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Bolivia Protests Rattle Political Truce as Military Mobilized
U.S. News & World Report - 8/10/2020 10:42:00 PM
Bolivia's government said on Monday it had ordered police and military to protect key installations and the transport of medical oxygen after clashes broke out over protests and roadblocks by opposition supporters demanding a quick election.

Bolivia's Military, Police Chiefs Call For Easing Of Tensions
International Business Times - 8/10/2020 8:29:00 PM
"This is terrorism and terrorism directly affects state security." Supporters of exiled former president Evo Morales have blocked roads in six of Bolivia's nine departments in protest at the general election being postponed from September 6 to October 18 due to rising coronavirus infections.

Bolivia protesters bring country to standstill over election delays
The Guardian on - 8/9/2020 11:46:39 AM
Demonstrators allied to Evo Morales say authorities are using Covid-19 to delay vote

Bolivia Under Blockade as Protesters Choke Access to Cities
New York Times - 8/7/2020 10:33:00 PM
Six million people have been marooned by 70 roadblocks set up to protest the government’s response to the coronavirus and the postponement of the country’s general election.

Protesters Shot by Armed Civilians in Chaos Gripping Bolivia
Bloomberg on - 8/10/2020 9:21:30 PM
The political chaos roiling Bolivia turned violent this weekend as supporters and opponents of ousted socialist leader Evo Morales clashed in the worst unrest since November.

Bolivia Twice Delays Elections, Citing Pandemic
NPR - 8/9/2020 9:21:00 PM
President Trump may not be able to postpone the U.S. election, but Bolivia's unelected interim government has done it twice, sending supporters of ousted President Evo Morales into the streets.

Bolivia elections could return it to Venezuela-Cuba-Iran bloc. That would be a tragedy | Opinion
Miami Herald - 8/8/2020 12:51:00 AM
It’s drawing little attention, unfortunately, but there’s a political tragedy unfolding in Latin America that should be ringing alarm bells everywhere.

Canadian woman urges Ottawa to return husband from Bolivia on - 8/7/2020 9:00:00 AM
A Canadian woman whose husband is stuck in Bolivia due to the COVID-19 travel shutdown is appealing to Ottawa to bring her husband back to her. However, Ottawa is not planning any additional repatriation flights.

Bolivia Decision to Cancel School Because of Covid-19 Upsets Parents
Wall Street Journal - 8/5/2020 2:50:00 AM
The government says the largely rural Andean country’s internet connections aren’t good enough to support virtual classrooms during the pandemic.

New Pacific Intercepts Multiple Zones of Silver Mineralization at Snake Hole Zone, Silver Sand Project, Bolivia
Associated Press - 8/6/2020 2:35:00 PM
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Pacific Metals Corp. (TSX-V: NUAG) (OTCQX: NUPMF) (“New Pacific” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that exploration drilling at the Snake Hole Zone continues to intersect broad zones of silver mineralization and confirms mineral continuity.