In Snowden Row, Venezuela’s Maduro Blasts Hypocritical US for Harboring Hemisphere’s Most Wanted Terrorist

In defending his government’s decision to offer asylum to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, Venezuela’s president slammed the United States for its hypocrisy in calling for Snowden’s extradition while harboring the hemisphere’s most notorious terrorist. Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, along with Bolivia’s Evo Morales and Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega, have all offered Snowden political asylum. Snowden, whose…

(VIDEO) Venezuela offers asylum to Snowden

In Caracas, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, stated that he is offering humanitarian asylum to the former employee of the CIA, Edward Snowden, as part of the civic-military ceremony held in commemoration of the 202 years of the Declaration of Independence of Venezuela. By teleSUR