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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.

August 17, 2009

8/17/09 – Ecuador exports 50,000 tons of excessive rice, corn to Venezuela

[archive-title]“Ecuador exports 50,000 tons of excessive rice, corn to Venezuela” Xinhua, August 17, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuador began Friday to export 30,000 …

August 16, 2009

8/16/09 – Havana Times – Cuba & Ecuador Sign Tariffs Agreement

[archive-title]“Cuba & Ecuador Sign Tariffs Agreement ” Havana Times, August 16, 2009[/archive-title] “The governments of Cuba and Ecuador signed in …

August 15, 2009

8/15/09 – Ecuador’s Correa launches new term, promises change

[archive-title]“Ecuador’s Correa launches new term, promises change” greenleft.org.au, August 15, 2009[/archive-title] “Correa also faces internal opposition to his citizens’ revolution. …

August 15, 2009

8/15/09 – Cuban News Agency – Cuba and Ecuador Sign Trade Agreement

[archive-title]“Cuba and Ecuador Sign Trade Agreement” Cuban News Agency, August 15, 2009[/archive-title] “On this occasion, both countries gave each other …

August 14, 2009

8/14/09 – Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sent his congratulations to Rafael Correa Delgado on his inauguration as President of the Republic of Ecuador and on the country’s 200th anniversary celebrations

[archive-title]“Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sent his congratulations to Rafael Correa Delgado on his inauguration as President of the Republic of …

August 14, 2009

8/14/09 – Ecuador creates two new ministries

[archive-title]“Ecuador creates two new ministries” Xinhua, August 14, 2009[/archive-title] “The Telecommunication Ministry will be in charge of formulating state policies …

August 14, 2009

8/13/09 – Miami Herald – Is Ecuador’s leader settling old scores?

[archive-title]“Is Ecuador’s leader settling old scores?” Miami Herald, August 13, 2009[/archive-title] “I have long been curious about Correa’s claims to …

August 14, 2009

8/13/09 – Associated Press – Ecuador wants citizen committees to defend gov’t

[archive-title]“Ecuador wants citizen committees to defend gov’t” Associated Press, August 13, 2009[/archive-title] “Critics say the neighborhood groups could evolve into …

August 14, 2009

8/13/09 – Latin Business Chronicle – Iran Is Not a Good Partner for Latin America

[archive-title]“Iran Is Not a Good Partner for Latin America” Latin Business Chronicle, August 13, 2009[/archive-title] “The future well-being of Latin …

August 14, 2009

8/13/09 – AP – Ecuador registers first trade deficit since 2002

[archive-title]“Ecuador registers first trade deficit since 2002” Associated Press, August 13, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuador’s trade balance was negative in the first …

August 14, 2009

8/12/09 – Dow Jones – Ecuador Jan-Apr Fiscal Deficit $777M Vs $428M Surplus In ’08

[archive-title]“Ecuador Jan-Apr Fiscal Deficit $777M Vs $428M Surplus In ’08” Dow Jones, August 12, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuador’s central government posted a …

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 …