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Bolivian officials, mutinous police continue talksupdated: Tue Jun 26 2012 10:30:00

Bolivian government officials held an all-night meeting with mutinous police officers in an effort to end a six-day mutiny that some say threatens the country's stability.

Bolivian police mutiny over pay, other issuesupdated: Sat Jun 23 2012 21:07:00

Talks continued Saturday in Bolivia, where a police mutiny over pay has included the storming of buildings and a hunger strike by officers' wives.

Lawmaker visits American hunger striker imprisoned in Boliviaupdated: Wed Jun 13 2012 20:43:00

As his case meanders through the Bolivian justice system, an American businessman imprisoned there for a year without formal charges is finding support from a leading human rights advocate in the U.S. Congress.

6.2-magnitude quake hits Boliviaupdated: Tue Nov 22 2011 14:42:00

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Bolivia Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

U.S., Bolivia give diplomacy another chanceupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 14:58:00

It's been more than three years since the United States and Bolivia expelled each other's ambassadors as diplomatic relations tumbled, but a framework agreement signed by the two countries this week aims to reverse that.

Bolivia accuses United States of promoting protestsupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 00:50:00

Bolivia's government is accusing U.S. officials of meddling in the South American nation's internal affairs and fueling indigenous protests of a proposed highway project. Jonathan Wilson: Copa America Group A Previewupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 11:33:00

A look at the teams in Group A and their projected order of finish:

Bolivia boots visiting Iranian minister after Argentina complainsupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 22:28:00

The Bolivian government expelled an Iranian minister to avoid a diplomatic rift with Argentina, the country's foreign minister said.

Missing plane, passengers found safe in Bolivia, mayor saysupdated: Fri May 06 2011 14:15:00

A missing Bolivian Air Force plane and the four United Nations workers aboard have been found safe in a remote, mountainous area, a local mayor said Friday.

Bolivia ready to take Chile to court over sea access, president saysupdated: Thu Mar 24 2011 07:25:00

Bolivia is prepared to sue Chile in international court over its claim to a section of Pacific coast that it lost in a war more than 130 years ago, Bolivian President Evo Morales said Wednesday.

Bolivia pledges aid to thousands left homeless by 'mega-mudslide'updated: Tue Mar 01 2011 07:26:00

Bolivia's president pledged that his government will build new houses for thousands of people who are homeless after a "mega-mudslide" triggered by heavy rainfall in the nation's capital, state media reported.

Lions rescued in Bolivia have new home on plains of Coloradoupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 21:53:00

Two dozen lions rescued from harrowing conditions at circuses in Bolivia have a new home in Colorado, where they will live outside of cages and roar at the distant Rocky Mountains.

Bolivia hopes for buzz with coca campaignupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 10:40:00

For almost half a century the chewing of coca leaves, a practice dating back thousands of years, has been banned internationally. Now, Bolivia is urging countries to back a campaign to have coca removed from a United Nations list of banned drugs.

Bolivia's coca energy drinkupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 10:40:00

Bolivia hopes its "Coca Colla" energy drink will help change the image of the coca plant. CNN's Jonathan Mann reports.

Police: 8 dead, 17 injured in Bolivia crashupdated: Sat Jan 15 2011 01:53:00

A traffic crash in Bolivia has killed eight people, police said Saturday.

For Bolivia's president, subsidy cut could have political priceupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 03:51:00

Bolivia's president could face high political costs after a policy change last month that sent gas and food prices soaring for several days in the South American country, analysts say.

Fuel prices, fury soar in Boliviaupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 03:51:00

Thousands turn out in cities across Bolivia to protest an increase in fuel prices.

Ending fuel subsidies cuts Bolivia's losses, president saysupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 08:05:00

Bolivian President Evo Morales on Thursday defended his decision to end fuel subsidies, a move that caused gasoline and diesel prices to spike and has led to protests in major cities since it was announced over the weekend.

