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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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Protests mar indigenous summit

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 0:29
related countries: United States United States

Left-wing Latin American leaders meeting in Ecuador agree to promote indigenous rights, while Indians protest outside.
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Thousands flee volcanic eruptions

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 21:31
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Thousands of people are forced to flee as two volcanos erupt in Guatemala and Ecuador, closing schools and airports.
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'Colombian rebels' die in Ecuador

Monday, April 19th 2010, 20:52
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Quito

Two alleged Colombian Farc rebels have been killed in Ecuador after clashes with government troops, Quito says.
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Ecuadorean threat to oil giants

Sunday, April 18th 2010, 0:02

Ecuador threatens to take over foreign oil concessions if companies resist growing state control of the industry.
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Unprepared

Saturday, April 10th 2010, 22:06

Chile quake highlights Ecuador's lack of planning
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Fresh start

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 23:35
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian refugees hope for a new life in Ecuador
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