Flowers, vegetables could affect Snowden’s fate

Ecuador's Foreign Mister Ricardo Patino speaks to reporters at a hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Asked for information about the whereabouts of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor wanted for revealing classified secrets, Patino said he doesn't know where Snowden is or what travel documents he may be using. (AP Photo/Tran Van Minh)QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — With Edward Snowden stuck in Moscow and Washington pushing hard for his return, many Ecuadoreans began realizing Tuesday that this small country's deep economic ties with the U.S. could make it the one with the most to lose in the high-stakes international showdown over the National Security Agency leaker.