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News Bolivia » La Paz: Tolls rises in Bolivia Carnival blast: 8 dead, 40 injured

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/11/tolls-rises-in-bolivia-carnival-blast-8-dead-40-injured.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

LA PAZ, Bolivia – Police say eight people have now died from the explosion of a gas canister at a Bolivian Carnival parade, and the toll of injured has risen to at least 40. Police commandant Romel Rana reported the rising death toll at a news conference ...

News Bolivia » La Paz: Bolivia blames both Carnival blasts on dynamite

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/bolivia-blames-both-carnival-blasts-on-dynamite/2018/02/18/7151d35a-14e8-11e8-930c-45838ad0d77a_story.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

LA PAZ, Bolivia — Bolivian authorities said Sunday that both of the explosions that killed 12 people during recent Carnival celebrations were caused by dynamite, not exploding gas canisters as initially thought. Interior Minister Carlos Romero said ...

News Bolivia » La Paz: Evo Guarantees Assistance to Rain Victims in Bolivia

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24837&SEO=evo-guarantees-assistance-to-rain-victims-in-bolivia
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

La Paz, feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales assured today that all families affected by intense rains, and floods will receive guaranteed attention from the government. In a trip to Pucarani, municipality of the department of La Paz ...

News Bolivia » La Paz: Bolivia: Bishops call for 'thorough investigation' of explosions in Oruro

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/bolivia-bishops-call-for-thorough-investigation-of-explosions-in-oruro-80657
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

La Paz, Bolivia, Feb 17, 2018 / 12:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The General Secretariat of the Bolivian Bishops' Conference called on civil authorities to conduct a “thorough investigation” of recent explosions in the city of Oruro that have left 12 dead ...

News Bolivia » La Paz: Two People Rescued after Car Falls into Sinkhole in Bolivia

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2451007&CategoryId=14919
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

LA PAZ – Two women narrowly escaped death Thursday after their car plunged into an enormous sinkhole in Santa Cruz, Bolivia’s largest city. The incident happened early in the morning on a major thoroughfare as the asphalt suddenly gave way beneath the ...

News Bolivia » La Paz: Morales: ‘Hopefully US Embassy Won’t Conspire’ Against the People of Bolivia

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Morales-Hopefully-US-Embassy-Wont-Conspire-Against-the-People-of-Bolivia-20180217-0006.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Bolivia trabajará para que América Latina sea una zona de paz. Consideramos que cualquier intervención solo crea mayor rebelión y resistencia, no compartimos la política de la injerencia, primero está nuestra dignidad y soberanía. pic.twitter.com ...

News Bolivia » La Paz: The skiing vicar - Bolivia's 'Wolf' coached by priest

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/skiing-vicar-bolivias-wolf-coached-priest-084035381--oly.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Breitfuss Kammerlander's affinity with the Andean nation came about randomly -- while at a street party in La Paz as a 17-year-old, a member of the Bolivian ski federation invited him to join their team. He currently divides his time between Bolivia and ...

News Bolivia » La Paz: La Paz's cable-car system Teleferico a heady ride that bridges Bolivia's values

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-d-bolivia-teleferico-20151213-story.html
Publication date: Saturday 12 December 2015

Wedged into a crevice in the Andes, La Paz is high, steep, crowded and chaotic. The administrative capital of Bolivia, with close to a million inhabitants, sits at nearly 12,000 feet in a bowl ringed by mountains. Terra-cotta-red buildings tumble down the ...

News Bolivia » La Paz: La Paz, Bolivia: 'The vertical city that never stops'

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/south-america/bolivia/articles/La-Paz-Bolivia-The-vertical-city-that-never-stops/
Publication date: Sunday 04 October 2015

A lurch and a swish, a sudden sense of space beneath my feet – and then I plunge headlong into one of the most eyeball-bending views in the world: the Andes mountains in widescreen, inverted cones of streets, shimmers of colour through the high, thin air.

News Bolivia » La Paz: Cleaning Up La Paz

News channel or source: http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/09/11/cleaning-up-la-paz-bolivia-corruption/
Publication date: Friday 11 September 2015

(According to Transparency International, Bolivia remains the third most corrupt country in Latin America, just behind Venezuela and Paraguay.) Why has the anti-corruption effort in La Paz been so effective while that of the national government has not?