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La Paz, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) New Deputy Public Safety Minister, Wilfredo Chávez, assured that Bolivia is the third country with the lowest crime rates in South America, behind Chile and Ecuador, in that order.

By Laura Becquer

La Paz, (Prensa Latina) The opening of the Polyethylene Pipes and Accessories Production Plant for Natural Gas Networks is an example of the Bolivian government''s desire to move from nationalization to industrialization.

La Paz, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) acknowledged today the role of the fight against drug trafficking and illicit substances implemented by the Bolivian government.

La Paz, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Health Minister Ariana Campero inaugurated five laboratories with state-of-the-art technology and a cost of more than $600,000 USD to detect diseases such as cancer, viruses and microorganisms.

La Paz, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Food production in Bolivia increased considerably in the last decade, reaching 17 million tons last year, according to data from the Ministry of Rural Development and Land published today.

La Paz, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The World Bank (WB) informed today that the Bolivian economy will grow 3.8 percent , similar figure to that of Peru and only exceded in the región by Paraguay, that will grow by four percent.

La Paz, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Maintaining Bolivia within the countries with the highest growth in the region, increasing employment and improving management are today included in the government''s work guidelines for the coming year.

La Paz, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHRC)Oacnudh) Office in Bolivia, Denis Racicot, acknowledged the consolidation of democracy in the country, and considered it an example for the country today. world.

La Paz, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Health of Bolivia, Ariana Campero, announced today the preparation of several health fairs in this city as a measure against the indefinite medical stoppage that doctors have held for more than 20 days.

La Paz, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Vicepresident, Álvaro García Linera, reaffirmed today that the Government presented arguments and solid evidence in the sea demand against Chile, giving them hope of a ruling in favor of this Andean-Amazon nation.

La Paz, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Bolivians will celebrate on the 16th, the ''Day of the Democratic and Cultural Revolution'', with marches and rallies that are being prepared today throughout the country.