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Political unrest in Bolivia

US relations with Bolivian President Evo Morales continue to crumble. Washington and La Paz have thrown each other's ambassadors out. Bolivia acuses the US ambassador of having conspired with the opposition to incite violent protests.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Colombian state of Boyaca. It's home to the national sport of tejo popular among Colombia's indigenous people. Stephen Dudley reports that the game resembles a cross between horseshoes and a raucous 4th of July party.

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Geo Quiz and Answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Stanley, the capital of the Falkland Islands. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with British author Simon Winchester, who's revisiting the British territory 27 years after Britain and Argentina fought a war over these south Atlantic islands.

Politics

Stumping for US bases in Colombia

John Otis reports from Colombia about President Alvaro Uribe's efforts to win support from other South American nations for putting some new US military bases in his country. But he's apparently finding it a hard sell.