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  • Sebastian ‘Zuko’ Carrasco crowned Kilimanjaro with his hand bike

    Sebastian ‘Zuko’ Carrasco crowned Kilimanjaro with his hand bike

    Sebastián ‘Zuko’ Carrasco, the Ecuadorian sportsman with disabilities, planned this feat for two years. Now look for new challenges. When his friend Gissela Toledo proposed to raise the Kilimanjaro aboard his hand-driven bicycle, the Ecuadorian…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 4:55pm -
  • Chocolate offers many cosmetic benefits

    Chocolate offers many cosmetic benefits

    Chocolate Day is celebrated every September 13, a preparation based on cocoa beans that have been present in America for nearly 4,000 years. Although it is now known as an ingredient to prepare desserts, the Mesoamerican peoples used it in ceremonial…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 2:34pm -
  • E-commerce is prospering in Ecuador

    E-commerce is prospering in Ecuador

    Grocery shopping without having to go physically, avoid driving, parking, and lines to pay, is now possible via the internet. In Ecuador, there are already supermarkets and companies that offer applications to make purchases from home. This is one of…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 9:09am -
  • Rafael Correa must answer for 9 million dollars for misusing the State Aircrafts

    Rafael Correa must answer for 9 million dollars for misusing the State Aircrafts

    Another abuse of power was detected in the government of former President Rafael Correa. The Comptroller General of the State determined that the ex-president must answer for a glossary of nine million dollars for the misuse of state airplanes. The n…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 8:59am -
  • Ecuador’s Cattle Industry proposes solutions on the Milk Whey restrictions

    Ecuador’s Cattle Industry proposes solutions on the Milk Whey restrictions

    Seventy-one cattle ranchers from the Coast, Sierra and Amazon, and four dairy companies sent a letter to President Lenin Moreno asking for a final decision on the marketing and use of milk whey. His request comes after the moratorium prohibiting the…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 5:04pm -
  • Ecuador’s Prosecution Office continues the investigation in the 2012-2016 Bribes Case

    Ecuador’s Prosecution Office continues the investigation in the 2012-2016 Bribes Case

    Ecuador’s Prosecution Office continues the investigation in the 2012-2016 Bribes Case. In fact, before this phase ended, prosecutor Diana Salazar ordered that versions be taken and forensic expert reports to be made and forwarded information reques…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 4:41pm -
  • Ecuador will allow the entry of Venezuelans who have a visa to other countries

    Ecuador will allow the entry of Venezuelans who have a visa to other countries

    Venezuelan migrants who have a visa for third countries will be able to enter Ecuadorian territory, said the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility, José Valencia. The official said that, with this transit permit, foreigners can stay for ten…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 3:12pm -
  • 57.6% of Ecuadorians are already part of the financial system

    57.6% of Ecuadorians are already part of the financial system

    Last year, 486,397 new Ecuadorians accessed a financial product in the country, according to the latest financial inclusion report from the Central Bank of Ecuador (ECB), published yesterday. At the end of 2018, a total of 6.8 million Ecuadorians acc…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 12:34pm -
  • The tenth edition of Cybermonday will be held in Ecuador on September 16

    The tenth edition of Cybermonday will be held in Ecuador on September 16

    More than 30 entrepreneurship businesses will accompany about twenty recognized brands such as Claro, Despegar Ecuador, Cinemark, Copa Airlines, Colineal, among others, will participate in the tenth edition of the Cybermonday, which will be held on S…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 1:30pm -
  • Odebrecht maintains 45 open investigations handled by Ecuador’s Comptroller and the Prosecution Office

    Odebrecht maintains 45 open investigations handled by Ecuador’s Comptroller and the Prosecution Office

    Odebrecht’s name is repeated in 40 investigations within the Comptroller’s Office and in five files opened by the Prosecutor’s Office. The participation of the Brazilian giant in works built by the previous Government is analyzed in two ways: a…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 12:56pm -

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  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on Ecuador
    This submission relates to the review of Ecuador under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. It focuses on access to abortion, school-related sexual violence, and the protection of students, teachers, and schools during…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • No Girl Should be Forced into Motherhood After Rape

    No Girl Should be Forced into Motherhood After Rape

    Norma* (*indicates a pseudonym) was 12 when her father began raping her. She became pregnant shortly thereafter. Though abortion is legal in Ecuador when a woman or girl’s life or health is in danger, no one…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ecuador: Uphold Rights of Fleeing Venezuelans

