President Morales nearly frightened investors off for good when he nationalized the gas industry back in 2006. He promises he won't renege on this contract.
Thousands of angry Bolivians have taken to the streets across the country two days after the decision. The court's ruling overturned a 2016 referendum spurred by Morales' attempts to amend the constitution.
The ICJ has ruled in a century-old debate between two South American neighbors over one controversial coastline — and the ruling is not to Bolivia's liking. Chile and Bolivia have butted heads over sea access since 1904.
Since October 2017, the country's Cabo Delgado province has been plagued by a series of anonymous attacks that have left 90 people dead. Suspects are in custody, but what is known about the perpetrators remains murky.
Through a series of major investment funds and development aid projects, Australia and China are trying to outbid each other to create networks of power and influence in poorer Pacific nations.
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