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Bolivian transport strike causes chaos
Riot police fire tear gas and arrest 58 in a bid to disperse protest over planned overhaul to public transport system.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2014 03:09 GMT
Wind storm hits Bolivia
Wind storm causes widespread damage in capital La Paz and the adjacent El Alto, destroying homes and cutting off power.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2013 10:34 GMT
Bolivia nationalises electricity companies
Leftist President Evo Morales took control of two electricity distribution companies owned by Spanish utility Iberdrola.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2012 01:50 GMT
Bolivian sex workers on hunger strike
Male and female sex workers in El Alto take action after doctors' strike leaves public hospitals they rely on closed.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2012 07:52 GMT
In search of the 'Islamic menace' in Bolivia
One US congresswoman is convinced that the Iranian government is a danger to Latin American countries such as Bolivia.
Last updated: 29 Feb 2012 13:59 GMT
From Argentina to Wall Street
Social movements from Argentina and other Latin American countries have been emulated in protests all over the world.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2011 16:48 GMT
Heavy snow brings Bolivia to a halt
Heaviest snow in 20 years blocks roads and threatens agriculture and alpaca and llama herds in Andean nation.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2011 10:09 GMT
Bolivians rally over capital switch
Hundreds of thousands march against a proposal to move the seat of government.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2007 03:10 GMT
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