David Choquehuanca http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/58756/all en Bolivia FM denies Snowden on Morales plane http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/bolivia-fm-denies-snowden-morales-plane <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bolivia's foreign minister on Tuesday denied that fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was traveling aboard President Evo Morales's plane, which was forced to make an unscheduled stop in Austria.</p> <p>The minister, David Choquehuanca, told reporters that France and Portugal had closed their airspace to the presidential plane over the "huge lie" that Snowden was on board.</p> <p>Morales had been on a visit to Moscow, where Snowden -- who is facing espionage charges in the United States -- has been holed up in an airport transit area for more than a week.</p> <p>jac-gbh/mdl/sst</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/bolivia-fm-denies-snowden-morales-plane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Choquehuanca Socialism AFP Tue, 02 Jul 2013 23:31:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874024 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivia FM denies Snowden on Morales plane http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/bolivia-fm-denies-snowden-morales-plane-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bolivia's foreign minister on Tuesday denied that fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was traveling with President Evo Morales in his plane, which made an unscheduled landing in Austria.</p> <p>The minister, David Choquehuanca, told reporters France and Portugal had closed their airspace to the presidential plane over the "huge lie" that Snowden was on board.</p> <p>Morales had been on a visit to Moscow, where Snowden -- who is facing espionage charges in the United States -- has been holed up in an airport transit area for more than a week.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/bolivia-fm-denies-snowden-morales-plane-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Choquehuanca Edward Snowden Evo Morales Socialism Technology AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:01:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874037 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivia FM denies Snowden on Morales plane http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/bolivia-fm-denies-snowden-morales-plane-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bolivia's foreign minister on Tuesday denied that fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was traveling with President Evo Morales in his plane, which was forced to land in Austria.</p> <p>The minister, David Choquehuanca, told reporters France and Portugal had closed their airspace to the presidential plane over the "huge lie" that Snowden was on board.</p> <p>Morales had been on a visit to Moscow, where Snowden -- who is facing espionage charges in the United States -- has been holed up in an airport transit area for more than a week.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/bolivia-fm-denies-snowden-morales-plane-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Choquehuanca Government Socialism Technology AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 02:01:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874048 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivia FM denies Snowden on Morales plane http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/bolivia-fm-denies-snowden-morales-plane-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bolivia's foreign minister on Tuesday denied that fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was traveling with President Evo Morales in his plane, which was forced to land in Austria.</p> <p>The minister, David Choquehuanca, told reporters France and Portugal had closed their airspace to the presidential plane over the "huge lie" that Snowden was on board. Defense Minister Ruben Saavedra said Italy closed its airspace as well.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/bolivia-fm-denies-snowden-morales-plane-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Choquehuanca Evo Morales Evo Morales Socialism Technology AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 03:03:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874093 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivia FM denies Snowden on Morales plane http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/bolivia-fm-denies-snowden-morales-plane <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bolivia's foreign minister on Tuesday denied that fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was traveling with President Evo Morales in his plane, which was forced to land in Austria.</p> <p>The minister, David Choquehuanca, told reporters France and Portugal had closed their airspace to the presidential plane over the "huge lie" that Snowden was on board. Defense Minister Ruben Saavedra said Italy closed its airspace as well.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/bolivia-fm-denies-snowden-morales-plane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Choquehuanca Evo Morales Evo Morales Socialism Technology AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 04:35:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874125 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivia says Morales' plane diverted, apparently over Snowden http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130703/bolivia-says-morales-plane-diverted-apparently-over-snowden <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivia said President Evo Morales' plane was forced to land in Austria on Tuesday after France and Portugal refused air permits, apparently because they suspected it was carrying Edward Snowden, the former U.S. spy agency contractor wanted by Washington on espionage charges.</p> <p>Bolivian Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca furiously accused France and Portugal of putting Morales' life at risk and insisted that Snowden was not on Morales' plane.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130703/bolivia-says-morales-plane-diverted-apparently-over-snowden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Choquehuanca Politics Socialism Thomson Reuters Wed, 03 Jul 2013 05:37:59 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5874158 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivia outraged as Snowden row diverts Morales jet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/bolivia-outraged-snowden-row-diverts-morales-jet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bolivia voiced outrage that its president had been held up in Europe over suspicion that fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was aboard his homeward-bound plane.</p> <p>President Evo Morales had been in Moscow, where Snowden is holed up at the airport, attending a meeting of energy producing countries. He told Russian media Tuesday his country would consider granting the 30-year-old intelligence contractor asylum.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/bolivia-outraged-snowden-row-diverts-morales-jet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Choquehuanca Evo Morales Evo Morales Socialism Technology AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 06:02:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874171 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivian president's jet diverted over Snowden suspicions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/bolivian-leaders-jet-diverted-over-snowden-suspicions Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden's struggle to find a safe haven sparked a diplomatic row Wednesday after Bolivia President Evo Morales's plane was diverted to Austria over suspicions he was on board.