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Bolivians demand access to sea at nationwide parades

Bolivians staged demonstrations across the country on Friday to demand sea access for their landlocked country. Bolivia lost its only seacoast to neighboring Chile during a war from 1879 to 1883 and the nation has demanded ocean access for generations. But Chile says the issue was settled once and

ABC NEWS - 2018-03-23 20:10:00

Baby boy monkey born at Buttonwood Park Zoo is a one-month-old cutie

NEW BEDFORD - The Buttonwood Park Zoo's Goeldi's monkey family is now a little bigger. Mom, Ava who is 6 years-old, gave birth to a new baby on February 23. The baby joins mom and dad, 14 year-old Nick, as well as three other offspring: Santana, 2 , Bowie 2, and Rain 20 months. This is the first tim

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-03-23 17:57:35

Sheriff's Office: School bus shooting was accidental

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) - The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has determined that the person who shot a school bus in Bolivia was a child and that it was an accident. It happened on Thursday on Candlewood Court around 4:00 p.m. Investigators say 44 children and the driver were on the bus when

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-03-23 14:51:15

Is There a "Francis Effect" in the Pope's Own Latin America?

One of the main reasons for which a Latin American was elected the first pope from the New World five years ago is the long-term decline of the flock in the most Catholic region on earth. Only five decades ago, in 1970, Latin America was 92% Catholic. Argentines, Mexicans, Brazilians, for example, w

PATHEOS.COM - 2018-03-23 12:40:22

Bolivian farmers demand government approve GMO crops

Despite the fact that [Biolivia's] State Constitution (CPE) prohibits the production, importation and commercialization of genetically modified organisms, Bolivia has harvested GMO soy since 2008 and imports at least 11 types of food made from GMO products. These products come mainly from the United


83 days to go: A history of Seleo success

In less than three months' time - on 14 June, to be precise - the 21st FIFA World Cup kicks off at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, as the hosts take on Saudi Arabia. That leaves us plenty of time to enjoy a countdown. Between now and the start of the World Cup, we will take a closer look at a different s

FIFA.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Crews battle house fire in Bolivia

Crews battled a fire at a home in Bolivia late Thursday night. It happened at a home on Coxs Landing Road. Several departments responded to the scene. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 11:30 p.m. We're working to find out more about the fire, and how it started.

WECT - 2018-03-23 05:11:01

Chile says no obligation to negotiate with Bolivia over sea access

SANTIAGO/LA PAZ (Reuters) - Chile argued in The Hague on Thursday that it had no obligation to negotiate access to the Pacific Ocean with Bolivia, saying the matter had been settled by a peace treaty more than a decade ago. Chile's President Sebastian Pinera, accompanied by Justice Minister Hernan

REUTERS - 2018-03-22 23:12:15

School bus hit by BB gun shot in Bolivia

A BB or pellet gun was fired at a school bus in Bolivia on Thursday. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office said in a news release a 911 call came in around 4 p.m. in reference to a possible shot being fired at a bus on Candlewood Court. Superintendent Les Tubb and BCSO deputies responded and it was

WECT - 2018-03-22 21:48:18

100+ Things to Do and See in Portugal

BAZAAR.com has partnered with it's beautiful here to share a collection of city guides inspired by the beautiful people, places and experiences founder and travel writer Georgia Hopkins encounters on her adventures. Quitting corporate life five years ago for a life on the road, Gigi (as she is affec

HARPER'S BAZAAR - 2018-03-22 17:00:00

ESA satellite image highlights deforestation in Bolivia

March 22 (UPI) -- As cities expand and more land is converted to agriculture, deforestation is a serious and growing problem throughout the developing world. An image captured by the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2 satellite offers a snapshot of the problem from an altitude of 488 miles. ESA shar

UPI - 2018-03-22 15:24:24

Democratic Party Annual County Convention

BOLIVIA -- The Democratic Party will hold its annual County Convention on March 24 at the Democratic Party headquarters, 1420 Old Ocean Highway. Doors open at 9 a.m. The convention will be 9:30-11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served following the convention. Tickets for the luncheon are $10 and will be ava

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2018-03-22 14:21:00

Chile denies being 'villain' in sea battle with Bolivia

The Hague (AFP) - Chile on Thursday hit back at Bolivian claims that it had stymied talks on vital sea access, and denied it was the "isolationist villain" of a century-old territorial dispute. Landlocked Bolivia has appealed to the International Court of Justice urging UN judges to rule that Chile

YAHOO! - 2018-03-22 10:41:19

Giorgio Armani Enters the Ninth Year of its Acqua for Life Program

Acqua for Life is a development program focused on universal access to drinking water in water scarce regions with:a comprehensive approach committed to the issues of clean water, hygiene and sanitation a continuous commitment since 2010, echoing the right to water and sanitation, recognized by the

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-03-22 10:04:00

Image: Bolivian deforestation

Credit: contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO Marking the International Day of Forests, this Copernicus Sentinel-2 image shows an area of Bolivia that was once covered by trees but has now been cleared for resettlement schemes and agriculture. Click

PHYS.ORG - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Ecuador Pulls Funding from Left-Wing Propaganda Network Telesur

Despite Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno's election as a member of the leftist PAIS Alliance party, the country's Communications Secretary Andres Michelena indicated that the channel had become too costly and they now preferred to focus on their own state media. "We have met with the people of Tele


Stepping Beyond Cartagena: Exploring Colombia's Northern Reaches

A new political tranquility is luring travelers to northern Colombia's colonial towns, teeming jungles, and golden coastline. One day last summer, walking along a back street of Cartagena's walled old city, I spotted Luis Guzma'n, the lupine-faced actor from Carlito's Way and Boogie Nights. He was a


Drinking water treatment system carries $99M price tag

BOLIVIA - Removing GenX, PFAs, 1,4-Dioxane and other contaminants from Brunswick County's drinking water would cost $99 million if the county installed a reverse osmosis system, Brunswick County commissioners learned at their March 19 meeting. Representatives from CDM Smith, the engineering firm co


Bolivia president wants dialogue with Chile over coastline

The president of land-locked Bolivia said Tuesday he is prepared to discuss options with neighboring Chile for gaining access to the Pacific, but said that powerful forces in Chile do not want talks. "At the moment, some people representing the Chilean oligarchies" don't want negotiations, Preside


Brazil's Cosan signs 20-year lubricant contract with Exxon in South America

March 20, 2018 / 11:00 PM / a few seconds ago SAO PAULO, March 20 (Reuters) - Brazilian energy and logistics company Cosan SA Industria e Comercio signed on Tuesday a 20-year contract with ExxonMobil Lubricants Trading Company to exclusively produce, import, distribute, and sell certain Mobil produc