Bolivian President Evo Morales
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Bolivian president Evo Morales stranded over Snowden rumour

3 July 2013 Last updated at 09:52 BST

The Bolivian government says a plane carrying President Evo Morales was blocked from entering some European airspace because of suspicions that the fugitive American intelligence analyst Edward Snowden was on board.

The Bolivian Foreign Minister said the rumours that Mr Snowden was on the plane were a huge lie.

Steve Rosenberg reports.