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Hugh Bronstein

Hugh Bronstein

    Snowden warns of rise in US domestic spying following Trump's election victory
    Snowden warns of rise in US domestic spying following Trump's election victory
    Donald Trump's election as United States president raises concern that Washington may increase the intrusiveness of domestic intelligence gathering, former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said on Monday, warning that democratic checks and balances were losing ground to...
    Ecuador troops storm hospital, rescue Correa
    Ecuador troops storm hospital, rescue Correa
    Ecuadorean troops stormed a hospital in Quito late on Thursday and rescued President Rafael Correa, who was trapped inside for hours by renegade...
    Colombia takes Chávez war talk to Security Council
    Colombia takes Chávez war talk to Security Council
    Colombia took what it called threats of war from neighbouring Venezuela to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday after Hugo Chávez, leader of Venezuela, told his army to get ready to fight....
    Freed hostage Betancourt recounts bold rescue
    Freed hostage Betancourt recounts bold rescue
    Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt was as shocked as her rebel captors when the aid workers supposedly transporting her to a new location...
    Ex-Colombian hostage reunited with son
    Ex-Colombian hostage reunited with son
    A Colombian woman freed last week after six years as a rebel hostage arrived in Bogota on Sunday and headed straight for a reunion with her son,...
    Chávez for life? Venezuelans to vote on re-election
    Chávez for life? Venezuelans to vote on re-election
    Venezuelans vote in a tightly contested referendum on Sunday on whether to allow left-wing President Hugo Chávez to stay in power for as...