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  • newInka Tambo shows the life of the otavalos

    Inka Tambo shows the life of the otavalos

    Ecuadornews:     For four years Mario Tuntaquimba and his wife Rosa Elena Terán have welcomed tourists from all over the world. His interest is to show the Otavalos customs and rituals in Inka Tambo, the workshop of his grandparents. The couple is…
    - 15 hours ago, 25 Sep 17, 5:42pm -
  • newA city of precautions for American tourists

    A city of precautions for American tourists

    Ecuadornews:     Traveling to another country always involves knowing in advance the security measures that must be taken to avoid being a victim of crime, and the US Consulate in Guayaquil is very clear on that. A report called ‘Ecuador 2017 Del…
    - 15 hours ago, 25 Sep 17, 5:34pm -
  • newThe unsuccessful Yasuní initiative cost $ 9.4 million

    The unsuccessful Yasuní initiative cost $ 9.4 million

    Ecuadornews:     Food expenses paid with unjustified state resources, contracts subscribed under the special regime (direct contracting) and assets that are stored since 2012 are some of the observations of the examination carried out by the Nation…
    - 15 hours ago, 25 Sep 17, 5:26pm -
  • new258 failures in the Monteverde gas storage system

    258 failures in the Monteverde gas storage system

    Ecuadornews:     The Monteverde-El Chorrillo Liquefied Petroleum Gas Reception, Storage, Transportation, and Distribution System, opened three years ago, features 258 failures, according to Petroecuador reports, despite the fact that the work is op…
    - 17 hours ago, 25 Sep 17, 4:13pm -
  • newOdebrecht had appointments in the Vice Presidency

    Odebrecht had appointments in the Vice Presidency

    Ecuadornews:     The investigation of the Odebrecht case will conclude on Sunday, October 1 and the Public Prosecutor’s Office is accelerating the process. This week, former officials linked to works in strategic sectors will give their version o…
    - 17 hours ago, 25 Sep 17, 3:39pm -
  • newLack of irrigation infrastructure impedes development

    Lack of irrigation infrastructure impedes development

    Ecuadornews:     In Ecuador lacks much in agricultural terms. In 2014, 34.09% of permanent crops used irrigation infrastructure. In 2016 there was an improvement: the figure rose to 36.3% according to the National Institute of Statistics and Census…
    - 18 hours ago, 25 Sep 17, 2:20pm -
  • newEljuri´s private jet flew to Curacao

    Eljuri´s private jet flew to Curacao

    Ecuadornews:     Under the protection of a controversial permit, the aircraft used the Cuenca airport for international travels. The DGAC carries out an internal investigation. Thursday, September 7, 2017. A Learjet 45, N445RM, with capacity for ni…
    - 20 hours ago, 25 Sep 17, 12:18pm -
  • newChanges are simmered

    Changes are simmered

    Ecuadornews:     The ‘metamorphosis’ is slow and full of complexities. The latest changes in the cabinet of President Lenin Moreno lead one to think that he is building a circle of confidence that gives him more room for governance. However, th…
    - 21 hours ago, 25 Sep 17, 12:03pm -
  • newExports to European Union increase

    Exports to European Union increase

    Ecuadornews:     Between January and July 2017, Ecuador’s exports to the European Union (EU) rose by 14.4%, compared to the same period in 2016, according to figures from the Ecuadorian Exporters Federation (Fedexpor). Following the validity of t…
    - 21 hours ago, 25 Sep 17, 11:45am -
  • newThe way out of the economic crisis is still unknown

    The way out of the economic crisis is still unknown

    Ecuadornews:     Four months after taking office as president, Lenin Moreno has imposed a more austere administration than that of his predecessor, Rafael Correa, but Ecuadorians still do not know what course he will take to get the country out of…
    - 21 hours ago, 25 Sep 17, 11:31am -

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HRW: Ecuador

  • 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 -
  • Ecuador should address longstanding human rights problems
    Unlike his predecessor Rafael Correa, President Lenin Moreno has, since taking office in May 2017, publicly endorsed respect for free speech and civil society. The Ecuadorian Foreign Affairs Ministry, however, appears to be adopting positions that ar…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ecuador’s Choice

    Ecuador’s Choice

    When Ecuadoreans go to the polls to elect a new president on February 19, they will choose between President Rafael Correa’s former Vice President, Lenin Moreno, and seven other candidates from across the political spectrum. Voters would do well to…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Tyranny of Majorities
    Human rights protect everyone—no matter who—from government abuse and neglect. Yet today a new generation of authoritarian populists is challenging that bedrock principle. They claim to speak for “the people” and treat rights as an impediment…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ecuador
     The administration of President Rafael Correa has expanded state control over media and civil society and continues to harass, intimidate, and punish critics. Other persistent concerns include limited judicial independence, poor prison conditions,…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ecuador’s Human Rights Record Under Review

