Huge protest against Morales’ plane detention

Bolivia will be the centre of a massive protest on August 2, exactly a month after its President Evo Morales’ plane bound from Moscow was detained at Veinna airport for hours and four European countries denied overflight facilities on the unfounded suspicion of U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden being on board.

Announcing the plan for protests that will begin from July 31 and culminate two days later, Bolivian Ambassador Jorge Cardenas said at a news conference that this was a continuation of five centuries of struggle by Latin America to resist domination by colonial and big northern powers. He was joined by several envoys and diplomats from the 33-member Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Spanish acronym CELAC) .

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