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Bolivia's Biggest Cocaine Lab Raided (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Bolivian drug enforcement agents have raided the biggest cocaine lab ever found in the country, BBC reports. The lab was able to produce up to 220 pou...

Multinationals Going Shopping For Lithium Below Bolivia's Salt Desert

The Guardian | Rory Carroll and Andres Schipani in Salar De Uyuni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Stand in the middle of Salar de Uyuni, the world's greatest salt desert, and the first word that springs to mind is ­nothing. As far as the eye can s...

A Call for Excellent Public-Private-Partnerships

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

Former Governor Howard Dean and Former Mayor Stephen Goldsmith, both now affiliated with the international law firm McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, just ...

Pickaxes break silence of Bolivia's expansive salt flats

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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At 4,085 square miles, the Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat. The Worldfocus signature story “Bolivia eyes lithium with hopes to tra...

Bolivia's Lithium Could Transform Economy In Greener World (VIDEO)

Worldfocus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Bolivia controls nearly half of the world's reserves of lithium, a metal crucial for electric cars and other alternative energy technologies. But who ...

Full Show: May 14, 2009

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Watch the show from Thursday, May 14: On patrol in Afghanistan, Myanmar pro-democracy leader charged, Polish Jews and Bolivia’s president speaks out...

Bolivia eyes lithium with hopes to transform economy

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Bolivia controls nearly half of the world’s reserves of lithium, a metal crucial for electric cars and other alternative energy technologies. But wh...

Bolivia's Chacaltaya Glacier Almost Gone: Scientists

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Scientists in Bolivia say that one of the country's most famous glaciers has almost disappeared as a result of climate change....

Drug War Hurts Many Bolivian Farmers Who Rely On The Coca Plant

WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
WorldFocus.org

For more than 30 years, a drug war was waged in Bolivia with the help of the U.S. drug enforcement administration. Bolivia's Yungas region is one of t...

Passing through a drug checkpoint in Bolivia's mountains

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Along a major highway heading in and out of the Yungas forest of the eastern Andes, Bolivian troops stop about 500 vehicles per day looking for cocain...

Bolivians depend on coca plant despite anti-drug efforts

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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For more than 30 years, a drug war was waged in Bolivia with the help of the U.S. drug enforcement administration. Bolivia’s Yungas region is one o...

The Young Castro Comes Alive In Soderbergh's Epic Che Through Actor Demian Bichir's Performance

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Now that director Steven Soderbergh is in the public consciousness again with his intimate portrait of a high-class escort in The Girlfriend Experienc...

Hillary Clinton Recognizes Multi-Polar World, Failures of U.S. Latin America Policy

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

For the first time we have an acknowledgment of our failure in Venezuela.

Dengue Fever Spreading, Worsening In Latin America

Inter Press Service | Marcela Valente | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Apr 21 (Tierramérica) - The population's susceptibility to suffering more severe forms of dengue is worrying health experts, as the epi...

President Obama and the Americas: Beyond the Trinidad Summit

Abraham Lowenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abraham Lowenthal

Navigating the next stages in the U.S.-Cuba relationship will be complex, for both sides have to overcome years of distrust, mutual hostility and propaganda.

Morales Ends Hunger Strike

News24 | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Evo Morales has ended a five-day hunger strike after Bolivia's congress approved a law that sets a December date for general elections....

Bolivian President Evo Morales Using Hunger Strike To Move Congress

Thaindian News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Bolivia's President Evo Morales is on a hunger strike to force the National Congress to pass a law. The law would provide for new elections in Decemb...

High in the Bolivian Andes women dish out llama pizza

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Minuteman Pizza serves many traditional pizzas, but also some with a twist, like the spicy llama pizza. Worldfocus producer Bryan Myers is currently...

Evo Morales: US Conspiracy To Force Bolivia Onto Daylight Savings Time (April Fools!)

democracyctr.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An April Fools joke by the Democracy Center: President Evo Morales, equipped with a wall clock as a prop, charged Tuesday that the U.S. Embassy in L...

More Natural Resource Conflicts To Come (AUDIO)

WorldFocus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Competition for natural resoures often lies at the heart of human conflict, from oil and water in the Middle East to contested coltan in the Democrati...

Bolivia: Girl In Coma Almost Buried Alive

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A 3-year-old Bolivian girl whose parents thought was dead and were preparing to bury remained in a coma but was improving Friday, while her mother and...

Fathers: Bring Your Daughters to School

Pedro C. Moreno | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pedro C. Moreno

Many organizations work with women and children and hold them in shelters as victims of abuse, but not many are working directly with those men who may be still causing suffering to others.

Ryan Grim

Bolivian President Chews Coca During Speech At UN

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Evo Morales isn't afraid to practice what he preaches. The Bolivian president, an outspoken proponent of coca, the leaf used to make cocaine, brought ...

Fathers: Bring Your Daughters to School

Pedro C. Moreno | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pedro C. Moreno

We absolutely need to work together, women and men, fathers and mothers, in the education and protection of all children -- especially girls.

The United States and Bolivia: A New Beginning?

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

With Obama's policy towards Venezuela and Cuba pretty much decided, Bolivia is left as a government in the region where the hostility of the Bush administration could be quickly reversed.