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Bolivia

Mexico, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Mexico today stands firm in its position under international law to grant asylum to the nine Bolivian refugees at its diplomatic headquarters in La Paz, despite the police siege.


Buenos Aires, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The Puebla Group today rejected the police and military surrounding of the Mexican Embassy in Bolivia, and harassment of its diplomats and the political refugees currently residing there, as part of the persecution launched by the de facto Bolivian authorities.


Mexico, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Mexico denounced on Wednesday that its embassy in Bolivia remains surrounded by police, and confirmed its commitment to the principle of diplomatic asylum.


La Paz, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Insecurity and violence is hitting hard the tourist industry in Bolivia, said the president of the Association of Travel Agents and Tourism, Marco Antonio Mercado.


La Paz, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) De facto Interior Minister Arturo Murillo expressed his irritation yesterday over the resolution approved by the OAS denouncing human rights violations in Bolivia, signalling another important blow to the coup regime.


Buenos Aires, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The indigenous leader of Bolivia, Evo Morales, said today that he is still president of the country because so far the Plurinational Legislative Assembly has not rejected his resignation.


La Paz, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The de facto Bolivian government, led by self-proclaimed interim president Jeanine Áñez, today violates international agreements by not granting safeguards to people who claimed asylum in the Mexican Embassy after the coup d'état.


Buenos Aires, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Several Argentine leaders and parliamentarians on Thursday welcomed the former Bolivian president Evo Morales, who will remain here as a political refugee.


La Paz, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The deep disagreements between leaders of the Bolivian right today pave the way for the Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) in the lead up to the next general elections, according to political scientist Gonzalo Balcazar.


La Paz, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Former Communication minister under former President Evo Morales, Amanda Davila (2012-2014), today labelled the de facto government of Bolivia, headed by the self-proclaimed interim president Jeanine Añez, a 'regime of terror.'


La Paz, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The validity of the economic and social policies implemented in Bolivia during the mandates of President Evo Morales places the country among those with the higher Human Development Index, according to this year's report.