Ecuador rejects U.S. threats of eliminating trade and says Ecuador does not have a price on its dignity?

Snowden, he said deserves a full and fair evaluation for asylum. To passionate outpouring of applause he declared to unilaterally reject any preference presently given to his poor country for flowers and fruits.

How can a poor Latin president have such courage to stand up to a giant like the U.S.

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago
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    Honor, morality, and principles. Imagine that.

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Wow. NSA was threatening them? That's stupid. Most people don't like to be threatened.

    Exports

    Ecuador was the United States= 41st largest goods export market in 2011.

    U.S. goods exports to Ecuador in 2011 were $6.1 billion, up 12.1% ($655 million) from 2010, and up 485% from 2000.

    The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2011 were: Mineral Fuel (oil) ($2.3 billion), Machinery ($1.1 billion), Electrical Machinery ($427 million), and Plastic ($290 million), and Vehicles (256 million).

    U.S. exports of agricultural products to Ecuador totaled $340 million in 2011. Leading categories include: soybean meal ($86 million), coarse grains ($52 million), and cotton ($42 million).

    Imports

    Ecuador was the United States= 35th largest supplier of goods imports in 2011.

    U.S. goods imports from Ecuador totaled $9.6 billion in 2011, a 29.1% increase ($2.2 billion) from 2010, and up 335% from 2000.

    The five largest import categories in 2011 were: Mineral Fuel (crude) ($7.5 billion), Fish and Seafood (shrimp and prawns) ($673 million), Edible Fruit and Nuts (bananas, plantains) ($511 million), cocoa ($247 million), and Live Trees and Plants (cut flowers-roses) ($149 million).

    U.S. imports of agricultural products from Ecuador totaled $1.1 billion in 2011. Leading categories include: bananas and plantains ($465 million), cocoa beans ($235 million), and nursery products (cut flowers) ($149 million).

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Only a expat Brit Boy living in America would find joy in this why don't you take your limey butt back across the pond to that museum you call a country

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Their President said CIA is in the drug trade and trying to persuade politics.

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    I hear the government there is going to change the name of the country to Grand Fenwick.

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  • 7 years ago

    He will still be caught

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