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Bolivia

# bolivia - Saturday 12 April, 2014

“We like to challenge ourselves”: Donegal trio set to brave the infamous Death Road

Last year, they took on the ice roads – this year, it’s Death Road, a volcano, and a desert.

# bolivia - Friday 28 March, 2014

Man in court after allegedly swallowing 39 bags of liquid cocaine

The 64-year-old man is due to appear in court after the drugs were retrieved.

# bolivia - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Dwyer family concerned over ‘distressing’ testimony

The family heard that a man testified that he saw Michael alive some time after the initial police raid on the Las Americas Hotel.

# bolivia - Saturday 17 August, 2013

“He was taken away and I heard shots” – Michael Dwyer was executed, says witness

Until now, the official line was that Dwyer had died in a shootout with police in Bolivia.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about the Irish people in Cairo, Michael Dwyer, and Scotland Yard looking at the death of Princess Diana (again).

# bolivia - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Bolivia’s Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden

Nicaragua and Venezuela have also offered asylum to the American – one days after denouncing the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane over Europe amid reports that the fugitive was aboard.

# bolivia - Friday 5 July, 2013

Spain says it was told Edward Snowden was on Bolivian flight

The 30-year-old is believed to be holed up at a Moscow airport looking for a country that will give him safe haven.

# bolivia - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Snowden not on Bolivian jet in Vienna: Austria‎

Austrian and Bolivian officials are insisting the US leaker was not on President Evo Morales’s jet when it landed overnight.

# bolivia - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before your brekkie…

# bolivia - Thursday 9 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Family of Irishman killed in Bolivia seek UN support

Michael Dwyer was shot dead during a Bolivian police raid in a hotel in 2009.

# bolivia - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Family of Michael Dwyer pressures EU to find answers over killing

The family of an Irish man killed by Bolivian state police in 2009 is travelling to the European Parliament today, seeking to secure information about his death.

# bolivia - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Passengers watch as bus plunges from Bolivia’s ‘death road’

The driver had made the passengers disembark before attempting a particularly dangerous stretch of the infamous road.

# bolivia - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Cat flap: UK Home Secretary criticised over migrant cat story

Theresa May’s assertion in a speech today that an illegal immigrant could not be deported because of his pet cat has been proven wrong.

# bolivia - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Building of Amazon highway suspended following protests

The Bolivian government has suspended the building of the road following a month-long protest in which police were deployed and used tear gas against demonstrators.

# bolivia - Monday 5 September, 2011

Bolivia bans cars for a day to help reduce pollution

Bolivia’s President even left the car behind and jogged to work yesterday.

# bolivia - Saturday 2 July, 2011

From The Score Copa America: Argentina held by Bolivia Slow Start

Copa America: Argentina held by Bolivia

Pressure is already building on Argentina after they only managed a 1-1 draw in the opening match of the Copa America

# bolivia - Friday 17 June, 2011

Father locks son in wooden box for two months

The father was punishing his son for stealing three chickens.

# bolivia - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

New Che Guevara diaries released

The diaries were written while the iconic revolutionary was leading the campaign that brought Fidel Castro to power in Cuba.

# bolivia - Monday 28 February, 2011

Landslide destroys hundreds of homes in Bolivian capital Bolivia This post contains images

Landslide destroys hundreds of homes in Bolivian capital

Weeks of heavy rain caused the earth to split and shift dramatically in La Paz yesterday.

# bolivia - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Artist launches bid for legal rights on iconic Che Guevara image Che

Artist launches bid for legal rights on iconic Che Guevara image

Renowned artist Irish Jim Fitzpatrick is attempting to secure royalties on the world-famous work for the first time.

# bolivia - Friday 7 January, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Swine flu is back – and this time it means business; parents under the microscope and how Ted’s excellent adventure almost ended in tears.

# bolivia - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

From The Score Political football: Iranian and Bolivian leaders line out for footie game Left-wingers

Political football: Iranian and Bolivian leaders line out for footie game

What happened when Iran and Bolivia’s leaders pulled on football boots?

# bolivia - Tuesday 5 October, 2010

From The Score A political low blow: Bolivian president knees rival in groin Ouch!

A political low blow: Bolivian president knees rival in groin

Watch as Evo Morales knees a rival politician during heated parliamentary derby.