After 450 days holed up in the Brazilian embassy in La Paz, the Bolivian opposition politician Roger Pinto left the country with the help of unauthorized Brazilian diplomatic action.
On Friday Spain became the first European government to admit it believed Edward Snowden was aboard a flight carrying Bolivia's president that was grounded in Austria Tuesday.
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.