AP – U.S. Expels Ecuadorian Ambassador in Retaliation, Sources Say
Latest development following Ecuador’s decision to expel the U.S. ambassador from the country this week:
The United States has expelled Ecuador’s ambassador in retaliation for kicking the U.S. envoy out of its country earlier in the week, Fox News confirms.
Ecuadorian ambassador Luis Gallegos was summoned to the State Department on Thursday and informed of the decision. The move comes after Ecuador expelled U.S. ambassador Heather Hodges over her allegations of corruption in Ecuador, which were contained in documents released by the WikiLeaks website.