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August 12, 2009

8/12/09 – Iran makes a big leap in exports to Ecuador

[archive-title]“Iran makes a big leap in exports to Ecuador” Tehran Times, August 12, 2009[/archive-title] “Since Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa’s inauguration …

August 12, 2009

8/12/09 – Knight Center for Journalism – Ecuador’s president proposes controls on press “excesses”

[archive-title]“Ecuador’s president proposes controls on press ‘excesses’” Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, August 11, 2009[/archive-title] “President Rafael Correa …

August 12, 2009

8/12/09 – Correa: Quito Seeking to Boost Cooperation with Tehran

[archive-title]“Correa: Quito Seeking to Boost Cooperation with Tehran” Fars News Agency, August 12, 2009[/archive-title] “At the meeting, Correa felicitated Mahmoud …

August 11, 2009

8/11/09 – Cuban News Agency – Rafael Correa Sends Hugs to Fidel Castro and the Cuban People

[archive-title]“Rafael Correa Sends Hugs to Fidel Castro and the Cuban People” Cuban News Agency, August 11, 2009[/archive-title] “During an improvised …

August 11, 2009

8/11/09 – Economist.com – Pay us, or the rainforests get it

[archive-title]“Pay us, or the rainforests get it” Economist.com, August 11, 2009[/archive-title] “The other matter is that Ecuador isn’t exactly the …

August 11, 2009

8/11/09 – Either Give Ecuador $3.7 Billion, Or Let It Burn Down The Rainforest

[archive-title]“Either Give Ecuador $3.7 Billion, Or Let It Burn Down The Rainforest” allyinsider.com, August 11, 2009[/archive-title] “Two years ago, the …

August 11, 2009

8/11/09 – Correa’s Radicalism and Freedom in the Region

[archive-title]“Correa’s Radicalism and Freedom in the Region” Diario Las Americas, August 11, 2009[/archive-title] “Without any qualms whatsoever, President Correa proclaims …

August 11, 2009

8/11/09 – CNN – Ecuador’s Correa kicks off second presidential term

[archive-title]“Ecuador’s Correa kicks off second presidential term” CNN, August 11, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa was sworn in for a …

August 10, 2009

8/10/09 – Miami Herald – Castro warns of U.S. intervention in region

[archive-title]“Castro warns of U.S. intervention in region” Miami Herald, August 10, 2009[/archive-title] “Raúl Castro said that ‘in this continent, nobody …

August 10, 2009

8/10/09 – Reuters – Ecuador’s Correa vows socialism in a slow economy

[archive-title]“Ecuador’s Correa vows socialism in a slow economy” Reuters, August 10, 2009[/archive-title] “Heavy social spending and his frequent outbursts against …

August 10, 2009

8/10/09 – Correa inaugurated for prolonged term as Ecuadorian president

[archive-title]“Correa inaugurated for prolonged term as Ecuadorian president ” Earth Times, August 10, 2009[/archive-title] “Rafael Correa was inaugurated Monday for …

August 9, 2009

8/9/09 – Miami Herald – Childhood tragedy may affect Correa’s policies

[archive-title]“Childhood tragedy may affect Correa’s policies” Miami Herald, August 9, 2009[/archive-title] “Now, Correa is vowing to ‘radicalize this revolution’ in …