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Evo Morales Re-elected President of Bolivia for Third Term

Evo Morales Re-elected President of Bolivia for Third Term

resident Evo Morales said Monday that the same exit polls which show him winning another term in Bolivian's elections indicate his leftist MAS party will continue to command a two-thirds majority in both houses of congress. continue reading »

China Provides $35 Million Loan to Bolivia to Enhance Public Safety

China Provides $35 Million Loan to Bolivia to Enhance Public Safety

Bolivia will purchase 1,500 security cameras for public safety purposes using a Chinese $35 million loan, Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera announced Monday. continue reading »

Bolivia to Launch Nuclear Program in 2015, President Assures its For Peaceful Purposes

Bolivia to Launch Nuclear Program in 2015, President Assures its For Peaceful Purposes

President Evo Morales said Thursday that Bolivia will launch its civilian nuclear energy program this year, a project that will include the construction of plants in the western province of La Paz and an investment outlay of more than $2 billion through 2025. continue reading »

Bolivia Natgas Liquefaction Plant in Inaugurated

Bolivia Natgas Liquefaction Plant in Inaugurated

Bolivia on Friday inaugurated a natural gas liquefaction plant built by Spanish companies Sener Ingenieria y Sistemas S.A. and Ros Roca Indox Cryo Energy to supply the domestic market. continue reading »

Brazilian Operation Nabs 26 Linked to Bolivian Drug Traffickers

Brazilian Operation Nabs 26 Linked to Bolivian Drug Traffickers

Twenty-six people were arrested in an operation targeting a gang with ties to drug traffickers in neighboring Bolivia, Brazilian police said Friday. continue reading »

Search Sparks Riot at Bolivian Prison Where 4 Were Killed

Search Sparks Riot at Bolivian Prison Where 4 Were Killed

Inmates at El Abra prison set sheets and clothes on fire Wednesday to prevent authorities from searching for weapons, three days after a shootout between Bolivian and foreign-born inmates left four people dead and 10 injured, authorities said. continue reading »

Bolivian Prison Uprising Leaves 4 Dead, 11 Wounded

Bolivian Prison Uprising Leaves 4 Dead, 11 Wounded

At least four inmates were killed and 11 were wounded in an armed clash between foreign and Bolivian prisoners at a jail in the central city of Cochabamba, authorities said Monday. continue reading »

Bolivian Government Inaugurates Refinery Following Expansion

Bolivian Government Inaugurates Refinery Following Expansion

Bolivia's government on Friday inaugurated an expanded refinery in the central province of Cochabamba that will help the Andean nation reduce diesel imports. continue reading »

Mexico Defeats Bolivia 1-0 in Friendly Match

Mexico Defeats Bolivia 1-0 in Friendly Match

Mexico's national soccer team controlled ball possession throughout and overcame deficiencies in its attack to defeat Bolivia 1-0 in an international friendly. continue reading »

Bolivia Expects to Produce 100% of Domestic Electricity By 2018

Bolivia Expects to Produce 100% of Domestic Electricity By 2018

Bolivia will be able to cover 100 percent of its domestic electricity demand in 2018 thanks to additional output from two natural gas-fired plants currently under construction in the Andean nation, President Evo Morales said Saturday. continue reading »

Bolivian Police Seize Guns en Route to Brazilian Crime Organization

Bolivian Police Seize Guns en Route to Brazilian Crime Organization

Bolivian police seized a consignment of weapons that was bound for the most powerful criminal organization in the Brazilian metropolis of Sao Paulo, the interior ministry said Friday. continue reading »

Over 300,000 Abandoned Dogs Live On Streets of Bolivia

Over 300,000 Abandoned Dogs Live On Streets of Bolivia

More than 300,000 abandoned dogs live on the streets of Bolivia, a country of 10 million inhabitants, officials said. The expert in animal-transmitted infections at the Bolivian Health Ministry, Grover Paredes, said in a statement to state news agendy ABI that there are 300,000 stray dogs in the country and urged that the "indiscriminate sale" of animals be controlled to put an end to that situation. continue reading »

Biologists Discover New Bat Species Native Only to Bolivian Savannas

Biologists Discover New Bat Species Native Only to Bolivian Savannas

Brazilian biologist Ricardo Moratelli discovered in Bolivia a new species of golden bat that only lives on the savannas of that country, the director of the Biodiversity and Genetics Center of Cochabamba, Luis Fernando Aguirre, told Efe. continue reading »

Bolivian Family Welcomes Siamese Twins Joined at Heart, Liver

Bolivian Family Welcomes Siamese Twins Joined at Heart, Liver

A Bolivian woman has given birth to Siamese twins joined at the heart and liver in a hospital in the eastern city of Santa Cruz, who for the moment are in stable condition, local media said. continue reading »

3 Seniors Die After Drinking Insecticide Thinking it was Alcohol in Bolivia

3 Seniors Die After Drinking Insecticide Thinking it was Alcohol in Bolivia

Three people died after drinking insecticide thinking it was alcohol in a town in southwestern Bolivia, a government official reported Tuesday. continue reading »