Gas prices soar in Boliviaupdated: Wed Dec 29 2010 21:55:00

CNN's Rafael Romo explains how South American countries are struggling with fuel prices.

Anger mounts over gas price hike in Boliviaupdated: Wed Dec 29 2010 12:50:00

Police in Bolivia used tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who took to the streets protesting a hike on the price of fuels Monday.

Lithium, fuel of the futureupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 11:36:00

The Bolivian Andes could contain almost of third of the world's lithium - the power source of choice for electric cars.

Support flows in from around the worldupdated: Wed Oct 13 2010 21:54:00

The plight of the 33 Chilean miners that has caught the attention of much of the world has also attracted dozens of notes from well-wishers, some of which have been posted on the Ministry of Mining's website.

Tears fall as Chilean miners riseupdated: Wed Oct 13 2010 21:54:00

Millions watch live as an operation to rescue 33 trapped Chilean miners plays out.

Messages for miners come from around the worldupdated: Wed Oct 13 2010 21:42:00

The plight of the 33 Chilean miners that has caught the attention of much of the world has also attracted dozens of notes from well-wishers, some of which have been posted on the Ministry of Mining's website.

Protesters in Bolivia end their strikeupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 22:55:00

Protesters in southwest Bolivia, who had all but shut the Andean city of Potosi for 19 days, ended their general strike on Monday, the state news agency reported.

Bus accident kills at least 13 in Boliviaupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 09:10:00

A bus crashed into the side of a mountain Tuesday in western Bolivia, killing at least 13 people and injuring another 26, the government news agency reported.

Bolivian protesters cut off town from world for two weeksupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 21:01:00

Bolivia's president wants a peaceful solution to a two-week-old protest by residents of a remote Andean city who have cut off all roads, train and air traffic with the rest of the world, a government spokesman said Tuesday.

Protesters, police clash in Bolivia over proposed lawupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 20:51:00

Police in La Paz, Bolivia, fired tear gas Wednesday to disperse merchants participating in a two-day protest against a proposed law with tough sanctions for selling contraband.

Bolivia plans to nationalize railroadsupdated: Tue Jan 12 2010 05:38:00

Bolivia plans to take back the nation's railroad system in 2010, 14 years after selling its trains and tracks to the private sector, a government official says.

Bolivia's melting glacierupdated: Wed Dec 16 2009 09:10:00

Scientists say ice in the Andes Mountains is disappearing rapidly. CNN's Rafael Romo has the story.

Iranian leader continues South American trip with Bolivia stopupdated: Tue Nov 24 2009 17:12:00

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad continued his three-nation tour of Latin America on Tuesday, signing accords with Bolivian President Evo Morales and pledging mutual cooperation.

Brazil's winning streak ends in Boliviaupdated: Mon Oct 12 2009 06:23:00

Bolivia used their home advantage to claim another big scalp in South American World Cup qualifying as they beat Brazil 2-1 in La Paz.

Bolivia, Peru fight over 'national costume'updated: Wed Aug 26 2009 02:08:00

Fireworks continued to erupt between Bolivia and Peru over a costume worn at this year's Miss Universe pageant.

Bolivian bus crash kills at least 19updated: Mon Aug 17 2009 10:07:00

At least 19 people died and 26 were injured when a bus plunged off a mountain road in Bolivia, the state-run news agency reported Monday.

Coca cultivation down in Colombia, up in Peru, Boliviaupdated: Mon Jun 22 2009 15:38:00

Coca cultivation and cocaine production have decreased in Colombia but increased in Bolivia and Peru, the United Nations reported.

Bolivia congress sets date for general electionsupdated: Tue Apr 14 2009 23:18:00

After weeks of enduring cajoling and threats that culminated in a hunger strike by President Evo Morales, Bolivia's congress on Tuesday approved a law allowing him to run for re-election in December.

Bolivia votes for new constitutionupdated: Sun Jan 25 2009 23:33:00

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with journalist Martin Arostegui about Bolivia's referendum.

