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News Bolivia » Potosí: China, eyeing Bolivia's lithium riches, helps country into space

News channel or source: http://www.smh.com.au/world/china-eyeing-bolivia-s-lithium-riches-helps-country-into-space-20180220-p4z0yz.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Rich in lithium: A worker walks on salt at a semi-industrial plant to produce potassium chloride, used to manufacture batteries based on lithium, at the Uyuni salt desert, outskirts of Llipi, Bolivia. Photo: AP In fact, in recent years, China has started ...

News Bolivia » Potosí: Bolivia's indigenous women cope with climate change

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/inpictures/bolivia-indigenous-women-cope-climate-change-180222075556932.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Bolivia is among the many countries around the world now dealing with the consequences of global warming, including extreme weather patterns. Especially vulnerable are the mostly indigenous farmer communities, which depend on regular seasonal patterns to ...

News Bolivia » Potosí: Bolivia blames both Carnival blasts on dynamite

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/bolivia-blames-carnival-blasts-dynamite-article-1.3828408
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Bolivia, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Police say eight people have now died from the explosion of a gas canister at the Bolivian Carnival parade, and the toll of injured has risen to at least 40. (AP Photo/Juan Karita) It's a mining area where dynamite is widely ...

News Bolivia » Potosí: Bolivia's Oruro Carnival wows with stunning costumes and parades

News channel or source: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/gallery/lifestyle/110218/bolivias-oruro-carnival-wows-with-stunning-costumes-and-parades.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

(Photo: AP) Dancers perform the traditional "Diablada" or Dance of the Devils, during carnival celebrations in Oruro, Bolivia. Next to Rio de Janeiro, the mountain mining town is host to one of the largest carnivals in South America. (Photo: AP ...

News Bolivia » Potosí: AP PHOTOS: Bolivians pick their Andean god of abundance

News channel or source: http://journalstar.com/news/world/ap-photos-bolivians-pick-their-andean-god-of-abundance/article_be0cf694-7ebf-5a62-9881-b58d57590976.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Juan Ricaldi may not yet be rich, but he's the very image of the god of abundance in the eyes of celebrating devotees in the Bolivian capital. Ekeko is rendered as a short, pudgy, mustached man who wears traditional Andean clothes ...

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

News channel or source: http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20180211/AP/302119801
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

(AP Photo) Dancers perform the traditional "Diablada" or Dance of the Devils during the Carnival in Oruro, Bolivia, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Thousands of colorfully dressed dancers and musicians kick off Carnival celebrations in the Bolivian city of Oruro.

News Bolivia » Potosí: This Couple Took Their Wedding Photos In Bolivia's Salt Flats, And They Look Epic As Hell

News channel or source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/harunayamazaki/if-youre-a-salt-flat-im-a-salt-flat
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

In southwest Bolivia, the Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat, which means it's also one of the most stunning places on earth. When nearby lakes overflow, a layer of water turns the flats into near-perfect mirrors of the sky — naturally ...

News Bolivia » Potosí: Bolivia partygoers killed in gas explosion

News channel or source: https://tenplay.com.au/news/national/february-2018/bolivia-partygoers-killed-in-gas-explosion
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Photo: Street vendors sit near the site where a gas canister exploded, AP Media Bolivia’s President Evo Morales Ayma promised to help those impacted. “In dismay we received news of deaths recorded by the explosion of a gas canister near the Folkloric ...

News Bolivia » Potosí: Massive sinkholes swallow cars in Italy, Bolivia

News channel or source: https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/world/2018/02/16/sinkholes-swallows-cars-italy-bolivia/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Photo: AAP Meanwhile, two women have narrowly escaped death 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 ...

News Bolivia » Potosí: Rice students covered nearly every continent in annual Study-Abroad Photo Contest

News channel or source: http://news.rice.edu/2018/02/19/rice-students-covered-nearly-every-continent-in-annual-study-abroad-photo-contest/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

An Aymara man in traditional dress paddles his reed-made boat across the waters of Lake Titicaca between Peru and Bolivia, the highest navigable ... the Ley Student Center in the annual Study-Abroad Photo Contest through March 19. Students who studied ...