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2006-05-30 08:45:00

By Bernd Debusmann, Special Correspondent SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - She is young, attractive, upper middle class and U.S.-educated. Until recently, she was close to Bolivian President Evo Morales.

2006-05-28 18:52:55

By Angus MacSwan BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - President Alvaro Uribe, a key U.S. ally in Latin America, swept to a landslide victory in an election in Colombia on Sunday, rewarded by voters for turning around the security threat in a country bloodied by years of conflict and crime.

2006-05-28 16:42:56

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, a conservative U.S. ally, held a strong early lead in the country's elections with 60.45 percent of the votes after 7.2 percent of ballots were counted, officials said on Sunday.

2006-05-28 16:58:29

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, a conservative U.S. ally, took a strong lead in the country's elections with 61 percent of the votes after 21 percent of ballots were counted, officials said on Sunday.

2006-05-26 21:53:43

By Helen Popper SHINAHOTA, Bolivia (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez pledged $1.5 billion in energy investments in impoverished Bolivia on Friday, receiving a hero's welcome from coca farmers who applauded his anti-U.S. message.

2006-05-26 12:10:20

By Helen Popper SHINAHOTA, Bolivia (Reuters) - Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, in a move likely to affirm his role as Washington's No.

2006-05-23 10:57:14

LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - A close ally of Bolivian President Evo Morales rejected comments by President Bush expressing concern about "the erosion of democracy" in Bolivia, state news agency ABI reported late on Monday.

2006-05-16 18:53:09

LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivia outlined on Tuesday its plan to redistribute idle land to the country's poor peasants, ruling out mass expropriations and proposing instead the swift distribution of state-owned property.

2006-05-12 10:46:48

By William Schomberg and Boris Groendahl VIENNA (Reuters) - The leftist presidents of Venezuela and Bolivia resisted calls by European and fellow Latin American leaders on Friday to soften their hard-line policies on foreign investment, energy and trade.

2006-05-12 08:24:15

By William Schomberg and Boris Groendahl VIENNA (Reuters) - The leftist presidents of Venezuela and Bolivia confronted European and Latin American leaders with their brand of socialism on Friday, claiming a new era had dawned on their continent.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.