Ecuador


Ecuador counts cost of deadly protests after deal

2019-10-15 18:29

Ecuador began counting the cost of 12 days of indigenous protests against fuel hikes that left eight demonstrators dead and severely dented President Lenin Moreno's austerity programme.

Democrat promises whistleblower safety | Ecuador withdraws fuel subsidy: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-14 06:09

Democrat Adam Schiff says he's committed to protecting whistleblower in impeachment probes | Ecuador govt withdraws order on fuel subsidies after violent protests; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Trump fights impeachment | Church 'covering up' sex abuse: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-09 07:40

White House refuses to co-operate with impeachment inquiry | Church accused of covering up priest's paternity; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH | Ecuador city recycling plastic bottles for bus tickets

2019-08-23 09:43

Looking after the environment is paying off in Ecuador, at least for public transport users in the business hub of Guayaquil.

Moreno: Assange used to coordinate hackers from the embassy

2019-04-17 16:04

Ecuador's president is accusing Julian Assange of hosting numerous hackers at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to give them directions on how to propagate information on topics important to the WikiLeaks founder and his financiers.

Ecuador spread lies about WikiLeaks founder - Julian Assange's lawyer

2019-04-15 05:11

A lawyer representing jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the Ecuadorian government has been spreading lies about his behaviour inside its embassy in London.

New species of hummingbird identified in Ecuador

2018-10-04 10:31

A team of ornithologists in Ecuador has identified a new species of hummingbird: A lovely blue-green creature that lives in a cold, barren highland area and is danger of extinction.

Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 19

2018-08-15 06:10

Ecuadorean officials say at least 24 people died and another 19 were injured when a long-distance bus overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital.

12 dead after Ecuador bus slides off road, say officials

2018-03-25 08:09

Twelve people have been killed and another 25 have been injured when the bus they were traveling in careened off a road in a coastal region of western Ecuador, officials have announced.

Ecuador voters bar ex-president Correa from comeback

2018-02-05 11:17

Ecuadorans have voted to bar ex-president Rafael Correa from being able to make a comeback in 2021 by unmistakably backing a referendum question on reimposing presidential term limits.

 

WATCH | Ecuadrians celebrate deal to end deadly unrest

2019-10-14 19:34

Ecuador's president and indigenous leaders have reached an agreement to end nearly two weeks of violent protests against austerity measures put in place to obtain a multi-billion-dollar loan from the IMF.

WATCH | Ecuador protesters attack TV station, newspaper in Quito - reports

2019-10-13 10:07

Protesters in Ecuador have attacked a television station and newspaper, the outlets said, as violence in the capital city Quito prompted President Lenin Moreno to impose a curfew and military control. WATCH NOW.

Accused clergy under the radar | GOP member mull Trump impeachment: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-04 07:18

Accused clergy move on to teach, counsel, prey | Some in GOP want inquiry but wary of impeachment; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Ecuador's highest court approves same-sex marriage

2019-06-13 11:13

Ecuador's highest court has approved same-sex marriage in a landmark ruling in the traditionally Catholic and conservative South American country.

Ecuador says hit by 40 million cyber attacks since Assange arrest

2019-04-16 14:30

Ecuador said it has suffered 40 million cyber attacks on the webpages of public institutions since stripping Wikileaks founder Julian Assange of political asylum.

More than 100 baby turtles reported stolen on Galapagos islands

2018-10-07 08:42

A total of 123 baby giant turtles have been stolen from a breeding facility in the Galapagos islands, a lawmaker from Ecuador's prized archipelago in the Pacific told AFP.

Britain, Ecuador seeking an end to the Assange standoff

2018-09-27 18:25

Ecuador's president says his country and the United Kingdom are working on a legal solution for Julian Assange that would allow the Wikileaks founder to leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London in "the medium term".

Death toll rises to 13 after Ecuador bus slides off road

2018-03-26 12:49

Thirteen people have died and 18 have been injured when the bus they were traveling in careened off a road in a coastal region of western Ecuador, according to the latest official toll.

Tonnes of garbage cleaned up from Galapagos coast

2018-03-20 11:52

Officials at Ecuador's Galapagos National Park say they have collected 22 tonnes of garbage since January off the coasts of the pristine archipelago, some of it from as far away as Asia.

Earthquake hits Ecuador coast, no injuries reported

2017-12-03 16:06

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck along the coast of Ecuador in the same area where a much stronger tremor left hundreds dead last year

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