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Human Rights Day

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Secretary Pompeo December 10, 2018 Human Rights Day Seventy years ago, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Emerging from a world war that shocked humanity with its cruelty, the sovereign nations of the world united to specify those ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia

Location:  Nationwide, concentrating in major cities in Bolivia Event:  Protesters have implemented roadblocks in La Paz, Santa Cruz, and other Bolivian cities. The roadblocks vary in scale and method, and will hinder and at times completely prevent transit using streets and roads. There are media reports of confrontations at some roadblocks. The implementation of roadblocks is sporadic, and their exact ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia (December 4, 2018) Location: Nationwide, concentrating in major cities in Bolivia Event: Multiple Bolivian civic groups throughout the country have announced a general strike, beginning in the earliest hours of Thursday, December 6, 2018. The general strike may include work stoppages, road blockades, rallies, and marches. Roadblocks ...
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