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/bolivian-leaders-jet-diverted-over-snowden-suspicions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Choquehuanca Evo Morales Politics Socialism Technology Bolivia Russia AFP United States Wed, 03 Jul 2013 09:37:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874218 at http://www.globalpost.com Snowden not on Morales jet in Vienna http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/snowden-not-morales-jet-vienna <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Austria insisted Wednesday that fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was not on board Bolivian President Evo Morales's plane, which made a stopover in Vienna during the night.</p> <p>Evo Morales's plane "landed around 9:40pm (1940 GMT) from Moscow, passports were checked and contrary to rumours that have circulated, Edward Snowden was not on board," interior ministry spokesman Karl-Heinz Grundboeck told AFP. </p> <p>The plane was however not searched, its passengers simply going through a passport check, he said. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/snowden-not-morales-jet-vienna" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Choquehuanca Evo Morales Socialism Technology AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 08:04:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874249 at http://www.globalpost.com Snowden not on Morales jet in Vienna http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/snowden-not-morales-jet-vienna-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Austria insisted Wednesday that US fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was not on board Bolivian President Evo Morales's jet, which was diverted to Vienna overnight, but said it did not search the plane.</p> <p>Morales's plane "landed around 9:40pm (1940 GMT) from Moscow, passports were checked and contrary to rumours that have circulated, Edward Snowden was not on board," interior ministry spokesman Karl-Heinz Grundboeck told AFP. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/snowden-not-morales-jet-vienna-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Choquehuanca Evo Morales Socialism Technology AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 09:01:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874281 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivia fury after presidential jet diverted over Snowden row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/bolivia-fury-after-presidential-jet-diverted-over-snowden-row <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bolivian President Evo Morales flew out of Austria on Wednesday after police inspected his jet and found that fugitive US leaker Edward Snowden was not on board in an incident that has sparked a diplomatic row.</p> <p>Morales lashed out at European countries for denying his jet entry into their airspace overnight, dragging his country into the escalating US spying scandal.</p> <p>"I am not a delinquent," Morales told reporters at Vienna airport where his plane was held up for more than 12 hours.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/bolivia-fury-after-presidential-jet-diverted-over-snowden-row" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Choquehuanca Politics Socialism Technology AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 12:32:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874436 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivia fury after presidential jet diverted over Snowden row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/bolivia-fury-after-presidential-jet-diverted-over-snowden-row-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bolivian President Evo Morales flew out of Austria on Wednesday after police inspected his jet and found that fugitive US leaker Edward Snowden was not on board in an incident that has sparked a diplomatic row.</p> <p>Morales lashed out at European countries for denying his jet entry into their airspace overnight, dragging his country into the escalating US spying scandal.</p> <p>"I am not a delinquent," Morales told reporters at Vienna airport where his plane was held up for more than 12 hours.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/bolivia-fury-after-presidential-jet-diverted-over-snowden-row-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Choquehuanca Politics Socialism Technology AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:02:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874474 at http://www.globalpost.com US asks Bolivia to extradite Snowden if he arrives http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/us-asks-bolivia-extradite-snowden-if-he-arrives <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The US government has asked Bolivia to extradite fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden should he arrive on Bolivian soil, the country's foreign minister David Choquehuanca said Wednesday.</p> <p>Bolivian President Evo Morales's plane was diverted late Tuesday to Vienna on suspicion that Snowden was on board, sparking a row between La Paz and several European countries.</p> <p>gbh/sst/jk</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> David Choquehuanca Socialism AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 20:03:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874986 at http://www.globalpost.com US asks Bolivia to extradite Snowden if he arrives http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/us-asks-bolivia-extradite-snowden-if-he-arrives-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The US government has asked Bolivia to extradite fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden should he arrive on Bolivian soil, the country's foreign minister David Choquehuanca said Wednesday.</p> <p>Bolivian President Evo Morales's plane was diverted late Tuesday to Vienna on suspicion that Snowden was on board, sparking a row between La Paz and several European countries.</p> <p>"The United States sent us a note in which it asks for the extradition of its citizen Edward Snowden should he be in Bolivia," Choquehuanca told Telesur television.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/us-asks-bolivia-extradite-snowden-if-he-arrives-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bolivia David Choquehuanca Edward Snowden Politics Snowden AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 22:32:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5875110 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivian leader returns after EU row over US leaker http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/bolivian-leader-returns-after-eu-row-over-us-leaker <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bolivian President Evo Morales headed home Wednesday after European nations forced an unceremonious grounding of his jet on suspicion US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was on board.</p> <p>The suspicions about the US fugitive were not confirmed by a search of the jet in Austria, an incident which fueled outrage among Latin American leaders and sparked protests in the Bolivian capital La Paz.</p> <p>Bolivian officials accused France, Portugal, Italy and Spain of denying entry to Morales's jet late Tuesday due to "unfounded rumors" Snowden was on board.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/bolivian-leader-returns-after-eu-row-over-us-leaker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business David Choquehuanca Environment Health Politics Presidents of Bolivia Social Issues Socialism AFP Thu, 04 Jul 2013 03:02:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5875245 at http://www.globalpost.com