Bolivia not to grant safe passage to senator who received asylum in Brazil

Posted on July 20, 2012 • Filed under: Bolivia, Brazil, Conflicts, Corruption, Crime, Politics

“The Constitution says that the Bolivian state can not grant a safe conduct and can not accept political asylum to a person having ordinary processes of justice for reasons having to do with common crimes, and now Senator Pinto processed” , Davila said the media in La Paz. He reiterated that “deplores” the alleged “pressure” of the Brazilian ambassador in La Paz, Marcel Biato, and accused him of taking a “political voice” to be delivered to Pinto the pass. The senator, sought refuge in the Brazilian embassy since May 28, alleges that the victim of “political persecution” for accusing of corruption and collusion with drug traffickers by President Morales, who remains leader of the main unions Bolivian coca growers, basis for making cocaine.Brazil granted asylum to parliament, but the Bolivian government refuses to give him safe conduct to travel to that country. The Brazilian ambassador, Davila said, is “a little anxious and depressed about the situation you have in the embassy” Read Article

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