Hispolitica

Will Edward Snowden End Up in Venezuela?

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By JAVIER MANJARRES

Where will Edward Snowden finally end up? The Russians seem to think that Snowden should accept Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s offer of asylum, now that many other countries have hedged on accepted the U.S. government’s most sought after fugitive.

 “Venezuela is waiting for an answer from Snowden. This, perhaps, is his last chance to receive political asylum.”-Alexie Pushkov, Russian parliament

According to a Fox News Latino report, if Snowden were to leave Russia for Venezuela, he would need for Venezuela to issue him travel documents and he would need to find a way to get there. The only direct commercial flight from Moscow goes to Havana, Cuba, and Snowden had booked a seat on this flight the day after arriving from Hong Kong, but failed to show up.



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Javier Manjarres

As the managing editor of The Shark Tank, Javier was awarded the 2011 CPAC Blogger of the Year. Countless videos and articles from the Shark Tank have been featured on Fox News, Politico, The Hill, NBC, Wall Street Journal, and other state and national news publications. Javier has also appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” and numerous TV and radio shows, including being the one of NewsmaxTV's regular commentators. Javier is also a political consultant, and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at www.brownpeople.org

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