U.S. & snooping

Cat and mouse

Print edition : August 09, 2013

Edward Snowden with Sarah Harrison of WikiLeaks during a meeting he had with human rights activists at the Sheremetyevo airport on July 12.

The Bolivian presidential plane detained in Vienna on suspicions that Snowden might be on board. Photo: REUTERS

Presidents Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela, Evo Morales of Bolivia and Rafael Correa of Ecuador at an emergency meeting convened in Cochabamba, Bolivia, on July 4 following the detention of Morales' plane at the Vienna airport. Photo: Juan Karita/AP

Protesters outside the new National Security Agency data centre facility being built in Bluffdale, Utah, U.S. on July 4. Photo: George Frey/Bloomberg

Mediapersons waiting outside the Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow on July 12. Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP

Russia's President Vladimir Putin. He may allow Snowden to stay in Russia if it does not affect U.S.-Russia relations. Photo: ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP

Latin American countries offer refuge to the American whistle-blower Edward Snowden even as the U.S. attempts to catch him by hook or by crook.
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