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Julian Assange's arrest warrant upheld by judge
London [United Kingdom], Feb 14 : A British judge upheld the arrest warrant of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, for for the second time this week, causing him a significant setback after five and a half years of evading the authorities by living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London.

Will continue sheltering Assange in London embassy: Ecuador
Quito, Feb 7 : Ecuador will continue to provide refuge to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in its embassy in London, the country's Foreign Minister said on Wednesday.

Ecuador holds poll on presidential term limits
Quito, Feb 5 : Ecuadorians went to the polls to vote on whether or not to scrap a constitutional amendment allowing indefinite re-election.

13 dead in Colombia landslide
Bogota, Jan 22 : Thirteen persons, including two minors and two women, have died in a landslide in Colombia that dragged down a small bus near the Ecuadorian border, official sources said.

'Granting Ecuadorian citizenship to Assange won't sway UK'
Quito, Jan 19 : A former Ecuadorian President has said the current administration's decision to grant citizenship to WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange "will not convince the British to let him exit the UK".

Ecuador forward Martinez set for Penarol move
Montevideo, Jan 13 : Ecuador international forward Fidel Martinez said he has agreed to join Penarol on loan as the reigning Uruguayan champions bolster their squad for the 2018 football season.

Ecuador confirms it granted citizenship to Assange
Quito, Jan 11 : Ecuador's Foreign Minister on Thursday confirmed that her country granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in December.

WikiLeaks founder granted Ecuador citizenship
London [United Kingdom], Jan 11 : WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was granted Ecuador citizenship on Thursday, after he spent more than five years living in London embassy.

Britain refuses Ecuador's request to grant diplomatic status to ...
London, Jan 11 : Britain's government on Thursday turned down a request by Ecuador to grant diplomatic status to the founder of the pro-transparency group WikiLeaks, a Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson in London said.

Ecuador weighs mediation to resolve Julian Assange issue
Quito, Jan 10 : Ecuador's Foreign Minister on Tuesday said that Quito may pursue mediation to resolve the standoff between the South American nation and Britain over the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent more than five years holed up at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

5.1 earthquake jolts Ecuador coast
Quito [Ecuador], Jan 9 : An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 jolted the coast of Ecuador on Tuesday.

Ecuador Vice President jailed for six years in corruption case
Quito, Dec 14 : A criminal court in Ecuador has sentenced Vice President Jorge Glas to six years in prison for illicit association within the bribery scheme run by Brazilian construction firm, Odebrecht.

Cross Country Healthcare Nurses Set Off On Fifth Project Perfect ...
BOCA RATON, Fla: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: CCRN) is once again proudly partnering with Project Perfect World Foundation (PPW) for a fifth charitable medical mission trip to Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Andersen Global Announces Expansion into Ecuador
San Francisco, United States : Andersen Global is proud to announce a new presence in Ecuador through a Collaboration Agreement with two leading tax advisory firms, FIDESBURo Cia. Ltda. and PROFILE Cia. Ltda.

Ecuadorian Lawyer and Elite Athlete Awarded AISTS Female Leader ...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 9, 2017 : The AISTS has awarded the third annual AISTS Future Female Leader in Sport scholarship to 26-year-old lawyer and elite athlete, Ana Isabel Vivar Aguirre.

From Bean To Bar: New Documentary With Minka Kelly Reveals The Secret ...
NEW YORK, July 26, 2017 : As consumers continue to cultivate an interest in not just what they're eating, but how it's sourced, grown and farmed, Minka Kelly visited Ecuador to shed light on the cocoa journey for chocolate lovers everywhere.

Colombia: UN chief Guterres welcomes start of peace talks with ELN
New York, Feb 9 : United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed yesterday's launch of formal peace talks between the Government of Colombia and the National Liberation Army (ELN) in Ecuador's capital, Quito, his spokesperson said on Wednesday in a statement.

President of India's message on the eve of National Day of Ecuador
New Delhi, Aug 9 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Ecuador on the eve of their National Day (August 10, 2016).

Dempsey, Zardes power USA into Copa America semis
London, June 17 : USA have booked their place in the semi-final of the Copa America Centenario after beating Ecuador in their last eight clash at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Friday.

Copa America: Neymar-less Brazil held to goalless draw by Ecuador
Johannesburg, June 5 : Brazil, which are playing without their star striker Neymar, were held to a frustrating goalless draw against Ecuador in their Copa America opening group match at Rose Bowl Stadium in California.

Ecuador: month after quake, humanitarian needs acute; many without ...
New York, May 21: One month after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that claimed the lives of over 650 people in north-western Ecuador, humanitarian needs remain acute there, as 73,000 people have been displaced, 15,000 people have lost their identity documents, and 17,000 refugees and asylum-seekers, ...

6.7 earthquake hits Ecuador, no casualty
Quito, May 18 : An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale hit western Ecuador on Wednesday.

One hundred babies born every day in areas worst hit by Ecuador quake ...
New York, May 17 : The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday reported that on average, up to 100 babies are born every day in Esmeraldas and Manabi, the provinces worst hit by the Ecuador earthquake.

Ecuador: UN reports quake death toll hits 660; donor response poor
New York, May 7 : At the start of the third week of response to the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Ecuador, the country's call for USD 72.7 million in financial assistance has received little support while the death toll has risen to 660, the United Nations humanitarian aid wing said on Friday, ...

Ecuador: quake damage to schools impacts 120,000 children - UNICEF
New York, Apr 28 : More than 280 schools have been damaged by the earthquake that hit Ecuador on 16 April, leaving up to 120,000 children temporarily without education, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said.

Ecuador: UN agency to scale up emergency operation to reach 260,000 ...
New York, Apr 25 : The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Monday the start of an emergency operation to assist 260,000 vulnerable and food insecure people seriously affected by the earthquake in Ecuador and in desperate need of food and other basic necessities.

Ecuador quake: Death toll nears 650, Correa assures help
Quito(Ecuador), Apr. 24 : A week after a devastating 7.8 quake hit Ecuador, the death toll has risen to 646 according to the latest reports.

Ecuador: Government and UN launch emergency appeal to kick-start ...
New York, Apr 23 : The Government of Ecuador and the United Nations on Friday launched an urgent USD 72.7 million appeal to respond to the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck coastal provinces of north-west of the country less than a week ago, aiming to kick-start life-saving assistance, ...

Ecuador earthquake: UN relief chief calls for more support to ...
New York, Apr 22 : The top United Nations relief official wrapped up his two-day mission to Ecuador yesterday, announcing that he is releasing USD 7 million from the UN's Central Emergency Response Fund to assist people affected by the deadly earthquake that struck on Saturday, while calling for ...

Ecuador: Top UN relief official stresses 'solidarity' as earthquake ...
New York, Apr 21 : United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'Brien said that more than 21,000 people are in need of immediate shelter following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador on Saturday night, while the Government has stepped up recovery efforts in conjunction with ...