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Science, Tech & Environment

Why South American parents are hiding their kids from the sun

The levels of UV rays in some areas of South America are soaring. People are being warned to just stay indoors between the peak hours of around 10 am and 4 pm. In Bolivia, there is even a law requiring parents to send their kids to school with a hat. Yet with many, in Peru and Bolivia particularly, living both directly from the land and below the poverty line, the message may not be getting through.

Bolivia's legal coca trade

Ruxandra Guidi reports on Bolivia's "Coca Yes -- Cocaine No" policy; it's the brainchild of Bolivian president and former coca-grower Evo Morales, and the policy seeks to promote legal use of coca leaves

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Bolivia. Bolivia has a tough new national law that bans all animals, wild and domestic, in traveling circuses. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with animal rights campaigner (Animal Defenders International) Alexandra Cardenas.

Sports

Geo answer

We wanted the location of what's generally agreed to be highest-altitude 18-hole golf course in the world. The answer is the La Paz Golf Club in Bolivia. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Wyre Davies.