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  Bolivia Joins Turn to Left in Latin AmericaDecember 19, 2005 00:00 Bolivia has joined Brazil, Venezuela, and other Latin American nations by electing a socialist president. The new president plans to nationalize the oil industry and allow minor narcotics use.
  Cat-Fox Found in Borneo... But Already EndangeredDecember 07, 2005 00:00 The first new predator species to be found in 100 years in Borneo was announced this week, but Chinese plans to log 1.8 million hectares of the island will probably doom that species and many more to extinction. The plan is to put a palm oil plantation on the island although oil-palms don't usually grow well above 200m and the island's average elevation far exceeds that. Sad.