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Catholic World News
Populorum Progressio Foundation backs community self-help projects in Latin America
The administrative council of the Populorum Progressio Foundation, the papal charity that funds self-help projects for the poor in Latin America, will hold a meeting in Arequipa, Peru this week to discuss plans to help indigenous and rural communities and ease the dramatic inequalities in the societies of the region.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The Salinas Californian
Art Romero: A tale of two barrios, and a tongue in cheek
Thanks to the Alisal Union School District, and visionary leaders like Jose Castaneda and state Assemblyman Louis Alejo, Jr., Salinas, now more than ever, has not one, but two competing barrios: the Eastside and the rest of town.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Good Morning Bolivia
If the goal of international multi-day travel is that by the end of it you actually look like your passport photo, then it has succeeded this time.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Mon Jun 10, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
2 guilty in Bolivia case involving US businessman
LA PAZ, Bolivia Bolivian prosecutors say two members of an alleged extortion ring that targeted American businessman Jacob Ostreicher have pleaded guilty and are cooperating in hopes of serving less jail time.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Two held over live burial of murder suspect
Two members of an indigenous Quechua community in Bolivia's highlands will be tried for murder, accused of leading a mob that buried alive a teenager suspected of raping and killing a woman.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
G8: Don't Forget The Farmer At The End Of The Road
It was an El Nino year and the rains had been sporadic at best. The corn, which should have been shoulder-high, only came to my knees.
International Business Times
Bolivian Mob Buries Teen Rape Suspect Alive, Next to Body of His 'Victim'
A mob in a Bolivian town buried 17-year-old Santos Ramos alive, alongside the body of a woman they suspected he had raped and murdered.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
International Business Times
A Latin American Euro? The Region's First Steps Towards A Unique Currency -- What Is The Sucre?
Latin America is the trade destination du jour. With above-average growth rates and a slew of countries to choose from, foreign investors are flocking to the region and the world's biggest economies want a piece of it .
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Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio told PJ Media that the Senate should exercise more oversight of the Internal Revenue Service, adding that Congress should reduce the size of the IRS by simplifying the tax code.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
The Washington Post
Bolivian villagers bury man alive in grave of woman he allegedly raped and murdered
Villagers in Bolivia's southern highlands buried a man alive in the grave of the woman he is suspected of having raped and murdered, an official said Thursday.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
Bolivia Calls UNASUR Summit To Discuss Colombia's Decision To Join NATO
The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales has described Colombia's decision to join NATO as a threat to the region and called an extraordinary meeting of the Security Council of UNASUR, a Latin regional grouping.
Global Voices Online
Inclusive Citizen Reporters in Ecuador
Earlier this year, Ecuadorian journalist Christian Espinosa [es] offered workshops for citizen journalists with disabilities on how to cover the presidential elections.
Bolivia: YPFB Postpones Fertilizers Complex Project, an Industrial Info News Alert
Bolivian hydrocarbons company Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos has postponed the construction of the urea and ammonia units that are part of a fertilizers complex that is to be located in Bulo Bulo, Carrasco province, in El Gran Chaco Department.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Bolivia's Evo Morales Inaugurates New Power Plants to Meet Growing Demand
President Evo Morales was on hand over the weekend for the arrival of a convoy of trucks hauling equipment for the 160 MW thermoelectric power plant that Bolivia is building on the border with Argentina.
Fri May 31, 2013
'Unbelievable': Venezuela Shortages Move Far Beyond Just Toilet Paper
According to church officials, shortages and restrictions are causing a lack of crucial ingredients needed to celebrate Mass: altar wine as well as wheat to produce communion wafers.
Thu May 30, 2013
Putting faith into action
Growing up under the influence of pastors and Sunday school teachers in Presbyterian congregations in Los Angeles gave Sarah Henken a pretty clear career goal: "I knew I wanted to live my life in the church." But it was the Young Adult Volunteer program of the Presbyterian Church , she says, that "really transformed my life." Her year as a YAV in ... (more)
Wed May 29, 2013
Global Voices Online
VIDEO: How Two Men Worlds Apart Fought Injustice and Won
Mkhuseli "Khusta" Jack is from South Africa and Oscar Olivera is from Bolivia; they come from different continents but they share one common story: they both challenged injustice and won.
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Ida Moraga, 95, of Marinette passed away on Friday, May 24. The former Ida Lenzi was born on April 25, 1918 in Cochabamba, Bolivia to the late Antonio and Maria Lenzi.