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Unformatted text preview: fter an uproar in Latin America over the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane over Europe amid suspicions, later proven untrue, that Snowden was aboard.¶ And all this comes right after President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Kerry have all made recent treks to the region to bolster U.S. engagement in Latin America. ¶ “What the Snowden affair has done to the reinvigorated effort to reengage with Latin America is to dump a pail of cold water on it,” said Carl Meacham, a former senior Latin America adviser on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. “It won’t stop trade deals, cooperation on energy, but it’s going to be harder for the president to portray the image that ‘We are here to work with you.’ It’s a step back
Relations between Venezuela strained
NTD 724(NTD Television, July 24 2013, Venezuela's Maduro Conditions U.S. Relations on End to "Imperialism”, http://www.ntd.tv/en/news/world/southamerica/20130724/81817venezuela39smaduroconditionsusrelationson...
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