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Bolivia is NOT YOUR COLONY! Outrage in Latin America

The South American government leaders blasted the 'kidnapping' of the Bolivian president as an act of brute power, revealing that the U.S. and European governments still view themselves as the colonial rulers of Latin America. Uruguay's president Jose Mujica declared:

We are not colonies any more. We deserve respect, and when one of our governments is insulted we feel the insult throughout Latin America.

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa pointed out:

If this had happened to the president of the United States, it probably would have been grounds for war.

Washington is widely believed to have applied the political pressure to France, Portugal, Italy and Spain that led to the forced downing of the Bolivian president's flight. European countries acted on a tip that Snowden was on board the flight, the media revealed Thursday, but they refused to admit where the information came from.

Snowden was not found on the flight.

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