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US expels Ecuadorean ambassador

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 16:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The US is expelling Ecuador's ambassador in Washington, in retaliation for Ecuador's expulsion of the US ambassador earlier this week.
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In pictures

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 23:02

The oil threat facing Ecuador's Amazonian Indians
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Ecuador expels US envoy over leak

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 18:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Quito

Ecuador expels the US ambassador in Quito after the release of a US diplomatic cable accusing the Ecuadorean police of widespread corruption.
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Waterfall or water trickle

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 9:37

Ecuador plans huge hydroelectric plant but at what cost?
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'Not enough'

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 22:51

Indigenous Ecuadoreans seek higher fine against Chevron
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Chevron hits back in Amazon row

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 11:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chevron, Amazon

US oil giant Chevron says it will appeal against an Ecuador fine of $8.6bn, amid a decades-long row over pollution in the country's Amazon region.
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Amazon pollution: Chevron fined

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 5:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chevron

A court in Ecuador fines US oil giant Chevron $8.6bn (£5.3bn) for polluting much of the country's Amazon region.
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VIDEO: Oil giant fined for Ecuador pollution

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 5:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chevron

A court in Ecuador has fined the American oil giant Chevron for polluting rivers and rainforests.
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Many killed in Ecuador bus plunge

Friday, December 24th 2010, 19:56

At least 35 people are killed when their bus tumbles off the road and down a ravine in the west of Ecuador.
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Ecuador volcano spews ash and gas

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 22:20

Ecuador is evacuating people from towns and villages around the Tungurahua volcano after a rapid increase in seismic activity on Saturday.
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Tale of treasures

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 7:45

Can no-drilling pledge conserve oil-rich park in Ecuador?
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Interpol issues alert for Assange

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 7:14

The international police agency, Interpol, has issued a "Red Notice" for the founder of the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, Julian Assange.
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Ecuador offers Assange residency

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 11:52

Ecuador offers Wikileaks founder Julian Assange residency in the country and opportunity to make more revelations.
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Colombian troops kill 13 rebels

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 10:10
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian military officials say air and ground forces targeted a rebel camp near the Ecuador border, killing at least 13 rebels.
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New bat species found in Ecuador

Monday, November 15th 2010, 9:09

A tiny new species of bat is discovered in the western slopes of the Andes in northwestern Ecuador.
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Back to normal?

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 9:51

Month on from Ecuador's police revolt, questions linger
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Two Ecuadorean miners found dead

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 3:46

Rescuers in Ecuador find the bodies of the final two missing miners after a cave-in at a gold mine.
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Two trapped miners in Ecuador dead

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 8:09

Rescuers have found the bodies of two of four miners trapped underground in a gold mine in southern Ecuador.
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