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Bolivian minister seeks Israel help in fighting alleged leftist 'terrorism'

06 Dec 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia's interim government wants Israel to help local authorities fight "terrorism" in the South American country, the interior minister told Reuters on Friday, alleging plots by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other leftists to destabilize regional governments.

Bolivia's Morales boards plane to Mexico as protests rage in La Paz

12 Nov 2019

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Bolivia's Morales resigns after protests, lashes out at 'coup'

11 Nov 2019

LA PAZ Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he was resigning to ease violence that has gripped the South American nation since a disputed election, but he stoked fears of more unrest by saying he was the victim of a "coup" and faced arrest. | Video

'Bolivia is shattered': Election crisis leaves deeply divided nation

10 Nov 2019

LA PAZ/SANTA CRUZ From Bolivia's capital La Paz high in the Andes to the steamy city of Santa Cruz in the eastern lowlands, weeks of protests have undone leftist President Evo Morales' grip on power and left his South American nation deeply divided.

Bolivians turn to Day of Skulls for hope as protests rage

08 Nov 2019

LA PAZ With Bolivia racked by angry political protest, some in the landlocked South American nation turned to a more pensive task: honoring skulls, an ancient tradition rooted in indigenous beliefs that is meant to bring good fortune and protection.

Bolivia's Morales defies calls to resign as opposition plans new march

07 Nov 2019

LA PAZ A Bolivian protest leader vowed on Tuesday to intensify pressure on President Evo Morales to resign as he resisted opposition demands that he step down over contentious election results. | Video

Bolivian protest leader arrives in La Paz to pressure Morales

07 Nov 2019

LA PAZ A Bolivian protest leader who has become a symbol of opposition to President Evo Morales arrived on Wednesday in the nation's capital, La Paz, where he plans to formally demand the leftist leader step down after a contentious election last month.

Bolivia's Morales a dictator? Apple's Siri says so (in Spanish)

06 Nov 2019

LA PAZ With political tension mounting in Bolivia over contested elections, Apple Inc's Siri appeared on Wednesday to briefly take the side of anti-government protesters often terming long-standing President Evo Morales a "dictator."

'No negotiation': Bolivia opposition leader says strikers will not accept talks

29 Oct 2019

LA PAZ Bolivian opposition leader Carlos Mesa on Monday ruled out any negotiations with President Evo Morales to end the South American country's political crisis, as strikes closed roads, schools and businesses around the nation.

'No negotiation': Bolivia opposition leader says strikers will not accept talks

28 Oct 2019

LA PAZ Bolivian opposition leader Carlos Mesa on Monday ruled out any negotiations with President Evo Morales to end the South American country's political crisis, as strikes closed roads, schools and businesses around the nation.

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