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Bolivia

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  • Gone with the weed

    It took decades for the Los Angeles Times to come to its current position on marijuana, supporting its medical use and advocating lenient enforcement and penalties for small-scale possession. Barring a 1914 editorial suggesting the legalization of opium...
  • Lions Adjust To New Home In San Andreas

    Lions Adjust To New Home In San Andreas
    Four young lions, rescued from a circus in Bolivia, are getting adjusted Friday to their new lives with the Performing Animals Welfare Society in San Andreas. PAWS will provide an environment beyond what the lines knew in South America. Animal rescuers...
  • Toddler in Coma Almost Buried Alive; Parents Charged

    LA PAZ, Bolivia -- A 3-year-old Bolivian girl whose parents thought was dead and were preparing to bury remained in a coma but was improving Friday, while her mother and stepfather were being held on abuse charges, a hospital official said. The girl is...
  • Religious Fanatic Hijacked Plane After 9-9-09 Revelation

    Religious Fanatic Hijacked Plane After 9-9-09 Revelation
    MEXICO CITY - A jetliner from the beach resort of Cancun was hijacked by a Bolivian religious fanatic who said he had a divine revelation, according to Mexican authorities. Public Safety Secretary Genaro Garcia Luna says Jose Mar Flores, 44, told...
  • Powerful Earthquakes Rock Indonesia and Peru

    Powerful Earthquakes Rock Indonesia and Peru
    A pair of powerful earthquakes rocked western Indonesia and Peru Wednesday. Thousands were trapped under collapsed buildings - including two hospitals in the Indonesian quake. The magnitude 7.6 quake struck at 5:15 p.m. local time (1015GMT, 6:15 a.m....
  • Foreign government tourist offices

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Part 2 of 2: Preservation vs. profit

    Part 2 of 2: Preservation vs. profit
    The news stunned Lily Rodriguez. The Peruvian ecologist and her colleagues had just celebrated their success in getting Peru to create the world's largest privately managed national park, the Cordillera Azul, or Blue Mountains. The park designation, an...
  • Foreign government tour offices

    For tourist information on select foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the country's U.N. mission or delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist...
  • From the archives: Drug War Unwinnable at Source, Experts Fear

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- In the South American war against cocaine traffic, Colombia is only one of many strategic theaters where traffickers enjoy a big advantage over anti-drug forces. Even if authorities could win the battle in Colombia, they could still...