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Water from sewage rivers used to grow vegetables in Bolivia  New Jersey Herald

Water from rivers that carry sewage from Bolivia's capital used to grow vegetables.

New Jersey Herald
Germany secures access to vast lithium deposit in Bolivia  Reuters

Germany and Bolivia on Wednesday sealed a partnership for the industrial use of lithium, a key raw material for battery cell production, in an important step to ...

Violent riots on the streets of Bolivia  Sky News

Video: A student march to protest President Evo Morales' move to run for a fourth term in office turned violent when a number of protesters broke into and set fire ...

Sky News
Bolivia court building razed during protest over Morales candidacy  Reuters

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 ...

In Bolivia, Morales’s Indigenous Base Backtracks on Support  The New York Times

Evo Morales was Bolivia's first indigenous president, but as he seeks a fourth term, many question whether he still represents their interests.

The New York Times
German company mining lithium in Bolivia  Deutsche Welle

A German-Bolivian joint venture will start mining lithium from Bolivia's salt flat – the largest reserves in the world. It's a vital resource for making batteries and will ...

Deutsche Welle
Bolivia court allows President Morales to run for fourth term  Al Jazeera English

Bolivia has enjoyed relative prosperity and calm under Evo Morales, country's first indigenous president.

Al Jazeera English
Bolivia's Almost Impossible Lithium Dream  Bloomberg

A small army of workers from cities and villages across Bolivia boards the buses for the last leg of a commute that can last days. The meandering, bumpy dirt ...

People are sucking bat blood in Bolivia to stop seizures  National Geographic

Thousands of bats are sold for their blood each month in Bolivia, supposedly to help treat epilepsy and other ailments.

National Geographic
PHOTOS: Life In Bolivia's Mines Is Harsh For Adults — And Children Who Work With Them : Goats and Soda  NPR

When photographer Simone Francescangeli took pictures of the miners, he was struck by the dangerous environment — and the number of children he saw ...

Bolivia’s Gory Patiño Exposes Human Trafficking in ‘The Goalkeeper’  Variety

Bolivia's Gory Patiño Sheds Light on the Realities of Human Trafficking in 'The Goalkeeper,' submitted to the Oscars and Golden Globes.

Sacred Incan city in Bolivia is being rebuilt using 3D printing  Daily Mail

The site of Tiwanaku is where the ancient civilisation believed the world was created and is considered to be sacred in the now-extinct culture.

Daily Mail
Peruvian Airlines plane skids on runway in Bolivia  BBC News

A plane carrying 127 people falls onto its side after appearing to collapse onto its landing gear.

BBC News
Bolivia electoral tribunal approves president's bid for reelection amid protests  JURIST

Bolivia's Multinational Electoral Tribunal (OEP) announced late Tuesday that it had accepted current President Evo Morales' bid for reelection, sparking protests ...

INSIDE THE AMERICAS - The dilemma of child labour in Bolivia  FRANCE 24

Bolivia is the only country in the world where child labour is legal. It's also South America's poorest nation. Almost one in four Bolivian children work to provide ...

In Bolivia, Morales’ Indigenous Base Backtracks on Support  WRAL.com

CARMEN DEL EMERO, Bolivia — In this remote indigenous village in Bolivia, the rule has been the same for generations: Leaders can be re-elected only once.

Bolivia head-on bus crash kills 17  The Mercury

Two buses have crashed head-on on a highway in Bolivias highlands, leaving at least 17 people dead and 10 injured.

The Mercury
LDS missionary from Peru dies while serving in Bolivia  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

BOLIVIA -- A 26-year-old missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Peru died while serving in Bolivia Wednesday. The LDS Church ...

KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City
WATCH Anti-Morales Protesters Set Fire to Court Building in Bolivia  Sputnik International

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Hundreds of students protesting Bolivian President Evo Morales' intention to run for a fourth consecutive presidential term have set fire to ...

Sputnik International
In Bolivia, A Backlash Against Women in Politics/En Bolivia, una reacción violenta contra las mujeres en política  NACLA

In Bolivia, women in power, such as Indigenous mayor Bertha Quispe, often suffer political harassment and violence. November 19, 2018 ...

The Sometimes Apocryphal Sins of Bolivia's Worst President  OZY

General Mariano Melgarejo, the 18th president of Bolivia, had barely been in office a year when he was — according to some sources — defeated in battle in La ...

