RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Evo Morales is already in Argentina. The former president of Bolivia arrived in the South American country on a flight from Cuba, just before 11 AM. His entry was recorded as a political asylee, but he is expected to immediately apply for refugee status.
"Refuge is granted by the Interior Ministry and is regulated," said Felipe Solá, Argentina's new foreign minister. Solá told TN broadcaster that refugee regulations contain a number of rules, including a commitment by Morales not to make political statements while in the country.