Emergency declared after 3 dengue deaths in Boliviaupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 13:26:00

Bolivian officials have declared a health emergency after three deaths attributed to dengue hemorrhagic fever, the often-lethal form of a mosquito-borne disease that more than 1,000 Bolivians are thought to have contracted since November.

Copter rescues woman, sons from Bolivia floodwatersupdated: Fri Dec 26 2008 15:34:00

Torrential rains in central Bolivia have swollen rivers and flooded streets, stranding scores of people and leading to the daring helicopter rescue early Friday of a woman and her sons trapped amid the raging waters of the Pirai River. Why Bolivia Quit the U.S. War on Drugs updated: Tue Nov 04 2008 00:00:00

Accusing the US of trying to oust his regime, President Morales kicks out the DEA -- but promises to repair ties with post-Bush Washington

Morales: Government will take over for DEA in Boliviaupdated: Sat Nov 01 2008 21:55:00

Bolivian President Evo Morales said Saturday that he was suspending the work of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in Bolivia and that the government will take control of its activities in the war on drugs.

Bolivia's class struggleupdated: Tue Sep 23 2008 08:28:00

Bolivian protesters are marching on Santa Cruz and threatening to take the wealthiest city. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.

Talks at an impasse in Bolivian crisisupdated: Tue Sep 23 2008 08:28:00

The prospect of more violence in Bolivia remained high Tuesday as negotiators continue to search for a solution to a crisis that has threatened to divide the country.

Peace talks aim at easing Bolivia tensionupdated: Sat Sep 20 2008 04:13:00

An air of anxiety clutches Bolivia this weekend amid high-stakes talks designed to end bloodshed and keep the country whole. A Brewing Civil War in Bolivia?updated: Wed Sep 17 2008 03:55:00

Violence escalates amid a rebellion by opposition supporters seeking autonomy for their regions from the central government

Bolivia's opposition agrees to talksupdated: Wed Sep 17 2008 01:15:00

Both sides in a bitter dispute that has threatened to fracture Bolivia reached a tentative agreement Tuesday intended to resolve the crisis.

Bolivia unrestupdated: Wed Sep 17 2008 01:15:00

Bolivian Government troops continued to arrive in the city of La Paz, as hundreds of demonstrators marched.

Bolivia says Morales, provincial governors reach dealupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 22:53:00

An agreement aimed at ending violence and bloodshed that has erupted in Bolivian provinces has been reached between President Evo Morales and provincial governors, officials announced Tuesday.

Bolivia violenceupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 09:36:00

Demonstrations against Bolivia's president erupt over tax issues and proposed constitutional changes.

Peace Corps temporarily out of Boliviaupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 09:36:00

The Peace Corps temporarily has suspended operations in Bolivia because of "growing instability," the organization said.

South American leaders support Moralesupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 02:51:00

Heads of South American nations lent support Monday night to President Evo Morales of Bolivia, who says opposition leaders are trying to overthrow his government. Morales Struggles to Maintain Control in Bolivia updated: Sun Sep 14 2008 20:00:00

President Evo Morales struggled to assert control over a badly fractured Bolivia on Sunday

At least 16 dead in Bolivia fightingupdated: Sat Sep 13 2008 22:46:00

At least 16 people have been killed in fighting between Bolivian government forces and supporters of an autonomy movement in the east of the country, according to the nation's interior ministry.

Showdown in Boliviaupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 22:06:00

CNN's Tim Lister reports on the growing crisis between President Morales and his opponents in Bolivia. Bolivia to Expel US Ambassadorupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 11:00:00

President Evo Morales says "Yanqui, go home" amid ongoing regional and ethnic tension in South America's poorest country

Bolivians strike for share of natural gas profitsupdated: Tue Aug 19 2008 22:03:00

Five of Bolivia's nine states staged a civic strike Tuesday, protesting against President Evo Morales and demanding a larger share of the country's natural gas revenues.

