Reconstruction Plan Makes Progress in Bolivia Affected Areas

The reconstruction plan for the affected areas by natural disasters in Bolivia will incorporate a medium-term development strategy, said the Development Planning Minister, Viviana Caro.

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Bolivia under water

Bolivia is suffering from weeks of heavy rains that are causing rivers to swell, homes to flood, and crops to rot. More than 58,000 families have been affected over the past month, according to official counts, with 56 people reported dead.

Powerful South American storm causes death, damage

A powerful storm killed five people and injured 81 in Paraguay as it blew across the southern cone of South America this week, ripping roofs off ramshackle homes and leaving thousands of people without shelter. No deaths were reported outside Paraguay, but power outages were widespread and many people had to be evacuated as rivers…