Gino Descalzi used to fret about things like aphids, mildew and the high cost of shipping millions of roses a year from Ecuador to florists in the United States.Monday, 1 July, 2013, 1:38pm 1 comment
Ecuador’s foreign minister says his government is analysing an asylum request from Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor wanted for revealing secrets.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
In an interview published on Australian website The Conversation, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has outlined a scenario that would set him free to return to home.18 Feb 2013 - 2:54pm
President Rafael Correa declared victory in the first-round of Ecuador’s presidential vote on Sunday as he celebrated with thousands of supporters in the South American country’s Andean capital.
“Nobody is going to stop this revolution; we are making history,” Correa said, echoing the rhetoric of his socialist ally Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Two supporters of President Rafael Correa were knifed to death at a campaign re-election rally, an incident the Ecuadoran leader said Tuesday was unrelated to politics.
An unidentified suspect was arrested at the scene of the attack late on Monday in a packed stadium in the town of Quininde, 200km northwest of Quito.6 Feb 2013 - 2:31pm
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up at Ecuador’s London embassy for five months, has a lung condition that could get worse, the South American country’s envoy to Britain said Wednesday.29 Nov 2012 - 12:14pm
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Ecuador is worried about the health of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and has asked Britain to guarantee him safe passage from its London embassy to hospital if he needs medical treatment, a senior Ecuadorean diplomat said in Moscow.25 Oct 2012 - 9:42am
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Ecuadoran authorities said on Saturday they have rescued two women tourists, one from Britain and another from Australia, who were kidnapped a day earlier near the Colombian border.
Police and armed forces staff “located and rescued the two girls, Australian and English, kidnapped in Cuyabeno”, Interior Minister Jose Serrano said on Twitter.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Critic who made Diaoyu remark says he's home30 Sep 2012 - 4:13am
Ecuador said on Friday it would consider asking Britain to authorise the transfer of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to its embassy in Sweden so that he can respond to sex crimes allegations there.22 Sep 2012 - 2:00pm
The president of Ecuador has warned the United States against taking economic revenge on his nation for granting asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.30 Aug 2012 - 4:27am
Living on takeaway meals in a small room with a treadmill to burn off frustrated energy and a vitamin D lamp to make up for a lack of sunlight, Julian Assange has the one material object he values most: a computer with an internet connection.22 Aug 2012 - 3:20am
LONDON/QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuador granted political asylum to Julian Assange on Thursday, ratcheting up tension in a standoff with Britain which has warned it could revoke the diplomatic status of Quito's embassy in London to allow the extradition of the WikiLeaks founder.16 Aug 2012 - 9:41pm