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Fireworks banned on the Galapagos to protect wildlife

Friday, December 28th 2018, 23:38
related places: Galapagos

Authorities in Ecuador say animals suffered elevated heart rates and anxiety after pyrotechnic shows.
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Guacho: Colombian guerrilla leader killed by security forces

Saturday, December 22nd 2018, 5:13
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Guacho, wanted for the murder of two journalists, has been called "one of the most horrendous criminals".
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Friday, October 19th 2018, 15:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Wikileaks co-founder has been living in the country's UK embassy in London since 2012.
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Julian Assange given feline ultimatum by Ecuador

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 9:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Wikileaks co-founder is told to look after his cat at the London embassy or he may lose it.
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New hummingbird species spotted in Ecuador

Tuesday, October 2nd 2018, 9:24

The previously unknown blue-throated hillstar, a blue and green bird, is in danger of extinction.
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Six held over 'drugs bus' which crashed in Ecuador

Monday, August 20th 2018, 14:55

When police searched the bus, which crashed killing 23 people, they found it full of drugs.
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Ecuador accident: Second deadly crash within days

Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 14:45

A bus has overturned in Ecuador just two days after 12 football fans died when their vehicle crashed.
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The Amazon’s solar-powered river bus

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 23:14

How can you create public transport in the jungle without polluting it? The isolated Achuar peoples of Ecuador have created an ingenious solution.
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Fresh kidnapping by dissident rebel group rocks Ecuador

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 21:28

News of a fresh kidnapping days after three journalists were confirmed killed has shocked Ecuador.
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Julian Assange has internet cut at Ecuadorian embassy in London

Wednesday, March 28th 2018, 18:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Ecuador says the move is to prevent the WikiLeaks founder from interfering in other countries' affairs.
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President Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador

Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 22:49

Lenin Moreno promises to continue the left-wing policies of his predecessor Rafael Correa.
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Julian Assange: Ecuador 'concerned' over lack of progress

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 14:13
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Ecuador says Sweden's chief prosecutor has failed to complete the Wikileaks founder's case.
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US 'debates charging Julian Assange'

Friday, April 21st 2017, 1:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: London

The Wikileaks founder has been granted asylum by Ecuador in London so is beyond the reach of the US.
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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
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
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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