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Concerns Over Surveillance Cloud Kerry Visit to Colombia, Brazili
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August 14, 2013 1:07 AM
John Kerry made his first trip to South America as U.S. Secretary of State this week. His goal was to boost ties while he sought to temper concern about U.S. surveillance activities in the region. Details leaked by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden have complicated U.S. relationships in Latin America and beyond. VOA’s Alex Villarreal has more.

Concerns Over Surveillance Cloud Kerry Visit to Colombia, Brazil

Published August 13, 2013

John Kerry made his first trip to South America as U.S. Secretary of State this week. His goal was to boost ties while he sought to temper concern about U.S. surveillance activities in the region. Details leaked by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden have complicated U.S. relationships in Latin America and beyond. VOA’s Alex Villarreal has more.


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