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First coronavirus case detected in Ecuador's Amazon tribe

Waorani organizations warns that virus spread could be catastrophic for the community, which is generally vulnerable to diseases

18 May 2020 9:35 AM

Ecuador President, protesters reach deal to end violent unrest

'With agreement, mobilizations across Ecuador are terminated and we commit ourselves to restoring peace in country,' said joint statement.

14 Oct 2019 10:10 AM

Clashes break out as Ecuador Prez declares ‘state of emergency’

No figures were available for the number of people injured but some press photographers were hurt during the clashes.

04 Oct 2019 2:52 PM

Ecuador top court approves same-sex marriage in 5-4 vote

Ecuador, where the church is very influential, thus joins Argentina, Brazil and Colombia in recognising same-sex marriage.

13 Jun 2019 12:13 PM

Ecuador calls up Antonio Valencia for Copa America

The 33-year-old's inclusion has received criticism in some quarters as Valencia has played less than 10 matches in an injury-ravaged season.

21 May 2019 12:11 PM


Assange's aide arrested while fleeing Ecuador

A collaborator of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in Ecuador while trying to flee to Japan.

12 Apr 2019 10:41 AM

Ecuador President says, 'sovereign right' to terminate Assange asylum

Ecuador acted within its sovereign rights when it decided to withdraw diplomatic asylum from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

11 Apr 2019 5:05 PM

Ecuador denies Julian Assange's lawsuit for better asylum conditions

Magistrate Karen Martinez ruled that the suit could not move forward, as filed by WikiLeaks' attorney, former Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon.

30 Oct 2018 11:18 AM

UK said Assange would not be extradited: Ecuador's top attorney

Assange's legal team did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

26 Oct 2018 3:52 PM

Julian sues Ecuador for violating ‘fundamental rights’ in asylum

Assange found refuge in Ecuador embassy in 2012 after judge ruled he should be extradited to Sweden to face allegations of sexual assault.

21 Oct 2018 1:42 PM


Not up to US to decide fate of WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange: Ecuador

US Vice President Mike Pence had raised the issue of when he met with the President of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno on Thursday.

30 Jun 2018 1:10 PM

Julian Assange ‘breaks promise’, Ecuador cuts off communication with world

The decision was taken because the Australian had broken a 2017 promise to not interfere in other countries’ affairs while in the mission.

29 Mar 2018 2:31 PM

Ecuador president describes Julian Assange as ‘inherited problem’

Earlier, Ecuador announced it had granted citizenship to Assange, in an unsuccessful attempt to provide him with diplomatic immunity.

22 Jan 2018 1:31 PM

Prez Moreno says 'hacker' Assange can continue staying in Ecuadorian embassy

In May, Swedish lawyers dropped a 7-yr rape allegation against Assange withdrawing the European arrest warrant that made him fly to Ecuador.

30 May 2017 1:44 PM

Ecuador will allow Sweden to grill Julian Assange

Ecuador says it will let Swedish officials interview Julian Assange at its embassy in London, where the WikiLeaks founder has been sheltering for the past four years.

12 Aug 2016 6:48 AM


1,700 still missing in Ecuador quake

The death toll from Ecuador’s earthquake was set to rise sharply after authorities warned that 1,700 people were still missing and anger gripped families of victims trapped in the rubble.

21 Apr 2016 6:35 AM

Ecuador quake death toll rises to 350

Many still trapped in rubble

19 Apr 2016 7:02 AM

Ecuador quake kills at least 233

600 injured, several trapped under rubble

18 Apr 2016 6:26 AM

Modi offers condolences to Ecuador president as quake kills at least 41

In Manta, the airport was closed after the control tower collapsed, injuring an air force official.

17 Apr 2016 12:09 PM