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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 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 …

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 …