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# bolivia - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Italian fugitive caught in Bolivia after decades on the run

The former communist militant had been sought for four murders in the 1970s.

# bolivia - Monday 2 October, 2017

From The42 Football Manager to blame as Bolivian FA mistakenly contact French defender about call-up Computer Says No

Football Manager to blame as Bolivian FA mistakenly contact French defender about call-up

Ruben Aguilar was contacted by the South American country with a view to capping him at international level, but the video game’s data was incorrect.

# bolivia - Thursday 26 January, 2017

'He was in bed wearing nothing but his underwear, there is no doubt he was summarily executed'

Michael Dwyer’s family continue to seek justice for their son.

# bolivia - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Chapecoense plane crash: Boss of airline arrested in Bolivia

The jet carrying 77 people crashed into a Colombian mountainside just minutes after the pilot reported running out of fuel.

# bolivia - Friday 2 December, 2016

Bolivia shuts down airline after Colombian plane crash

The bodies of 64 Brazilians, five Bolivians, and a Venezuelan national are being flown back home today.

# bolivia - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Havana holds huge tribute to Castro; all kinds of world leaders turn up

Ireland’s ambassador to Mexico Sonja Hyland was in attendance in Havana last night.

# bolivia - Monday 10 October, 2016

From The42 Bolivia player urges 'Charlie Big B******s' Neymar to show respect Unapologetic This post contains videos

Bolivia player urges 'Charlie Big B******s' Neymar to show respect

The Barcelona superstar has been criticised for his “cocky” attitude.

# bolivia - Friday 26 August, 2016

Bolivian minister beaten to death by striking miners

Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes was kidnapped and then killed by his captors.

# bolivia - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Bolivian government refuses to honour South American meeting with mother of slain Tipperary man

“All I want is justice and the truth,” Caroline Dwyer, mother of Michael who was shot dead in 2009, said today.

# bolivia - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The42 Argentina's first-half blitz sets up Copa quarter-final clash Easy

Argentina's first-half blitz sets up Copa quarter-final clash

Early goals from Erik Lamela, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Victor Cuesta confirmed Argentina as winners of Group D.

# bolivia - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Ex-girlfriend of Bolivian president ordered to prove baby they had together is still alive

President Evo Morales says the baby died ten years ago, his ex says the child is still alive. Others say the baby never existed…

# bolivia - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

From The42 The epic hurling battle that saw a Bolivian bar stand still Power Of Hurling

The epic hurling battle that saw a Bolivian bar stand still

Galway’s incredible one-point semi-final win against Tipperary made a huge impression across the world.

# bolivia - Monday 12 October, 2015

Michael Dwyer's mother searches for answers into her son's death in new film

The Tipperary man was shot dead in Bolivia in 2009. Authorities state he had links to a terrorist group – something his family categorically refutes.

# bolivia - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

What's it like to cycle the world's most dangerous route? This Irish couple found out

Bolivia’s so-called Death Road has a 1,500-foot drop and claims up to 200 lives a year.

# bolivia - Thursday 9 July, 2015

# bolivia - Saturday 4 July, 2015

This town has banned alcohol after a string of sexual assaults

It has also put a curfew in place.

# bolivia - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Thousands of people protested The Simpsons being taken off air in Bolivia

Thousands of people protested The Simpsons being taken off air in Bolivia

Yes, people are still devoted to The Simpsons.

# bolivia - Monday 22 September, 2014

Mother of Michael Dwyer: 'We were followed and intimidated in Bolivia'

Caroline Dwyer also described finally seeing the room where her son died.

# bolivia - Saturday 20 September, 2014

# bolivia - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Mother of killed Michael Dwyer: "My son was an innocent victim"

Caroline Dwyer travelled to Bolivia to call for an independent international investigation into his death.

# bolivia - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Family of Irishman shot dead by police travel to Bolivia to seek justice

Michael Dwyer died from a single gunshot wound inflicted at a Santa Cruz hotel.

# bolivia - Saturday 19 July, 2014

These Irish men drove Death Road, scaled a volcano... and made it home in one piece

The trio is already thinking of the next trip abroad.

# 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' Bolivia This post contains videos

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 The42 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.

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