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Bolivia: priest blesses animals with holy water

Hundreds of dog owners have had their pets blessed in the Bolivian city of El Alto as part of Saint Roch’s Day – named after the patron saint of dogs.

Hundreds of dog owners have had their pets blessed in the Bolivian city of El Alto as part of Saint Roch’s Day – named after the patron saint of dogs.

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Bolivia: believers of the Virgin of Urkupina break rocks to ask for favours during a religious procession

Bolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of

Bolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of

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Clashes erupt in Bolivia

Miners’ protest over “neoliberal” agenda of Bolivian President Evo Morales ends in clashes with several people injured and hostages taken.

Miners’ protest over “neoliberal” agenda of Bolivian President Evo Morales ends in clashes with several people injured and hostages taken.

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​Bolivia toasts winter solstice

Bolivia’s indigenous Aymara people celebrate the southern hemisphere’s shortest day, June 21, which is also, for them, the beginning of a new year.

Bolivia’s indigenous Aymara people celebrate the southern hemisphere’s shortest day, June 21, which is also, for them, the beginning of a new year.

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Shocking scenes at disabled protest in Bolivia

Tear gas was let off as the protesters, some on crutches or in wheelchairs, advanced down the street in the city of La Paz.

Tear gas was let off as the protesters, some on crutches or in wheelchairs, advanced down the street in the city of La Paz.

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Cholitas to conquer the peaks

In Bolivia, some Cholitas have set a crazy challenge: conquering eight 6,000 meters peaks located in the Andes mountains. The women are known for

In Bolivia, some Cholitas have set a crazy challenge: conquering eight 6,000 meters peaks located in the Andes mountains. The women are known for

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Playmobil figures honoured in Bolivian museum exhibition

The popular German toy range of Playmobil characters is being exhibited in Bolivia of all places, at the Costumbrista Museum Juan de Vargas in the

The popular German toy range of Playmobil characters is being exhibited in Bolivia of all places, at the Costumbrista Museum Juan de Vargas in the

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Bolivians block Morales from running for fourth presidential term

Voters in Bolivia have blocked President Evo Morales from running for a fourth consecutive term, by a very slim margin. Fifty-one percent have

Voters in Bolivia have blocked President Evo Morales from running for a fourth consecutive term, by a very slim margin. Fifty-one percent have