    Ecuador’s Human Rights Record Under Review

    Next year, Ecuador will come before the United Nations Human Rights Council for scrutiny of its human rights record, a process known as the Universal Periodic Review. Ecuador should be asked to explain why it has failed to implement key recommendatio…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ecuador: Universal Periodic Review, October 2016
    I. Summary The administration of President Rafael Correa has expanded state control over media and civil society and abused its power to harass, intimidate, and punish critics. Other concerns include limited judicial independence, poor prison cond…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Massive Expulsion of Cubans from Ecuador

    Massive Expulsion of Cubans from Ecuador

    Ecuador has the largest number of refugees in the region. The expulsion without due process of dozens of Cubans during the last few days shows the enormous risk that asylum seekers face when government authorities have impunity to ignore their obliga…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Dispatches: Dozens of Cubans Expelled from Ecuador

    Dispatches: Dozens of Cubans Expelled from Ecuador

    Ecuador’s National Police and immigration officials detained 149 Cubans last Wednesday. The Cubans had been sleeping in tents in Ecuador’s capital, Quito, to protest their inability to obtain a special humanitarian visa from Mexico that would all…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Correa’s Clamp on the Media

    Correa’s Clamp on the Media

    Expand Ecuadorean President, Rafael Correa, during a press conference in Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, June 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa) There’s no doubt that…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

The Daily Caller: Ecuador

The Economist: Ecuador

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The Guardian: Ecuador News

  • Ecuador risks Opec split by increasing oil output
    Move represents a tiny proportion of world production, but could embolden others to rethink their commitment to cutsEcuador has become the first country to publicly admit it will not meet Opec’s production curbs, saying it needs to pump more oil to…
    - 70 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 1:25pm -
  • Guns, political turmoil and hummingbirds in the living room – my farewell to Latin America
    Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez took one look at the Guardian’s correspondent and yelled out: ‘Hey, Gringo!’ But if he could never quite fit in, Jonathan Watts has come to love the continent he is now leaving after five yearsIt was the merest…
    - 79 days ago, 9 Jul 17, 12:15pm -
  • Britain wants a 'way out' of the Julian Assange standoff, says Ecuador
    Maria Fernanda Espinosa, foreign minister, says UK and Ecuador working on an ‘opening’Britain is interested in finding a solution to the standoff that has led to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange being holed up in Ecuador’s London embassy for fi…
    - 95 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 10:04pm -
  • 'Trump-style' border wall between Ecuador and Peru causes fierce dispute
    A mile-long wall Ecuador is building on one side of the busiest crossing point on the two countries’ border is the source of a growing diplomatic rowIt is just over a mile long and only a few feet tall, but a wall which Ecuador is building along it…
    - 98 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 5:00am -
  • Julian Assange cancels planned 'special announcement'
    WikiLeaks founder had scheduled press conference at Ecuadorian embassy to mark five years since he claimed asylumThe WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, has abruptly cancelled a press conference at which he had planned to make a “special announcemen…
    - 99 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 9:30am -
  • Ecuadorians denounce foreign loggers in Yasuni national park
    Interview with anthropologist José Proaño on dangers to indigenous peoples in “isolation” posed by timber tradeThree NGOs in Ecuador marked the UN’s World Environment Day last week by releasing a report alleging that illegal loggers are opera…
    - 16 Jun 17, 5:17pm -
  • Ecuador's journalists pin hope on new president after Correa's war on media
    President Lenin Moreno, sworn in earlier this month, is said to be more tolerant of press freedom than his predecessor – and change cannot come soon enoughAfter the inauguration this month of Ecuador’s first new president in a decade, the country…
    - 29 May 17, 6:00am -
  • Julian Assange: 'The proper war is just commencing' – video
    Speaking from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the founder of WikiLeaks says he is prepared to talk to the UK and the US after Sweden dropped their investigation into rape allegations against him, and defends his right to remain in th…
    - 19 May 17, 1:58pm -
  • Julian Assange's future far from clear despite dropping of Sweden inquiry
    The WikiLeaks founder could find that life is no easier after Swedish prosecutors dropped their investigation into himSwedish prosecutors may have decided to drop their investigation into an allegation of rape against Julian Assange, but the future f…
    - 19 May 17, 1:01pm -
  • Can Julian Assange now walk free? What happens next - Q&A
    A potential UK arrest and US extradition still loom over the WikiLeaks founder after Sweden dropped its rape inquiryWhat has happened to Julian Assange?Swedish prosecutors have dropped their rape investigation into the WikiLeaks founder. Marianne Ny,…
    - 19 May 17, 7:28am -
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