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Bolivian Congress approves pensions drawdown for up to 15% of funds

Aug 25 2021

LA PAZ, Aug 25 Bolivia's Congress on Wednesday approved a government-backed law that allows citizens to withdraw up to 15% of their privately-held pension funds to help them overcome the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns.

Forest fires ravage thousands of hectares of land in Bolivia

Aug 12 2021

LA PAZ Fires have laid waste to around 150,000 hectares (579 square miles)of forests and grasslands so far this year in the Bolivian lowlands, the country's authorities have said, with firefighters battling scattered blazes since last week in eastern Santa Cruz.

Bolivia signs J&J vaccine deal with a twist - it needs WTO patent waiver

May 11 2021

LA PAZ/TORONTO Bolivia's government said on Tuesday it had signed a deal for a potential 15 million Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines but with a twist: another manufacture would make the shots and Bolivia would need the World Trade Organization to waive the drug's patent.

Bolivia signs J&J vaccine deal with a twist: someone else would make it

May 11 2021

LA PAZ/TORONTO, May 11 Bolivia's government said on Tuesday it had signed a deal for a potential 15 million Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines but with a twist: another manufacture would make the shots and the country would need the World Trade Organization to waive the drug's patent.

In emotional letter from jail, Bolivian ex-president Anez alleges 'abuse'

Mar 23 2021

LA PAZ Bolivia's jailed former president Jeanine Anez has penned a lengthy and emotional letter to the country's citizens insisting she came to power legitimately, not in a coup as prosecutors allege, and that her rights are being violated in detention.

Bolivia's detained former president Anez taken to hospital

Mar 21 2021

LA PAZ/SANTA CRUZ (Reuters) -Bolivian former president Jeanine Anez was taken to hospital on Wednesday from the prison where she is on remand after becoming ill, prison authorities said.

Bolivia's detained former president Anez taken ill in prison

Mar 17 2021

LA PAZ The daughter of former Bolivian president Jeanine Anez raised concerns about her mother's health on Wednesday after authorities confirmed she was taken ill in prison but an ambulance called for her was later sent away.

Bolivia's detained former president Anez taken to hospital

Mar 17 2021

LA PAZ/SANTA CRUZ, March 17 Bolivian former president Jeanine Anez was taken to hospital on Wednesday from the prison where she is on remand after becoming ill, prison authorities said.

Bolivian ex-president Anez begins jail term as rights groups slam 'coup' probe

Mar 16 2021

SANTIAGO Bolivia's former President Jeanine Anez began a four-month jail term on Monday as investigators probe allegations she helped in a coup that led to the removal of longtime leader Evo Morales from power in 2019. | Video

Bolivian ex-president Anez begins four-month detention over 'coup' allegations

Mar 15 2021

SANTIAGO Bolivia's former President Jeanine Anez on Monday began four months of detention as investigators probe allegations she participated in a coup that led to the removal of longtime leader Evo Morales from power in 2019.

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