Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Official: Striking Miners Killed Bolivian Deputy Minister

Reports from Bolivia say miners have kidnapped and killed the country's deputy interior minister, Rodolfo Illanes. Government Minister Carlos Romero has asked miners to return the body and called the act a "cowardly and brutal killing." Fifty-six-year-old Illanes went to talk to miners in Panduro, some 160 km from the capital, La Paz, to negotiate in the conflict over mining laws. Miners are demanding changes in laws, and on Tuesday protests turned violent after they...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter