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Diversion of Bolivian president’s plane enrages Latin American leaders

By Louise Egan and Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Latin American leaders slammed European governments on Wednesday for diverting Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane on rumors it was carrying a wanted former U.S. spy agency contractor, and announced an emergency summit in a new diplomatic twist to the Edward…

Bolivia cancels controversial Amazon highway

LA PAZ — Bolivian President Evo Morales announced Friday he was scrapping a hugely controversial plan to build a highway through an Amazon ecological reserve that has triggered widespread protests. Morales told reporters he had sent an amendment to Congress, controlled by government supporters, halting plans for the road through…