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Thursday | Buenos Aires Herald

Ecuador paper fights back after gov't claims

The controversy surrounding the closure of a leading Ecuadorean newspaper became a matter of international debate this week after the country's Communications Secretariat issued a statement in which it questioned the reasons behind the shutdown.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Ecuadorian Vice President In Cuba To Boost Cooperation

Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas is now in Havana for an official visit to boost bilateral cooperation in biotechnology, state daily Granma said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Ecuador, Agriculture, Science, Thailand

The Hill

Chicago-style politics wreaks havoc from Washington to Quito

If it isn't bad enough that four of the last seven former Illinois governors were jailed for assorted crimes of corruption, racketeering and bribery, now the Land of Lincoln has produced two world leaders straight from the Chicago-style school of politics, Barack Obama and Ecuador's Rafael Correa, pushing their countries to the limit through ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Immigration Reform

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Blog: Pressured by government, Ecuadoran cartoonist is forced to adjust

Called to testify before a government media oversight commission, editorial cartoonist Xavier Bonilla--known by his penname Bonil--showed up with a pair of four-foot-long mock pencils.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Ecuador, Journalism,

World Press Freedom Review

Ecuador daily fined days after ending print edition

The repressive effects of Ecuador's one-year-old communications law can be seen in a regulator's decision to fine a newspaper just days after the daily said the law was the reason it was shuttering its print edition, the International Press Institute said today.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Miami Herald

Ecuador's President may seek ultimate job security: indefinite reelection

Ecuador's president is pushing constitutional reforms that might allow him to join the ranks of Venezuela and Nicaragua and vie for indefinite reelection.

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Related Topix: Daniel Ortega

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Bloomberg

Ecuador Says China Signed $2 Billion Oil Deal to Access Crude

Ecuador's state oil company got $2 billion of financing from China backed by future crude supplies, adding to funding the country has obtained this year by tapping the bond market and taking a loan from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. The OPEC-member country disclosed the China deal in an offering circular to bond investors last month.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

Tue Jul 01, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Blog: Ecuador newspaper shutters its presses, citing government pressure

Blaming government harassment and a related advertising slowdown, the daily newspaper Hoy ceased its Quito-based print edition Monday, and said it would transform into an online-only newspaper.

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Related Topix: South America, Ecuador, World News, Journalism

Mon Jun 30, 2014

National Public Radio

Ecuador's President Tests The Waters On Wiping Away Term Limits

Fiery Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa had sworn that his current term, his third, would be his last.

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Reuters

Ecuador: a successful emerging market?

A colleague of mine, Marius Zaharia interviewed Moritz Kraemer, Standard and Poor's head of sovereign ratings for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Babalu Blog

At this rate, every other street in Argentina will be named after Nestor Kirchner

Take a good look at Argentina and you will notice that just about everything is named after a guy named Nestor.

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Related Topix: South America, Argentina, World News, Venezuela, US News, Conservative Political News

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Miami Herald

Andres Oppenheimer: A blow to Latin America's personality cult

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Hugo Chavez

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Ecuador lawmakers propose unlimited presidential terms

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa speaks during a meeting at the Carondelet presidential palace in Quito, June 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, Ecuador, World News

The Miami Herald

Ecuador pushing plan for indefinite re-election

Ecuador's ruling party pushed ahead Thursday with a plan to allow indefinite re-election of President Rafael Correa and other officials.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Reuters

Ecuador ruling party proposes end to presidential two-term limit

Ecuador's ruling political movement presented to the national assembly on Wednesday on a controversial plan to end a two-term limit for the re-election of the president, give new powers to the military and increase oversight of the country's media.

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Green Left Weekly

Ecuador accuses US scientists of stealing blood of indigenous peoples

Ecuador accused US scientists on June 16 of taking thousands of unauthorised blood samples from indigenous Huaorani and selling them.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Harvard University

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Babalu Blog

The Cubanization of Ecuador: Dictator Rafael Correa moving to further stifle free press

As Wikileaks' Julian Assange marks a second year living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London decrying the alleged suppression of free press in the Anglo West, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa plots even more potent initiatives to silence opposition media in his country.

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Related Topix: Julian Assange, WikiLeaks, Hugo Chavez, US News, Conservative Political News

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Blog: Ecuador's year-old media law stifles in-depth reporting

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa generated little actual news during a two-day trip to Chile last month.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Ecuador, Journalism

Green Left Weekly

Venezuela: LA leaders condemn 'siege'

Cuban President Raul Castro, Bolivian President Evo Morales, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro at the G77 plus China summit held in the Bolivian summit of Santa Cruz in June.

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Related Topix: Raul Castro

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Nerve News

Ecuador president hails national team

Quito, June 21 Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa is very supportive and proud of his national team's 2-1 win over Honduras in a Group F clash at the FIFA World Cup Friday.

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Related Topix: South America, Ecuador, World News

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