Former Bolivian Deputy Minister of Medium, Large Business and Industry Eduardo Peinado Rivero has entered Chile in a quite unorthodox way and applied for political asylum, it was announced Tuesday.
Uruguay's judiciary system Thursday decided to postpone any decision on Argentina's request for the extradition of former President Mauricio Macri's aide and current Parlasur Deputy Fabián Rodríguez Simón, also known as “Pepín,” until his political asylum request is answered.
Fabián Pepín Rodríguez Simón Monday, a former legal advisor to the City of Buenos Aires run by former President Mauricio Macri's Cambiemos alliance, has requested political asylum as a refugee in Uruguay, it was reported.
Bolivia’s Foreign Ministry has asked Argentina’s government to disavow comments by Bolivian former President Evo Morales, currently living in exile in Buenos Aires that called for the organization of armed militias in his home country.
Mexico granted political asylum on Thursday to four members of Ecuador's opposition holed up in its embassy in Quito since widespread social unrest in October, the foreign ministry said. The four lawmakers, including former Congress speaker Gabriela Rivadeneira, “took a commercial flight to Mexico” early Thursday, the ministry said in a statement.
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales, now under political asylum in Buenos Aires, claimed Friday on Twitter that his country's interim government, headed by Jeanine Añez, intends to privatize companies and natural resources.
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales Thursday landed at Buenos Aires' Ezeiza international airport amid tight security and top secrecy to settle in the country where he has been granted political asylum, Foreign Minister Felipe Sola told reporters. “He feels better here than in Mexico,” Solá added. “He is here to stay,” he went on.