Bolivian Vice President Álvaro García Linera: The empire, in the name of diplomacy, is committing third-class espionage — lamentable for a serious country, and lamentable and decadent for an empire. The reason [for making the WikiLeaks cables available] is to show the public the quality of an empire which — there’s no doubt about it — is entering into a gradual, but increasingly rapid, political decline.
This video was released by TeleSur on 9 December 2010. Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi [at] gmail.com). The URL of the Bolivian Vice President’s WikiLeaks mirror site is <wikileaks.vicepresidencia.gob.bo>.