Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno gives Colombian rebels 12 hours to prove captives alive

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno arrives at the airport for the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, April 12, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno on Thursday gave a Colombian insurgent group 12 hours to prove that two journalists and their driver, kidnapped last month on their common border, are alive or their security […]

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Ecuador to hold presidential runoff vote in April between Lenin Moreno and Guillermo Lasso

Members of the National Electoral Council count votes in the Ecuadorian capital, Quito, on February 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Ecuador’s presidential election has effectively gone to a runoff, with the race being between the ruling party’s candidate Lenin Moreno and conservative Guillermo Lasso. With more than 97 percent of the votes counted on Tuesday, […]

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Ecuador in key vote for Latin American left

Ecuadorean presidential candidate for the CREO party, Guillermo Lasso (C) greets supporters after accompanying his running mate Andres Paez (behind Lasso) to vote in Quito on February 19, 2017 during general election. Ecuador’s elections will decide who succeeds leftist President Rafael Correa after a decade in power.<br />Juan CEVALLOS / AFP Ecuador voted Sunday in […]

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Venezuela and Ecuador announce severing diplomatic ties with Brazil after replacing of Dilma Rousseff as the Latin American country’s president with Michel Temer

Venezuela and Ecuador have announced that they are severing diplomatic ties with Brazil in response to the removal of Dilma Rousseff as the Latin American country’s president. In a statement released on Wednesday, Caracas described Rousseff’s impeachment and ouster as a “parliamentary coup”, and said it “permanently” withdrew the Venezuelan ambassador “in order to safeguard international law and solidarity with the people of Brazil.” […]

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