Dec 16, 2005

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Bolivian elections

Dec 16, 2005
Voters in the South American country go to the polls this weekend to elect a new president. There's concern the country could go the way of US nemesis Venezuela.

Extreme holiday party

Dec 16, 2005
Tired of the same old, same old at the office holiday party? Brian Watt previews a demo party where vendors offer services like snow-filled conference rooms and a drinking aid called a "shot luge."

Ralphs indictment

Dec 16, 2005
Ralphs supermarket chain has been indicted on charges that it broke several labor laws during its lockout of workers two years ago. Tess Vigeland reports.

Green building

Dec 16, 2005
Environmentally friendly construction usually costs more than typical methods in the short-term... so green building advocates are taking the long view. Alex Cohen has more.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC