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An Aerial view of El Fuerte de Samaipata, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Santa Cruz department of Bolivia
Image: Michael Runkel/robertharding/picture allianceImage: Michael Runkel/robertharding/picture alliance


Bolivia is a landlocked, mineral-rich country and among South America's poorest nations. Home to many tropical glaciers, it has been especially vulnerable to climate change. In June 2024, it saw a failed coup attempt.

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