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Sex-ed teacher In Bolivia requests kids to carry semen filled condoms

Bolivia/IBNS: Sex-ed teacher Maria Ines Peredo found herself in a difficult position with the parents whose wards study at the Minero High School after her request that students carry condoms filled with semen, as per media reports.

Bolivia: Four people die in stampede

La Paz: at least four people died when an apparent  tear gas grenade exploded, causing a stampede in the Bolivian city of Potosi on Monday, media reports said.

Six die in Bolivian Air Force plane crash

La Paz/UNI/Xinhua: Six people died on Saturday, including four officials from the Bolivian Ministry of Health, after a Bolivian Air Force plane crashed in the Amazon area of Agua Dulce in the Pando department, local police said.

‘Guarantee due process’, says UN chief, following Bolivia opposition arrests

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has recalled the importance of upholding due process in all legal proceedings, a day after the arrest of the former interim president of Bolivia, Jeanine Áñez, and several former ministers.

Bolivia to get 1 million Covid-19 vaccine shots in Feb under COVAX: President

Moscow/Sputnik: Bolivia expects to get nearly one million doses of coronavirus vaccines next month, Bolivian President Luis Arce has announced.

Bolivia: UN underlines support for ‘credible, transparent and inclusive’ election

New York/IBNS: With Bolivia this week reaching a “decisive stage” in its electoral process, the United Nations “will do everything possible” to support the country in holding a vote that is credible, transparent and inclusive, envoy Jean Arnault has said.

Bolivian chamber of deputies passes bill on holding general elections

Mexico City/Sputnik: The Bolivian lower house of parliament, the Chamber of Deputies, passed a bill on Saturday to annul Evo Morales’ victory in the October 20 vote and call new presidential and parliamentary elections.

Repression, use of force risk worsening Bolivia crisis: UN human rights chief

New York/IBNS: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is urging authorities in Bolivia to ensure security forces comply with international standards on the use of force following the deaths of at least five protestors on Friday.

Bolivia crisis: UN chief sends envoy to support peace, amidst renewed clashes

New York/IBNS: UN chief António Guterres announced on Thursday that he had appointed a Personal Envoy who would be travelling to Bolivia later in the day, to offer support to national leaders, following the departure of former president, Evo Morales.

UN chief appeals to Bolivian parties to ensure credible elections as President Evo Morales resigns

New York/IBNS: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has urged all concerned parties in Bolivia to “refrain from violence, reduce tension and exercise maximum restraint” in the wake of the resignation of President Evo Morales earlier on Sunday.

Opposition protesters in Bolivia take over state TV, radio to stop broadcasting of rallies

La Paz/Sputnik/UNI: Opposition protesters in Bolivia took over the state Bolivia TV (BTV) and Patria Nueva (RPN) radio stations and forced their employees to stop broadcasting any content covering the ongoing protests in the country, Patria Nueva director Ivan Maldonado told Sputnik.

At least 30 people injured in Monday protests in Bolivia – Reports

Moscow/ Sputnik/UNI: At least 30 people were injured on Monday in clashes between followers and opponents of Bolivian President Evo Morales across the country, media reported.

Bolivia’s Morales, at UN, says natural resources, basic necessities must be viewed as human rights

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): While some pledges made in the United Nations Charter have been met, “others have come to noting,” the President of Bolivia told the General Assembly on Wednesday, that the planet’s precious resources and vulnerable people must be protected from greed and exploitation by political elites.

Plane carrying Brazilian football club team crashes in Bolivia

Bogota, Nov 29 (IBNS) : A plane carrying 72 people, including the members of a Brazilian football team, , has crashed in Colombia, reports said.

Bolivia: UN human rights office condemns killing of vice minister and three miners

New York, Aug 30 (Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights office on Tuesday spoke out against the killing of a government minister by a group of striking miners last Thursday, as well as deadly clashes between police and people opposed to a new mining law.