The Bolivian government says it has declared martial law in an eastern province where at least eight people have been killed in clashes between pro- and anti-government activists.
On Friday, troops took control of the airport in the capital of Pando province and fired shots to disperse protesters, according to an Associated Press report.
Earlier, Evo Morales, the president, said he had ruled out the use of force to clampdown on pro-autonomy protests that have raged across the country for several days. More...
Today in History for Monday, October 23, 2017 - Died: Robert Merrill (baritone), 2004. From *The Old Farmer's Almanac*.
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