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Ecuador's economy to grow around 4 pct in 2013, Correa says
Ecuador's economy will grow around 4 percent this year while inflation will remain below 3 percent, President Rafael Correa said on Thursday, adding GDP in 2014 will likely expand 5 percent.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
The Heritage Foundation
Ecuador: Chevron Trial Illustrates Poor Investment Climate
Press coverage of the just-concluded testimony phase of a racketeering trial in a New York federal court provides an excellent recent illustration of the behind-the-scenes maneuvering by President Rafael Correa of Ecuador and his government that has created disillusionment and a climate of mistrust among international investors.
Ecuadorian President Hopes for Closer Friendship with DPRK
Rafael Correa, president of Ecuador, met Jon Yong Nam, chairman of the Central Committee of Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League, at the presidential palace on Dec. 12. Jon is leading the DPRK delegation of youth and students to the 18th World Festival of Youth and Students.
Malaysian National News Agency
Latin Leaders Congratulate Bachelet On Winning Chile's Election
Leaders of Latin American countries on Monday congratulated Michelle Bachelet on being elected president of Chile.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Ecuador shuns suspicious USAID
Ecuador announced it was freezing cooperation with USAID, after charging last year the US agency was meddling in domestic affairs.
Financial Press: Investment Banker to Gold Miner: Ecuador Gold and...
Financial Press: Investment Banker to Gold Miner: Ecuador Gold and Copper's Glenn Laing Explains Why He Thinks This is His Best Investment to Date 12/16/2013 [ACCESSWIRE] - Why would an investment banker who has raised $1 billion dollars through stock exchange listings, capital raisings, private placements and debt mandates, abandon his rosewood ... (more)
Sun Dec 15, 2013
United States cancels aid programs to Ecuador -officials
The United States has canceled aid to Ecuador worth $32 million over the coming years after long-running disputes with the government of socialist President Rafael Correa, according to U.S. officials.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
At odds with Ecuador, USAID moves to leave
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa gestures as he addresses a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery in Berlin, in April.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Beyond the Beyond
An Open Letter to the Commoners and Co-operators of the World to...
Dear Global Co-operators and Commoners, In a speech on Sept. 19, 2012, President Correa of Ecuador appealed to the young people of his country to fight for [...] An Open Letter to the Commoners and Co-operators of the World to participate in the Ecuadorian transition towards an Open Commons-based Knowledge Society.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa pledges support for search for missing Oklahoma City teenager
The family of a missing Oklahoma City man is seeing renewed hope this week after the president of Ecuador pledged to make the case a priority.
The New Zealand Herald
Correction: Ecuador-Besieged Journalists story
In a Dec. 7 report about press freedom in Ecuador, The Associated Press reported erroneously that it left phone messages for government Communications Director Fernando Alvarado.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
Family has new hope in search for missing Oklahoma man in Ecuador
OF ECUADOR IS PUSHING TO FIND AN OKLAHOMA TEEN. AUGUST REIGER DISAPPEARRED LAST JUNE.
KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
Ecuadorean president pushes for Oklahoma teen's return
For the first time officials have been given a clue in the disappearance of August Reiger.
Mother Earth in Chains
THE END OF CAPITALISM? - Rob Urie on the future of capitalism; James Kilgore on the strange politics of prisons in America; David Macaray digs into the history and influence of the US Chamber of Commerce; Louis Proyect surveys the films of Steven Soderberg; Lee Ballinger on political ballads; Jeffrey St. Clair recounts the history of eugenics in ... (more)
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Journalists: Rising hostility to press in Ecuador
To Calderon, the threats were a backhanded compliment for his inaugural story in Plan V that outlined multimillion-dollar insurance fraud affecting state institutions.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Myrtle Beach Online
Ecuador shuts down nonprofit environmental group
The closure Wednesday is the first of an advocacy group by Correa's government, which has been criticized as hostile to free expression and has broadened state authority over nonprofits by decree this year.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Petroamazonas to explore blocks that don't receive bids -Correa
Ecuador's state company Petroamazonas will explore new oil blocks in the Amazon jungle if they fail to draw interest from foreign energy firms, President Rafael Correa said on Tuesday during a visit to the region.
World Press Freedom Review
IPI Blog: In New York, protesters see treason in Ecuadorean journalist's work
That was the invective that greeted Ecuadorean investigative journalist Janeth Hinostroza as she arrived at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York City on Nov. 26 to accept an International Press Freedom Award from the Committee to Project Journalists .
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Special Report-How China took control of an Opec country's oil
China's aggressive quest for foreign oil has reached a new milestone, according to records reviewed by Reuters: near monopoly control of crude exports from an OPEC nation, Ecuador.
Chevron alleges still another fraud by Ecuadorians
On the last day of trial testimony in Chevron's racketeering suit against the environmental lawyers who won an $9.5 billion judgement against it in Lago Agrio, Ecuador in 2011 -- a trial that had already featured allegations of bribery, extortion, and fraud -- the oil giant presented troubling evidence of one final bombshell.