Diversion of Bolivia’s Presidential Jet Sparks Outrage in Latin America

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When European authorities forced a jet carrying Bolivian President Evo Morales to divert to Austria, they angered many in Latin America.

Bolivia says France, Spain and Italy committed an “aggressive act” that broke international law.

South American leaders say they’re considering an emergency summit to formally express their outrage.

The reason Morales’ plane kept getting diverted?

The Europeans suspected former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden was on board.

But he wasn’t.

Jorge Derpic, a Bolivian graduate student, says the incident has stirred up anti-Americanism.

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