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Bolivia takes over energy firms


President Evo Morales of Bolivia has ordered the nationalisation of four private electricity companies.

Police moved into the offices of Corani, Valle Hermoso and Guaracachi firms, following Mr Morales' decree.

The president said the state now controlled 80% of electricity generation.

Juliet Gilkes reports.


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