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April 9, 2000 | From Associated Press
The president declared a state of emergency Saturday, sending police armed with tear gas and rubber bullets into the streets of Cochabamba, the country's third-largest city, to try to quell demonstrators who hurled rocks and Molotov cocktails back at them. The government's move came after a week of protests about increasing water rates, unemployment and other economic difficulties plaguing this nation in the heart of South America.
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February 13, 2003 | From Associated Press
Striking police and furious civilians clashed with Bolivian troops Wednesday, touching off riots and looting that plunged this administrative capital into chaos. At least 17 people were killed and 100 injured, and seven buildings were left in flames. Soldiers fired tear gas, rubber bullets and ammunition at the striking police officers and civilian demonstrators, who stormed into the presidential palace to protest proposals to raise taxes and cut spending on social programs.
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February 13, 2003 | From Associated Press
Striking police and furious civilians clashed with Bolivian troops Wednesday, touching off riots and looting that plunged this administrative capital into chaos. At least 17 people were killed and 100 injured, and seven buildings were left in flames. Soldiers fired tear gas, rubber bullets and ammunition at the striking police officers and civilian demonstrators, who stormed into the presidential palace to protest proposals to raise taxes and cut spending on social programs.
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April 9, 2000 | From Associated Press
The president declared a state of emergency Saturday, sending police armed with tear gas and rubber bullets into the streets of Cochabamba, the country's third-largest city, to try to quell demonstrators who hurled rocks and Molotov cocktails back at them. The government's move came after a week of protests about increasing water rates, unemployment and other economic difficulties plaguing this nation in the heart of South America.
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