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Andean Parliament elections close in Ecuador (Ecuador Rising - Hatarinchej)

Published on Friday 19 June 2009 - 07:07 - http://www.wikio.co.uk/

... the Andean Integration System's deliberative body that represents members of the CAN, which groups Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Source: XinhuaSource : Ecuador Rising - Hatarinchej...

Cocaine output slashed in Colombia, slight rise in Bolivia, Peru - UN report (UN News Centre)

Published on Friday 19 June 2009 - 07:00 - http://www.wikio.co.uk/

Colombia witnessed a dramatic fall in coca cultivation and cocaine production in 2008, thanks in large part to the destruction of over 200,000 hectares of fields growing the illicit drug, according...

Peru Withdrew Ambassador from Bolivia (Reality Check)

Published on Friday 19 June 2009 - 05:33 - http://www.wikio.co.uk/

This follows a previous report 10 days ago about Venezuela sponsoring violent protests in Peru .Source : Reality Check (subscribe)Explore : Peru, Venezuela

Letters: Salt of the earth (The Guardian)

Published on Friday 19 June 2009 - 01:01 - http://www.wikio.co.uk/

... and I would urge other Nationwide members to do the same. Andy Charlwood Leeds Your report on Bolivia's salt desert describes the flats as "perhaps the closest thing nature has to a void" ( The...

The Guardian and Fox News Give Bolivia the Old One-Two (The Agonist)

Published on Friday 19 June 2009 - 00:18 - http://www.wikio.co.uk/

Quite a news two-fer for Bolivia today. First the UK Guardian asks if Boliva can really be trusted to manage its new found wealth in Lithium: Foreign companies are afraid to deal with a government...

Multinationals Going Shopping For Lithium Below Bolivia's Salt Desert (The Huffington Post)

Published on Thursday 18 June 2009 - 23:33 - http://www.wikio.co.uk/

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 see, ­nothing. Not a shrub or tree, not a hill or...

Bolivia: Warnings of Scams in El Alto

Published on Thursday 18 June 2009 - 22:31 - http://globalvoicesonline.org/

Falling victim to scams in Bolivia is not uncommon. Attempts to swindle people out of money come in all shapes and sizes, and often come at times when people are most vulnerable, in a hurry or when...

Bolivia: Warnings of Scams in El Alto (Global Voices Online)

Published on Thursday 18 June 2009 - 22:31 - http://www.wikio.co.uk/

Falling victim to scams in Bolivia is not uncommon. Attempts to swindle people out of money come in all shapes and sizes, and often come at times when people are most vulnerable, in a hurry or when...

Japan and China fight it out for right to mine lithium under Bond's battlefield (What Really happened)

Published on Thursday 18 June 2009 - 18:10 - http://www.wikio.co.uk/

The flurry of ruthlessly competitive diplomatic and corporate overtures to Bolivia from both Tokyo and Beijing is driven by the same dream: ultimate control of the future global market for electric...

Bolivia asks Colombia to support legalization of coca leaf consumption

Published on Thursday 18 June 2009 - 16:39 - http://colombiareports.com/

Bolivia Wednesday asked Colombia to support its initiative at the organization of American States (OAS) to legalize the consumption of coca leaves.

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