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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.

June 29, 2009

6/27/09 – President Correa Stepping up Attacks on Media

[archive-title]“ALBA bloc leaders’ main obsession: indefinite rule” The Miami Herald, June 27, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa, who has already …

June 26, 2009

6/25/09 – Ecuador President Correa to Sue U.S. Newspaper

[archive-title]“Ecuador’s Correa says will sue WSJ over FARC story” Reuters, June 25, 2009[/archive-title] “Correa’s threat to the Wall Street Journal …

June 24, 2009

6/24/09 – Ecuador Suspends TV Station for Airing ‘The Simpsons’

[archive-title]“Airing ‘Simpsons’ leads to 3-month suspension” Indiana Daily Student, June 24, 2009[/archive-title] “Correa threatened TeleAmazonas, a national broadcaster within Ecuador, …

June 22, 2009

6/22/09 – The FARC’s Ecuadorean Friends

[archive-title]“The FARC’s Ecuadorean Friends – It’s time to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to Colombia” Wall Street Journal, June 22, 2009[/archive-title] …

June 18, 2009

6/18/09 – Ecuador’s moves against foreign investors

[archive-title]“Ecuador’s moves against foreign investors” Reuters, June 18, 2009[/archive-title] “Last year Correa refused to repay $3.2 billion in global bonds …

June 16, 2009

6/16/09 – Ecuador offensive fuels press freedom worries

“Ecuador offensive fuels press freedom worries” Reuters, June 16, 2009 “Correa is widely seen as Ecuador’s most powerful leader since …

June 11, 2009

6/11/09 – Region silent amid attacks on the media

“Region silent amid attacks on the media” By Andres Oppenheimer – The Miami Herald, June 11, 2009 “What’s most daunting …

June 8, 2009

6/8/09 – Emerging-market debt after Ecuador

“Emerging-market debt after Ecuador” Reuters, June 8, 2009 “Ecuador is a ‘rogue debtor’ … and its most recent default is …

June 8, 2009

6/8/09 – Ecuador urges crackdown on foreign oil companies

“Ecuador urges crackdown on foreign oil companies” Associated Press, June 8, 2009 “We’re going to radicalize our citizens’ revolution” – …

June 8, 2009

6/8/09 – President of Ecuador Warns of Legal Sanctions for ‘Each Abuse’ of the Press

“President of Ecuador Warns of Legal Sanctions for ‘Each Abuse’ of the Press” Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas …