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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.


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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

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.


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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.


Related Topix: Ecuador, World News

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.


Related Topix: Journalism, Ecuador, World News

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.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Science,

Russia Taday

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.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Ecuador,

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.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia

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.


Related Topix: Travel, Peru Travel, South America, World News, Colombia, Colombia Travel, Juan Carlos, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Jerusalem Post

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.


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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.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Conservative Political News

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Denver Post

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.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

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.


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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Age

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

The Economist

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.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia

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.


Buenos Aires Herald

On Latin American solidarity

As the Argentine government struggles to avoid defaulting on its debt, little effort has been made by Latin American countries to speak with a united voice in support of the country's position.


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