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La Paz, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales today highlighted the role of education in the process of changes that the country is undergoing, ... In an event to deliver the Carlos Villegas teaching module in the municipality of Entre Rios, in the department of Cochabamba, the president ...
Leaders in the unassuming small town of San Juan in Bolivia are crafting it into such a place, and their hard work is already starting to bear fruit. ... The local city council and mayor became advocates, dignitaries from all around the country came to visit, even the president of Bolivia stopped by to see what all ...

Former Bolivian military dictator Luis Garcia Meza, who was serving a 30-year prison sentence, died Sunday. He was 88. Garcia Meza was admitted to a military hospital in La Paz after suffering a heart attack and could not be resuscitated. A medical report said he died "from possible respiratory failure.
The "Tinku" festival is a Bolivian Aymara tradition; the word "Tinku" means “meeting-encounter" in the language of this Indigenous group. It is an ancestral rite, which included hand-to-hand combat between the "ayllus guerreros", indigenous clans from the north of Potosi, and the south of the neighboring ...
A 49-year-old Bolivian national died allegedly of heart attack while in police custody on Friday. The police said that he was suspected to have been carrying drugs, but nothing was found out during his medical examination. DCP (IGI Airport) Sanjay Bhatia said that the deceased has been identified as ...
Nestled in Bolivia's Cochabamba valley is the village of Tiraque. One of dozens of indigenous farming communities in the traditionally fertile local region, it sits at an altitude of 3,300 meters (10,800 feet). There, families live as they have for generations: from what they can cultivate. That has traditionally ...

Newly approved anti-contraband law to heighten risks of road blockades, cargo delays, and corruption on Bolivia's borders ... Increased powers to the Bolivian army heighten the risks of cargo delays, protests, and road blockades on major transport routes and borders (especially in western regions near ...
High up in the chilly mountain plains of Bolivia, the functional mining city of Oruro is not known for its beauty—but it is a place transformed annually by El Carnaval de Oruro, the best-known carnival celebrations in the country. This year, Oruro-born artist Rilda Paco found herself at the center of a festival ...
His mother, Caroline, has spearheaded the campaign to seek justice for her son, hold the Bolivian authorities to account, and to correct the reporting ... summarily executed alongside two other men in a raid by an elite police unit on the hotel where he was staying in the city of Santa Cruz on April 16th, 2009.
Bolivia has a majority indigenous population that, before the inauguration of the current (and first indigenous) president, Evo Morales, in 2006, was subject to systematic discrimination. ... I'd come to La Paz — part of my yearlong trek following The Times's 52 Places to Go list (the city came in at No.
Bolivia's U.N. Ambassador Sacha Llorentty Soliz, who has supported Russia on Syria in council votes, said he requested a briefing from a senior U.N. .... The Russian military says it will deploy troops to the Syrian town of Douma that was the site of a purported chemical weapons attack over the weekend.
A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a former president of Bolivia and his defense minister responsible for killings by security forces during 2003 unrest in the South American nation, awarding $10 million in damages in a lawsuit filed by Bolivians whose relatives were among the slain. The jury verdict came ...
In her final column writing from Bolivia, Amy Booth reflects on what Cochabamba has revealed to her – including about herself. ... The centres of many Bolivian cities appear well-heeled and even affluent, but when you open your eyes and ears, there are constant reminders that you've barely scratched the ...
"We'll show the International Court of Justice and all people on the planet that our cause is just, reasonable and sound," President Evo Morales said after flying over the flag in a helicopter. Bolivian officials say the Bolivian Navy ensign held by participants on Saturday is the world's biggest — or at least ...
LA PAZ, March 10 (Xinhua) -- A cable car network linking Bolivia's two largest cities, La Paz and El Alto, has become a viable and popular alternative to traditional means of mass transit. More economical and speedier than buses, the cable cars are such a success that the government is planning to expand ...
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 town is set at an incredible altitude of 3,841m, up in Bolivia's blindingly bright-blue, thin-air skies. “This is a very sacred place for both Bolivians and Peruvians,” Gustavo Morales, my Bolivian tour guide, told me, explaining that Copacabana is the main entry point for those travelling from Peru into Bolivia ...

