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Bolivian Police Seize Seven Tons of Narcotics, Second Largest Drug Bust in National History

Bolivian police seized over seven tons of narcotics over the weekend in the highland region of Pisiga, which borders Chile. Two trucks were utilized by the smugglers in order to transport the narcotics, with authorities believing their final destination was Belgium, one of Europe’s key drug ports. A Record Bust: Interior Minister Eduardo del Castillo stated that the drugs were estimated...

17 Inmates Escape from San Miguel de Uncia Penitentiary Center in Potosí, Bolivia

What You Need to Know: At least 17 inmates escaped from San Miguel de Uncia penitentiary center on March 3rd as a result of ‘carelessness’ by the center’s security personnel.  The inmates escaped from the prison’s third tower at around 12 noon, with only two inmates, who had attempted to cross Potosí’s regional border on foot, recaptured.  https://twitter.com/FGE_Bolivia/status/1764492137905725646?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1764492137905725646%7Ctwgr%5E4a4944e759823f2dcfa5ce62cf334dfe627c3b51%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.radioagricultura.cl%2Finternacional%2F2024%2F03%2F04%2Fbolivia-al-menos-17-presos-se-fugaron-desde-la-carcel-san-miguel-de-uncia-en-potosi%2F   Police have responded with ‘Plan...

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Israel Recalls Norwegian and Irish Ambassadors After Palestine State Recognition

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Taiwanese Legislators Visit Itu Aba Island

A group of Taiwanese lawmakers from the Kuomintang (KMT) political party visited Itu Aba on May 18th, staying for a few hours to inspect recently constructed military facilities and oversee exercises. The ten legislators flew...