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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Loses Internet Access, Blames Ecuador

Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks said on Monday that its founder Julian Assange’s internet was shut down by the government of Ecuador.

October 17, 2016

Ecuador Declares State Of Emergency Over Cotopaxi Volcano Activity

Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa on Saturday declared a state of emergency following increased activity the day before at the giant Cotopaxi volcano.

August 16, 2015

Pope Francis’ Visit A Respite For Embattled Ecuadorean President

What was supposed to be a brief courtesy visit by the pope to the president at his Carondolet palace on Monday ran much longer than expected when Correa escorted Francis down a winding reception line.

July 8, 2015

Ecuador Says U.S. Scientists Unethically Sold Indigenous Blood

Quito (AFP) – U.S. scientists took thousands of unauthorized blood samples from an indigenous group known for a unique genetic profile and disease immunity, some of which have been sold, Ecuador charged Monday. There were some “3,500 procedures” in which blood was drawn without authorization from 600 Huaorani, who live in a corner of Ecuador’s […]

June 17, 2014

U.S. Judge Sides With Chevron In $9.5 Billion Ecuador Case

By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times A U.S. judge ruled in favor of Chevron Corp. and declared that a $9.5 billion judgment in Ecuador against the oil giant for environmental damage was obtained by fraud and racketeering. U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in Manhattan ruled Tuesday that the 2011 judgment against the San Ramon, California, […]

March 4, 2014