Bertha Acarapi looks out over the Bolivian capital, La Paz, from the backyard of ATB Television studios in the adjacent city of El Alto. Acarapi is a news ... a pageant contest. Acarapi has a Masters in public management and between 2000 and 2005 she served as alderwoman of the El Alto municipality.
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.
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.
Willis Mack Evans, 76, departed this life Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at 8:25 p.m. at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice LifeCare Center. Son of the Rev. James W. Evans and Patti B. Evans, he was born April 5, 1941, in Brunswick County, Bolivia, N.C., where he was raised. He was preceded in death by both parents; ...
Flooding from the overflow of La Paila river in Corinto (Cauca department) triggered a mudslide that killed six people, injured 60 and destroyed 139 homes, per the Government. The flooding also affected road networks, two health centres and two schools. Authorities have responded with clearing debris ...
Two Bartlett Electric Cooperative employees spent two weeks this month helping bring electricity to three villages in Bolivia. Chris Allen and Kirby Dawson are linemen for Bartlett Electric Cooperative who volunteered in Bolivia earlier this month. "We're all called to serve at some level. We're all given ...
1 / 3 Christian Salguero, who is part of a small group from Bolivia touring Timmins this week, watches as his country's flag is raised at city hall. ... The two cities were paired together through the Local Economic Development Program run by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). To help welcome ...
Maria Patricia Arce Guzman, right, the Mayor of Vinto, Bolivia was a bit emotional Monday morning as the flag of Bolivia was raised at Timmins city hall, ... “The idea is to establish and set up a demonstration project in which both cities or municipalities in this partnership will be able to learn and will be able ...
I first visited this part of Bolivia 20 years ago when Rurrenabaque, the gateway town to the jungle, wore mud-lined streets. Back then, a story circulated of an Israeli tourist – Yossi Ghinsberg – who had gotten lost in Madidi for three weeks, but had survived. I've never forgotten this legendary yarn.
On June 8, in Cochabamba, Bolivia's 'city of eternal spring', national and Latin American activists and intellectuals met to discuss a left-wing, anarchist, and environmentalist indigenous critique of president Evo ... At the Encounter in Times of Fragmentation, Bolivian activists talked of being betrayed.
I have just crossed the dusty frontier from Chile into Bolivia, in the high Atacama Desert. I'm in the back of a ... Lunch over we scoot across the western pans to one of the little villages of thatched cottages that surround the Uyuni flats. ... As all guidebooks will tell you, La Paz is one of the world's highest cities.
Tuesday's demonstration in Bolivia's largest city was organised by indigenous groups and the various unions that back Mr Morales' Movement ... Mr Morales' defence has quoted the American Convention of Human Rights, saying that the Bolivian people have the right to vote for him and that he has the ...
Social organizations in Bolivia are marching in Cochabamba in ... as well as mayors and delegates from 47 municipalities, are marching in ...
The city is one of many tempting UK locations – now seen as a ... Chosen by its editors, authors and a network of travel experts around the world, the list highlights the top 10 countries, cities, regions and best-value ... on the best-value list, along with Poland and La Paz, Bolivia. ... Tallinn's fairytale old town.
A former director of Bolivia's central bank and of development bank SAM ... Pari worked at a branch in Batallas, a municipality about 50km from ...
La Paz, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 10 heads of state will attend the 4th Forum of Gas Exporting Countries (FPEG), to be held in the Bolivian ...
... to become the first female mayor in Bolivia's most politically influential city, ... to be her opposition sympathizers— ransacked city hall in 2016, which led to the ...
It's a city within a city and if I hadn't lived there, I would not believe what really went ... Rusty Young Best selling author Rusty Young in Bolivia.
From Andes to Amazon: trekking through the Bolivian jungle ... Bala Gorge, Beni river, Bolivia. ... I'd flown north from La Paz to the sweltering jungle town of Rurrenabaque. ... to find the community dying out, their children all leaving for the city. ... Now he has been initiated into the Uchupiamona as a village ...
On average, 20 of them spent nights with their mothers in the women's prison outside the city. In the morning, Cooper, along with another ...
Now Bolivia requires again access to the sea and raises the case at the UN Court in The ... Afterwards, before the requirements of Chile, the bolivian ... issue, and the transport between Bolivia and Chilean port towns has been ...
... village as part of the UI Humanitarian Engineering Corps (UI-HEC). ... Student dresses in traditional Bolivian attire with members of the community of Carani. ... The group works in partnership with the city to help build the water system ... Independence Day celebrations and a protest in a neighboring town ...
Diverse cultures and wild witches make Bolivia a unique adventure ... It's easy to be a brilliant photographer in Bolivia as the scenery is amazing, ... Our first real sight of the city was a three-hour stint in the immigration office, ... several companies offer two-or three-day jeep trips from the little town of Uyuni.
It is the city's faded zebra crossings that inspired one of Latin America's ... now grown to a group of 400 in La Paz and three other Bolivian cities.
Five years ago, a team of students from Cornell Engineers Without Borders decided to build a bridge in Bolivia. What had started as a trip to ...
A statue of Che Guevara in La Higuera, the Bolivian town where he was killed in 1967. Credit Nadia Shira Cohen for The New York Times.
The Bolivian recruits resented taking orders from the battle-hardened Cubans, ... Che, prostrated by asthma, rode on a mule towards the remote village of La Higuera. ... said he told the guerrilla that he would be court-martialled in the city of Santa Cruz. ... Che Guevara memorabilia in Vallegrande, Bolivia.
Amaszonas commenced flights between Uyuni and Sucre on 13 September, with passengers seen disembarking the inaugural flight at the ...
Bolivian President Evo Morales' most recent attempt to extend term ... in the city of La Paz, protesters carried signs that read: "Bolivia said 'no'!" ...
Bolivia was a military dictatorship ruled by General Rene Barrientos, an air force ... under martial law, and there were military checkpoints at the entrance to every town. ... It was forbidden to travel outside the city without the written permission ... to Copenhagen with every detail from the Bolivian newspapers.
Five years ago Bolivia stopped exporting the "red gold" - this is what some ... According to data from the Bolivian Institute of Foreign Trade (IBCE), it is pointed ... After harvesting the fruit 90% is destined to the markets of the cities of ... In the irrigation system strawberry production in the municipality has had a ...
On October 10, 1967 the Bolivian army presented the body of iconic Marxist guerrilla Ernesto "Che" Guevara to journalists in a makeshift morgue in a small town. ... VALLEGRANDE (Bolivia) - October 11, 1967 (AFP) - I saw ...
From Bolivia to upstate NY, a world view is forged ... I love that it is a small town where people have deep connections with one another.


 

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