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Bolivian military deploys armored vehicles to end blockade of key gas plant

12:04pm EST

LA PAZ Bolivian police and military forces used armored vehicles and helicopters to clear access to a major gas plant in the city of El Alto on Tuesday, a show of strength after blockades at the facility had cut off fuel supply to nearby La Paz.

Andean textiles and bank bills: Inside Morales' home at Bolivia's Big House of the People

Nov 14 2019

LA PAZ Embroidered Andean textiles, a selection of bank notes, business papers and a wood-framed photograph on a polished bedside table give a still-life portrait of the presidential home of unseated Bolivian leader Evo Morales.

'Everything is burned': Bolivian caravan marches across fire-ravaged region to pressure Morales

Sep 29 2019

CHIQUITANO FOREST, Bolivia In Bolivia's fire-ravaged lowlands, a caravan of indigenous protesters is marching hundreds of miles to demand President Evo Morales declare a surge in wildfires a national disaster, a move they hope will unleash international aid.

Firefighters in Bolivia lose hope of taming blazes as burned area doubles

Sep 22 2019

CONCEPCION, Bolivia Bolivian volunteer firefighters, exhausted from battling blazes sweeping rapidly across the country's lowlands, are starting to lose hope and retreat from the front lines of some infernos in the drought-stricken region.

Eleven Aymara indigenous women scale Bolivia's mountains

Apr 21 2016

ILLIMANI, Bolivia For years, Lydia Huayllas, 48, has worked as a cook at base camps and mountain-climbing refuges on the steep, glacial slopes of Huayna Potosi, a 19,974-foot (6,088-meter) Andean peak outside of La Paz, Bolivia. | Video

South American leftist leaders rally for Bolivia in Snowden saga

Jul 05 2013

COCHABAMBA, Bolivia South America's most outspoken leftist leaders demanded an explanation and public apology from four European countries on Thursday after Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane was diverted this week on suspicions that fugitive U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was aboard. | Video

South American leftist leaders rally for Bolivia in Snowden saga

Jul 05 2013

COCHABAMBA, Bolivia South America's most outspoken leftist leaders demanded an explanation and public apology from four European countries on Thursday after Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane was diverted this week on suspicions that fugitive U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was aboard.

South American leftist leaders rally for Bolivia in Snowden saga

Jul 05 2013

COCHABAMBA, Bolivia South America's most outspoken leftist leaders demanded an explanation and public apology from four European countries on Thursday after Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane was diverted this week on suspicions that fugitive U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was aboard.

South American leftist leaders rally to Bolivia's side in Snowden saga

Jul 04 2013

COCHABAMBA, Bolivia South America's most outspoken leftist leaders gathered on Thursday to rally behind Bolivian President Evo Morales, whose plane was diverted in Europe this week on suspicions that fugitive U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was aboard.

South American leftist leaders rally to Bolivia's side in Snowden saga

Jul 04 2013

COCHABAMBA, Bolivia South America's most outspoken leftist leaders gathered on Thursday to rally behind Bolivian President Evo Morales, whose plane was diverted in Europe this week on suspicions that fugitive U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was aboard.

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