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Bolivia's Morales defies term limits, launches bid for fourth term

May 18 2019

LA PAZ Bolivian President Evo Morales launched his campaign for a fourth term on Saturday in a remote coca-growing valley without addressing the biggest controversy in his bid - the fact that he is running at all.

Bolivia picks Chinese partner for $2.3 billion lithium projects

Feb 06 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia has chosen a Chinese consortium to be its strategic partner on new $2.3 billion lithium projects, the government said on Wednesday, giving China a potential foothold in the country's huge untapped reserves of the prized electric battery metal.

Bolivia picks Chinese partner for $2.3 bln lithium project

Feb 06 2019

LA PAZ, Feb 6 Bolivia has chosen a Chinese consortium to help it produce lithium, the government said on Wednesday, giving China a potential foothold in the country's huge untapped reserves of the prized electric battery metal.

Bolivia bus crash kills 22, injures 37

Jan 19 2019

LA PAZ Two buses collided on a winding road in the Bolivian altiplano early on Saturday morning, killing 22 and injuring 37, authorities said.

Bolivia court building razed during protest over Morales candidacy

Dec 12 2018

LA PAZ The regional Supreme Electoral Court building in Bolivia's biggest city was burned down on Tuesday night during a protest against President Evo Morales' bid to seek a fourth term.

Bolivian druglord escapes custody via La Paz medical clinic

Dec 08 2018

A 67-year-old Bolivian man considered to have been one of the largest drug traffickers in South America in the 1980s has escaped from a private clinic in the country's capital La Paz, police said on Saturday.

RPT-Bolivia to pick new junior partner on lithium in coming weeks -official

Oct 05 2018

LA PAZ, Oct 5 Bolivia will choose a new junior partner in the coming weeks to help industrialize its lithium deposits from among seven companies that submitted proposals, including the German firm ACI Systems GmbH, according to a government official.

Bolivia to pick new junior partner on lithium in coming weeks -official

Oct 05 2018

LA PAZ, Oct 5 Bolivia will choose a new junior partner in the coming weeks to help industrialize its lithium deposits from among seven companies that submitted proposals, including the German firm ACI Systems GmbH, according to a government official.

World Court ruling on Bolivia sea access could force Chile to negotiate

Sep 27 2018

SANTIAGO/LA PAZ A World Court ruling next week on Bolivia's claim that Chile has ducked a legal obligation to discuss access to the sea could force the Andean neighbors to the negotiating table over a land spat lingering since the 19th century.

Bolivian President Morales has emergency surgery for tumor

Jul 04 2018

Bolivian President Evo Morales has undergone an operation for a "small tumor" that was detected during a routine check-up, he said on Wednesday in a Twitter post.

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