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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 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 …

October 22, 2009

CCTV – Ecuadorian students protest right to free education

“Ecuadorian students have taken to the streets to protest their right to free education. They clashed with police.” Read more …

October 22, 2009

Latin American Herald Tribune – Student Protest Turns Violent in Ecuador

“A demonstration on Wednesday by thousands of Ecuadorian college students unhappy with government proposals to reform the university system ended …

October 22, 2009

Dow Jones – Ecuador President To Visit Russia To Strengthen Ties

“President Rafael Correa will make an official visit to Russia next week to strengthen ties between both countries and to …

October 22, 2009

Xinhua – Ecuador alerts 3 provinces of Reventador volcano eruption

“The Ecuadorian authorities on Wednesday alerted three close-by provinces of a possible eruption of the Reventador volcano west of the …

October 22, 2009

Cuban News Agency – ALBA: a Relevant Model

“At a time when the international financial schemes have shown their unfeasibility, the agreement reached at the Alliance with regard …

October 21, 2009

Dow Jones – Ecuador Jan-Jun Fiscal Deficit $1.16B Vs Surplus $620M Yr Ago

“Ecuador’s central government posted a fiscal deficit of $1.16 billion in the first half of the year compared with a …

October 21, 2009

Cuban News Agency – Ecuadorian Vice President Extols Cuba’s Treatment of the Disabled

[archive-title]“Ecuadorian Vice President Extols Cuba’s Treatment of the Disabled” Cuban News Agency, October 20, 2009[/archive-title] “In statements to the press, …

October 21, 2009

Latin American Herald Tribune – Ecuador Losing $200 Million a Year to Electricity Theft

[archive-title]“Ecuador Losing $200 Million a Year to Electricity Theft” Latin American Herald Tribune, October 20, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuador is losing around …

October 21, 2009

Reuters – Ecuador’s Correa announces economic stimulus plan

[archive-title]“Ecuador’s Correa announces economic stimulus plan” Reuters, October 20, 2009[/archive-title] “Gross domestic product in the OPEC-member country shrank 1.06 percent …