Bolivia's Morales hangs onupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 00:54:00

CNN's Hugh Riminton speaks with journalist Martin Arostegui about the referendum on Bolivia's left-wing government.

Bolivia protest leaves two deadupdated: Wed Aug 06 2008 02:40:00

Two people were killed, and at least 30 injured, in a confrontation between miners and police at a mine in central Bolivia, a Bolivian news agency reported. Bolivia's Surprising Anti-Drug Success updated: Wed Aug 06 2008 00:00:00

Evo Morales built his career fighting U.S.-backed efforts to eradicate coca production, but he's turned in a solid performance in fighting drug trafficking Farmers Swapping Coca With Riceupdated: Sun Jul 20 2008 12:00:00

Bolivian President Evo Morales is asking coca farmers to supplement their crops with rice and corn as a way of holding down coca production while helping to feed South America's poorest country

Protesters burn ballot boxes in Bolivian stateupdated: Sun Jun 01 2008 02:28:00

Pro-government peasant groups are being blamed for burning dozens of ballot boxes Sunday in Bolivia's largest state of Santa Cruz, where voters are casting their ballots in an autonomy referendum.

Impact of autonomyupdated: Sun Jun 01 2008 02:28:00

CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva talks to Erasto Almeida of the Eurasia Group about how Santa Cruz autonomy could affect Bolivia.

Bolivia's president sets date for recall voteupdated: Mon May 12 2008 18:42:00

Bolivia's president Monday set August 10 as the date for a vote of confidence he predicts will give him a new mandate and strengthen his hand against movements for autonomy in several states. U.S. Rancher in Bolivia Showdownupdated: Fri May 02 2008 19:00:00

Ronald Larsen's confrontation with government officials has become a focus in an increasingly bitter dispute over land

Bolivia struggles with floodsupdated: Sat Apr 19 2008 02:17:00

Floodwaters have destroyed more than 1.2 million houses, according to Bolivian officials, with the northeastern department of Beni seeing the worst flooding in 50 years. Fighting for the Right to Chew Cocaupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 12:05:00

Peru and Bolivia are up in arms over the U.N. anti-narcotics agency's plan to criminalize the traditional medicinal practice of the Andes

Bolivia declares flooding disasterupdated: Tue Feb 12 2008 16:20:00

President Evo Morales declared a national disaster Tuesday after weeks of heavy storms resulted in widespread flooding blamed for scores of deaths, particularly in northeastern Bolivia.

U.S. denies spying allegations in Boliviaupdated: Tue Feb 12 2008 04:59:00

Bolivia President Evo Morales declared a U.S. diplomat "undesirable" Monday amid allegations that the United States asked a visiting scholar and Peace Corps volunteers to keep tabs on Cubans and Venezuelans in Bolivia.

American, Uruguayan sentenced for Bolivian hotel blastsupdated: Thu Jan 24 2008 10:42:00

An American man and a Uruguayan woman were sentenced to prison Tuesday night for their roles in deadly bombings at two hotels in Bolivia, the Bolivian news agency reported.

Crisis talks to avert Bolivian splitupdated: Wed Jan 09 2008 06:22:00

Bolivian government representatives will meet with breakaway governors next week in a bid to avert a political split that threatens to tear the Andean country in half.

Four Bolivian regions declare autonomy from governmentupdated: Sat Dec 15 2007 22:54:00

Tensions were rising in Bolivia on Saturday as members of the country's four highest natural gas-producing regions declared autonomy from the central government.

Bolivian leader speaks outupdated: Sat Dec 15 2007 22:54:00

Bolivian President Evo Morales addresses supporters and defends the country's new constitution as regions seek autonomy. Prostitutes Strike in Boliviaupdated: Wed Oct 24 2007 21:00:00

Bolivia's sex-workers refuse to report for disease detection, demanding protection from harassment Tim Vickery: Bolivia, U.S. show promise in Copaupdated: Thu Jul 05 2007 23:49:00

While eight teams march on to the quarterfinals of the Copa Am�rica, the other four go home to recriminations and postmortems. Not qualifying for the second round in a tournament that only eliminates one-third of the teams is clearly a failure.

