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Why did Erdogan's bodyguards beat up these Ecuadorian women?

Al-Monitor - ‎21 hours ago‎
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan embarked on a Latin America trip between Jan. 31 and Feb. 4. The main goal of his trip was to expand trade relations with Chile, Peru and Ecuador. On Feb. 4, Erdogan gave a speech at the Instituto de Altos ...

Ecuador To Sell One Third Of Pristine Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies

Mintpress News (blog) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
In a move that could simultaneously ease the debt of Ecuador and deliver a huge blow to rainforest conservation efforts, Ecuador is set to auction off one third of their pristine rainforest, 3 million hectares of their 8.1 million, to Chinese oil ...

Ecuador Gutted By Low Oil Prices: Rig Count Down To One

OilPrice.com - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
There's an ongoing catastrophe taking place in Ecuador. Not only has a significant part of its Amazon rainforest has been polluted by several oil spills, but the low oil price has totally gutted the oil industry.

The Amazon Watch Campaign Against Ecuador's Revolution

teleSUR English - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Amazon Watch has waged a continual disinformation campaign against President Rafael Correa's Citizens Revolution in Ecuador. In 2013, the West snubbed Ecuador's Yasuni Initiative, a proposal to keep Yasuni rainforest oil untouched in a revolutionary ...

David Cameron Is 'Ridiculous,' Not UN Ruling, Says Ecuador's Foreign Minister

teleSUR English - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño criticized the prime minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, for his response to the recent ruling by the United Nations regarding WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Ecuador's Oil Industry Catastrophe… To Spread Around The World

Gold Seek - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
There's an ongoing catastrophe taking place in Ecuador. Not only has a significant part of the Amazon been polluted by toxic waste oil left behind from the wonderful folks at Texaco when the company started drilling for oil in Ecuador back in the 1970 ...

VIDEO: What it Takes to be an Ecuadorian Cowboy

Travel+Leisure - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Sweeping vistas of Tierra del Volcán, a sliver of Ecuador's Central Andes flanked by the volcanoes of Cotopaxi National Park, will quickly bring out your inner cowboy.

These indigenous Amazonians are standing up to Ecuador's oil invasion

GlobalPost - ‎5 hours ago‎
AMAZON RAINFOREST, Ecuador - In one of the most ecologically diverse corners of the planet, a small tribe is fending off oil corporations that want to drill their ancestral land.
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Protests Erupt in Ecuador Over Correa, Military Tensions

teleSUR English - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Groups of opposition protesters took to the streets in Ecuador's capital city Quito Wednesday with government supporters holding counter-demonstrations in the wake of a dispute between the government and military chiefs that led President Rafael Correa ...

In Ecuador, the Frugal Traveler Tries Luxury

New York Times - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
I understand why business travelers might appreciate being spoon-fed local culture in the few minutes between meetings, counting on everyone to speak English, having their underwear cleaned for $3 a pair.

Global Stem Cells Group to Launch New Clinical Site in Quito, Ecuador with an Inaugural Conference and Stem Cell ...

Benzinga - ‎17 hours ago‎
Global Stem Cells Group has announced plans to inaugurate its new stem cell center in Quito, Ecuador with an inaugural conference and stem cell training event Feb. 24-March 6. The new facility will offer the latest stem cell therapies to treat a ...
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Ecuador conveys 'unease' over use of force by Turkish president's guards

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
The incident subject to Ecuador's diplomatic moves took place on Feb. 5 as a group of demonstrators protested Turkey's ongoing military operations against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) as Erdoğan was speaking at the National Higher ...
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Ecuador protests to Turkey over Erdogan speech scuffle

BBC News - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Ecuador has protested to Turkey over an incident in which demonstrators were violently ejected during a speech by visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the capital, Quito.

Canadian union cozies up to Ecuador in Chevron Shakedown

Hot Air - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
As we previously reported, Canada has taken the unfortunate step of getting involved in Ecuador's long running Chevron Shakedown effort with one of their courts agreeing to hear a case related to the ongoing lawsuits.

Ecuador shrimp exports to US, Europe fall; Asia sales keep growing

Undercurrent News - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Ecuador's shrimp exports to Asia increased further for the full year 2015, boosted by a sharp increase already reported in December last year.

Spain and Argentina Return Artifacts to Ecuador

Archaeology - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
QUITO, ECUADOR—Guillaume Long, Ecuador's Minister of Culture and Heritage, announced that the governments of Spain and Argentina returned a total of more than 500 artifacts between December and January.

Poutine restaurant in Quito, Ecuador brings Quebec culture south

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
He's also received requests to open locations in Manta, 400 kilometres away on the west coast, and other places in Ecuador, as well. Robichaud's goal to share Canadian culture without imposing it on Ecuadorians has resulted in his poutine Ecuadoriana ...
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Ecuador president fires military chiefs via Twitter

Fox News - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
QUITO, Ecuador - President Rafael Correa says he has fired Ecuador's military high command for refusing to pay back to the state $41 million from an overvalued land deal.
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Ecuador Military's Flared Tensions With Correa Spark Protests

teleSUR English - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A controversy with Ecuador's Armed Forces that led President Rafael Correa to dismiss top military commanders for disobedience has sparked a new round of opposition protests in Quito, planned for Wednesday afternoon, with government supporters ...
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