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Renegade Colombian rebels suspended plans Monday to hand over the bodies of a three-man Ecuadoran journalist team kidnapped and killed on the two countries' border, the Red Cross said. On Friday, Ecuador confirmed that the three men -- a journalist, a photographer and their driver who had been ...
Chevron says the Ecuador decision is invalid. “The judgement against Chevron Corporation in Ecuador was the product of corruption and fraud,” said Chevron spokesperson Sean Comey in a statement. “The fraudulent Ecuadorian judgement should be unenforceable in any court that respects the rule of ...

A group of state and business leaders will be visiting two South American countries this week as part of a trade mission with the Alabama Department of Commerce. The group, visiting Argentina and Ecuador, includes representatives from the engineering, medical, technological and manufacturing sectors.
An Ecuadorian court awarded them $18.2 billion after 18 years; that amount was later reduced to $9.5 billion. But Chevron Corp. no longer has assets in Ecuador, so Indigenous groups have taken their fight to other countries including Brazil, Argentina, the United States and now Canada. Phil Fontaine, a ...
... of law in the Hemisphere…freedom of the press is a fundamental pillar of democracy therefore in the context of our meeting here today, I express Jamaica´s solidarity and sympathies to the media community, people and Government of Ecuador on the tragic murder of three Ecuadorian journalists recently ...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed outrage at the killing of three journalists in Ecuador who were kidnapped along the Colombia/Ecuador border. Speaking at the Summit of the Americas on Saturday, Holness joined leaders in the hemisphere in condemning the killing, which was confirmed ...

“I pray for them, and their families,” the Pope said, “and I am close to the dear Ecuadorian people, encouraging them to go forward, united and peaceful, ... Ecuador`s President Lenin Moreno cancelled his trip, to the Summit of the Americas in Peru, vowing immediate action in coordination with Colombian ...
AFP-JijiQUITO (AFP-Jiji) — Ecuador on Friday confirmed the deaths of two journalists and their driver who had been kidnapped by renegade Colombian rebels — and quickly launched a retaliatory military operation in the area where they were snatched. Bogota also sent troops into the dense jungle border ...
(CNN) Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno said Friday that two Ecuadorian journalists and their driver, kidnapped while on assignment along the Colombian border, ... "We have no proof of life and unfortunately we have information that confirms the murder of our countrymen," Moreno said on Ecuador TV.
A Singaporean company has brought an United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) claim against Ecuador under a contract for the development of an Amazon oilfield at the centre of a controversy implicating the country's disgraced former vice president Jorge Glas.
The unverified statement circulating on social media from early Wednesday claims Paul Rivas, Javier Ortega and Efrain Segarra, of Ecuador's El Comercio newspaper, have been killed and blames the governments of Colombia and Ecuador for their deaths. "The Ecuadorean government and Colombian ...
Ecuador's Camara Nacional de Acuacultura (CAN), is expecting a visit from Mexican authorities within the next 60 days as part of the countries' ongoing negotiations on a trade deal that could end a two-year-long ban on Ecuadorian shrimp exports to Mexico. In 2015, Mexican authorities imposed a ban on ...
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange greets supporters from a balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London on May 19, 2017. ... Ecuador says it will meet with attorneys for the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange next week after the South American nation shut down his internet access at its London embassy ...
Ecuador has cut off Julian Assange's communications with the outside world from its London embassy, where the founder of the whistle-blower website WikiLeaks has been living for nearly six years. In a statement, the government of Ecuador said that it had acted because Assange had breached "a written ...
Ecuador gave Assange asylum after he sought refuge in the embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden for investigation of sex-related claims. Sweden dropped the case, but Assange remains subject to arrest in Britain for jumping bail. Though protected by Ecuador, the relationship between Assange and ...
Ecuadorean police are searching for two newspaper journalists and their driver who were kidnapped near the border with Colombia on Monday. The three were seized in Esmeraldas province, where dissident members of Colombia's Farc rebel group are active. Hundreds of former rebels who did not ...
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's government is cutting off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's communications outside the nation's London embassy. Officials announced Wednesday they were taking the measure in response to Assange's recent activity on social media. As part of an agreement between ...

