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Bolivia: Landlocked country in South America
Bolivia, officially the Plurinational State of Bolivia, is a landlocked country located in western-central South America. The constitutional capital is Sucre, while the seat of government and executive capital is La Paz. The largest city and principal industrial center is Santa Cruz de la Sierra, located on the Llanos Orientales, a mostly flat region in the east of the country.

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Evo Morales returns to Bolivia from exile in Argentina [Video]

Evo Morales returns to Bolivia from exile in Argentina

Thousands of cheering and flag-waving supporters welcomed Morales in Bolivia a year after he was removed from power.

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Bolivia's new President Luis Arce promises to fix ailing economy [Video]

Bolivia's new President Luis Arce promises to fix ailing economy

Landslide win for Arce gives him mandate to reunite divided country, ushering return of socialists to power

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Bolivia's president-elect prepares for inauguration amid tensions [Video]

Bolivia's president-elect prepares for inauguration amid tensions

Former Minister of Economy Luis Arce prepares for his swearing-in and for the challenges ahead.

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Luis Arce promises to ‘rebuild’ Bolivia after huge election win [Video]

Luis Arce promises to ‘rebuild’ Bolivia after huge election win

The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.

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Bolivia election: Morales says will return to Bolivia sooner or later [Video]

Bolivia election: Morales says will return to Bolivia sooner or later

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Luis Arce presumed winner of Bolivia presidential election [Video]

Luis Arce presumed winner of Bolivia presidential election

Rival concedes as Evo Morales’s party celebrates big comeback that could further polarise the nation.

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Bolivia's socialists claim victory in presidential election [Video]

Bolivia's socialists claim victory in presidential election

Bolivia's socialist candidate Luis Arce looks set to win the country's presidential election without the need for a run-off, an unofficial count indicated on Monday, putting the leftwing party of Evo..

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Morales aide claims victory in Bolivia's presidential vote [Video]

Morales aide claims victory in Bolivia's presidential vote

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Polls start closing in 'calm' Bolivian general election [Video]

Polls start closing in 'calm' Bolivian general election

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Polls close in Bolivia’s high-stakes presidential election [Video]

Polls close in Bolivia’s high-stakes presidential election

Vote follows a year of political turmoil in the Andean nation following the removal of former President Evo Morales.

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Bolivia readies for long-delayed presidential election [Video]

Bolivia readies for long-delayed presidential election

Luis Arce leads in the polls, but the MAS candidate may not be able to avoid a risky, second-round runoff.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:16Published
Befriending Bolivia's native birds [Video]

Befriending Bolivia's native birds

A woman and her son in Bolivia's capital La Paz found an outlet to the isolation brought about by the coronavirus lockdown by befriending a trio of birds known as caranchos, or southern crested..

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Bolivia's interim leader Jeanine Áñez quits presidential race

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