Vanessa Voller '16 Receives Fellowship for Project in Bolivia  Colorado College News

Vanessa Voller '16, who graduated from Colorado College with a degree in sociology, has been awarded the 2018 Alice Rowan Swanson Fellowship from the ...

Colorado College News
Archaeologists discover 15th century indigenous tombs in Bolivia  Reuters

A team of archaeologists in Bolivia said they have discovered tombs containing over a hundred bundles of artifacts and human remains dating more than 500 ...

Honduras will export rambutan to Bolivia and Spain  FreshPlaza.com

FreshPlaza is the number one portal for the *fresh* produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatching, and photo reports.

Comprehensive Reform Remains Elusive for Bolivia's Troubled Justice System  World Politics Review

In September, Bolivian President Evo Morales signed a long-anticipated law enacting reforms to the country’s justice system, which consistently ranks ...

World Politics Review
Why ‘The Goalkeeper’ Director Moved From California Back to Bolivia  TheWrap

"The searching I have is to look for my voice," director Gory Patiño tells TheWrap of his film "The Goalkeeper," Bolivia's official Oscar submission.

Siemens begins construction of new Bolivia energy service centre  Power Technology

Siemens has started construction works for its new Bolivia energy *service* and training centre for improving electricity access in the country.

Power Technology
Chincana Ruins – Comunidad Challapampa, Bolivia  Atlas Obscura

Discover Chincana Ruins in Comunidad Challapampa, Bolivia: Mysterious Incan ruins on a tiny island in Lake Titicaca.

Atlas Obscura
Abritration Court awards South American Silver $28 million for Malku Khota in Bolivia  MINING.com

The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration has awarded South American Silver $18.7 million for amounts invested and another $9 million in interest for its ...

Archaeologists discover indigenous tombs in Bolivia  New York Post

A team of archaeologists in Bolivia said they have discovered tombs containing over a hundred bundles of artifacts and human remains dating more than 500 ...

New York Post
Israeli backpacker dies in Bolivia  The Times of Israel

The Foreign Ministry announced Wednesday that an Israeli tourist died during a trip to Bolivia. The 22-year-old woman was hit on the head by a falling rock, ...

The Times of Israel
Drug Lord, Ex Escobar Supplier Suarez Escapes From Custody in Bolivia - Reports  Sputnik International

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Bolivian drug dealer Jorge Roca Suarez, nicknamed "Techo de Paja", has fled a hospital in Bolivia, where he was brought from prison due ...

Sputnik International
UAE ready for Bolivia friendly in Dubai  gulfnews.com

Abu Dhabi: UAE national team will be taking on Bolivia in international friendly today at the Maktoum Bin Rashid Stadium in Dubai as a part of their preparations ...

UAE hold their own against Bolivia in Dubai  gulfnews.com

Dubai: The UAE's warm-up for the Asian Cup continued with a productive 0-0 draw with Bolivia at Maktoum Bin Rashid Stadium in Dubai on Friday evening.

Zaccheroni pleased with UAE's midfield brilliance against Bolivia  Khaleej Times

Even Bolivia coach Cesar Farias praised the home team.

Khaleej Times
Excavators discover 500-year-old tombs in Bolivia  Toronto Star

LA PAZ, BOLIVIA—Archaeologists say they found tombs at a Bolivian quarry containing remains from more than 500 years ago that give an insight into the ...

Toronto Star
Excavators find tombs buried in Bolivia 500 years ago  Phys.org

Archaeologists say they found tombs at a Bolivian quarry containing remains from more than 500 years ago that give an insight into the interaction of various ...

Friendly monsters help treat childhood cancer in Bolivia  AL DIA News

Big wide eyes, friendly smiles and flashy colors characterize the monsters invented by childhood cancer patients in Bolivia and produced by their parents in ...

Christian Machado contemplating a return to Bolivia  The Bent Musket

Christian Machado could return to Bolivia after a four-month stay in the United States. Machado, 28, signed with the New England Revolution on Jul 23.

The Bent Musket
Bolivia opens new banana packing center  FreshPlaza

FreshPlaza is the number one portal for the *fresh* produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatching, and photo reports.

Chefs cook up World's largest 'charquekan' in Bolivia  SBS News

Dozens of chefs gathered to make the world's largest 'charquekan', a local delicacy whose main ingredient is llama meat. The local fair seeks to promote the...

SBS News
FOCUS - Lithium, the white gold of Bolivia's salt desert  FRANCE 24

Lithium is an extremely light metal which is an essential component in the batteries of electric vehicles. The South American nation of Bolivia is home to the ...

