Ecuador decides its future, and maybe Assange's

2017-04-02 21:34

Ecuadorans are headed to the polls in a presidential run-off that will turn the page on a decade under leftist Rafael Correa.

Indigenous group marches against Ecuador president

2015-08-11 17:13

Hundreds of Ecuador's indigenous people are marching from an Amazon province towards the capital in protest against President Rafael Correa, joining mounting anti-government dissent.

13 killed at power plant site in Ecuador

2014-12-15 07:46

A sudden collapse at the site of Ecuador's largest-ever infrastructure project has killed 13 people and injured a dozen more, officials say.

Ecuadorans march to protest water policy

2014-07-02 07:18

Scores of indigenous demonstrators have marched on Quito, to protest against President Rafael Correa's government and losing control of water on their traditional lands.

Chevron alleges fraud in billion-dollar oil pollution case

2013-11-27 09:51

Chevron has claimed that corrupt Ecuadoran plaintiffs mounted an elaborate fraud to win a multi-billion-dollar case against it for polluting the Amazonian rainforest.

Chevron is enemy of Ecuador, says Correa

2013-08-18 14:49

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has lambasted Chevron as an enemy for allegedly besmirching his country as part of a lengthy court battle over Amazon pollution.

Bolivia leader threatens to shut US embassy

2013-07-05 08:03

Bolivia's president has threatened to close the US embassy as leftist Latin American leaders joined him in blasting Europe and the US after his plane was rerouted amid suspicions.

Ecuador: Snowden can't leave Moscow

2013-06-30 21:56

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has said that NSA leaker Edward Snowden is "under the care of Russian authorities" and can't leave Moscow without his US passport.

Snowden 'stuck' in Moscow on asylum doubts

2013-06-27 09:00

Intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has began a fifth day in a Moscow airport, with his travel plans still a mystery as Ecuador warned of a lengthy asylum request process.

Australia dismisses Assange fears

2013-02-26 13:01

Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr has dismissed as "fantasy" claims by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that Sweden's case against him is a conspiracy to have him extradited to the United States.


Ecuador in key vote for Latin American left

2017-02-19 17:41

Ecuador is voting in general elections that could see a pillar of the Latin American left swing to the right at an economic turning point for the oil-rich nation.

Thousands protest plan to end term limits for Ecuador leader

2015-03-20 15:01

Thousands march in Ecuador to protest plan to allow indefinite re-election for president.

UK could end Assange row soon - Ecuador

2014-08-20 08:16

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa says Britain has the power to resolve the Julian Assange standoff, after the WikiLeaks founder voiced hope he would soon leave Ecuador's embassy in London.

Ecuador president Twitter account hacked

2014-03-28 20:18

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa says his Twitter account was hacked, blaming right-wing foreign groups for posting false tweets on it.

Ecuador mulls online-only news

2013-08-20 09:37

Ecuador's combative president is threatening to try to force the country's newspapers to go all-digital as a way to save paper.

Ecuador dumps Amazon 'nature-for-oil' scheme

2013-08-16 09:30

Ecuador President Rafael Correa has said major oil exploration in an unspoilt Amazon nature reserve can go ahead.

Snowden blasts Obama, seeks Russia asylum

2013-07-02 08:03

Fugitive US intelligence specialist Edward Snowden has accused Washington of pressuring foreign leaders to refuse him refuge as he seeks asylum in 21 countries including Russia.

US asks Ecuador to deny Snowden asylum

2013-06-29 22:29

US Vice President Joe Biden has asked Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa not to grant asylum to wanted whistle-blower Edward Snowden.

UK violating Assange's rights: Ecuador

2013-05-29 10:01

Ecuador has accused the Britain of trampling on the human rights of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by refusing to allow him to travel to Ecuador, which granted him asylum almost a year ago.

Ecuador: Correa wins 3rd presidential term

2013-02-18 08:25

Leftist President Rafael Correa has declared victory in the first-round of Ecuador's presidential vote.

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