Ecuador http://wlrn.org en Why Would Ecuador Want Edward Snowden? http://wlrn.org/post/why-would-ecuador-want-edward-snowden <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=194898134">Ecuador says</a> it is considering Edward Snowden's request for asylum.<p>This is the second high-profile case involving leaks of classified information, asylum and the South American country. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, to prevent being extradited to Sweden where he is wanted for questioning over allegations of sexual assault. Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:01:26 +0000 16334 at http://wlrn.org Why Would Ecuador Want Edward Snowden? Ecuador Says NSA Leaker Has Asked For Asylum http://wlrn.org/post/nsa-leaker-departs-hong-kong-reportedly-headed-venezuela (<strong>This story was last updated at 5:17 p.m. ET</strong>)<p>Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor accused of leaking classified surveillance information, has asked Ecuador for asylum, the country's foreign minister says.<p>Snowden left Hong Kong earlier Sunday bound for a "third country," the government in the Asian hub said. Mon, 24 Jun 2013 11:20:33 +0000 Scott Neuman 16288 at http://wlrn.org Ecuador Says NSA Leaker Has Asked For Asylum From Pets To Plates: Why More People Are Eating Guinea Pigs http://wlrn.org/post/why-more-americans-are-eating-guinea-pigs You may best know the guinea pig as a nervous little pet that lives in a cage and eats alfalfa pellets.<p>Now, the rodents are increasingly showing up on plates in the United States.<p>South American restaurants on both coasts seem to be pushing the trend, answering to demand mostly from Andean expats for what is considered a fine and valuable food in Ecuador, Peru and Colombia. Middle-class foodies with a taste for exotic delicacies are also ordering, photographing and blogging about guinea pig. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 19:00:11 +0000 11807 at http://wlrn.org From Pets To Plates: Why More People Are Eating Guinea Pigs