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Pink Dolphins Get Protection Under New Law
2012-09-19 04:59:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bolivia's only freshwater mammal - the pink river dolphin - is at risk, and now President Evo Morales has enacted a law aimed at protecting the unique animal. The Bolivian pink dolphin (Inia boliviensis) is similar to river dolphins found in neighboring Brazil, Peru, Columbia and Venezuela. Some scientists consider the two types of Amazon river dolphins as subsets of the same species. They are often actually pink and can weigh 65 to...

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2011-01-27 13:40:00

Bolivians chewed coca leaves on Wednesday as a protest to change a 1961 U.N. convention to remove a ban on a practice that has been part of indigenous cultures in the country for millennia. Protesters gathered outside the U.S. embassy in La Paz to chew the leaf as part of a day of demonstrations around the country celebrating the coca plant and demanding that the U.N. Single Convention on Narcotics Drugs be amended. The U.S. said it would oppose the Bolivian proposal, calling for the 50...

2011-01-15 00:00:38

EVO International hits the ground running with EVO 5:12. "The 5 dollars and 12 days that can change your life" recruiting program that removes all barriers of entrance for people to get involved. Draper, UT (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 In a world full of network marketing opportunities EVO International has burst on to the scene with something so new and innovative it is sure to be duplicated. EVO 5:12 stands for "the five dollars and twelve days that can change your life" which has caught...

2010-08-06 07:19:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Was it nostalgia or was it spite? Was it relief? Or was it simple courtesy? Or perhaps the novelty of the service. No one knows for sure what led four Latin American presidents to serenade the outgoing Alvaro Uribe of Colombia. Four traditional Mexican mariachi were sent from www.serenata4u.com to the man who led Colombia for eight years with a steady hand and without fear of controversy. The presidents of Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador and Brazil found in...

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2009-09-24 11:14:53

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Bolivian President Evo Morales attended the U.S. premiere of Oliver Stone's film, South of the Border, in New York. The two Latin American leaders appear in the documentary and took part in a question and answer session after it screened Wednesday night at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater on the eve of the New York Film Festival. Chavez and Morales were in New York this week attending sessions at the United Nations General Assembly. The movie...

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2009-09-22 15:51:57

President of Bolivia Evo Morales has agreed to attend the U.S. premiere of Oliver Stone's Hugo Chavez documentary, South of the Border, organizers said. Morales is interviewed in the film, which is to have its U.S. debut Wednesday at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater in New York. The screening is to be followed by a question and answer session with Stone and guests, whose names have not yet been announced. Richard Pena, program director of the New York Film Festival and Film Society of...

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2009-03-01 08:10:00

Bolivian President Evo Morales believes that lithium - the world's lightest metal with half the density of water - may help turnaround the poor landlocked nation, which has roughly half of the world's proven lithium reserves. Lithium is used in batteries that power cell phones, laptops, iPods and other devices. Many believe lithium batteries will ultimately power thousands of hybrid and electric vehicles. "Lithium is the hope not just for Bolivia but for all inhabitants of the planet," said...

2009-02-09 08:00:00

Rather interviews Bolivian President Evo Morales - Tuesday, February 10 at 8:00 p.m. ET DALLAS, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- This Tuesday, "Dan Rather Reports" presents a special look inside Bolivia and how recent, radical changes in this country's politics are changes not welcomed by Washington. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) This poor country in the heart of South America is one of the world's major cocaine suppliers and for years, the United States showered...

2008-11-02 03:00:12

The Bolivian government will take over anti-drug efforts in Bolivia, replacing the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, President Evo Morales said Saturday. Morales said he was suspending DEA operations in a speech he gave in a remote area, which was broadcast throughout Bolivia, CNN reported. The DEA said it had received no official notification from the Bolivian government. More than a month ago, Morales ordered DEA agents to leave the Chapare region, the major cocaine area. He said he...

2008-09-29 12:00:09

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa says he has a mandate for social change after voters overwhelmingly approved new powers for the presidency. Preliminary results from Sunday's referendum balloting on a new constitution indicated that at least 65 percent of Ecuadorans voted in favor of the proposal, giving the president the power to dissolve the National Congress once each term, although such moves would also trigger presidential elections, The Washington Post reported. Political analysts...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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