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All Posts Tagged With: "Evo Morales"

Morales: U.S. must “restore trust” with Bolivia

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Morales: U.S. must “restore trust” with Bolivia

In an exclusive interview, Bolivian President Evo Morales discusses an assassination plot that targeted him, why he chose to expel U.S. Ambassador Philip Goldberg and the future of U.S.-Bolivian relations.

Posted: May 14, 2009 12:48   Comments: 1
Bolivia eyes lithium with hopes to transform economy

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Bolivia eyes lithium with hopes to transform economy

Bolivia controls nearly half of the world's reserves of lithium, a metal crucial for electric cars and other alternative energy technologies. But who will benefit from this discovery is creating controversy.

Posted: May 13, 2009 12:51   Comments: 2
Bolivian land reform comes under fire from landowners

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Bolivian land reform comes under fire from landowners

The Bolivian government is implementing land reform designed to help the poor, under which the government can seize and redistribute land to indigenous farmers. It's a proposal that has left many landowners unhappy.

Posted: May 12, 2009 13:43   Comments: 3
Bolivians depend on coca plant despite anti-drug efforts

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Bolivians depend on coca plant despite anti-drug efforts

Bolivian leader Evo Morales recently expelled U.S. drug enforcement agents from the country. Bolivia's Yungas region is one of the world's leading sources of the coca plant -- the key ingredient in the production of cocaine. But many impoverished Bolivians depend on the coca plant for their livelihood.

Posted: May 11, 2009 12:37   Comments: 4
Morales victorious as Bolivians approve new consitution

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Morales victorious as Bolivians approve new consitution

In Latin America, voters in Bolivia have approved a new constitution, and with it, says the leftist president Evo Morales, Bolivians have "begun to reach true equality."

Posted: January 26, 2009 17:55   Comments: 1
Historic elections not “only in America”

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Historic elections not “only in America”

A Worldfocus contributing blogger takes issue with the notion that Barack Obama's election could happen "only in America," pointing to several historic elections in Latin America.

Posted: November 7, 2008 23:59   Comments: 1
Bolivia unrest intensifies

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Bolivia unrest intensifies

A Worldfocus contributing blogger describes Bolivia's current chaos and its implications for the United States.

Posted: September 17, 2008 12:34   Comments: 0

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