Potosi (Bolivia)

Type: City
Name: Potosi (Bolivia)
Country: Bolivia
Latitude: -19.57
Longitude: -65.75
population: 141,254
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

M 4.4 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de Potosi] Villa Alota

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 21.09.2014 11:18:09 UTC Magnitude: M 4.4 Mercalli Scale: 3 Depth: 109.68 km Coordinate: 20° 6.516, 69° 5.664 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 07:18 in ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ask the experts: A South America sabbatical trip

Q I’m taking a three-month trip to South America, starting in Brazil, next year. I’m planning to travel from the Atlantic to the Pacific. What route do you suggest?Anglo-Brazilian Laura Rendell-Dunn is a destination specialist at Journey Latin America: ... [Published National Geographic Traveller - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cerro Rico

The Cerro Rico silver mine in Potosí, Bolivia was the source of much Spanish wealth after the brutal colonization of the Americas. Although the Incas engaged in some small-scale mining there, the Spanish opened the modern mine in 1545, using it as one ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

For Miners, Increasing Risk on a Mountain at the Heart of Bolivia’s Identity

Photo Miners on Cerro Rico in Potosí, Bolivia, pushing out rock from which silver will be extracted. Mining tunnels have caused a sinkhole at the summit of the mountain. Credit Meridith Kohut for The New York Times POTOSÍ, Bolivia — The silver in this ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Terrible Reality of Climbing a Mountain

Have you ever wanted to lie down and die? To give up and fall theatrically to your bruised knees right where you stand because you have absolutely no strength left, everything hurts and it would just be easier to give up. That is how I felt...ready to ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

M 4.3 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de Potosi] Villa Alota

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 13.09.2014 05:56:07 UTC Magnitude: M 4.3 Mercalli Scale: 3 Depth: 176.1 km Coordinate: 22° 5.442, 67° 19.320 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 02:56 at ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

M 4.5 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de Potosi] Villa Alota

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 11.09.2014 00:19:37 UTC Magnitude: M 4.5 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 125.51 km Coordinate: 21° 6.612, 68° 43.632 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 20:19 ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Hazardous Child Labor Photos - These Photos Show Young Kids Working in the Mines of Potosi, Bolivia (TrendHunter.com)

These Photos Show Young Kids Working in the Mines of Potosi, BoliviaPotosi's Little Guards is an eye-opening photo series, captured by photographer Jonas Wresch, that documents the life of a young family of Bolivian mine workers -- including three young ... [Published Trend Hunter - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Canberran killed in Bolivian bus crash

A Canberra man has died and another Australian injured in a fatal bus crash in Bolivia.Canberran Kurt Steel died in the crash when a bus returning to La Paz from the Salara de Uyuni salt flats crashed.Mr Steel was Deputy Chief Minister and Treasurer Andrew ... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

A quick guide to Bolivia’s highlights

La Paz, the capital of BoliviaBolivia has always been popular on South America’s Gringo Trail and ever since Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid went out in blaze of glory in the small land-locked country, it’s been big on my wish list of destinations. ... [Published CD Traveller - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

4 Bolivian teams vying to advance in Copa Sudamericana

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.LA PAZ, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Four Bolivian teams are vying to advance to the next round of the 2014 Copa Sudamericana (South American Cup), the regional soccer association said Monday.According to the South American Football ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

M 5.7 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de Potosi] Villa Alota

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 23.08.2014 06:45:33 UTC Magnitude: M 5.7 Mercalli Scale: 6 Depth: 97.81 km Coordinate: 20° 10.032, 69° 6.636 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 02:45 at night ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Aug 23 2014]

Quotes

"With this cable car and with the ones to come, La Paz is practically a modern and model city for Latin America and the Caribbean. Not only in transportation, but also in terms of tourism,” the president stated in the inauguration ceremony."
...If I hadn't been enjoying it up until that stage (understatement) now, on top of that, I feared for my life as well. I moved on with a mantra of "This is how i'm going to die, this is how i'm going to die" circulating around in my head
"I found a quiet spot, stopped and held Rachael's hands. In typical Rachael fashion, she grasped at the ring like it was the last piece of chocolate on Earth and said yes."
"He was a familiar face around the Legislative Assembly and will be sorely missed."

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M 4.4 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 5 hours ago]
Ask the experts: A South America sabbatical trip [Published National Geographic Traveller - Sep 20 2014]
Cerro Rico [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 18 2014]
For Miners, Increasing Risk on a Mountain at th... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
La Paz Expands Cable Car System [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Sep 16 2014]
The Terrible Reality of Climbing a Mountain [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 16 2014]
M 4.3 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Sep 13 2014]
M 4.5 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Sep 11 2014]
All roads lead to Rome for colossal question [Published Gladstone Observer - Sep 10 2014]
Hazardous Child Labor Photos - These Photos Sho... [Published Trend Hunter - Sep 02 2014]
Assortative mating in Bolivia [Published Marginal Revolution - Aug 31 2014]
Australian man killed in bolivian bus crash ide... [Published NewsMail - Aug 31 2014]
Media advisor killed in Bolivia crash [Published Brisbane Times - Aug 31 2014]
Andrew Barr media advisor Kurt Steel killed in ... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 31 2014]
Canberran killed in Bolivian bus crash [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 31 2014]
One Australian killed, another injured in Boliv... [Published Nine MSN - Aug 31 2014]
Bolivia tenders Oruro cable car [Published Business News Americas - Aug 28 2014]
A quick guide to Bolivia’s highlights [Published CD Traveller - Aug 27 2014]
4 Bolivian teams vying to advance in Copa Sudam... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 26 2014]
4 Bolivian teams vying to advance in Copa Sudam... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 26 2014]
M 5.7 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Aug 23 2014]
UNal mountain climber rediscovers and records m... [Published Agencia de Noticias UN - Aug 21 2014]
Newrest Bolivia actively participates in San Cr... [Published Newrest - Aug 21 2014]
Workers unearth mass grave in Bolivian mining city [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 27 2014]
M 5.5 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Jul 23 2014]
M 4.2 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Jul 23 2014]
M 4.1 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Jun 27 2014]
Twenty six new properties added to World Herita... [Published UNESCO - Jun 25 2014]
'There is no god in the mine' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 24 2014]
Bolivia's Cerro Rico mines killed my husband. N... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 24 2014]
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M 4.4 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 5 hours ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 21.09.2014 11:18:09 UTC Magnitude: M 4.4 Mercalli Scale: 3 Depth: 109.68 km Coordinate: 20° 6.516, 69° 5.664 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 07:18 in ...
Cerro Rico [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 18 2014]
The Cerro Rico silver mine in Potosí, Bolivia was the source of much Spanish wealth after the brutal colonization of the Americas. Although the Incas engaged in some small-scale mining there, the Spanish opened the modern mine in 1545, using it as one ...
M 4.3 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Sep 13 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 13.09.2014 05:56:07 UTC Magnitude: M 4.3 Mercalli Scale: 3 Depth: 176.1 km Coordinate: 22° 5.442, 67° 19.320 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 02:56 at ...
M 4.5 - South-America Bolivia [Departamento de ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Sep 11 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 11.09.2014 00:19:37 UTC Magnitude: M 4.5 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 125.51 km Coordinate: 21° 6.612, 68° 43.632 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 20:19 ...
Assortative mating in Bolivia [Published Marginal Revolution - Aug 31 2014]
It is potent: If people married each other more randomly, poverty levels would be considerably lower than they are now.  If we abandoned all current family arrangements and randomly grouped all Bolivians into new families of 5 persons, poverty levels ...
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