GAR Article: Bolivia escapes bulk of treaty claim over silver mine  GAR

A divided tribunal has found Bolivia liable for the expropriation of a silver mining concession while awarding the third-party funded claimant significantly.

Bolivia's growing importance in international lemon markets  FreshPlaza

“Nowadays Totai Citrus is exporting *fresh* lemons to Europe (Netherlands, England, Italy), Uruguay and Hong Kong. We are also looking forward to exporting to ...

UAE face Bolivia in need of a win to relieve pressure on manager Alberto Zaccheroni  The National

Alberto Zaccheroni will continue to experiment with his new-look UAE squad when they meet Bolivia in an international friendly at the Maktoum bin Rashid ...

The National
COMMUNITY CLASSROOM: Bolivia Elementary teacher wants listening center  WECT

Kristen Stott wants to give her students a chance to read a book a different way. She wants portable CD players for her classroom, but because of the cost, she's ...

Student business project leads to more service-learning opportunities in Bolivia  Penn State News

Over spring break 2018, six Penn State Altoona students traveled to Guayaramerín, Bolivia, in partnership with Love in Action International Ministries. As that ...

Penn State News
Andersen Global touches down in Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay  Consultancy.lat

Andersen Global, a professional services firm with more than 3500 professionals worldwide, has in recent months significantly ramped up its presence in Latin ...

Falling rock kills Israeli cyclist on Bolivia’s ‘Death Road’  JTA News

RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — An Israeli woman was killed after a falling rock hit her during a bicycle tour along a dangerous area dubbed the “Death Road” in the ...

JTA News
Tony Roma's Opens in Bolivia, Its First Restaurant in the Country  Franchising.com

When it comes to expanding overseas, Bolivia is not the first country that comes to mind... if it comes to mind at all. But several U.S. franchise brands are already ...

Bolivia Hill works to close New England Highway regularly for coming months  Tenterfield Star

Highway to close three times a day to allow slope stabilisation works.

Tenterfield Star
Bolivia boosting water infrastructure spending  Business News Americas

Bolivia's President Evo Morales inaugurated the 38.3mn-boliviano (US$5.4mn) San Lucas-Yapusiri-La Palca-Chaichoca irrigation project in Chuquisaca ...

Business News Americas
Bolivia's Morales faces mass protests over candidacy  Business News Americas

Bolivian President Evo Morales faced the country's biggest protest movement since 2016 as the opposition rejected his bid to run for .

Business News Americas
Natural Disasters Monitoring - November 30, 2018 - Bolivia (Plurinational State of)  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Bolivia (Plurinational State of) about Severe Local Storm and Volcano; published on 30 Nov 2018 by PAHO.

Macro Watch: Peru, Bolivia  Business News Americas

Peruvian GDP growth decelerated to 2.3% year-on-year in the third quarter from 5.5% in Q2, statistics agency Inei said. Key growth drivers .

Business News Americas
Natural Disasters Monitoring - November 29, 2018 - Bolivia (Plurinational State of)  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Bolivia (Plurinational State of) about Agriculture and Severe Local Storm; published on 29 Nov 2018 by PAHO.

Bolivia sea dispute: UN rules in Chile's favour  BBC News

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled against Bolivia in its dispute with neighbouring Chile over access to the Pacific Ocean - a feud dating back to ...

BBC News
Landlocked Bolivia Wants a Path to the Pacific. Here's Why That Won't Be Happening Any Time Soon  TIME

On Oct. 1, the U.N.'s International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled against forcing Chile to negotiate giving up a slice of its territory to provide neighbouring Bolivia ...

High society: El Alto, Bolivia, steps into the spotlight  The Guardian

After landing at El Alto, canny travellers don't go straight to La Paz but soak up the exuberant architecture, culture and women's projects of Bolivia's second city.

The Guardian
Fighting for Democracy: A Lesson From Bolivia  The New Republic

Evo Morales has done remarkable things for his country. But now, he is rejecting term limits—and Bolivians are taking to the streets to stand up for the rule of ...

The New Republic
A court sets back Bolivia’s quest to reclaim part of Chile’s coast  The Economist

POLICE, soldiers, dignitaries and citizens gathered hopefully in the palm-shaded central plaza of Cobija, a town in northern Bolivia, on the morning of October ...

