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Bolivia

La Paz, Mar 26 (Prensa Latina) Ivan Zambrana, director of the Bolivian Space Agency (ABE) reported Monday that the new national satellite will have a capacity 10 times bigger than the Tupac Katari Satellite (TKSAT-1) launched to outer space in 2013.


La Paz, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) Russia joined the group of European countries interested in taking part in the Bolivian project for the Central Bioceanic Railroad Corridor, reported Bolivian Public Works Minister Milton Claros here.


The Hague, Netherlands, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Foreign Minister Fernando Huanacuni said today that the national and international legal team is permanently reviewing the second phase of oral hearings, as part of the country''s maritime lawsuit against Chile at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).


The Hague, Netherlands, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The representative in Bolivia's maritime lawsuit, Eduardo Rodriguez, charged here today that Chile has not kept its promise to reach an agreement to negotiate his country's access to the Pacific Ocean.


La Paz, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales thanked his Spanish counterpart, Mariano Rajoy, for his words on Twitter, where he wrote that Bolivian residents ''represent an added value'' for Spain.


La Paz, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian state oil company Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) will reportedly negotiate the stabilization of gas supply to Brazil, in order not to affect the reserves of the producing wells.


La Paz, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia has reportedly experienced an rise in exports during one year, scoring a 22 percent increase in value and 10 percent in volume.


La Paz, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales thanked today the reception given by the Broad Front of Chile, in his brief visit to that country for the inauguration of his peer Sebastián Piñera.


La Paz, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) The Enterprise for installing, maintenance and repair of petroleum equipment, Bolivian Petroleum Equipment (BPE), received important certifications which support the quality of products worldwide, highlights local media today.


By María Julia Mayoral

Havana, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Bolivia are working to raise the exchange of goods and services in the short term, stated Ileana Núñez, the first deputy minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (Mincex) in Cuba.


La Paz, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Justice Minister Hector Arce asserted today that all the Bolivian strength and dignity were ready to present the maritime lawsuit at the International Court of Justice in The Hague.