Leaders across Latin America shared concerns about the significance of the diversion of Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane. Bolivian officials suggested the United States encouraged the diversion because Morales previously suggested he would consider granting asylum to former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
The Bolivian leader's flight was diverted to Austria on suspicion that Edward Snowden was aboard.
Ecuador says it will host Assange in its London embassy indefinitely, but the decision to continue supporting the Wikileaks founder could have negative repercussions for the Andean nation.
Latin American groups say that Ecuador's decision to grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a matter of sovereignty.
Ecuador's decision to grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could have an impact on extradition cases throughout Latin America.