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Bachelet sworn in as Chile president
The socialist leader was inaugurated in a ceremony in the city of Valparaiso after her election win in December over conservative rival Evelyn Matthei.
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El Salvador Election: 21st Century Socialism Failure on the March
In Latin America, Socialism for the 21st Century is once again on the verge of obtaining a political victory that we will soon come to regret.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
As Mexico nabs drug 'kingpins, Pena Nieto's vow to cut crime lags
Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto listens as President Rafael Correa speaks during a joint press conference in Quito, Ecuador, Monday, March 10, 2014.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
What the fight against copper mines in Ecuador has in common with the ...
By Mary Fifield of Portland, Oregon. As executive director of Amazon Partnerships Foundation, Mary Fifield worked in the Ecuadorian Amazon supporting indigenous communities' efforts to fight climate change and oil extraction.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Courthouse News Service
Ecuadoran President Correa Blasts NY Fed Judge's Ruling for Chevron
After singing a local folk tune, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa on Saturday answered a New York judge's decision blocking a $9.5 billion verdict against Chevron with a three-hour speech that decried "lies," "bias" and "imperialism."
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Latin American presidents to discuss Venezuela unrest, Ecuador says
Latin American presidents will meet next week to discuss the unrest in Venezuela that has left at least 20 dead and convulsed the South American OPEC nation, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said late on Thursday.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Chevron's RICO Win Is a Potent Weapon Against Ecuadorian Judgment
A protestor in Madrid shows his black painted hand in 2013 to protest against Chevron and the oil contamination in Ecuador's Amazon region in federal court in New York: The oil company won a sweeping ruling that a multibillion-dollar judgment against it in Ecuador was procured by fraud-and therefore isn't worth the paper it's written on.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Miami Herald
Eduardo Correa losing popularity in Ecuador
Clara Botero works carries a tray of her cookies at Commercial Kitchen 305, where she bakes her organic treats for sale online and to local establishments.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Ecuadorian President Does Not Rule Out Running for Reelection in 2017
Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa announced Friday that he will review his decision not to run for reelection in the 2017 balloting, and said he will study the possibility of changing the constitutional restriction that prevents him, for now, from running for another term.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Meanwhile, in another dark corner of Latrine America, Chavez wannabe Correa reels from sucker punch
Ukraine got all the attention last week, so much attention that the similar unrest in Venezuela tended to be overlooked by the Western news media.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Ecuador Rejects U.S. Human Rights Report As biased
Ecuador has described as biased the US annual human rights report that accuses the government of President Rafael Correa of stifling freedom of expression, Xinhua news agency reported.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
After defeat, Correa asks Cabinet to resign
The consequences of the electoral defeat suffered last Sunday by Ecuador's ruling-party started to be felt yesterday after President Rafael Correa asked his Cabinet to resign.
Global Voices Online
Mayoral Elections in Ecuador: Setback for the Government?
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Wed Feb 26, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Thinking outside the box
In the year's first round of collective bargaining which bodes ill for labour relations as a whole, government representatives and teacher unions seem totally deadlocked while society at large watches helplessly with a punctual start to classes starting to look almost miraculous - perhaps it is time to start questioning both the reduction of ... (more)
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Correa government loses Ecuador capital in local election
Ecuador's opposition won control of the capital Quito and one other major city in the oil-producing Andean nation in elections on Sunday, preliminary results showed, in a blow to the socialist government of President Rafael Correa.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Ecuador Opposition Gains in Vote, Polls Show
QUITO, Ecuador-This country's two most populous cities, Quito and Guayaquil, were set to elect opposition mayors on Sunday in votes that President Rafael Correa called a setback for his Alianza Pais party.
Peter McKay: Who'd trust the phoneys of the Left to protect us?
The ugly events playing out in Kiev might put us up against Russia if its macho leader, Vladimir Putin, decides to invade the Ukraine to keep it tied to Moscow.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Ecuador's development dilemma: Will oil win out?
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa greets Shuar indigenous women during his visit to the Millennium community in Panacocha, Ecuador, in January.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Daily Star
Presidential helicopter crashes in Ecuador, three dead
QUITO: A military helicopter assigned to the presidency crashed in southern Ecuador, killing three people, President Rafael Correa has announced.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
LatAm divided over Venezuelan crisis
While traditional allies of Socialist President Nicols Maduro - including Ecuador's Rafael Correa and Bolivia's Evo Morales - have been quick to express support for the Venezuelan government and blame the "US-funded right" for the violence that has killed six people in the last week, rightist leaders have preferred a more cautious line and have ... (more)