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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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Trapped Ecuador miners found dead

Saturday, October 16th 2010, 23:03

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

Saturday, October 16th 2010, 6:02

A tunnel has collapsed in a gold mine in southern Ecuador, trapping four miners 490 feet (150 meters) underground
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Ecuador police suspects detained

Thursday, October 7th 2010, 1:08

More than 40 police officers are detained in Ecuador in connection with last week's revolt against President Rafael Correa.
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Ecuador raises armed forces pay

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 10:00

Ecuador's government agrees to increase police and army salaries just days after a police rebellion over the scrapping of bonuses.
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Ecuador neighbours reopen borders

Friday, October 1st 2010, 23:20
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Peru Peru

Peru and Colombia reopen their borders with Ecuador, a day after President Rafael Correa accused the opposition of a coup attempt.
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Ecuador president rescued from siege

Friday, October 1st 2010, 13:29

Ecuador's President has been trapped in a hospital for 12 hours after being hit with tear gas fired by police who were protesting about planned cuts to their benefits.
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'No pardon' for Ecuador's rebels

Friday, October 1st 2010, 9:22

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa says there will be "no pardon or forgiveness" for those involved in a police rebellion against him.
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Colombian forces kill 22 rebels

Monday, September 20th 2010, 8:53
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian forces attack a Farc camp, killing 22 guerrillas in what President Juan Manuel Santos says is the biggest blow to the rebels in recent times.
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Ecuador in migrant massacre row

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 11:22
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Mexico Mexico

Honduras accuses Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa of risking the life of a Honduran migrant who survived last month's Mexico massacre.
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Ecuador bus crash investigated

Monday, August 30th 2010, 5:13

Police in Ecuador are investigating what caused one of the worst bus crashes in the country's history.
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Mountain man

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 11:28

Ecuador's oldest mountaineer aims to pass on his love of nature
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Strong earthquake strikes Ecuador

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 14:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Quito

An earthquake measuring 6.9 hits Ecuador, about 170km (105 miles) south-east of the capital, Quito, the US Geological Survey says.
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Ecuador in Amazon drilling pledge

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 23:51

Ecuador promises not to drill for oil in a pristine Amazon reserve in return for $3.6bn (£2.26bn) from donor countries.
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Ecuador to redraw oil contracts

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 8:48

Ecuador's government is set to renegotiate oil contracts with private firms as a new law increases state control over the sector.
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Crime and punishment

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 8:29

Ecuador's indigenous justice on trial after public floggings
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UN concern about Ecuador killings

Friday, July 16th 2010, 0:28

A UN investigator raises concerns about the number of extrajudicial killings in Ecuador, and how few perpetrators are caught.
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