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2008-09-24 19:05:00

The fate of Bolivian farmers such as Julio Mamani hang in the balance amid erupting violence this month following leftist reforms put in place by President Evo Morales.

2008-08-26 18:00:43

Text of report by leading Bolivian newspaper La Razon website on 25 August [Editorial: "The Fragility of Bolivian Gas"] The conference entitled "Bolivia, Gas and Energy," which was organized by the Bolivian Chamber of Hydrocarbons in Santa Cruz, has made it clear that Bolivia's neighbours are preparing to bring in supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from overseas.

2006-07-02 22:15:43

By Helen Popper LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - The leftist party led by Bolivian President Evo Morales will dominate a national assembly elected on Sunday to rewrite the country's constitution, but it will not have absolute control, unofficial projected results showed.

2006-07-02 18:24:28

By Helen Popper LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales' leftist allies will dominate a national assembly elected on Sunday to rewrite the country's constitution but not with the massive majority he wanted, exit polls showed.

2006-07-02 12:16:20

By Helen Popper LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivians will elect a national assembly on Sunday to rewrite the constitution, a project President Evo Morales says will cement his leftist reforms and empower the poor, indigenous majority.

2006-06-28 19:49:34

By Helen Popper LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivians go to the polls on Sunday to elect a national assembly to rewrite the constitution, a project President Evo Morales says will give more power to the country's poor indigenous majority.

2006-06-05 07:20:00

By Monica Machicao MONTERO, Bolivia (Reuters) - Like hundreds of thousands of Bolivian peasants, Justina Cesari has no land to call her own. For the last year, she has been squatting illegally with her family on a vast sugar-cane plantation.

2006-06-04 10:33:50

Please read in byline ... "By Edwin Guzman" ... instead of ... "By Edwin Roque" .

2006-06-03 17:58:53

By Edwin Roque SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivia's leftist president, Evo Morales, took a first step on Saturday toward handing over a fifth of the country's territory to poor farmers, a day after angry landowners vowed to form self-defense groups.

2006-06-03 11:10:46

LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Angry Bolivian landowners vowed to form land-defense groups as talks with the leftist government broke down over plans to redistribute a fifth of the impoverished South American country's land.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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