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Ecuador poll: Governing party's Lenin Moreno leads vote

Monday, February 20th 2017, 11:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The governing party candidate could win outright in the first round if he reaches 40% of the vote.
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Colombia: Peace talks with ELN rebel group begin

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 0:22

After more than five decades of armed conflict, ELN rebels sit down to negotiate a peace deal.
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Ecuador man arrested over New York gold flakes theft

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 3:46

The Ecuadorian is suspecting of running off with gold flakes valued at about $1.6m (£1.2m).
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Ecuador curbs Assange's internet to halt US election 'interference'

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 6:44
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related places: London

Ecuador says it restricted internet access for the WikiLeaks founder at its London embassy to stop interference in the US presidential election.
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Colombia and ELN rebels announce historic peace talks

Tuesday, October 11th 2016, 4:36
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's government and the country's second largest rebel group, the ELN, announce the start of formal peace talks on 27 October in Ecuador.
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Fernando Machado, the transgender man who gave birth

Thursday, September 22nd 2016, 20:22

Fernando Machado and Diane Rodriguez are new parents, but being transgender in Ecuador is not easy.
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Assange gets kitten at Ecuador embassy

Monday, May 9th 2016, 16:09
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related places: London

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who since 2012 has been seeking refuge at Ecuador's embassy in London, gains a new companion - a pet kitten.
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Ecuador earthquake toll rises to 646

Saturday, April 23rd 2016, 23:42

A week after Ecuador's devastating earthquake, President Rafael Correa announces eight days of national mourning as death toll rises to 646.
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VIDEO: 'There's nothing left. Only rubble'

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 12:58

At least 570 people are now known have died after the magnitude-7.8 quake hit Ecuador last Saturday.
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VIDEO: Ecuadorians to pay for quake damage

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 6:27

Plans for rebuilding after an earthquake struck Ecuador on Saturday will be paid for with an emergency tax increase, President Rafael Correa has announced.
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Ecuador to tax rich to fund quake relief

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 4:38

Ecuador's President introduces new measures to pay for rebuilding after Saturday's earthquake, including a one-off tax on millionaires.
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Ecuador earthquake deaths pass 500

Wednesday, April 20th 2016, 9:25

The death toll from Saturday's devastating earthquake in Ecuador rises to 525 and could increase by many more, authorities in the country say.
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Aid to quake-hit Ecuador stepped up

Tuesday, April 19th 2016, 22:38

Major aid groups step up help to Ecuador amid concerns over conditions faced by survivors from the earthquake that killed at least 480 people.
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Ecuador quake death toll hits 413

Tuesday, April 19th 2016, 4:52

At least 413 people are now known to have died in the earthquake that struck Ecuador, the country's government says.
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Ecuador quake death toll rises to 350

Monday, April 18th 2016, 16:25

The number of people killed in a powerful earthquake that struck Ecuador over the weekend has risen to about 350, the government says.
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VIDEO: Aerial view of Ecuador quake buildings

Monday, April 18th 2016, 11:57
related places: Portoviejo

The damage caused by Saturday's earthquake can be seen in footage taken by a drone flying over the city of Portoviejo.
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VIDEO: Ecuador quake deaths likely to rise

Monday, April 18th 2016, 8:51

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has warned that the death toll from a powerful earthquake which has killed more than 250 people is likely to rise.
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