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  • Snowden accuses Obama of 'deception,' punishing him with exile

    Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden issued a plaintive appeal Monday from his diplomatic limbo at a Moscow airport, accusing the Obama administration of using the "bad tools of political aggression" to render him stateless. Snowden, whose U.S. passport...
  • Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden

    Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden
    QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino accused journalists of distorting his comments Wednesday on the asylum application from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. On an official visit to Malaysia, Patino compared...
  • Una mala racha en política exterior

    Neville Chamberlain, el ex primer ministro británico es recordado por sus intentos en apaciguar a Hitler para evitar una segunda guerra mundial. Sus gestiones fracasaron. Apaciguar a los enemigos no funciona, ni entonces ni ahora. Los dos útimos...
  • The good and the bad of the Snowden case

    Former national security contractor Edward Snowden and his WikiLeaks allies deserve credit for triggering a much-needed campaign to make U.S. government surveillance programs more transparent. But they would be much more credible if they aimed their...
  • Snowden seeks asylum in Ecuador, government says

    QUITO, Ecuador — Edward Snowden has requested asylum in Ecuador, the government said Sunday. In a brief comment on his Twitter account, Ecuador's foreign minister, Ricardo Patino, said simply: “The government of Ecuador has received an...
  • Edward Snowden pide asilo a Ecuador

    Edward Snowden pide asilo a Ecuador
    El Gobierno de Ecuador recibió la solicitud de asilo de Edward Snowden, informó el domingo el canciller, Ricardo Patiño, en su cuenta de Twitter. «El gobierno del Ecuador ha recibido solicitud de asilo de parte de Edward #Snowden», escribió Patiño....
  • Ecuador official appears sympathetic to Edward Snowden

    Ecuador official appears sympathetic to Edward Snowden
    QUITO, Ecuador -- A top government official said Monday that Ecuador is still considering Edward Snowden’s request for political asylum, appearing to take a sympathetic stance while criticizing the United States and those who portray the leaker as a...
  • Moscow 'safest place' for Edward Snowden? Global spy mystery deepens

    Moscow 'safest place' for Edward Snowden? Global spy mystery deepens
    MOSCOW -- As an Aeroflot plane filled with journalists made its way to Cuba with or without fugitive Edward Snowden on board, Russian officials continued to keep silent about his whereabouts and experts dwelled on possible scenarios of what has become a...
  • El juego de censurar a la prensa

    El manual del perfecto dictador latinoamericano siempre tiene un capítulo en lo importante que es censurar a la prensa libre. Silenciar a la prensa es un paso esencial para poder coartar la libertad de expresión e impedir el desarrollo de la democracia....
  • Assange could be long-term guest at Ecuadorean embassy in London

    Assange could be long-term guest at Ecuadorean embassy in London
    LONDON -- Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks website, is prepared to stay holed up inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London for as long as five years if necessary in order to avoid extradition to Sweden to face what he says are politically...
  • Colonial Ecuador

    Colonial Ecuador
    QUITO, Ecuador — With its sometimes stunningly low cost of living for expatriates, Ecuador has long welcomed U.S. retirees, but it's also worthy of a trip for vacationers thanks to its divergent geography and a colonial past that survives in...
  • Dramatic Growth Brings New Day for Ecuadorian Cinema

    Film production has undergone a seismic shift in Ecuador, where output has jumped to five to six pics annually compared to a single pic every three years in the '90s and early 2000s. Key factors behind this dramatic growth include the creation of film...