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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.

September 18, 2009

Dow Jones – Ecuador May Call For Global Bondholders In Italy In Oct – Min

[archive-title]“Ecuador May Call For Global Bondholders In Italy In Oct – Min” Dow Jones, September 17, 2009[/archive-title] “The government had …

September 18, 2009

Dow Jones – Ecuador’s Jan-August Tax Collection $4.53B, Up 12% On Yr

[archive-title]“Ecuador’s Jan-August Tax Collection $4.53B, Up 12% On Yr” Dow Jones, September 17, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuador’s tax collections rose 12% to …

September 15, 2009

Knight Center – Ecuador’s National Assembly to debate controversial communications bill

[archive-title]“Ecuador’s National Assembly to debate controversial communications bill” Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, September 14, 2009[/archive-title] “The bill …

September 15, 2009

Dow Jones – Ecuador Will Allow Mining Exploitation In 2012

[archive-title]“Ecuador Will Allow Mining Exploitation In 2012” Dow Jones, September 14, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuador’s Mines and Oil Minister Germanico Pinto said …

September 14, 2009

Reuters – ANALYSIS-Ecuador not seen giving up US dollar anytime soon

“The socialist leader is serious however about maintaining his clout with voters, meaning he will likely cling to the greenback …

September 11, 2009

The Economist – Ecuador, Argentina and the IMF

[archive-title]“Ecuador, Argentina and the IMF” The Economist, September 10, 2009[/archive-title] “First to find this out is Ecuador. High oil prices …

September 11, 2009

Xinhua – Ecuadorian president swears in new transport minister

[archive-title]“Ecuadorian president swears in new transport minister” Xinhua, September 10, 2009[/archive-title] “Cazal resigned last week for refusing to annul some …

September 10, 2009

Press TV – “Iranian bank to open branch in Ecuador”

[archive-title]“Iranian bank to open branch in Ecuador” Press TV, September 10, 2009[/archive-title] “The Export Development Bank of Iran reportedly plans …

September 2, 2009

9/1/09 – Associated Press – Ecuador backs off closing TV network over broadcast of taped conversation involving president

[archive-title]“Ecuador backs off closing TV network over broadcast of taped conversation involving president” Associated Press, September 1, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuador’s government …

August 31, 2009

8/31/09 – Ecuadoran TV station threatened with closure denies breaking law

[archive-title]“Ecuadoran TV station threatened with closure denies breaking law” Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, August 31, 2009[/archive-title] “The …

August 30, 2009

8/30/09 – AP – TV chief: Broadcast of president’s talk legitimate

[archive-title]“TV chief: Broadcast of president’s talk legitimate” Associated Press, August 30, 2009[/archive-title] “An Ecuadorean TV official says his network was …

August 29, 2009

8/29/09 – AP – Ecuador’s leader threatens closure of TV network

[archive-title]“Ecuador’s leader threatens closure of TV network” Associated Press, August 29, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuador’s president is threatening to close a major …