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  1. WikiLeaks says Assange's internet link 'severed' by EcuadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... while the circumstances that led to the granting of asylum remain." The government of leftist President Rafael Correa has long backed Assange's right to free speech, though the WikiLeaks saga has caused some strain in relations with the United ...

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  2. WikiLeaks Says Ecuador Cut Internet Access of Julian Assange 34 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Bloomberg

    ... questioning about an alleged sexual offense. Former Ecuadorian Ambassador Mauricio Gandara said that President Rafael Correa's government is under pressure for allowing Assange to use the embassy to distribute material that may interfere with the ...

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  3. Habitat III: Sustainable, inclusive cities - can transform our world...Read the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | United Nations

    ... conference, depend on the collaboration of all countries and stakeholders. Ecuador's President, Rafael Correa, who is presiding over Habitat III, pointed to the Quito Implementation Plan, which defines "mechanisms, to follow-up on agreements that we ...

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  4. RPT-SolGold approves funding deal with Newcrest to mine in EcuadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Reuters

    ... the unit managing the Cascabel project, Exploraciones Novomining (ENSA). Under its popular two-term president, Rafael Correa, Ecuador is raising its profile as a country to open to foreign mining - a stark reversal from the start of his presidency ...

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  5. Ecuador to receive 11 presidents for UN's Habitat III ConferenceRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    ... built from a consensus between the 193 members of the UN after months of negotiations. On Oct. 14, President Rafael Correa will visit the House of Culture to supervise preparations, as well as the El Arbolito Park and the National Assembly building, ...

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  6. SolGold approves funding deal with Newcrest to mine in EcuadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Reuters

    Under its popular two-term president, Rafael Correa, Ecuador is raising its profile as a country to open to foreign mining - a stark reversal from the start of his presidency in 2007, when a moratorium on new mining projects was declared. But the recent crash in oil prices is curbing the government's tax revenues and leading to a rethink on mining in the country, according to SolGold Chief Executive Nick Mather.

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  7. Paraplegic Lenin Moreno Garc s May Become President of EcuadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | New Mobility

    Lenin Moreno GarcA s, a paraplegic who served as vice president of Ecuador from 2007 to 2013, may become his nation's next president. Moreno has been selected by the nation's ruling party, Alianza Pais, as its next leader following the announcement that Ecuador's current president, Rafael Correa, will not seek a third term in 2017.

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  8. Ecuador: Universal Periodic Review, October 2016Read the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Humans Rights Watch

    The administration of President Rafael Correa has expanded state control over media and civil society and abused its power to harass, intimidate, and punish critics. Other concerns include limited judicial independence, poor prison conditions, and women's and girls' limited access to reproductive health care due to fear of prosecution.

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  9. Colombian government, ELN rebels to hold peace talks in late OctoberRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    The Colombian government and the National Liberation Army , the country's second largest guerrilla group, on Monday announced they will begin peace talks on Oct. 27. The announcement came on the heels of the government's peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia , the country's largest insurgency group, which was rejected in a plebiscite on Oct.2. The peace negotiations with the ELN will be held in Quito, Ecuador, the two sides said in a joint statement issued from Caracas, Venezuela. "I have good news," Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said in a televised address Monday afternoon, and thanked his Ecuadorian counterpart Rafael Correa for agreeing to host the talks.

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  10. Venezuela says US must abandon LA military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | Green Left Weekly

    ... America and the Caribbean. Ecuador, however, sparked controversy in 2007, when the government of President Rafael Correa ordered the US withdraw from its military base at Manta by 2009. Correa suggested that Washington could maintain the base if ...

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  11. Roundup: LatAm laments failure of Colombia's peace deal, vows to continue to help peace processRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    ... Susana Malcorra said, "the results of the referendum do not signal a return to fighting." Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa was more circumspect, saying "'No' won in Colombia, but everyone insists they want peace .... Hopefully peace will win in ...

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  12. LatAm laments failure of Colombia's peace deal, vows to continue to help peace processRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    ... Susana Malcorra said, "the results of the referendum do not signal a return to fighting." Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa was more circumspect, saying "'No' won in Colombia, but everyone insists they want peace .... Hopefully peace will win in ...

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  13. In Latin America, The Empire Strikes BackRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2016 | Common Dreams

    A boy wears a banner with a stenciled image of Ecuador's President Rafael Correa during the Alianza PAIS convention in Quito, Ecuador, on Saturday. Correa is the party's leader.

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  14. The Empire Strikes BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | OpEdNews

    ... leaders such as Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, Luiz Ina'cio Lula da Silva in Brazil, Evo Morales in Bolivia and Rafael Correa in Ecuador, won huge electoral victories. They instituted socialist reforms that benefited the poor and the working class. They ...

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  15. Ecuador: Left-wing disability activist to run for president on ruling party ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Green Left Weekly

    Ecuador's ruling party, the leftist Pais Alliance of President Rafael Correa, has elected disability rights activist Lenin Moreno to be its next candidate for president during its October 1 congress, TeleSUR English said . Presidential elections are scheduled for February 19 next year.

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  16. Ecuador's Correa names successor for 2017 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Ecuador's ruling party on Saturday named Lenin Moreno -- who uses a wheelchair and has been a champion of the rights of people with disabilities -- as its candidate to succeed President Rafael Correa. Correa, an economist by training who has been president of the Andean nation since 2007 and is not seeking re-election next year, endorsed the charismatic ex-vice president.

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  17. CFK singles out Correa as regional successorRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2016 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Former Argentine president Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner called on Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa to continue her former government's fight against the "forces of predatory international capitalism" yesterday during a speech at the Ecuadorean Parliament in Quito. Ecuador and Correa, Fernndez de Kirchner said, must "continue the international task of defending sovereign debt restructuring and continue the fight against vulture funds and tax havens," she said in an oblique reference to her successor President Mauricio Macri, who was named in the so-called Panama Papers document leak, which revealed he was involved in companies based in tax havens including the Bahamas.

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  18. Ecuador returns to market after short hiatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Reuters

    ... is expected to shrink 1.7% this year, according to the Central Bank. The left wing government of President Rafael Correa has also been reluctant to seek help from the International Monetary Fund, preferring instead to tap the bond market. However, ...

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  19. Ecuador returns to market after short hiatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Reuters

    ... is expected to shrink 1.7% this year, according to the Central Bank. The left wing government of President Rafael Correa has also been reluctant to seek help from the International Monetary Fund, preferring instead to tap the bond market. However, ...

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  20. Spotlight: Latin America celebrates end of its oldest conflict in ColombiaRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    ... city of Cartagena, in the company of a number of world leaders and around 2,500 people. Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa spoke to the press at Quito airport on Monday before leaving for the ceremony, saying that "we have been invited by President ...

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