Ecuador cut Julian Assange's internet connection at its London Embassy after the WikiLeaks founder criticized Britain and its allies for expelling Russian diplomats following the poisoning of a former Russian spy. Ecuador's Foreign Relations Ministry said Wednesday that Assange had violated a written ...
But Ecuador says it cut off his outside communications access -- for at least the second time in two years -- on Tuesday. "The government of Ecuador has suspended all systems that allow Julian Assange to communicate outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London," Ecuador's statement, released ...
The accident occurred on Saturday around 2:00 pm local time (1900 GMT) on the Jipijapa highway, in the area known as "Las Americas" in Manabi province, according to a report from the Ecuadorian Traffic Commission. Traffic accidents are among the leading causes of death in the Andean country.
The accident occurred at around 2:00 pm local time (1900 GMT) on the Jipijapa highway, in the area known as "Las Americas" of the Manabi province, according to a report from the Ecuadorian Traffic Commission. World Bulletin / News Desk. Twelve people were killed and another 25 were injured on ...
Twelve people were killed and another 25 were injured on Saturday when the bus they were traveling in careened off a road in a coastal region of western Ecuador, officials said. "So far there are 25 injured... and 12 people died as a result of the traffic accident," a rescue agency said in a statement.
An oil pipeline on the edge of the Yasuni national park near Coca, Ecuador. Photograph: Georg Ismar/dpa/Alamy. “Your government cannot permit that our rights continue to be violated,” Patricia Gualinga, an indigenous Kichwa from Sarayaku, told the president during the meeting. “Ecuador has to change ...
According to Correa, who led the Ecuadorian government for over a decade, there is a myth that “corruption exists in state institutions only.” "Normally, the state is neither better nor worse than the society it represents,” he posits. “People often think that the fight against corruption is the responsibility of the ...
Leopoldo Rovayo, Ecuador's ambassador to Nigeria, said the event was aimed at strengthening Nigerian – Ecuadorian ties, noting that there was no more realistic way to capture the lives of the people except through photographs. The event was also supported by the Abuja Writers' Association and the ...
Ecuador's new president, Lenin Moreno, took office in May 2017 with a pledge to uphold press freedom, declaring in his inauguration speech, “There can't be dialogue without freedom of expression.” These words would be unremarkable if not for the fact that Moreno served as vice president under Rafael ...
"The president of the Republic of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno Garces and the Republic of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos firmly condemn the latest acts in the border integration zone that have so far resulted in the death of three members of the Ecuadorean armed forces," a communique sent on Wednesday ...
Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno announced Monday the elimination of Ecuador's intelligence agency Senain. According to the president the decision is part of ongoing administrative austerity measures and a response to the citizens' “ethical clamor,” but some fear this measure will give back the ...
Brief: Ecuador drawing up plan for information society. By Patrick Nixon Friday, March 16, 2018. BNamericas. Notify me Bookmark. Share ... Ecuador's telecoms ministry Mintel and regulator Arcotel have kicked off a working group to draw up a plan to build an .
Colombian govt, guerrilla group ELN resume peace talks in Ecuador. Foreign. 6 hours ago BY Agencies ... The Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry said that, after talks restart, both sides will issue a joint statement. ... Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said Thursday that “peace is closer” in Colombia.
Ecuador's share of the U.S. banana market fell by a third year-on-year in 2017, which an industry representative has attributed partly to the lower prices of fruit from its Central American competitors. Figures from the Ecuadorian Banana Export and Marketing Association (Acorbanec) show the country's share ...
On Twitter, Ecuador's Interior Ministry informed there were no deaths or grave injuries, and damage to the building is minor. They also announced the detention of three individuals. “To this moment there are three detained. We are taking planned and articulated actions, and in the next hours we will give a ...
Quito, Ecuador, March 16, 2018 --The government of Ecuador pledged in a meeting Wednesday with the Committee to Protect Journalists to reform an oppressive communications law this year and to invite international experts to visit the country and analyze Ecuador's compliance with international legal ...
In the last five years the European Union (EU), Russia, and the USA had been the main destinations for Ecuadorian fruit and accounted for 70% of the total exported. In 2017, however, the first three markets were the EU, Russia, and the Middle East, which accounted for 69.95% of Ecuador's total sales.
