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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

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Bolivian art on a concrete canvas

Celebrated Bolivian artist Roberto Mamani Mamani is on a mission to paint his way into the Guinness Book of Records. He and his team of 40 painters

Celebrated Bolivian artist Roberto Mamani Mamani is on a mission to paint his way into the Guinness Book of Records. He and his team of 40 painters

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Turtle release

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales helps to release 100,000 turtles into Amazon River Itenez, to repopulate the area.

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales helps to release 100,000 turtles into Amazon River Itenez, to repopulate the area.

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Prison protests hit Bolivia

Bolivia’s capital La Paz have been hit by prison protests as inmates expressed their anger over alleged cuts in daily food allowances. Prisoners at

Bolivia’s capital La Paz have been hit by prison protests as inmates expressed their anger over alleged cuts in daily food allowances. Prisoners at

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Bolivia's Day of the Skulls

Bolivians celebrated on Sunday an ancient tradition rooted in indigenous practices where people adorn and honour skulls, called “natitas”, which they

Bolivians celebrated on Sunday an ancient tradition rooted in indigenous practices where people adorn and honour skulls, called “natitas”, which they