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2006-01-22 19:42:00

By Mary Milliken LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Leftist coca grower leader Evo Morales was sworn in on Sunday as the first indigenous president of Bolivia with ambitious plans to overhaul South America's poorest nation and reverse five centuries of discrimination against the Indian majority.

2006-01-22 14:53:40

By Mary Milliken LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Leftist coca grower leader Evo Morales was sworn in on Sunday as the first indigenous president of Bolivia with high expectations of a better life for the poor majority in one of Latin America's most volatile countries.

2006-01-22 11:54:27

By Mary Milliken LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivia will swear in leftist Evo Morales as its first indigenous president on Sunday in a explosion of pride for the poor Indian majority that hopes one of its own can quickly improve their lot.

2006-01-22 04:39:58

By Mary Milliken LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivia will swear in leftist Evo Morales as its first indigenous president on Sunday in a festive climate as the poor Indian majority celebrates the long-awaited rise to power of one of its own.

2006-01-21 20:49:30

By Mary Milliken LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivian President-elect Evo Morales -- a longtime critic of the United States -- and Washington's top official for Latin America pledged to work together at a meeting on Saturday but made no mention of the war on drugs that divides them.

2006-01-19 17:41:31

BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Thursday accused the CIA of masterminding the theft of Bolivian surface-to-air missiles last year to prevent them from falling into the hands of leftist President-elect Evo Morales.

2006-01-10 19:11:59

By Andrew Hay BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - The top U.S. policymaker for Latin America said on Tuesday he would seek dialogue with Bolivian President-elect Evo Morales despite the former coca leaf farmer's opposition to U.S. drug and trade policies. Thomas Shannon, U.S.

2006-01-04 17:34:45

By Joe Ortiz MADRID (Reuters) - Bolivian president-elect Evo Morales said on Wednesday that Spain had agreed to forgive most of its $120 million debt burden and support the South American country's aim to fight poverty.

2006-01-03 21:23:50

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday promised Bolivian president-elect Evo Morales fuel, economic cooperation and his backing for coca leaf farmers to seal ties between the socialist allies.

2006-01-03 19:29:44

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez offered Bolivian president-elect Evo Morales energy and economic cooperation on Tuesday to seal ties between socialist allies united in their opposition to Washington.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.