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La Paz, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The sectors of construction, electricity and public administration services lead the economic growth of 4.2 percent registered in Bolivia in 2017, as stated by the head of the Economy Ministry, Mario Guillen.

La Paz, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) In the year 2017, the banking system of Bolivia presented a stable level of profitability and its profits favored the management of funds that benefit the population, Published the Economy Ministry today.

La Paz, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales asserted today that nine years after the expulsion of the US Drug Enforcement Agency, this country shows better results in its struggle against drug trafficking.

La Paz, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) During the preparation process with the legal team of the oral arguments, Foreign Minister Fernando Huanacuni ratified today the position of Bolivia to demand and validate its right of sovereign access to the sea, with which it was born.

La Paz, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) New Deputy Public Safety Minister, Wilfredo Chávez, assured that Bolivia is the third country with the lowest crime rates in South America, behind Chile and Ecuador, in that order.

By Laura Becquer

La Paz, (Prensa Latina) The opening of the Polyethylene Pipes and Accessories Production Plant for Natural Gas Networks is an example of the Bolivian government''s desire to move from nationalization to industrialization.

La Paz, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) acknowledged today the role of the fight against drug trafficking and illicit substances implemented by the Bolivian government.

La Paz, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Health Minister Ariana Campero inaugurated five laboratories with state-of-the-art technology and a cost of more than $600,000 USD to detect diseases such as cancer, viruses and microorganisms.

La Paz, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Food production in Bolivia increased considerably in the last decade, reaching 17 million tons last year, according to data from the Ministry of Rural Development and Land published today.

La Paz, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The World Bank (WB) informed today that the Bolivian economy will grow 3.8 percent , similar figure to that of Peru and only exceded in the región by Paraguay, that will grow by four percent.

La Paz, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Maintaining Bolivia within the countries with the highest growth in the region, increasing employment and improving management are today included in the government''s work guidelines for the coming year.