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Bolivia

La Paz, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales has ratified his government''s commitment to fight drug trafficking and drug abuse.


By Manuel Robles Sosa

Ilo, Peru, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales said Tuesday that his visit to this Peruvian port on the Pacific Ocean touched him because his country's access to the sea was taken away in the 19th century.


La Paz, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) Professionals from the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC) in Bolivia are continuing their humanitarian work to serve the Bolivian people, where they have treated more than 70 million people and saved some 100,000 lives.


La Paz, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia and Peru are advancing in the terms of reference for the launching of the final design of the Bioceanic Integration Railway Corridor, and Brazil ratified its interest to participate in the project, informed an official source on Tuesday.


La Paz, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales on Sunday asked public servants to do their work with the greatest commitment and honesty for the population''s sake, on the occasion of the ''Public Administration Day''.


La Paz, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Prioritizing productive and social projects and programs to generate jobs and continue to reduce poverty in Bolivia, President Evo Morales urged social organizations in Pando to draw up the Bicentennial Agenda.


La Paz,  (Prensa Latina) The Director of the Productive and Social Investment Fund (FPS), Wilson Calle, has reported on Tuesday that the government will carry out investment projects of about 200 million dollars this year through ''My Neighborhood, My Home'' program. Wilson Calle noted that the first stage comprises 379 programs for 100 million dollars, especially for roadworks.


La Paz, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) About three million people are registered in the Unified Health System (SUS) in Bolivia, a regulation implemented since March 1 that guarantees free and quality medical care, an official source reported Monday.


La Paz, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales has mourned on Saturday the death of one of the three Bolivian miners trapped in a mine in Chile, without confirming his identity, and ordered the immediate repatriation of the remains.


La Paz, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales has expressed his concern over the three Bolivians trapped in the San Jose mine in Tocopilla, Chile, and thanked the country''s authorities for the rescue efforts.