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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.

2006-01-03 08:10:00

Colombian Indians are using the raw material of cocaine to make a soft drink they hope will displace in their area another, better known beverage with the same ingredient: Coca-Cola.

2005-12-22 13:19:21

By Robin Emmott LIMA (Reuters) - President Alejandro Toledo on Thursday declared a state of emergency in Peru's central jungle after Shining Path guerrillas killed eight policemen amid an upsurge in violence from the Maoist group.

2005-12-21 12:50:00

President-elect Evo Morales' pledge to protect coca crops to help Indians, who celebrate the leaves as a centerpiece of their ancient culture, could antagonize Bolivia's neighbors and the United States who fear only cocaine traffickers will benefit.

2005-12-19 17:08:16

By Adriana Barrera COCHABAMBA, Bolivia (Reuters) - Evo Morales, who won Bolivia's presidential election on vows to end a U.S.

2005-12-19 16:45:02

By Adriana Barrera COCHABAMBA, Bolivia (Reuters) - Evo Morales, who won Bolivia's presidential election on vows to end a U.S.

2005-12-19 14:32:38

By Angus MacSwan SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - The election of Evo Morales as Bolivia's president poses new challenges to the Bush administration in Latin America, where its unpopularity is growing and the left is on the ascendancy. U.S.

2005-12-19 14:43:59

By Adriana Barrera COCHABAMBA, Bolivia (Reuters) - Evo Morales, who won Bolivia's presidential election on vows to end a U.S.

2005-12-19 11:22:39

By Fiona Ortiz LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Evo Morales, who challenges U.S. anti-drug policies, was set to become Bolivia's first Indian president and join Latin America's shift to leftist leadership after winning an unexpectedly large majority in Sunday's elections.

2005-12-19 02:54:10

By Fiona Ortiz LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Evo Morales, who challenges U.S. anti-drug policies, is set to become Bolivia's first Indian president and join Latin America's shift to leftist leadership after winning an unexpectedly large majority in Sunday's elections.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.