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President Morales and Bolivian socialists score big election win

Morales' MAS brought an increase in resources available to the Bolivian people as the result of a burgeoning economy.

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"Hasta Siempre, Comandante": On the anniversary of the murder of Che

On October 9, 1967, hirelings in the employ of Bolivian dictator Rene Barrientos, supported and instigated by the United States government via C.I.A. operative Felix Rodriguez, carried out the cold blooded murder of comandante Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

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Anger grows over interference with Bolivian jet

Heads of state from South America's UNASUR met in Bolivia to angrily denounce what they see as a lack of respect by the U.S. and Europe for their own national sovereignity.

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Evo Morales remains popular despite corruption charges

Socialist-oriented projects, aimed at shoring up national independence and protecting indigenous rights, were on track. Yet the specter of governmental corruption had materialized.

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Fight continues over highway through Bolivian indigenous preserve

An indigenous-led government at odds with an indigenous opposition exemplifies one contradiction surfacing during the fight.

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Bolivia’s law gives nature equal rights to humans

Bolivia is set to pass the Law of Mother Earth, (in Spanish La Ley de Derechos de la Madre Tierra) which will grant nature the same rights and protections as humans.

Bolivia: the trouble over TIPNIS, a 21st century challenge

The proposal for a 191 mile segment of highway that would pass through Bolivia's TIPNIS natural reserve and indigenous property is drawing strong protests and heated debate.

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Strike shakes up Bolivian government

President Evo Morales' socialist government is close to warding off a challenge to its staying power.

World Notes: Italy, Japan, Pakistan – and more

International news clips regarding Italy, Yemen, Japan, Pakistan, Bolivia and Cuba.

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UN water vote seen as triumph for Bolivia’s Morales

Bolivia's president won praise July 28 when the UN General Assembly approved a groundbreaking Bolivian resolution on the right of all human beings to water and sanitation.

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