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Read the latest political news out of Ecuador including new and ongoing issues, the political system, and the president of Ecuador Rafael Correa.

October 26, 2009

Americas Quarterly – Ecuadorian Water Law Sparks Outrage from Indigenous Communities

“Last month, around a thousand peasants marched and blockaded the streets of Cuenca, Ecuador, and many more came out in …

October 26, 2009

RIA Novosti – Ecuador to sign strategic partnership deal with Russia

“Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa will sign an agreement on strategic partnership with Russia during an official visit to Moscow on …

October 26, 2009

Inside Costa Rica – Student Protest Turns Violent in Ecuador

“Media outlets blamed the violence on leaders of the Ecuador Federation of University Students, who demanded a meeting with President …

October 26, 2009

The Democrat Newspaper – ALBA – Yes to Sucre but No Military Alliance

“Ecuador”s President Rafael Correa has urged the US “to be very careful” because in his view, “there must be a …

October 26, 2009

Fruitnet – Ecuador to set up national banana export company

“President Rafael Correa announces creation of state banana exporter to tackle tax avoidance and “abuses” of the system” Read more …

October 26, 2009

Bloomberg – Ecuador Opposes Cimpor’s Proposal For Cement Plant, Efe Reports

“The government of Ecuador has opposed a proposal from Portuguese cement company Cimpor- Cimentos de Portugal SGPS SA to manage …

October 23, 2009

Cuba News Headlines – Fidel Castro meets Ecuadorian vice-president

“This October 21st, the Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro met Ecuadorian Vice President Lenin Moreno Garcés, who expressed gratitude for …

October 23, 2009

Radio Nuevitas – Ecuador Highlights Cuba Dignity and Resistance

“President of Ecuador Rafael Correa highlighted the dignity and resistance spirit of the Cuban people when he answered a question …

October 23, 2009

Colombia Reports – Women and children trafficked over the Ecuadorian border

“Colombian women are being trafficked into Ecuador to work as prostitutes and Ecuadorian children are being brought into Colombia to …

October 23, 2009

Bloomberg – Sinopec, Angola’s Sonangol to Sign Ecuador Oil Contracts

“Sinopec and PetroEcuador will jointly develop the Oglan field, believed to hold 120 million barrels of crude, the Andean country’s …

October 23, 2009

Business Intelligence Middle East – Are Ecuador’s plans to leave oil under the Amazon a new model for tackling climate change?

“While the world’s attention may be fixed on Copenhagen, it is in Ecuador that one of the boldest new measures …

October 23, 2009

Xinhua – Peruvian, Ecuadorian Presidents hold “historical” bilateral meeting

“Peruvian President Alan Garcia and his Ecuadorian counterpart Rafael Correa on Thursday held talks which were described by them as …