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Bolivian president asks to see child born to ex-girlfriend
Bolivia
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Bolivia
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Bolivian president asks to see child born to ex-girlfriend

AFP - February 29, 2016

LA PAZ, Bolivia -- Bolivia's President Evo Morales appealed Monday for access to a son born out of wedlock to an ex-girlfriend who is now at the center…

Bolivians rebuff Evo Morales, in latest blow to Latin American left
Evo Morales
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Evo Morales
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Bolivians rebuff Evo Morales, in latest blow to Latin American left

Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - February 24, 2016

By a narrow margin, voters in Bolivia have rejected a constitutional change that would have allowed leftist Evo Morales, South America's longest-sitting president, to run for a…

Morales facing defeat in key Bolivia vote: early data
Bolivia
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Bolivia
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Morales facing defeat in key Bolivia vote: early data

José Arturo Cárdenas | AFP - February 22, 2016

LA PAZ, Bolivia — Early returns Monday indicated Bolivian President Evo Morales was facing defeat in a referendum on seeking a fourth term in power, but he sat…

Bolivia’s Evo Morales marks 10 years in office
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Bolivia’s Evo Morales marks 10 years in office

AFP - January 21, 2016

TIWANAKU, Bolivia -- Bolivian President Evo Morales, the country's first indigenous head of state, marked a record-setting 10 years in office Thursday with an ancient ceremonial rite in the…

Bolivia announces plans for nuclear research complex
Bolivia
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Bolivia
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Bolivia announces plans for nuclear research complex

AFP - October 29, 2015

LA PAZ, Bolivia -- Bolivia announced plans Thursday to build a $300 million nuclear complex, including a research reactor, with Russian technology and help from Argentina. President Evo Morales…

Bolivian Congress votes to let Evo Morales run for re-election again
Latin America
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Latin America
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Bolivian Congress votes to let Evo Morales run for re-election again

AFP - September 26, 2015

Bolivia's Congress voted Saturday to amend the South American country's constitution to let President Evo Morales run for re-election again in five years, and potentially extend his…

Bolivia’s Evo Morales: Obama should lift the embargo and return Guantánamo Naval base to Cuba
Business
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Business
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Bolivia’s Evo Morales: Obama should lift the embargo and return Guantánamo Naval base to Cuba

George Rodríguez and AFP - January 29, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama should take part in the next Summit of the Americas in Panama, he should work to lift the six-decade embargo against Cuba, and…

Leftist Evo Morales scores landslide victory in Bolivia presidential election, exit polls show
Latin America
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Latin America
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Leftist Evo Morales scores landslide victory in Bolivia presidential election, exit polls show

AFP - October 12, 2014

LA PAZ -- Bolivian President Evo Morales won a third term Sunday with more than 60 percent of the vote, exit polls found, giving him a strong mandate to…

Latin American left faces three key presidential votes in October
Elections
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Elections
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Latin American left faces three key presidential votes in October

AFP - September 13, 2014

Three Latin American countries hold elections next month -- Brazil, Uruguay and Bolivia -- a crunch test for ruling leftists seeking to bolster budding dynasties in the…

In Bolivia, silver mountain at risk of collapse
Ancient ruins
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Ancient ruins
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In Bolivia, silver mountain at risk of collapse

José Arturo Cárdenas | AFP - July 8, 2014

POTOSÍ, Bolivia – Cerro Rico, the fabled peak towering over the Bolivian city of Potosí that supplied silver to fund Spain's colonial empire, is at risk of collapse…