580 Pupils Poisoned By Chicken Sandwiches -
580 Pupils Poisoned By Chicken SandwichesSky News580 Pupils Poisoned By Chicken Sandwiches. Hospital staff struggle to cope as hundreds of pupils are poisoned by school sandwiches in Bolivia. 12:38, UK, Saturday 23 May 2015. Children suffer food poisoning at school. School children were treated for ...and more »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 4:51 am
Government of Bolivia & Wildlife
Newswise (press release)Government of Bolivia & Wildlife Conservation Society Announce Biodiversity ...Newswise (press release)Newswise — The Government of Bolivia, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and a number of Bolivian research and conservation organizations announced today (the International Day for Biological Diversity) the launching of a new scientific ...
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 11:40 am
Red tape or repression? NGOs fight for a
Mongabay.comRed tape or repression? NGOs fight for a place in the new Bolivia they helped ...Mongabay.comOn Tuesday, September 9, 2008, a warning phone call prompted the staff of the Center for Legal Studies and Investigation (CEJIS) to flee their offices on the outskirts of Santa Cruz, the largest city in Bolivia. The NGO, a longtime defender of the ...Evo Morales Insists on New Energy Policy in BoliviaPrensa Latinaall 3 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 9:03 am
Chile-Bolivia Land Dispute Has Long-Term
Smarter AnalystChile-Bolivia Land Dispute Has Long-Term Implications For Mining and GasSmarter AnalystBut over the last years the dispute has reached its diplomatic peak with the presentation of Bolivia's case to the International Court of Justice of the United Nations at the Hague, Netherlands. Chile, on the other hand has presented its objections and ...
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 7:33 am
Almost 500 students, teachers poisoned in
Almost 500 students, teachers poisoned in northern BoliviaFox News LatinoAbout 477 people, most of them children but including 34 teachers, were poisoned at breakfast in a school in the northern Bolivian city of Cobija, which borders on Brazil, medical authorities said Thursday. Roberto Galindo Hospital director Jhonny ...and more »
Posted on 21 May 2015 | 3:51 pm
Bolivia to host all off-road races of 2016
Santa Cruz (Bolivia), April 14 (IANS) Bolivia President Evo Morales has announced that all categories of the 2016 Dakar Rally will race through his country. While the rally organiser, the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), is not due to announce the exact routes and dates of the competition until April 16, Morales said Bolivia will host three days of competition and two rest days. "The preliminary ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:22 am
Bolivian villagers bury suspected killer
(MENAFN - Arab Times) LA PAZ Bolivia (AP) Villagers in Bolivia's southern highlands buried a man alive in the grave of the woman he is suspected of having raped and murdered an of...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 11:53 pm
New York City art collectors return stolen
Backdropped by the paintings "Virgin of Candelaria," and "Escape to Egypt," Bolivia's President Evo Morales, second from right, shakes hands with Richard Huber, right, as Roberta Huber, second from left, and Bolivia's Vice President Alvaro Garcia, watch, during a ceremony recognizing the return of the stolen art, at the government palace, in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, April 9, 2015. Avid ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 12:22 pm
Bolivia's Evo Morales Calls Obama
Bolivia's President Evo Morales blasted U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday, calling him "patronizing" and "imperial" as leaders from across the Americas gathered in Panama to broker trade deals and discuss foreign policy. Morales said in an exclusive interview that aired on teleSUR Friday morning that the Obama administration's tense relations with Venezuela, an ally to Bolivia, underscored ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 11:48 am
New York couple returns stolen Andean
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Two colonial-era paintings that were stolen from a provincial church in 2002 have been returned to Bolivia by the New York City art collectors who purchased them unaware of their history.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 1:15 pm
Murder of 4-Year Old Girl in Bolivia Turns
La Paz, May 29 (EFE).- A protest at a village in the southwestern Bolivian region of Potosi over the rape and murder of a 4-year-old girl turned into disturbances during which an angry mob looted and destroyed offices of the Police Department and the Child ...
Posted on 30 May 2015 | 5:48 am
Bolivia investigates FBF for alleged bribes
The Bolivian government opened investigations against the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) for alleged bribes linked to the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), a media report said on Saturday. Financial statements from FBF have been ...
Posted on 29 May 2015 | 5:38 pm
Fugitive Belaunde flown into Lima from
Martín Belaunde Lossio, under investigation as a lead player in the country’s largest-known corruption network in the Ancash region, was flown into Lima this morning from the border town of Desaguadero, where Bolivia’s President Evo Morales ...
Posted on 29 May 2015 | 6:03 am
Bolivia hands over fugitive businessman to
Bolivia's government on Friday handed over fugitive businessman Martin Belaunde Lossio, who was captured the day before in Bolivia's Amazon region after escaping house arrest last weekend. Belaunde, a former adviser to Peruvian President Ollanta Humala, is ...
Posted on 29 May 2015 | 2:59 am
Bolivia captures fugitive former adviser to
LA PAZ/LIMA (Reuters) - Bolivia captured a fugitive former adviser to Peru's president on Thursday when he was spotted eating in a public market four days after escaping house arrest. Police arrested Martin Belaunde, Humala's campaign adviser in his failed ...
Posted on 28 May 2015 | 5:43 pm
British zoo sends 6 endangered macaws to
Six endangered macaws have been flown from Britain to Bolivia in hopes that they can help save a species devastated by the trade in wild animals, international conservation experts said Tuesday.
Posted on 13 March 2013 | 12:10 pm
Bolivia leader unable to meet ailing Chavez
Bolivian President Evo Morales says he wasn't able to meet his cancer-stricken "brother," President Hugo Chavez, during a visit to Venezuela.
Posted on 20 February 2013 | 2:14 pm
Boom in quinoa demand stresses Bolivia
The growing global demand for quinoa by health food enthusiasts isn't just raising prices for the Andean "super grain" and living standards among Bolivian farmers. Quinoa fever is running up against physical limits.
Posted on 19 February 2013 | 11:34 pm
Morales nationalizes Spanish-owned airport
President Evo Morales nationalized on Monday the Spanish-owned venture that runs Bolivia's country's three main airports in his government's third expropriation of a Spanish company in 10 months.
Posted on 18 February 2013 | 8:27 am
Bolivia mining town erects huge statue of
The Carnival celebrations in this Andean mining city already rival Brazil's Rio de Janeiro for color and culture, if not for size. Now Oruro has erected a huge statue of the Virgin Mary that's a little taller than Rio's famed Christ the Redeem
Posted on 1 February 2013 | 10:05 am