have been invested in the ...
WASHINGTON—The Baptist World Alliance joined other Christian groups in protesting a new law in Bolivia that could make proselytizing illegal and put those who do it at risk of prosecution and imprisonment. In a letter to legislators in Bolivia, BWA General Secretary Elijah Brown expressed concerns “that ...
National Association of Evangelicals in Bolivia (ANDEB) called for the Bolivian government to start "preparing a new Penal Code that reflects the social reality of Bolivia" and said a new law should "emerge from a consensus and a social agreement of all sectors of our country". The Baptist World Alliance ...
The Bolivian government inaugurated a 97mn-boliviano (US$13.5mn) potable water pipeline in the capital as President Evo Morales strives to avoid a ... Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how to make or ...
The Bolivian government announced its intention to establish an ethanol blend mandate during a December seminar conducted by the U.S. Grains Council. Bolivian Vice President Garcia Linera made the announcement during closing remarks at the event, reporting the government's decision to implement ...
LA PAZ – The drought-related water shortages that led to the imposition of rationing here a year ago are at an end, Bolivian President Evo Morales said Tuesday. “We have water now. The rationing in the city of La Paz is over,” he said during the inauguration of an aqueduct that will carry water to Lake Estrellani, which ...
Since the inclusion of the Salt Flat in the Dakar Rally, the Bolivian government has taken advantage of the media coverage to boost tourism in the region. The Dakar Monument created in 2014 has become a symbol of the desert and a must-see for the tourists who arrive each year. In addition, local ...
I didn't come here asking the [Bolivian] government for help, as the Chilean press is saying," said Linconao in an interview. "I am an innocent person, I am not afraid to face justice." Linconao also had words ahead of the Pope Francis' visit to Araucania region, stating that she expects the Pontiff to receive ...
Since the inclusion of the Salt Flat in the Dakar Rally, the Bolivian government has taken advantage of the media coverage to boost tourism in the region. The Dakar Monument created in 2014 has become a symbol of the desert and a must-see for the tourists who arrive each year. In addition, local communities seize the ...
I didn't come here asking the [Bolivian] government for help, as the Chilean press is saying. I was very tired after the two-months and ten-days trial.” In 2008, Linconao won a trial claiming Mapuche rights over a territory using the Convention C169 of the International Labour Organization, which recognizes ...
Earlier this month, the Bolivian government and Bolivia's Doctor's Association agreed to end the nationwide medical strike and protests while the Bolivian government agreed to revoke the controversial articles of the Penal Code. However, doctors and medical professionals didn't re-establish health ...
The Bolivian government announced Thursday a celebration in March alongside the country's social movements to begin planning for a new system of free medical care “for the people”. RELATED: Bolivia's Morales Announces Call For Universal Healthcare Program 'For The People'. The decision was ...
Demonstrators gather to a protest rally against the Bolivian government's new health care policies, in La Paz, Bolivia December 27, 2017. ... After a 10-hour overnight marathon session, leaders of the Bolivian government and the country's leading medical association, the Medical School of Bolivia, have ...
Bolivian Government, Doctors Meet To Negotiate End To Strike. Demonstrators shout during a protest rally against Bolivia ... The Bolivian government and doctors began talks Sunday to end a strike that has now lasted 39 days. The doctors are protesting a law that establishes a system of fines, the stripping ...
The Bolivian government believes that increasing gasoline octane from the current 85 to 88 will allow for the marketing of a new and better product which would not be subject to subsidies. Bolivia produces ethanol out of sugar cane. There are seven sugar mills in Bolivia of which five, representing 85 ...
22 de diciembre de 2017, 15:01La Paz, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) A total of 26,000 homes were built and delivered in 2017 by the Bolivian government to people with limited resources, according to the Vice Minister of the sector, Javier Delgadillo. 'This is a historic record because in no other year were so many houses built for ...
According to GWC, "The Bolivian government plans to build a dam in a forested area where the Sehuencas water frog was once so common it became its namesake: Sehuencas. In addition to looking for Sehuencas water frog adults and tadpoles, the expedition team will test the water of streams and rivers ...


 

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