Ecuador

 
IMF wilfully takes austerity road
IMF wilfully takes austerity road
The process of selecting the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF’s) next managing director must change. In particular, the tradition of choosing...
Ecuador's highest court approves same-sex marriage
Ecuador's highest court approves same-sex marriage
Ecuador's highest court on Wednesday approved same-sex marriage in a landmark ruling in the traditionally Catholic and conservative South American...
Assange in UK court over US extradition request
Assange in UK court over US extradition request
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces an initial hearing in London on Thursday over an extradition request from the United States, a day after he...
Assange faces jail for UK bail breach
Assange faces jail for UK bail breach
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be sentenced Wednesday for breaching a British court order seven years ago, when he took refuge in Ecuador's...
Swedish Assange accuser urges prosecution to reopen rape case
Swedish Assange accuser urges prosecution to reopen rape case
The lawyer of the Swedish woman who accused Julian Assange of rape in 2010 said Thursday she and her client would ask Swedish prosecutors to reopen...
Assange arrested after asylum revoked
Assange arrested after asylum revoked
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border
Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border
Brazil's President Michel Temer called an emergency meeting of key ministers Sunday after ordering troops to the border with Venezuela as regional...
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...

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