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The Hague, The Netherlands, Mar 26 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales reiterated today the peaceful nature of the maritime suit against Chile at the ... In case that the decision of that international organization is favorable to Bolivia, it forces Chile to negotiate with La Paz an access to the sea.
The ABE official said this second Bolivian satellite will be presented in April after being submitted to tests to guarantee its technical and financial ... The new Bolivian telecommunication service satellite will cost nearly 200 million dollars, 100 million less than its predecessor, which costed 303 million.

The only thing that can accomplish that in this case is force, which is beyond La Paz's capabilities and will remain so for the foreseeable future. It's improbable that Bolivian President Evo Morales doesn't realize this, which suggests that he might have other reasons beside soft power prestige ... Chile
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People hold sign signs that reads in Spanish "Sea," as the remains of the Bolivian national hero Eduardo Abaroa are moved to be exhibited on the "Day of the Sea," in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, March 22, 2018. Abaroa died... (AP Photo/Juan Karita) ...
Bolivian army officers and Aymara spiritual guides watch live transmission of a court session at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, where Bolivia presents its arguments for access to the sea, in Plaza Murillo in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, March 19, 2018. Bolivia made an emotional appeal for ... Chile

The itineraries will kick off in vibrant La Paz, where guests will get an insider's look into the city by embarking on a guided tour with a renowned local artist. ... domes of the Uyuni camp take the concept of glamping to a new level—outfitted with sweeping windows, cheery Bolivian-style furnishings and decor, ... Chile
La Paz: At least six inmates died and more than 20 were injured in a Bolivian prison on Wednesday while attempting to resist a police search of the Palmasola jail in Santa Cruz, the government said. Policemen guard the Palmasola jail in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, earlier this month. Photo: EPA. Earlier on ... Chile
But on a trip last year to the Bolivian capital of La Paz, I wondered whether the highest capital city in the world might have part of the answer to the catastrophe that is Auckland ... La Paz's Austrian-built cable car system, known as Mi Teleferico, currently has five lines spanning more than 17 kilometres. Chile
Traditional Aymara weavers repeat an Andean cross or chakana symbol up to 120 times to craft the device, called Nit-Occlud ASD-R. “To my knowledge, it is the first time metal weaving is used for medical devices in Bolivia,” said lead study author Dr. Alexandra Heath of Kardiozentrum in La Paz, Bolivia in ... Chile
Bolivian officials say the Bolivian Navy ensign held by participants on Saturday is the world's biggest -- or at least longest flag. The ICJ will start hearing ... 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 ... sea
I had two-and-a-half days to explore Bolivia's capital, La Paz, and fell in love with it completely. With the highest altitude of any capital ... Both serve slightly different functions in Bolivian society, but as an outsider, one witch won't be too much different from the others. Head to the witches' market - a whole ... sea
American Airlines will drop La Paz in Bolivia from its network beginning 4 July, in response to insufficient market demand. The Oneworld carrier serves the administrative capital of Bolivia from Miami daily, with Boeing 757 aircraft, FlightGlobal schedules data show. American says the airline had served La ... sea
The La Paz–El Alto metropolitan area uses a sprawling cable car system as its main mode of transportation, making a trip between the cities of La Paz and El Alto seem more like a ride at a fair than a routine commute ... Originally, the transit system had three lines: Red, Yellow, and Green, which symbolized the Bolivian flag. sea
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian authorities said Sunday that both of the explosions that killed 12 people during recent Carnival celebrations were caused by dynamite, not exploding gas canisters as initially thought. Interior Minister Carlos Romero said officials are still trying to determine who planted the ... sea
LA PAZ - Bolivian officials announced on Tuesday the inauguration of the country's newest cable-car line on Saturday, which will fully connect the aerial cable-car urban transport system between the neighboring cities of La Paz and El Alto. The new White Line will link the cable-car systems in the two cities, ...
However, according to Bolivia, the treaty was signed under duress, and it should not be seen as binding, they also cited several unfulfilled offers of a new settlement from Chile as proof they are obliged to negotiate. To this claim, Grossman stated that La Paz: "repeatedly broke off negotiations ... International Court of Justice