The Economist
'The sea is ours': landlocked Bolivia hopes court will reopen path to Pacific  The Guardian

International court to decide if Chile must negotiate granting a sovereign outlet to the sea, 135 years after it claimed Bolivia's coastline.

The Guardian

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Etymology. Bolivia is named after Simón Bolívar, a leader in the Spanish American wars of independence. The leader of Venezuela, Antonio José de Sucre, had been given the option by Bolívar to either unite Charcas (present-day Bolivia) with the newly formed Republic of Peru, to unite with the United Provinces of Rio de la Plata, or to formally declare its independence from Spain as a wholly ...
Bolivia, country of west-central South America.Extending some 950 miles (1,500 km) north-south and 800 miles (1,300 km) east-west, Bolivia is bordered to the north and east by Brazil, to the southeast by Paraguay, to the south by Argentina, to the southwest and west by Chile, and to the northwest by Peru.
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Bolivia is a beautiful, geographically diverse, multiethnic, and democratic country in the heart of South America.It is surrounded by Brazil to the northeast, Peru to the northwest, Chile to the southwest, Argentina and Paraguay to the south.
La Paz, the administrative capital of Bolivia, is the world's highest capital city (3,660 m; 12,005 ft). It was founded under the name Nuestra Senora de la Paz (Our Lady of Peace) in 1548 by Spanish conquistadores.

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Bolivia ( (listen); Spanish: [boˈliβja]; Guarani: Mborivia Guaraní pronunciation: [ᵐboˈɾiʋja]; Quechua: Puliwya Quechua pronunciation: [pʊlɪwja]; Aymara: Wuliwya IPA: [wʊlɪwja]), officially the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Spanish: Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is a landlocked country located in western-central South America. The capital is Sucre while the seat of government and financial center is located in La Paz. The largest city and principal industrial center is Santa Cruz de la Sierra, located on the Llanos Orientales (tropical lowlands) a mostly flat region in the east of Bolivia.The sovereign state of Bolivia is a constitutionally unitary state, divided into nine departments. Its geography varies from the peaks of the Andes in the West, to the Eastern Lowlands, situated within the Amazon Basin. It is bordered to the north and east by Brazil, to the southeast by Paraguay, to the south by Argentina, to the southwest by Chile, and to the northwest by Peru. One-third of the country is within the Andean mountain range. With 1,098,581 km2 (424,164 sq mi) of area, Bolivia is the fifth largest country in South America and the 27th largest in the world.The country's population, estimated at 11 million, is multiethnic, including Amerindians, Mestizos, Europeans, Asians and Africans. The racial and social segregation that arose from Spanish colonialism has continued to the modern era. Spanish is the official and predominant language, although 36 indigenous languages also have official status, of which the most commonly spoken are Guarani, Aymara and Quechua languages.Before Spanish colonization, the Andean region of Bolivia was part of the Inca Empire, while the northern and eastern lowlands were inhabited by independent tribes. Spanish conquistadors arriving from Cuzco and Asunción took control of the region in the 16th century. During the Spanish colonial period Bolivia was administered by the Royal Audiencia of Charcas. Spain built its empire in large part upon the silver that was extracted from Bolivia's mines.After the first call for independence in 1809, 16 years of war followed before the establishment of the Republic, named for Simón Bolívar. Over the course of the 19th and early 20th century Bolivia lost control of several peripheral territories to neighboring countries including the seizure of its coastline by Chile in 1879. Bolivia remained relatively politically stable until 1971, when Hugo Banzer led a coup d'état which replaced the socialist government of Juan José Torres with a military dictatorship headed by Banzer; Torres was murdered in Buenos Aires, Argentina by a right-wing death squad in 1976. Banzer's regime cracked down on leftist and socialist opposition and other forms of dissent, resulting in the torture and deaths of a number of Bolivian citizens. Banzer was ousted in 1978 and later returned as the democratically elected president of Bolivia from 1997 to 2001.Modern Bolivia is a charter member of the UN, IMF, NAM, OAS, ACTO, Bank of the South, ALBA and USAN. For over a decade Bolivia has had one of the fastest economic growths in Latin America; however, it remains the second poorest country in South America. It is a developing country, with a medium ranking in the Human Development Index, a poverty level of 38.6%, and it has one of the lowest crime rates in Latin America. Its main economic activities include agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, and manufacturing goods such as textiles, clothing, refined metals, and refined petroleum. Bolivia is very rich in minerals, including tin, silver, and lithium.