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During the investigation the very credibility and authority of Congress has been damaged as witnesses have refused to answer questions for no valid reason, executive ... After 24 years in the US, Franklin and Gioconda Ramos must decide between returning to Ecuador or seeking sanctuary in Connecticut.
Around 350 Indigenous women from across the Ecuadorian Amazon marched down the streets of Puyo to speak up against the extractivist industries. ... According to Patricia Gualinga, a well-known Indigenous leader of the Sarayaku community and also a participant of the congress, the goal of this series ...

Chile's newly inaugurated President Sebastian Pinera and his wife Cecilia Morel, left, leave Congress after his swearing-in ceremony in Valparaiso, Chile, Sunday, March 11, 2018. Pinera returned ... Among those at the ceremony were the presidents of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.
The depth of Stone's relationship with WikiLeaks and Julian Assange has been closely scrutinized by congressional investigators examining whether ... Assange's internet connection was cut off days later by the Ecuadorian embassy--which granted him diplomatic asylum in London in 2012--following ...
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador -- A new commercial agreement between Ecuador and the US would boost Ecuadorean tuna exports to North America, Bruno Leone ... The agreement would need to be approved by the US Senate and Congress, Leone said, not denying that the process would be complex and not ...

This year, the event will be held in Miami from May 2 to 4, with Ecuador as special guest and organizer of this latest edition. ... the National University of Colombia, will meet this week in Guayaquil with the local Scientific Committee that is working in the analysis of the candidate works for this year's congress.
While 2017's regional elections resulted in the strengthening of the governments of Nicolas Maduro and Mauricio Macri, Chilean and Ecuadorian results ... that continues to engulf high level political figures, and a divided Congress that has shown little support for the President's economic reform package.
In 1924, Congress passed the Johnson-Reed Act, one of the most significant comprehensive immigration bills in our history. ... Jose-Antonio Orosco was born in Ecuador and raised in New Mexico. ... Grant was subsequently asked to chair the committee assigned to advise Congress on immigration.
Francis has previously mentioned corruption on trips to Latin America, where he has also visited Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Mexico, Cuba and Colombia but not his native ... This was widely seen as a political deal struck with Fujimori supporters in Congress to allow Kuczynski, 79, to stay in office.
Brexit campaigner and Donald Trump ally Nigel Farage held several meetings with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, a U.S. Congressional ... of the United Kingdom Independence Party, whose Anti-Immigration policies Farage claims inspired Trump, was seen leaving the Ecuadorian Embassy in London ...
After over five years held up at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, British authorities rejected Thursday a bid to allow Julian Assange safe passage in ... etc., have shown how different presidents and the military have lied, manipulated or hidden information from the US population, and even Congress, ...
Ecuador's foreign minister called Julian Assange's stay in London's Ecuadorian embassy "unsustainable," and is seeking a solution through mediation from a "third country .... Why it matters: Meehan is an Ethics Committee member and has been outspoken about the issue of sexual harassment in Congress, per the Times.
... Ecuador's ex-President Rafael Correa arrived here Friday to campaign in favor of preserving a Constitutional amendment that does away with term limits. Correa, who went to live in Belgium with his family after serving two terms, proposed lifting term restrictions while president, an initiative congress then ...
Ecuador congress to choose new VP ... Ecuador's national assembly will on Saturday begin the election process of a new vice president. ... deal with Brazilian authorities, disgraced Brazilian construction group Odebrecht admitted having paid US$33mn in bribes to public officials in Ecuador, including Glas.
... a new bill in Congress to have their collective intellectual property rights recognized. We saw the world's first constitutionally-based Rights of Nature lawsuit in Ecuador, a case that was brought on by two of IC's partners, the Indigenous and Afro-Ecuadorian Communities of La Chiquita and Guadualito.

Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno confirmed on Wednesday that Jorge Glacuador's jailed VP stripped of offices, his vice president jailed for six years for graft, has been ... He added that, by law, he now had two weeks to present a list of potential replacements for Congress to choose Glas's successor.
QUITO: Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno confirmed on Wednesday (Jan 3) that Jorge Glas, his vice president jailed for six years for graft, has been stripped of his office. ... He added that, by law, he now had two weeks to present a list of potential replacements for Congress to choose Glas's successor.
By AGENCE France PRESSE, Quito, Ecuador, Jan 3 - Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno confirmed on Wednesday that Jorge Glas, his vice president jailed for six years ... He added that, by law, he now had two weeks to present a list of potential replacements for Congress to choose Glas's successor.
Ecuador's Constitutional Court on Thursday gave lawmakers authority to start proceedings aimed at dismissing Vice President Jorge Glas -- in prison for graft ... On Thursday, Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski fiercely defended himself from accusations in Congress that he lied over $5 million he ...
In order to pass, the impeachment motion would need 87 votes in the 130-strong Congress. The so-called Car Wash corruption scandal in Brazil has affected many countries in the region, implicating politicians and businessmen in Argentina, Mexico and Ecuador. The accusations against Kuczynski centre ...
The congress of Ecuador voted Sunday to open proceedings on whether to fire Vice President Jorge Glas, who has been convicted of corruption. A planning committee ... Panama and Venezuela. Ecuadoran prosecutors said Odebrecht spent $47.3 million in bribes in their country to get public contracts.
A congressman paces the empty congressional chamber while on his phone as he waits the start of a vote on whether to initiate impeachment ... The Odebrecht scandal continues to ripple across Latin America, with Ecuadorean Vice President Jorge Glas sentenced to six years in jail earlier this week after a ...
Ecuador's vice president Jorge Glas (centre) was sentenced to six years in jail for taking bribes from Brazilian company Odebrecht. Photograph: Dolores Ochoa/AP ... An Ecuadorean judge in October ordered pre-trial detention for Glas as part of the investigation into Odebrecht. The public prosecutor's office ...
Bonadio is requesting that Argentina's Congress wave Fernandez's parliamentary immunity so that she can be arrested. ... Former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa, echoing COPPPAL, said the arrest warrant represents a "judicialization of politics" that is occurring across the continent and that ...
London, England - MAY 19: Julian Assange speaks to the media from the balcony of the Embassy Of Ecuador on May 19, 2017 in London, England. ... It was addressed to Trump, Trump Jr., Trump Jr.'s personal assistant and others, and turned over to Congress as part of the documents provided by the ...
Ecuador (2017): New president bets big on keeping old one out. The country's Congress approved presidential reelection in December 2015, but it came with a catch: in order to win opposition support, then-President Rafael Correa promised not to run for a fourth consecutive term in 2017 elections.
According to the Hartford-based Eyewitness News website, Nelson Pinos is an undocumented immigrant from Ecuador who turned himself in to ... organizations that works to solve problems in communities, and the National Latino Evangelical Coalition joined with several members of Congress Nov. 29 for ...
"I hope Ecuador and the entire world understands we are facing a coup d'etat," Correa said at a press conference with international media at the Quito headquarters of the PAIS Alliance Thursday. "They want to call an unconstitutional referendum by intentionally ignoring the constitutional courts report, ...
Quito, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The National Assembly of Ecuador approved today an Integral Organic Law to Prevent and Eradicate Violence against women. The session, which began ... 'This Law is an instrument to defend the Ecuadorian family and eliminate chauvinist behavior. By fighting violence, we ...
FILE - In this July 10, 2017 file photo, supporters of Ecuador's former President Rafael Correa gather to bid him farewell before he departs for Belgium to live ... QUITO -- Former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has returned home for the first time since leaving office as he gears up for a political fight ...
Last August he was in London on a quick diversion from an anniversary trip to the Iberian Peninsula to meet Mr. Assange at the fugitive's sanctuary in the Ecuadorean Embassy. American intelligence agencies believe Mr. Assange acted as a conduit for Russian operatives seeking to release a trove of ...
Half of the Congress seats and a third of the Senate's were being ... being convicted for illegally trading weapons to Ecuador and Croatia.
The 19th CPC National Congress will have great impact on international ... Ecuador will deepen ties and enhance trade and economic ...
IN FEBRUARY Rafael Correa, Ecuador's then-president, compared the ... to wrest control of the AP party, which holds a majority in congress. ... fugitive founder of Wikileaks, still lives in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London.
The 85 words almost seemed an afterthought when Congress ... if we can work something out so Assange leaves the Ecuadorian embassy" in ...
By the conclusion of the conference, a list of recommendations were ... Years of Indigenous Resistance was held in 1990 in Quito, Ecuador.
Quito, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador, absorbed today in reactivating its ... of the International Mining and Environment Congress, inaugurated ...
Ecuador is host to the Aqua Expo 2017 World Congress, an event that ... The inauguration will be in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil (west) ...
Ecuadorian Congress approved last January a law of human mobility that guarantees the rights of Ecuadorians in any part of the world, while ...
Now, it's up to the new president of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, to address the .... Plurinational and Intercultural Conference for Food Sovereignty ...
Ada native headed to Ecuador to work in health research under Fulbright ... appropriation made by the U.S. Congress to the U.S. Department of ...
But now, Congress may throw it overboard amid pressure from an ... can work something out so Assange leaves the Ecuadorian embassy" in ...
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador -- New aquaculture regulation in Ecuador needs to be ... the Ecuadorian chamber of aquaculture's executive president, Jose ... adding it was expected to be approved by the congress, once it had been ...
Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno's foreign and domestic policy changes may cause him to lose congressional support from his ruling ...
FBI and congressional investigators are examining that meeting as part of their investigation into whether Trump campaign operatives accepted ...
Ecuador's VP is the latest politician jailed in the Odebrecht bribe scandal ... In 2015, Correa pushed congress to scrap term limits altogether ...
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks via video conference to the .... in the Ecuadorean Embassy and Wikileaks has no evident physical ...
Quito (AFP) - Ecuador's Congress on Friday voted unanimously to allow a criminal inquiry against Vice President Jorge Glas in the sweeping corruption scandal ...


 

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