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 ... The Bolivian government said the flag is the world's biggest, and extended between the cities of La Paz and Oruro. The banner is made of blue ... International Court of Justice
LA PAZ – The Bolivian navy launched on Thursday an effort to make a flag 70 km (43 mi) long in hopes of setting a new world record to dramatize La Paz's ... The design consists of a blue field bearing the red-yellow-green national flag and the wiphala – the multicolored ensign of Bolivia's indigenous peoples – in the upper ... International Court of Justice
15, 2018. Bolivian officials said Wednesday that a bomb was what caused the explosion that killed four people during Carnival celebrations in Oruro. ... "It's strange and atypical ... in a country that is not used to bloody acts," said Franklin Pareja, a professor of political science at Public University of La Paz. International Court of Justice
LA PAZ: A bomb triggered a blast that killed four people during carnival celebrations in the Bolivian city of Oruro, police said Wednesday. Police commander Faustino Mendoza said a device packed with three kilograms (6.6 pounds) of dynamite exploded late Tuesday, killing bystanders. “We have four ... International Court of Justice
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — An explosion killed two people and injured 10 Tuesday night in the same Bolivian town where eight people died and 40 were injured during weekend Carnival celebrations by a blast that has been blamed on a leak in a gas canister, authorities said. Interior Secretary Carlos Romero ... International Court of Justice
Every day an army of shoeshine "boys" works the streets of La Paz, the capital of Bolivia. They've long been victims of discrimination, wearing masks to hide their identities. No one wants to admit to being a "shoeshine boy" - part of an army of men, boys and sometimes girls doing a job that carries a badge ... International Court of Justice
Operated by the state-run Mi Teleferico ("My Cable Car") company, the system first opened for service back in 2014, as part of an initiative by leftist president Evo Morales to ease notorious gridlock in La Paz. With a height of 3,600 (11,811 feet) to 4,000 kms (13,123 feet), the system connects a total of 30 km ... International Court of Justice
Tomorrow Today. La Paz's subway in the sky. The city of La Paz in Bolivia has come up with a clever solution to its traffic problems. Every day 100,000 passengers travel by cable car from neighboring El Alto. International Court of Justice
LA PAZ, Bolivia — When he was 46, Rene Paucara voted for Evo Morales, helping elect him as Bolivia's first indigenous president in 2005. .... “We have the perhaps weakest opposition in Latin America,” said Jorge Lazarte, a columnist for Bolivian newspapers and political scientist, saying few candidates ... International Court of Justice
People accompany the statue of Ekeko, the Bolivian god of prosperity and the central figure of the Alasita miniature fair, in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Juan Karita). Juan Karita, Associated Press. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save ... International Court of Justice
The Unodc representative, Thierry Rostan, commented that the agency will continue to technically and logistically support the Bolivian authorities to control illicit ... Rostan explained that in 2017, the Public Prosecutor's Office and the Anti-Narcotics Front of Bolivia carried out 533 acts of incineration and ... International Court of Justice
An Aymara indigenous spiritual guide waits for paying clients who ask for a blessing on the opening day of the Alasita fair in downtown La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Thousands of people attended the opening day of the fair to buy tiny replicas of things they aspire to acquire during the year, ... International Court of Justice
Bolivia's President Evo Morales accompanied by deputies attends a ceremony that marks the 12th anniversary of the Plurinational state in La Paz. ... Opposition sectors in the Bolivian cities of Santa Cruz, Sucre, Potosi, Oruro, La Paz and Tarija took to the streets Monday, calling for the elimination of the ... International Court of Justice
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 ... International Court of Justice
Legalizing child labor "was terrible, a mistake," said Amparo Carvajal, president of the Permanent Assembly of Human Rights in La Paz, Bolivia's capital. Supporters of the law say legalizing child labor empowers children. Plus, child workers helped write the law, sociologist Manfred Liebel said. Bolivian ... International Court of Justice
Bolivia has established itself as a foodie destination, with a little help from Claus Meyer who also runs Noma in Denmark. Since setting up Michelin-starred Gustu in 2013, a flurry of fine-dining restaurants have opened in the capital of La Paz. Gustu pays tribute to the Bolivian nation by using only local ... International Court of Justice
Bolivia's President Evo Morales (R) and a witchdoctor participate in a ceremony that mark 'Coca Day' in La Paz, Bolivia. ... Bolivian President Evo Morales has spoken out against the "lies and conspiracies" of small right-wing parties controlled by the nation's opposition during a ceremony to celebrate the ... International Court of Justice