... hired to perform exploration work on both the Company's Condor and Osos1 concessions located in Ecuador. Velrub currently has crews of 8 people on each concession completing an additional phase of exploration. The results of the exploration activities will be filed with the Ecuadorian Government by ...
“We have many Ecuadorian players playing in Europe and Latin America which showcases Ecuador's important role in world football. I wish Qatar the best of luck in their journey to host the World Cup.” Ecuador's Defence Minister, Patricio Zambrano said: “I would like to congratulate Qatar on hosting the ...
Per Ecuadorian law, the national assembly must also vote on the superintendent's dismissal. The case was taken up by assemblyman Fabricio Villamar of Creo-SUMA, the main opposition to Ecuador's ruling party - Alianza PAIS. Villamar says Ochoa abused his position, administering 1,233 sanctions ...
However, women of the Indigenous Amazonian communities and nationalities arrived in Quito, Ecuador's capital, to demand an end of mining activities and oil extraction in their region. "#AmazonianWomen remain in Quito to deliver mandate on extractivism to president @Lenin Moreno," the National ...
For this Ecuadorian-inspired Easter celebration, some of the dishes are steeped in tradition and represent centuries of worship. In Ecuador, Easter celebrations are similar to America's Thanksgiving when it comes to food. I have simplified some due to availability of ingredients, but the results are still ...
Matt Terry, executive director of the Ecuadorian Rivers Institute (ERI), describes the Piatua as one of the best runs left in the country. “An intermediate paddler on a guided trip could do a section of the river and more advanced paddlers can do the whole thing,” he explains. The river is typically accessed from ...
The CEOs of several Ecuadorian shrimp firms have launched the "Sustainable Shrimp Partnership", or SSP; an initiative Undercurrent News reported on in October 2017. A statement announcing the official launch claimed this was a "significant turning point for the shrimp aquaculture sector", with the ...
LIMA, Peru, February 22, 2018 (ENS) – Peru and Ecuador each marked the start of the year 2018 by creating national parks to protect undeveloped ... Working with Ecuadorian scientists, NCI carried out a Rapid Biological Assessment that registered high levels of unique species found nowhere else on ...
The new venture comes from Juan Yunga and Ann Carlson-Yunga, a couple who met 19 years ago while working at the Nicollet Island Inn. Yunga is the chef, using the large wood-fire oven that dominates the room to serve food inspired by his upbringing in Cuenca, Ecuador. That means mahi-mahi tacos, ...
The bride and groom wore traditional ecuadorian dress -- the groom wore a blue poncho and white pants and the bride wore blue and white. They brought a live chicken in a pillowcase into the church -- it was a traditional wedding gift. ” The mission team will do a report on their experiences during the ...
... and cooperation with the Ecuadorian Red Cross. With the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV), MDA assists Ecuador's Paramedic Training Institute with preparing and training for mass casualty incidents and advanced paramedic training ...
27, 2017, in Quito, Ecuador, but they were called off by President Santos on Jan. 10 after the Colombian government accused ELN fighters carrying out attacks on oil infrastructure and Colombian security forces. Since then, the ELN's Chief Negotiator Pablo Beltran has repeatedly expressed his willingness ...
PUYO, Ecuador – About 350 Indigenous women from across the Ecuadorian Amazon gathered here yesterday to celebrate International Women's Day, and, they say, to fight back against a system that violates their rights. Many women spoke out specifically against the extractive industries operating in their ...
TORONTO, March 7, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ambassador of Ecuador to Canada Mr. Diego Stacey along with the Minister of Mining of Ecuador Ms. Rebeca Illescas joined Rob Peterman, Vice-President, Global Business Development, TMX Group, to close the market, welcoming the world's mining companies to ...
As a first-year medical student, Tyler Wilps was years away from being able to practice medicine, but he is eager to get on with his chosen life's work. So he and two graduates from the University of Pittsburgh recruited 10 like-minded health care professionals to travel with them to Ecuador to provide free ...
However, the Ecuadorian State did provide information before the Human Rights Committee in August 2016. It was noted that Ecuador judicialized four cases, although it “[regretted] not having received detailed information about the penal actions taken against those responsible for these 'treatments' and ...


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