Meeting him was to connect to the golden line of British scholar-traveller-adventurers from Patrick Leigh Fermor to Gavin Young
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Monday 10 May 2010
Political risk is usually the part of an analyst's report that most investors ignore – after all, anyone parting with their money hardly needs to be told that investing in a company that operates in some of the dodgier parts of the world is dangerous, and especially not by someone who rarely leaves the comfortable confines of the Square Mile.
Wednesday 05 May 2010
Former Argentine President, Nestor Kirchner, has been named as the first secretary general of a new union of 12 South American nations.
Saturday 24 April 2010
An indigenous Bolivian man attends the closing ceremony of the World's Pople Conference on Climate Change in Cochamaba, hosted by the country's President Evo Morales.
Thursday 22 April 2010
The paedophile priest scandal currently enveloping the Vatican has spread to one of the most Catholic areas of the world following a string of new abuse revelations throughout Latin America.
Thursday 01 April 2010
Friends, family and former students were yesterday mourning the death of Jaime Escalante, an eccentric maths teacher from East Los Angeles who transformed a troubled inner-city school by teaching advanced algebra to disadvantaged teenagers and inspired the hit film Stand and Deliver.
Thursday 25 March 2010
Thursday 11 March 2010
The largest aftershock since Chile's devastating earthquake rocked the South American country Thursday minutes before the inauguration of President Sebastian Pinera.
Monday 22 February 2010
A baby girl born on a military-run airliner in Bolivia will be baptized on the plane as well — with the chief of the air force presiding as godfather.
Saturday 20 February 2010
Monday 01 February 2010
Wigan have made Bolivia striker Marcelo Moreno their second signing on transfer deadline day.
Sunday 17 January 2010
Tuesday 29 December 2009
Sunday 20 December 2009
Florilegium's third disc of music from the Bolivian missions opens with a carol. "Fuera, Fuera!" is a dialogue between local Indians and Spanish shepherds in which both groups hurry to Bethlehem, laughing at each other.
Monday 07 December 2009
President Evo Morales looked set for an easy re-election in Bolivia last night after exit polls suggested he had won back power with more than 62 per cent of the vote. Mr Morales' closest challenger, the center-right candidate Manfred Reyes, won about 23 per cent. Mr Morales focused his campaign on helping Bolivia's impoverished indigenous peoples. AP
Wednesday 25 November 2009
He doesn't have any ears, his chin's lop-sided, and his haircut bears a passing resemblance to the roof of a thatched cottage. But to police in Bolivia, he's public enemy number one.
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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- 3 Oil tanker with $100 million cargo goes missing off Texas coast
- 4 Saudi Arabia executes 19 in one half of August in 'disturbing surge of beheadings'
- 5 Brother and sister, Christopher Buckner and Timothy Savoy, arrested for 'committing incest after watching 'The Notebook''