Another Sale To Bolivia Abandoned

INTEREST BY the Fuerza Aerea Boliviana (FAB — Bolivian Air Force) in acquiring 12 Lockheed Martin Aircraft Argentina SA (LMAASA) AT-63 Pampa jet trainer/light attack aircraft led to the type being demonstrated in Bolivia recently. The aircraft used, early production Argentine Air Force IA.63 Pampa E-806 from IV Brigada Aerea/Gmpo Aereo 4 de Caza/Escuadron II at BAM El Plumerillo, Mendoza, was supported by an Argentine Air Force F27 for the deployment to Bolivia. It was evaluated on May 31 at Brigada Aerea III’s base at Base Aerea El Trompillo, Santa Cruz, home of Grupo Aereo de Caza 32, which operates

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In Bolivia became interested in Russian helicopters

Bolivia has made an application for the purchase of Russian helicopters and the provision of credit for that purpose.

The head of the delegation of the united corporation Rostekhnadzor Sergei Goreslavsky told reporters that the interest in Russian helicopters in Bolivia came after Venezuela earlier purchase these machines demonstrated their combat capabilities, RIA "Novosti". Meanwhile, the "Rosoboronexport" is going to complete the contract for the supply of combat helicopters Mi-35M helicopters to Brazil by the end of 2013. To date, successfully executed a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense to supply helicopters to Afghanistan. In addition,

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Earthquake in Bolivia

Earthquake in Bolivia Natural Disasters

November 22, 2011 in the department of Beni in Bolivia, an earthquake measuring 6.6 at a depth of 533 kilometers. Tremors were felt in the capital, La Paz, Santa Cruz and Cochabamba. Victims and survivors of the earthquake have been recorded.

No tsunami threat. For security reasons, some buildings were evacuated.

According to seismologists Guido Avila, "like an earthquake magnitude and depth of focus of this first recorded in Bolivia."

Uturunku Volcano in Bolivia is growing at an astonishing rate

Uturunku Volcano in Bolivia is growing at an astonishing rate of Danger Zone

Scientists are trying to understand the reason for the rapid growth Uturunku volcano, located in southwest Bolivia. Although there is no serious concern that could Uturunku supervolcanoes, but major eruption is possible in the near future. It is estimated the number of magma increases by 0.8 cubic meters per second, which indicates the formation of large magma chamber.

More than oil

"Rosneft" expand energy cooperation with Latin American countries, including in the gas sector. 

July 1, Moscow hosted a forum of gas exporting countries. In addition to the Russian president, attended by the leaders of Venezuela, Bolivia, Iran, and Iraq’s Prime Minister. The next day, in the presence of the Russian leader, representatives of Venezuela and Bolivia signed a long-term agreement with the President of the Russian oil company "Rosneft" Igor Sechin.

In particular, the head of Russia’s state-owned companies and the oil minister of Venezuela, PDVSA President Rafael Ramirez signed an

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In Bolivia became interested in Russian helicopters

Bolivia has made an application for the purchase of Russian helicopters and the provision of credit for that purpose.

The head of the delegation of the united corporation Rostekhnadzor Sergei Goreslavsky told reporters that the interest in Russian helicopters in Bolivia came after Venezuela earlier purchase these machines demonstrated their combat capabilities, RIA "Novosti". Meanwhile, the "Rosoboronexport" is going to complete the contract for the supply of combat helicopters Mi-35M helicopters to Brazil by the end of 2013. To date, successfully executed a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense to supply helicopters to Afghanistan. In addition,

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Bolivian deputies approved the entry of Gazprom International and the project Ipati Aquio

The Chamber of Deputies of the National Congress (lower house of parliament) approved a bill to Bolivia transferable shares of French company Total EP Bolivie in the project by block Hypatia (Ipati) and Akiyo (Aquio) in favor of Gazprom International.

Commenting on the event, general manager of the branch of Gazprom International in Bolivia Vladimir Burdakov stressed that such an important step of entering into the project.

"I hope that in the near future approval procedure agreements Bolivian government authorities will be completed, and the group" Gazprom "will become a full partner of the French

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Prolonged rains in Bolivia have caused floods and landslides

February 3, 2013. Strong incessant rains, often accompanied by hail, have produced a number of landslides on all Bolivia. As a result of the 8159 Bolivian families were left homeless, as the space in which they lived, were completely destroyed by the elements. Downpours and gale brought into disrepair about 2 million hectares of agricultural land.

According to the Ministry of Defence, 48 communities in eight states of the country are in a critical condition. It is especially difficult had the southern areas Bolivia, and in the three southern states in the first place decided send enhanced humanitarian assistance.

To

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In Bolivia went massive landslides

February 6, 2013. More 8,000 families were left without means of support and homeless after landslides throughout the Bolivia.

Incessant rains have caused the erosion of the soil cover more 2 hectares of farmland. On the affected areas has been directed technique for clearing a residential area.

On rescue measures the state has allocated two and a half million dollars. These funds will be used to supply the necessary medication, warm clothes, food and drink of the affected residents.

According to the Ministry of Defence Bolivia, about 50 towns in the country are in a critical condition.

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In Bolivia, the plane crashed with UN staff

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08.05.2011, La Paz in Bolivia 1:16:40 RBC crashed plane, which was carrying four members of the UN and the two pilots. Small plane Cessna brand disappeared a few days ago while flying in mountainous terrain. Only now, the Air Force announced that it found the wreckage.

According to preliminary data, the plane may have crashed into a tall tree and fell to the ground and burned. Accurate information about the causes of the disaster is not as difficult to reach the crash site — he was found by helicopter, reports BBC BBC.

Murdered staff of the UN Office on

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