Business 2.0: The next gold rushupdated: Mon Jul 31 2006 13:00:00

Commodities are hot again -- which is revitalizing the market for Bolivia's $2 billion in gold reserves.

Coca from Bolivia, Peru worries U.S.updated: Wed Mar 01 2006 17:28:00

A State Department report issued Wednesday voices concerns about heightened political influence by coca-growing associations in Bolivia and Peru, resulting in an increase in coca cultivation in those countries.

Fortune: An election run on gasupdated: Wed Jan 11 2006 10:28:00

He has been described as the next Che Guevara, the next Hugo Chavez, the next Fidel Castro. Evo Morales, a former coca growers' union leader and the new President of Bolivia, has pledged to nationalize his country's oil and gas industry, redistribute privately owned land, and decriminalize the coca leaf, a staple of Bolivian indigenous culture as well as the prime ingredient in the manufacturing of cocaine.

Bolivian vows to kill anti-coca programsupdated: Mon Dec 19 2005 21:25:00

The leftist who claimed victory in Bolivia's presidential race on Monday repeated his promise to end a U.S.-backed program to eradicate coca plants, saying the crop that provides the raw material for cocaine is part of Bolivian culture.

Bolivia poll result 'stunning, historic'updated: Mon Dec 19 2005 07:13:00

A Bolivian newspaper cartoon ahead of the weekend's presidential elections featured Evo Morales arm-wrestling his principal rival, Jorge Quiroga, while simultaneously stretching out a foot to hold Samuel Doria Medina, the third major player in Sunday's vote, at bay. Looking on nervously at Quiroga's shoulder is the figure of Uncle Sam.

Leftist claims Bolivia poll winupdated: Mon Dec 19 2005 00:44:00

Bolivian socialist leader Evo Morales has claimed victory in that turbulent Andean country's presidential election after conservative rival Jorge Quiroga conceded defeat.

Bolivia gears up for early electionsupdated: Thu Dec 15 2005 07:34:00

As the governmental capital of a country supposedly on the brink of chaos, La Paz was surprisingly tranquil this week.

Penhaul: Why the 'original ones' protest in Boliviaupdated: Thu May 26 2005 16:24:00

If you're close enough, you can hear their sandals cut from old car tires slapping on the asphalt. If you're several blocks away, the protesters announce their approach with the blast of dynamite.

Argentina rally to head qualifyingupdated: Sun Mar 27 2005 06:06:00

Argentina rallied from a goal down to overcome Bolivia 2-1, and Colombia left Venezuela with a fifth draw in South American World Cup qualifying on Saturday.

Copa America: Match scheduleupdated: Mon Jul 05 2004 13:09:00

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Uruguay, Bolivia dismiss coachesupdated: Wed Apr 07 2004 04:15:00

Uruguay and Bolivia have sacked their national coaches after both suffered disappointing results in South American World Cup qualifying.

Fortune: THE AMERICAN OUT TO SAVE POLAND Harvard's young Jeffrey Sachs is pushing Solidarity to take the pain now for a big gain later. Tupdated: Mon Jan 29 1990 00:01:00

IT'S A BLEAK winter evening in a drab Warsaw suburb. Some four dozen Polish workers in leather jackets have crowded into the parish house of a Catholic church. They used to meet there secretly afte...

Fortune: BRAZIL'S DEMOCRATIC NEIGHBORS: FREE AND STRAPPED updated: Mon Sep 15 1986 00:01:00

Since 1979, when Ecuador's military dictatorship gave way to a democratic government, five other South American countries have shucked their generals and replaced them with elected civilian preside...

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