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Women Talking review – ensemble drama forefronts female experience of violence
This important film tells the story of a community battered by rape and patriarchal ideas, as a mainly female cast debate the repercussions of brutality

Peter Bradshaw

09, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Deforestation piles pressure on South America’s elusive Chacoan peccary
With just 3,000 of the pig-like animals still roaming the Gran Chaco region, a community conservation effort in Argentina is fighting for its future

Patrick Greenfield

31, Jan, 2023 @9:30 AM

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Bolivia’s dream of a lithium future plays out on high-altitude salt flats
The government eyes an economic bonanza in a mineral vital to electric batteries but critics ask if plan is viable and at what environmental cost

Thomas Graham in Río Grande

25, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Rape survivor wins case against ‘cruel and inhumane’ state of Bolivia
An international court found that Brisa De Angulo, who was abused at 15, had her rights violated during the judicial process

Dan Collyns in Lima

20, Jan, 2023 @1:45 PM

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‘The silent disease’: Chagas is a killer. Now carriers want their voices heard
The parasite-borne disease is classed as ‘neglected’ yet causes 12,000 deaths a year, mostly in Latin America. Can the world really wipe it out by 2030?

Sarah Johnson

16, Jan, 2023 @7:15 AM

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Cat call: Bolivia state airline enlists psychic to find missing feline
‘Interspecies communicator’ consulted to track down cat lost in transit, prompting criticism of country’s state companies

Thomas Graham in La Paz

12, Jan, 2023 @11:15 AM

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‘People were enraged’: civil strike called in Bolivia after arrest of opposition leader
Strike announced in Santa Cruz on Friday as Luis Fernando Camacho detained on ‘terrorism’ charge

Thomas Graham in Santa Cruz

30, Dec, 2022 @4:12 PM

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New find details deadly chapter in Butch and Sundance’s escape to South America
Killing of officer in Chilean town of Antofagasta set in motion events that led to pair’s death in shootout with Bolivian soldiers

Uki Goñi

16, Dec, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Elderly villagers become film stars to put Bolivia’s climate plight in focus
Don José and Doña Luisa, both in their 70s, are the true-life love story at the heart of Utama, which shows how drought is depopulating the highlands

Thomas Graham in Santiago de Chuvica

06, Dec, 2022 @10:55 AM

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Unchecked deforestation destroying evidence of lost Amazon civilisation
Cutting down trees in Bolivia’s Beni region not only damages the environment, it obliterates ancient remains: ‘That part of the archaeological archive is lost’

Thomas Graham in Trinidad, Bolivia

22, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Utama review – gentle study of Bolivian family facing the end of their way of life
Meditative drama follows non-professional leads playing a farming couple being driven from their home in the Andean plateau by global heating

Cath Clarke

21, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Bolivian gold miners push into national park despite country’s green rhetoric
Mining co-ops – with oversize influence in the government – are moving into the Amazon’s Madidi national park

Thomas Graham in La Paz

19, Oct, 2022 @9:45 AM

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