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Arrest in Ecuador alcohol deaths

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 1:51

The owner of a winery in Ecuador is arrested under suspicion of producing bootleg liquor which contained poisonous methanol, after 51 deaths.
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Menem cleared of arms smuggling

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 21:41
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Croatia Croatia

Former Argentine President Carlos Menem is formally cleared of involvement in illegal arms sales to Croatia and Ecuador in the 1990s.
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Ecuador police to take polygraph

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 23:09

Police officers in Ecuador will be subject to lie detector tests under new anti-corruption measures, the police chief says.
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Ecuador alcohol deaths rise to 33

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 19:46

The number of people who have died in Ecuador after drinking adulterated liquor rises to 33.
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Correa vows to donate libel cash

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 21:27

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa says he will donate the money he was awarded in a libel case against the country's main opposition newspaper to an environmental project.
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Ecuador journalists found guilty

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 10:55

An Ecuador judge sentences three directors and a former columnist of main opposition newspaper El Universo to jail for libelling President Rafael Correa.
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Ecuador bans alcohol after deaths

Monday, July 18th 2011, 11:27

Ecuador bans the sale and consumption of alcohol for three days after at least 21 people die from drinking adulterated liquor.
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Ecuador protest police convicted

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 21:08

A court in Ecuador convicts six policemen of crimes against state security after protests last September in which President Correa was detained.
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Ecuador's Correa wins referendum

Friday, May 20th 2011, 1:26

Final results in Ecuador's referendum show President Correa has won backing for his reform programme, including greater control over the media and courts.
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Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 7:58
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Prosecutors in Ecuador say they will probe allegations that President Rafael Correa received election donations from Colombia's Farc rebels.
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Ecuador head submits to polygraph

Friday, May 13th 2011, 23:06
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Ecuador President Rafael Correa says he is willing to take a lie detector test to prove he never took money from Colombian rebels to finance his campaign.
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Ecuador: Correa 'wins referendum'

Monday, May 9th 2011, 15:56

Results so far in Ecuador's referendum suggest most of President Rafael Correa's reforms will be approved, but two key issues appear too close to call.
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Ecuador: Correa 'wins referendum'

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 3:57

An early count suggests voters have backed Ecuador President Rafael Correa on 10 reforms proposed in a referendum, the National Election Council says.
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Horns of a dilemma

Friday, May 6th 2011, 2:07

Ecuador votes on judges, media - and bullfights
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A bug's life

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 0:05

Why these creatures are being studied up in Ecuador's mountains
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AUDIO: Ecuador alerted to spewing volcano

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 11:12

Ecuador has declared an amber alert after the Tungurahua volcano started spewing ash again. The authorities have told residents living near the volcano to leave their homes.
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Ecuador declares volcano alert

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 0:49

The authorities in Ecuador are evacuating residents living near the rim of the Tungurahua volcano in the centre of the country after it started spewing ash.
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VIDEO: Oil threat to Ecuador's rainforest

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 23:50

Ecuador - the fifth largest oil explorer in the world - is now seeking foreign donations in exchange for a promise not to exploit the reserves that lie under the Huaorani land.
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