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Ecuador digs deep to fight oil tyranny
Ecuador digs deep to fight oil tyranny
It is 35° and the 80% humidity is making it hard to hold my pen properly as I take notes. Sweat is instantaneous. It is late ­January, and...
Ecuador to investigate bugged embassy where Assange is kept
Ecuador to investigate bugged embassy where Assange is kept
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been living inside the embassy for more than a year to avoid extradition to Sweden to face allegations by two...
Snowden affair diverts Bolivia president's plane
Snowden affair diverts Bolivia president's plane
Bolivia said President Evo Morales's flight diversion came on Tuesday as several countries spurned the former US spy agency...
Snowden seeks asylum in 20 states
Snowden seeks asylum in 20 states
In addition to earlier requests to Ecuador and Iceland, WikiLeaks said on Tuesday that its legal adviser in the Edward Snowden matter, Sarah...
Defiant Equador drops US trade pact over Snowden
Defiant Equador drops US trade pact over Snowden
The leftist government also offered the United States $23-million in "economic aid" for "human rights training" to prevent...
Whipping up a food revolución
Whipping up a food revolución
Andres Davila ducks into a covered market in Quito’s Unesco-protected colonial centre. Aisles are laden with baskets of colourful fruit,...
Ecuador an odd choice for Assange
Ecuador an odd choice for Assange
Julian Assange may not have had many options when he was considering where to seek asylum, but still, Ecuador is a far from obvious choice. He...
Global anti-abuse conference set for the Vatican
Global anti-abuse conference set for the Vatican
Catholic leaders from around the world meet next week for a conference to combat child abuse which will include a penitential service but which has...
Finnish polls show Niinistoe in the lead for presidency
Finnish polls show Niinistoe in the lead for presidency
Conservative Sauli Niinistoe is on course for victory in the second round of Finland's presidential vote on Sunday, with polls giving him a wide...
Drug mule dies in Jo'burg after capsules rupture
Drug mule dies in Jo'burg after capsules rupture
An Ecuadorian drug mule who entered South Africa with capsules of liquid cocaine in his stomach died in hospital of an overdose-induced heart...
Denel to probe Cheetah in-flight incident
Denel to probe Cheetah in-flight incident
One of 12 former South African Air Force (SAAF) fighter aircraft, sold to Ecuador for more than R550-million, has been quarantined following an...
Ecuador declares US ambassador 'persona non grata'
Ecuador declares US ambassador 'persona non grata'
Ecuador said on Tuesday it had declared the United States ambassador to the country "persona non grata," demanding the envoy leave over US...

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