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  1. Arrest of Bolivian football executives continuesRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    A spate of arrests of officials at the Bolivian Football Federation continued with two members of its executive committee being detained for suspected corruption and fraud. Jorge Justiniano and Pedro Zambrano were arrested in Sucre after arriving at the offices of the Attorney General.

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  2. Two more Bolivian football officials in custody over corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Conmebol's treasurer and Bolivian Football Federation president Carlos Chavez speaks to the press from a cell after he was arrested on alleged corruption in Sucre, Bolivia on July 21, 2015 This follows the arrest last Friday of Carlos Chavez, who is president of the Bolivian Football Federation and treasurer of the sport's South American confederation, CONMEBOL. The new men in custody are Pedro Zambrano, the Bolivian federation's secretary general, and Jorge Justiniano, president of another organization called the National Football Association, which is in charge of football at the amateur level.

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  3. Bolivia's football chief ordered jailed ahead of trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    Carlos Chavez is to be sent to one of Latin America's most violent prisons to prevent him fleeing ahead of graft trial. Carlos Chavez is to be held in one of Latin America's most violent prisons ahead of his trial [Reuters] A Bolivian judge has ordered the president of the country's football federation to be held in one of Latin America's most violent prisons to prevent him from fleeing ahead of a trial over corruption charges, according to local media reports.

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  4. President of Bolivian soccer federation jailed amid investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Fox Sports

    Carlos Chavez, treasurer of the South American Soccer Confederation and the Bolivian soccer federation, looks out from behind bars at the jailhouse in Sucre, Bolivia on Tuesday. A Bolivian judge on Tuesday ordered the president of the country's soccer federation jailed on charges he diverted funds from a charity match.

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  5. Bolivia soccer federation chief jailed in embezzlement caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Carlos Chavez, treasurer of the South American Soccer Confederation and the Bolivian soccer federation, looks out from behind bars at the jailhouse in Sucre, Bolivia, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. A Bolivian judge on Tuesday ordered Chavez be jailed on charges he diverted funds from a charity match, sending him to Bolivia's notorious Palmasola Prison in the eastern city of Santa Cruz.

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  6. Bolivia: Private tour includes colonial cities and, yes, a stay in an AirstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Explore Lake Titicaca, colonial cities and the wild, natural scenery of Bolivia on an eight-day private tour by Cox & Kings. The South American nation is one of the world's most diverse, known for its geographic, topographic, climatic and biological variety.

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  7. Two high-ranking Bolivian executives arrested for suspected corruptionRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Bolivian Football Federation's President Carlos Chavez and the Executive Secretary Alberto Lozada were arrested accused of corruption and in the coming hours both men will be put in front of a court, announced attorney general Ramiro Guerrero on Saturday. "The decision has been taken to apprehend Carlos Chavez and Alberto Lozada for the existence of sufficient evidence" against the men.

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  8. Bolivia's soccer federation boss arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Yahoo!

    The prosecutor's office has issued a brief statement on Carlos Chavez's arrest that offers no details beyond saying it's part of an "investigation of presumed corruption" in managing state resources. Chavez was arrested after eight hours of questioning and ordered jailed in Sucre, where the prosecutor's office is located.

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  9. President of Bolivia's soccer federation arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | The Republic

    The prosecutor's office issued a brief statement on Carlos Chavez's arrest that offered no details beyond saying it was part of an "investigation of presumed corruption" in managing state resources. Chavez was arrested after eight hours of questioning and ordered jailed in Sucre, where the prosecutor's office is located.

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  10. Jul 15, Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in La Paz, Potosi and SucreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Bella's Bolivia Blog

    July 15, 2015 Security Message for U.S. Citizens - Demonstrations in La Paz, Potosi and Sucre. U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia.

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  11. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Iobserve

    Pope Francis visited one of Latin America's most notorious prisons, calling himself "a man who was and is saved from his many sins." "I couldn't leave Bolivia without seeing you, without sharing the hope and faith given in the cross," he told people at Palmasola prison in Santa Cruz.

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  12. At Bolivian prison, pope calls himself man a saved from his many sinsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    Pope Francis visited one of Latin America's most notorious prisons, calling himself "a man who was and is saved from his many sins." "I couldn't leave Bolivia without seeing you, without sharing the hope and faith given in the cross," he told people at Palmasola prison in Santa Cruz.

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  13. From one sinner to another, Pope asks for prayers during prison visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | DFW Catholic

    Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, Jul 10, 2015 / 09:19 am .- Pope Francis on Friday told Bolivian inmates that he too is a sinner who has experienced the merciful love of God, and encouraged them not to fall into despair but to accept forgiveness and to sustain themselves with prayer. "You may be asking yourselves: Who is this man standing before us?'" the Pope reflected with prisoners during his July 10 visit to Bolivia's Palmasola Rehabilitation Center in Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

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  14. Pope heads to Bolivia urging clergy to stay humble and remember their ethnic rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Pope Francis waves goodbye as he prepares to depart Mariscal Sucre airport in Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. The pope is departing for Bolivia, as part of his three-nation tour of South America.

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  15. The Latest: Ecuadorean indigenous group frustratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Erie Times News

    Pope Francis waves goodbye as he prepares to depart Mariscal Sucre airport in Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. The pope is departing for Bolivia, as part of his three-nation South American tour.

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  16. Pope Francis leaving Ecuador for BoliviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | ANSA.it

    Quito, July 8 - Pope Francis was set to leave Ecuador Wednesday for Bolivia for the second stage of his eight-day pastoral visit to South America which will also take in Paraguay. Before leaving Quito the pontiff will say farewell to the papal nunciature in the Ecuadorian capital and travel to Tumbaco, 21 km from Quito, where he will visit an old people's home run by nuns from Mother Teresa's order.

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  17. Pope Francis' longtime friend opens upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | CNN

    To the 1 billion Catholics in the world, Pope Francis is their Holy Father. But longtime friend and fellow Jesuit priest Hernan Paredes still calls him "Jorge."

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  18. 'Garage' churches challenge Pope for the faithfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | CNN

    In the dusty streets of Atucucho, on the outskirts of Quito, it's hard to walk more than two blocks without bumping into an evangelical church. In one cinder block church overlooking the city, parishioners sing and pray along with the Rev.

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  19. Pope puts family first at outdoor Mass in steamy GuayaquilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The Pontiff is visiting Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay during his Apostolic trip from Jul... . Ecuador's President Rafael Correa, right, welcomes Pope Francis upon his arrival at Quito Airport, Ecuador, Sunday, July 5, 2015.

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  20. Pope Francis bears message of compassion for the weak on trip to EcuadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Pope Francis returns to his home continent of Latin America for a nine-day mission to reach out to some of the region's poorest and most marginalized. Hundreds of thousands are gathering in the port city of Guayaquil, Ecuador Monday for a mass to be held by Pope Francis, who has returned to Latin America for a nine-day pilgrimage that will include trips to Bolivia and Paraguay.

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