The airplane carrying Bolivian President Evo Morales from a Moscow energy conference resumed its journey after an unplanned stop in Vienna prompted by suspicion that fugitive U.S. leaker Edward Snowden was aboard.
Bolivian President Evo Morales has built his presidency on promises to defend people like Cecilia Moyovire from the excesses of global capitalism. Now, the Moxeno-Trinitario Indian and fellow protesters are threatening his plans to open up a region of the Amazon rain forest rich in energy, timber and other resources.
Bolivia rejected a U.S. extradition request for the fugitive former security contractor Edward Snowden one day after speculation that President Evo Morales was harboring him disrupted the South American leader’s flight home from a Moscow conference.
Venezuelan President President Hugo Chavez has endured the “most difficult moments of his life,” according to Bolivian President Evo Morales, who didn’t get to see his close ally during a visit to Caracas.