    Ecuador: Uphold Rights of Fleeing Venezuelans

    Expand Venezuelans who do not have passports walk on the Pan American Highway after crossing the Rumichaca International Bridge from Colombia, before reaching another migration chec…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Amicus curiae on Venezuelan immigration to Ecuador
    Washington, D.C., May 8, 2019Honorable Justice Hernán Salgado PesantesPresident of the Ecuadorian Constitutional CourtQuito – ECUADORCase: 0014-19-INSubject: Human Rights Watch Amicus curiae on Venezuelan immigration to EcuadorJosé Miguel…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ecuador: Amicus brief regarding Same-Sex Marriage
    Honorable Justice Hernán Salgado PesantesEcuadorian Constitutional CourtQuito – EcuadorCase: 0011-18-CNJosé Miguel Vivanco, on behalf of Human Rights Watch, located at 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th floor, New York, United States, presents this ami…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ecuador: Memorandum on Abortion and International Human Rights Law
    Washington, D.C., April 25, 2019Elizabeth Cabezas GuerreroPresident of the National AssemblyQuito – ECUADORSubject: Memorandum on Abortion and International Human Rights LawIntroductionHuman Rights Watch has the honor of submitting this mem…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ecuador: Decriminalize Abortion in Rape Cases

    Ecuador: Decriminalize Abortion in Rape Cases

    Expand A green handkerchief with the hashtags #DéjameDecidir (let me decide) and #AbortoPorViolación (abortion in cases of rape) has become emblematic of the campaign for the decr…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ecuador
    Ecuador faces chronic human rights challenges, including poor prison conditions, laws that give authorities broad powers to limit free speech and judicial independence, and far-reaching restrictions on women’s and girls’ access to reproductive he…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • New Americas Treaty Boosts Environmental Rights
    A new treaty to deepen the link between environmental protection and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean has the potential to reduce the conflicts that lead to the murders of so many environmental defenders in the region. The signing ce…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • The IMF is hurting countries it claims to help | Mark Weisbrot
    The fund’s loan agreement with Ecuador will worsen unemployment and poverty When people think of the damage that wealthy countries – typically led by the US and its allies – cause to people in the rest of the world, they probably think of warf…
    - 19 days ago, 27 Aug 19, 10:02am -
  • The mother challenging police and power to solve her daughter's murder | Dan Collyns
    When Carolina’s body was found on wasteland in Ecuador’s capital, her mother, Amanda, did not believe she died of natural causes. Her investigation has now led to a convictionAmanda* makes pastries to sell around the streets of Quito, she is not…
    - 87 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 2:00am -
  • Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip
    Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of a political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to allow US anti-narcotics planes to use an airstrip…
    - 90 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 4:45pm -
  • Latin American rape survivors who were denied abortions turn to UN
    Women from Nicaragua, Ecuador and Guatemala who suffered child rape take cases to UN human rights committeeFour women from Latin America whose lives were put at risk when they were not allowed abortions after being raped as girls are taking their cas…
    - 29 May 19, 8:21am -
  • New US charges against Julian Assange could spell decades behind bars
    WikiLeaks founder charged in 18-count DoJ indictmentAssange ‘risked serious harm to US national security’Julian Assange could face decades in a US prison after being charged with violating the Espionage Act by publishing classified information th…
    - 23 May 19, 7:30pm -
  • US prosecutors to 'help themselves' to Julian Assange's possessions
    Material from WikiLeaks founder’s time in Ecuadorian embassy is said to include two manuscriptsJulian Assange’s belongings from his time living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London will be handed over to US prosecutors on Monday, according to Wiki…
    - 19 May 19, 1:02pm -
  • The Guardian view on abortion: protecting a human right | Editorial
    Cruel laws risk lives and harm women around the world. Attempts to extend them must be resistedNo law can end abortions, however severe its restrictions and however harsh its penalties. Each day almost 70,000 unsafe abortions are carried out around t…
    - 12 May 19, 1:30pm -
  • Pamela Anderson visits 'innocent man' Julian Assange in prison
    Actor joined by WikiLeaks editor-in-chief for Assange’s first social visit since his arrestPamela Anderson has described Julian Assange as “the world’s most innocent man” and said a fight was on to “save his life”, after the actor and mod…
    - 7 May 19, 9:28am -
  • Julian Assange and the story of WikiLeaks – podcast
    Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for breaching bail conditions after spending almost seven years inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Today, he has an extradition hearing, which could conclude wit…
    - 1 May 19, 10:00pm -
  • Julian Assange legal team begin 'big fight' over extradition
    Supporters of WikiLeaks founder ready for long battle after he is jailed for bail breachA struggle over the US request for Julian Assange’s extradition will open in court on Thursday morning, a day after the WikiLeaks founder was jailed for just un…
    - 1 May 19, 3:26pm -
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