Scandal mars Obama's wooing of Latin America




 
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Scandal mars Obama's wooing of Latin America
 
April 15th, 2012  
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Scandal mars Obama's wooing of Latin America
CARTAGENA, Colombia (Reuters) - A prostitution scandal involving U.S. security personnel in Colombia and an unprecedented regional push to end the isolation of Cuba threatened on Saturday to eclipse President Barack Obama's charm offensive to Latin America. In a major embarrassment for Washington at the Summit of the Americas attended by more than 30 heads of state, 11 U.S. Secret Service agents were sent home and five military servicemen grounded over "misconduct" allegations in a hotel. Prostitutes were taken to the hotel, according to a Colombian police source. ...




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