President Evo Morales speaks during a news conference at the presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia. | Photo: Reuters ... 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”. International Court of Justice
In Bolivia, protests by health workers are escalating, amid a month-long strike in the capital La Paz. The strike and protests are part of a rising wave of dissent in Bolivia over President Evo Morales's controversial decision to seek a fourth term in 2019, despite the Bolivian constitution permitting presidents to ... International Court of Justice
Clashes erupt in La Paz as protesting doctors, medical professionals and medical students continue a month long strike that has all but shut down local hospitals, with the exception of emergency rooms. Police fired tear gas as rocks and small explosives were thrown at them. At the Greater University of San ... International Court of Justice
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The death toll from the explosion of a gas canister at a Bolivian Carnival parade rose to eight Sunday, and authorities said at least 40 people were injured. Police commandant Romel Rana said three children were among those killed in Saturday's explosion in the city of Oruro, some ... International Court of Justice
Thanks to pub quizzes and the board game Trivial Pursuit, a lot of people know La Paz, Bolivia, the world's highest capital at 3,640m above sea level. But Bogota is not far behind at 2,640m, and if you take the dizzying cable car ride 3,152m up to the peak that overlooks it, Mount Monserrate (or hike up, like ... International Court of Justice
La Paz, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian legislators condemned today the interventionist statements of US Congresswoman Ileana Ros Lehtinen on the ruling of the Plurinational Constitutional Court (TCP) that authorized the postulation of national authorities again, including that of President Evo Morales. International Court of Justice
La Paz, Bolivia guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels ... It's worth spending time in La Paz, not only acclimatising to the altitude but simply wandering. ... There's a gastronomic revolution under way, with restaurants that use only Bolivian produce and bars that mix homegrown spirits. International Court of Justice
La Paz, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian government and authorities of the Brazilian states of Acre, Rondonia, Mato Grosso and Campo Grande today agreed to ... and the fourth commission will address social issues related to the situation of Bolivian migrants in Brazil and those of that country in Bolivia. International Court of Justice
Afrobolivians peasant celebrate the crowning of Julio Pinedo as king of their community in La Paz, Bolivia, on 3 November 2007. Photograph: ... His symbolic dominion extends to a few dozen rural communities and the city dwellers that make up the 25,000-strong Afro-Bolivian community. But now, partly ... International Court of Justice
La Paz, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Observers of several regional and international organizations are today in Bolivia to accompany Sunday''s elections, where 6.4 million voters will elect judicial authorities. Inside the missions already here stand out the Union of South American Nations, the Organization of ... International Court of Justice
In this Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 photo, a woman dressed as a Christmas fairy takes part in the annual Christmas Parade in La Paz, Bolivia. The parade was organized by the merchants of the annual Christmas Fair who dressed as stars... This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by ... International Court of Justice
The Guardian has won a Walkley award for a moving documentary which told the story of people with disabilities in Bolivia who marched across the Andes to the seat of the government in La Paz, asking to speak to the president, Evo Morales. The film-maker Daniel Fallshaw was awarded a Walkley for best ... International Court of Justice
LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivia on Thursday brushed off criticism from the United States about this week's Constitutional Court decision allowing socialist ... "Twice in the last decade, the Bolivian people have expressed their opposition to the concept of indefinite re-election for elected officials; first in 2009, ... International Court of Justice
A ruling by Bolivia's Constitutional Court allowing President Evo Morales to stand for a fourth consecutive term in office in 2019 has been described as a "blow to democracy" ... Earlier this month, thousands of people took part in a demonstration in La Paz calling for him to be allowed to serve a fourth term. International Court of Justice
Supporters of Bolivia's President Evo Morales celebrate that he can run for reelection outside the presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Bolivia's Constitutional Court has paved the way for Morales... (AP Photo/Juan Karita) More ... International Court of Justice
Bid for Power in Bolivia Is Just Another Reach for Autocracy ... Morales speaks during a news conference at the Presidential Palace in La Paz, Bolivia, May 9, 2017. ... In 2013, the Bolivian president said that the Inter-American ... International Court of Justice


 

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