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Thursday 20 July 2017

Bolivian President Acknowledges Coca Production Diverted to Black Market

(Q24N) Bolivian President Evo Morales acknowledged that part of his country’s coca production is being diverted to an...

Bolivian president’s ex-girlfriend gets 10 year jail term

(Q24N) Gabriela Zapata, the 31-year old ex-girlfriend of Bolivian President Evo Morales, was sentenced to ten years in prison...

Young Bolivian Woman Abducted to Peru Escapes Human Trafficking Gang

(Q24N) A 21-year-old Bolivian girl who had been reported missing for four days was able to escape a...

Bolivia Mobilizes Troops to the Border as Chile Warns of Escalation

(Q24N) Bolivia has mobilized troops to the Chilean border in an effort to increase efforts against contraband activity. Chile...

Bolivia Raises Coca Cultivation Limits, Widens Legal Supply-Demand Gap

(Q24N / Insightcrime.org) Bolivia's government has agreed to raise permitted levels of legal coca production after violent protests...

Italian Wine With Coca From Bolivia

(Q24N) Bolivian Minister of Development Planning, Mariana Prado, informed here that representatives of the enterprise Vino Mariani of...

Evo Morales Slams Argentina’s Trump-Style Border Wall Proposal

(Q24N) “Discriminatory policies that condemn and criminalize migration are a shameful retreat to rights conquered by our peoples,”...

Evo Morales: Pope is Worried about Political Issues in Latin America

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis is concerned about the political issues experienced by some Latin American countries, Bolivian...

Bolivia Improves Security along the Argentinian Border

QCOSTARICA (Dialogo-Americas) Bolivia recently opened new checkpoint facilities in the village of Villazón, located close to the border...

Foreign Investment Remains on the Rise in Bolivia

SOUTH AMERICA NEWS -- La Paz (Prensa Latina) Gross foreign direct investment (FDI) grew 12.4 percent in the...

Bolivia Plans to Tax Coca Production

LATIN AMERICA NEWS  -- Coca growers in Bolivia have expressed support for the government's plan to tax the...

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Elena Correa Officially Crowned Miss Costa Rica 2017

"I am proud to be her boyfriend," were the words of businessman Carlos Rodriguez on Elena Correa who was officially crowned Miss Costa Rica...

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  Low cost carriers (LCCs) airlines are finally starting to penetrate the intra-Central America market, driven primarily by the launch of the region’s first local...

Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 21%

Between April 2016 and April 2017, the balance of credit card debt in Costa Rica grew by 21%, equivalent to 3.7% of GDP, says...

Courier Business Growing in Costa Rica

The parcel forwarding companies JetBox, Box Correos and Aeropost reported increases of between 12% and 35% in the number of packages shipped in the...

Big Game Today, Costa Rica Vs. Panama

CONCACAF Gold Cup action continues today, Wednesday, July 19,  as Costa Rica faces Panama in quarterfinal action. The game is being played at the  Lincoln...

EU Enhances Partnership With Costa Rica

Today, on the first-ever official visit of any European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development (ICD) to Costa Rica, the current Commissioner Neven Mimica...

Would impeaching Trump restore the rule of law? Lessons from Latin America

Some Americans and members of Congress have called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. What happens after a president is impeached? The vice president would...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

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