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Bolivian President Inaugurates World’s Highest Cable-Car System

Bolivian President Inaugurates World’s Highest Cable-Car System

Bolivian President Evo Morales on Friday inaugurated the world's highest cable-car system, which has begun carrying passengers between this capital and the adjacent city of El Alto at an elevation of some 4,000 meters (13,115 feet) above sea level. continue reading »

Cold Wave in Bolivia Kills 60,000 Cattle

Cold Wave in Bolivia Kills 60,000 Cattle

The Cattle Raisers Federation in the northeastern Bolivian province of Beni reported Thursday that at least 60,000 head of livestock have died due to the cold wave that has beset the Andean nation for a week. continue reading »

Cold and Rare Snowfall in Bolivia Kills 3 and Dozens of Livestock

Cold and Rare Snowfall in Bolivia Kills 3 and Dozens of Livestock

A cold wave that has been besetting Bolivia since the end of last week has caused the deaths of three people and dozens of head of livestock, authorities said Monday. continue reading »

Bolivia Increases Natgas Exports to Argentina

Bolivia Increases Natgas Exports to Argentina

Bolivia began increasing its natural gas shipments to Argentina this month ahead of the Southern Hemisphere winter and has the capacity to meet potential demand of 19 million cubic meters (670 million cubic feet) per day, state-owned energy firm YPFB said. continue reading »

Bolivian Mob Lynches Alleged Killer, Burning Him Alive

Bolivian Mob Lynches Alleged Killer, Burning Him Alive

An enraged mob tortured and then burned alive a man accused of having committed a murder in a peasant community in western Bolivia, police reported Monday. continue reading »

Evo Morales says Costa Rica Interested in Bolivia Gas

Evo Morales says Costa Rica Interested in Bolivia Gas

Bolivian President Evo Morales said he met in Costa Rica with a group of business leaders who "begged" the Andean nation to ship $500,000 worth of natural gas annually to Central America. continue reading »

Evo Morales Says Cuba to Develop Pharmaceutical Plant in Bolivia

Evo Morales Says Cuba to Develop Pharmaceutical Plant in Bolivia

Bolivian President Evo Morales said Friday that he and Cuban counterpart Raul Castro agreed to set up a pharmaceutical plant in the Andean nation. continue reading »

Americans Discover Predator that Lived 13 Million Years Ago in Bolivia

Americans Discover Predator that Lived 13 Million Years Ago in Bolivia

A student at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio and his mentor discovered a predator the size of a kitten that lived in Bolivia 13 million years ago, the institution said. continue reading »

Bolivia Agrees to Pay UK for Power Company It Seized and Nationalized

Bolivia Agrees to Pay UK for Power Company It Seized and Nationalized

Bolivia has agreed to pay $31.5 million to British electric utility Rurelec as compensation for the 2010 nationalization of its controlling stake in power producer Empresa Electrica Guaracachi, $10 million less than the amount determined by an arbitration tribunal, the Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Bolivia Traffic Accident Leaves 17 Dead, 29 Injured

Bolivia Traffic Accident Leaves 17 Dead, 29 Injured

At least 17 people died and 29 were injured when a truck crashed on a road in the central Bolivian province of Cochabamba over the weekend, police said Monday. continue reading »

Samsung’s $862 Million Chemical Plant in Bolivia Largest Investment in Country’s History

Samsung’s $862 Million Chemical Plant in Bolivia Largest Investment in Country’s History

The urea and ammonia plant being built by South Korea's Samsung in central Bolivia will begin operating in 2016, President Evo Morales said. continue reading »

Bolivian President Believes Poor Kids Need to Learn Foreign Languages

Bolivian President Believes Poor Kids Need to Learn Foreign Languages

President Evo Morales advised Bolivian peasants, Indians and workers to make sure their children learn another language so they can apply for scholarships to study abroad. continue reading »

Bolivian President Fires Mining Minister Amid Conflict

Bolivian President Fires Mining Minister Amid Conflict

Deadly clashes last week after the new Mining Law was passed led to the dismissal Tuesday of Bolivia's minister of mines. Early Tuesday morning President Evo Morales designated Cesar Navarro to replace Mario Virreira. continue reading »

Bolivia’s Telecom Satellite Cuts Cost of Web, Cellular Connections

Bolivia’s Telecom Satellite Cuts Cost of Web, Cellular Connections

President Evo Morales inaugurated commercial services from Bolivia's first telecommunications satellite and announced a significant reduction in rates for Internet and cellular connections. continue reading »

New Biography of Bolivian President Evo Morales Traces His Rise to Power

New Biography of Bolivian President Evo Morales Traces His Rise to Power

Bolivian President Evo Morales presented his new biography, "Mi Vida, de Orinoca al Palacio Quemado," which contains little-known aspects of a life that began in the remote Andean indigenous community of Isallavi on Oct. 26, 1959. continue reading »