President of Ecuador Trolls Critics, Salutes Hitler on Twitter – Shalom Life

April 14, 2015 • Ecuador Political News

On Thursday, a Twitter user called current Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa a “fascist,” citing an alleged statement made by former President Osvaldo Hurtado. In response, and essentially reaffirming his argument, Correa responded by tweeting, “¡Heil Hitler!” Read more>>

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Opinion: Ecuador’s Rafael Correa tries to control the courts throughout Latin America – Fox News Latino

April 7, 2015 • Ecuador Political News

Ahead of the 7th Summit of the Americas, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa isn’t too pleased that the international community has dared call attention to serious human rights violations under his government. But instead of addressing his attacks on the media, free speech, and anyone who opposes his presidency, Correa conveniently blames Washington. Read more>>

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Ecuador Opposition Leaders to Ask for US Sanctions on Country – teleSUR

March 31, 2015 • Ecuador Political News

An opposition supporter who recently emerged after a year in hiding as a fugitive from justice told a private media station Friday that he intended to go to Washington in order to have the U.S. government apply unilateral sanctions against Ecuador as they have done with Venezuela. Read more>>

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World’s Costliest Bond Sale in Decade Shows Ecuador Cash Crunch – Washington Post

March 31, 2015 • Ecuador Political News

Six years ago, Ecuador President Rafael Correa’s government denounced the 10 percent in annual interest the country paid on its bonds as “usury.” So when the 51-year-old former economics professor was willing to pay 10.5 percent in a sale of notes this month, it raised speculation the OPEC nation may be running short of cash after oil prices collapsed. Read more>>

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Ecuador: Silence, Fear And Coercion – Eurasia Review

March 30, 2015 • Ecuador Political News

The Ecuadorian government has decided to confront the social organizations opposed to its political project by taking the organizations’ leaders to court to imprison them or restrain them with indefinite trials in order to silence them. Likewise, the government seeks to close down the organizations through a decree that threatens their stability and limits their activities. Read more>>

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