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6 hrs ago | Switched

Mongoose Fights Off Lions, Shows Us The Definition Of Courage

Faced with fierce cats in Kenya's Masaai Mara National Park, this plucky mongoose opted to fight back .

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14 hrs ago | Reuters

Numerous foreigners among the casualties of Bolivian bus crash

A Bolivian bus crash leaves 10 dead and 22 injured with victims from nearly a dozen countries.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Counterpunch

The BRICS Remix Climate dDamage and Corporate Collusion

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Green Left Weekly

United States: Climate mov't must stand with Ferguson

It's all over the news: images of police in military gear pointing war zone weapons at unarmed Black people with their hands in the air.

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Daily Mail

Australian tourist killed in Bolivia after bus runs off the highway ...

Celebrity friends of comic Joan Rivers take to Twitter to pray for her recovery as her family face agonizing decision over whether or not to turn off life support machine Southwest Airlines passenger suffers heart attack and dies after 'flight attendant refuses to use a defibrillator because of his chest hair' Mother's fury as Disney tries to ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Age

Australian killed in Bolivian bus crash

Canberran Kurt Steel died in the crash when a bus returning to La Paz from the Salara de Uyuni salt flats crashed on Saturday.

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The Globe and Mail

Canadians among the 10 dead, 24 injured in Bolivia tourist bus crash

Bolivian police say eight foreign tourists are among the 10 people killed when a bus returning to La Paz from the Salar de Uyuni salt flats ran off the highway and crashed.

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The Bennington Banner

8 foreigners among 10 killed in Bolivia bus crash

Bolivian police say eight foreign tourists are among the 10 people killed when a bus returning to La Paz from the Salar de Uyuni salt flats ran off the highway and crashed.

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Bella's Bolivia Blog

Aug 30, Bolivian Police Identify 5 Foreign Tourists Who Died in Fatal Bus Crash Near Oruro, Bolivia

The bus is owned by bus company Trans Turismo Omar. Nine people have died in a traffic accident that took place in the early morning on Saturday, 35 kilometers from the town of Challapata in the Bolivian state of Oruro.

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The Straits Times

Five dead, 17 injured in Bolivia tourist bus crash

Five people were killed and another 17 injured after a bus packed with foreign tourists crashed in south-west Bolivia on Saturday, police said.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Nation

Technology a game-changer in fight against corruption

Good governance is critical for all countries around the world today. When it doesn't exist, many governments fail to deliver public services effectively, health and education services are often substandard, and corruption persists in rich and poor countries alike, choking opportunity and growth.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Court Won't Dismiss Anti-Cuba Judgments

A Spanish bank cannot upset a Florida court's finding that the Florida court had jurisdiction to award billions of dollars to the families of men allegedly tortured and assassinated by Cuba, a federal judge ruled in Manhattan.

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MLive.com

Cousins hope to open Grand Rapids' first hostel if city allows it

Cousins Mark and Phil Bouman say they've found the perfect house in the perfect spot to launch Grand Rapids International Hostel , the city's first dormitory-style inn next spring.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Bella's Bolivia Blog

Aug 24, Bolivia Hotel Review. Hotels, Hostels, Couchsurfing, Homestays. Visitor Rated

Through our Hotel Review BoliviaBella strives to provide first-hand information for people who may never have been here before and recommendations from someone who's "been there done that" can be very comforting.

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The Daily Beast

Raphael Verona and Thomas Rousset

In a trip to the Altiplano region of Bolivia, photographer Thomas Rousset and designer Raphael Verona created dreamy images of fantastic costumes of the OrureA os people, from Oruro, an indigenous people who practice a blend of Roman Catholicism and Aymara mythology, including a worship of the Mother Earth.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Map reveals how UK workers boast more annual leave than anywhere...

Get into Oxford for A 95! Britain's oldest university opens its doors so tourists can sleep in same rooms as alumni including Ronald Reagan and Imran Khan Move over Buckingham Palace and Big Ben! How a top secret escape game has been ranked London's number one tourist attraction on TripAdvisor Holy cow! The incredible pictures of brutal Indonesian ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bella's Bolivia Blog

Aug 20, The Jesuit Missions of Bolivia are Not Ruins but Villages Full of Life

The Jesuit Missions circuit is a tour that consists of seven mission towns; San Javier, Concepcion, San Ignacio, Santa Ana, San Miguel, San Rafael, and San Jose, although many other missions were built in Bolivia.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bella's Bolivia Blog

Aug 19, Bolivian Airline. BOA Boliviana de Aviacion is the State Owned Bolivian Airline.

BOA, a new Bolivian airline, is owned and operated by the Bolivian government. It competes against privately-owned Bolivian airlines by offering lower prices.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bella's Bolivia Blog

Aug 18, Airports in Bolivia. Airlines in Bolivia. Cheap Flights to Bolivia.

There are many airstrips and airports in Bolivia: among highest per capita in the world.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Biologists Discover New Bat Species Native Only to Bolivian Savannas

Brazilian biologist Ricardo Moratelli discovered in Bolivia a new species of golden bat that only lives on the savannas of that country, the director of the Biodiversity and Genetics Center of Cochabamba, Luis Fernando Aguirre, told Efe.

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