Ecuador Resists Pressure to Release Snowden
Updated: Wednesday, July 24 2013, 10:53 AM EDT
Quito, Ecuador - Authorities in Ecuador say they won't give in to international pressure as they weigh former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's request for asylum.
Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa says his country is turning down preferential tariffs and other trade benefits the U.S. is offering.
Snowden faces espionage charges in the US for leaking highly classified surveillance information.