A woman and a boy on a bicycle try to pass through a flooded area in Rurrenabaque in northern Bolivia
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Bolivia declares state of emergency after heavy rainfall

28 January 2014 Last updated at 18:31 GMT

At least eight people have died in northern Bolivia after torrential rainfall caused mudslides and flooding over the weekend.

The government has declared a state of emergency, releasing special funds to help those in the worst hit areas.

Bruno Garcez reports.