On 20 December 2013, Bolivia watched its first telecommunications satellite head into space.
The director of the Bolivian Space Agency, Ivan Zambrana, has confirmed that the Chinese-funded communications satellite Tupac Katari will be launched into space on 20 December 2013.
In the central Andes mountains, satellites have detected ground deformation under way above a major subterranean magma body.
Mr Carlos Caly Mariaca Cerball
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