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Ecuador Tells Obama To Go Hump A Rolling Donut
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[quote:ladulce:MV8yMjc2Mzc4XzM4NzA5NTY0Xzk3QjVDRDM2] Ecuador is an amazing country- with a great leader. I miss it greatly. Soon, I will return forever.... :bump: [/quote]
Ecuador waives US trade rights over Snowden case
Thursday June 27, 2013 12:46 PM
By Alexandra Valencia and Brian Ellsworth
QUITO - Ecuador's leftist government thumbed its nose at Washington on Thursday by renouncing U.S. trade benefits and offering to pay for human rights training in America in response to pressure over asylum for former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.
The angry response threatens a showdown between the two nations over Snowden, and may burnish President Rafael Correa's credentials to be the continent's principal challenger of U.S. power after the death of Venezuelan socialist leader Hugo Chavez.
"Ecuador will not accept pressures or threats from anyone, and it does not traffic in its values or allow them to be subjugated to mercantile interests," government spokesman Fernando Alvarado said at a news conference.
In a cheeky jab at the U.S. spying program that Snowden unveiled through leaks to the media, the South American nation offered $23 million per year to finance human rights training.
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