Snowden Odyssey Venezuela Offers Refuge as Germany Dithers

President Nicolás Maduro has become the latest Latin American leader to offer safe haven to Edward Snowden. But shouldn't Germany also offer to take in the whistleblower on humanitarian grounds? Many believe it should, but politicians fear the consequences.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro: "Latin America is telling this young man that you are being persecuted by the empire, come here."

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro: "Latin America is telling this young man that you are being persecuted by the empire, come here."

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