2 hrs ago
Ecuador president confirms Assange asylum
Mexico City, Aug 20 Ecuador's President Rafael Correa Wednesday confirmed his country's decision to grant political asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who has been living at the Ecuadorian embassy in London for the past two years.
6 hrs ago
The WSJ's Editorial Posing as "News" about Ecuador
Under the banner "Latin America News" the Wall Street Journal has poured out its pain that the people of Ecuador might reelect President Rafael Correa.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
LatAm losing fear of legalizing drugs: Ecuador president
Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa said Tuesday that Latin America is "losing fear" of legalizing drugs after decades of fighting traffickers with ample US prodding but limited success.
Latin America Scores Lowest on Security
Residents of Latin America and the Caribbean were the least likely among all global regions last year to feel secure in their communities.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Ecuador's Popular President Seeks Law Allowing Perpetual Re-election
QUITO, Ecuador-President Rafael Correa, in speeches and televised interviews, assures followers he'd like nothing more than to step aside when his current term ends.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Global Voices Online
GKill City, a Site for 'Countercultural Journalism' in Ecuador, Turns Three
See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Hungry Russia builds new economic ties
The sanctions, which the EU and the United States imposed on Russia, led to responsive measures.
Ecuador: We don't need a permission to trade with Russia
Ecuador doesn't need anybody's permission to export agricultural products to Russia, which now has a big gap that needs to be filled after it banned supplies from a number of western countries, said President Rafael Correa.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
UPDATE 3-Two dead, eight wounded in Ecuador earthquake
Two people were killed in Ecuador on Tuesday after a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the capital of Quito, with eight others wounded and rescue workers still seeking to free others trapped after the tremor.
Equador minister lures India with $28 bn portfolio
Visiting Equadorian minister Leonardo Arizaga Tuesday sought to lure Indian business to his South American nation, saying his nation of 16 million was one of the fastest-growing in the region and would love to have Indian investment in pharamaceutrical, infrastructure, Information technology, hydrocarbon and mining.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Colombia, ELN rebels talking: Ecuador
THE US Border Patrol says it has arrested 62,998 unaccompanied children and adolescents under 17 from October through July.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Peru Keen To Boost Strategic Ties With Columbia
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala, who is heading to Bogota to attend the oath-taking ceremony of president-elect Juan Manuel Santos, underlined the strategic relations his country has with Colombia, and expressed the wish that they must be improved.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
President of Ecuador cancels trip to Israel
The President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa cancelled his trip to Israel, scheduled for later this year, in the aftermath of Israel's 28 day offensive in the Gaza Strip.
New York Daily News
Hillary Clinton name-drops her way into surprise 'Colbert Report' appearance
Hillary Clinton made an unannounced visit to "The Colbert Report" on Tuesday night, where she playfully name-dropped her way through a comedy bit while promoting her new memoir.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Bitcoin-like money is Ecuador's dollar-saving plan
After mortgaging most of Ecuador's oil and gold to finance spending, President Rafael Correa is planning to create virtual money to pay the nation's bills.
Mobile operators facing extra 12% state tax
The government of Ecuador is aiming to impose a new 12% tax on the profits of mobile operators Movistar, Claro and in order to reinvest the money in social telecommunications projects including rural telecentres, reports TeleSemana.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Ecuador paid US$6M to fight back Chevron
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said yesterday that his administration paid US$6.4 million to a PR agency in the United States to fight back against the "attacks" from oil company Chevron, which has been accused of causing environmental damage to his country's Amazonian region.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Six guilty of plot to kill Ecuador president
Quito: A court in Ecuador convicted six police officers on Friday of attempting to assassinate President Rafael Correa during a 2010 rebellion that left 10 people dead and 274 wounded.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Bello: I, the Supreme
NO SOONER had Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's president, secured himself a second term in a run-off election in June than he announced that he wants to prevent such a thing happening again.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Interview with President Rafael Correa: Part 2
With weak political parties, the right wing media acts almost like a political party in opposition.