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Thursday | 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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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, Chile, World News,

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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Related Topix: Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, South America, Europe, United Kingdom

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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Related Topix: South America, World News, War Movies, Drama Movies, The Mission

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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Related Topix: South America, World News, Travel, Bolivia Travel

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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Korea Herald

Last stop on the Kimchi Bus

Traveling around a foreign continent for 100 days is challenging enough. Throw in a tight schedule, a rickety old minibus and a fridge full of fermented cabbage, and you have yourself a Kimchi Bus tour.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Life, Food, Food Festival, Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Bolivia Travel, Korean Cuisine,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Xinhuanet

G77+China meeting in Bolivia postponed

A meeting of energy and mining ministers of the G77+China grouping scheduled for Aug. 25-26 in Bolivia has been postponed until November "due to international events," a government spokesman said Friday.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

International Business Times

Get Rid of Costly Cleaning Products, Use Potato and Simple Foot Items ...

Everyone face some kind of problem when it comes to household cleaning. Something or the other, and the trouble never stops.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, World News,

EurekAlert!

New drug candidate for Chagas disease tested in patients in Bolivia

Phase II trial launched to test safety and efficacy of 'rediscovered' fexinidazole in 140 adults with chronic indeterminate Chagas disease Chagas Disease: A Silent Emergency is a 4 minute documentary on the urgency to treat patients with the best available treatments despite drawbacks and to push forward to deliver altogether... [Mexico City, ... (more)

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Wired

Welcome to the Bolivian Mountains, Where Magical Realism Is a Way of Life

The mountainous area is home to some 2 million indigenous people who practice a peculiar blend of Roman Catholicism , and Aymara mythology.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Fox News

Siamese twins joined at heart, liver born in Bolivia

A Bolivian woman has given birth to Siamese twins joined at the heart and liver in a hospital in the eastern city of Santa Cruz, who for the moment are in stable condition, local media said.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Worcester News

Worcester man to take on 10K race to help people in Bolivia

A WORCESTER man is taking part in the Worcester City 10K Race, for the benefit of people living in an under-developed country.

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Related Topix: South America, Bolivia Travel, Travel, World News, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom,

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Town Talk

AP's Top 10 Things to See

Bangladeshi woman Munni, whose daughters are missing, cries as rescuers search the River Padma after a passenger ferry capsized in Munshiganj district, Bangladesh, Aug. 4, 2014.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

A Felicidades! Bolivia on Your 189th Year of Independence

Today, all of Bolivia is celebrating and rejoicing its 189-year old independence from Spain.

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Bella's Bolivia Blog

Aug 6, Bolivia Independence Day: Bolivian Public Holidays

ESPANOL Celebrating Bolivia Independence Day - August 6th: In Bolivia each region celebrates its "foundation day" on a different date because, due to geographical and differences and the particular circumstances of the era, each region had to fight for independence from Spain on its own, little by little, and the regions gained their independence ... (more)

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