loading

News: Ecuador

We have started to collect the most important news related to Ecuador in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Ecuador – overview

Ecuador: news

Interpol seek Ecuador ex-President

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 0:07

Interpol issues an international alert for the former President of Ecuador Jamil Mahuad, who is wanted on charges of embezzlement in his home country.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ship prompts Galapagos emergency

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 22:38
related places: Galapagos

Ecuador declares an emergency in the Galapagos islands, saying a stranded cargo vessel poses a threat to the archipelago's fragile ecosystem.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ecuador indigenous group fights oil exploration plans

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 6:36

Ecuador's Quechua fight oil exploration plans
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ecuador rejects vote on Amazon oil

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 0:22

Ecuador rejects a call for a referendum on whether further oil exploration should take place in an Amazon reserve, saying not enough signatures were collected.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pentagon staff 'to leave Ecuador'

Friday, April 25th 2014, 20:04
related countries: United States United States

The US says 20 of its Pentagon staff will leave Ecuador by the end of this month, to comply with an order from President Rafael Correa.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Call for vote on Ecuador Amazon oil

Friday, April 11th 2014, 0:24

Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have enough signatures for a referendum on controversial oil drilling plans for an Amazon national park.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ecuador volcano spews huge ash plume

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 12:11
related places: Quito

A volcano just south of Ecuador's capital Quito has erupted, creating a spectacular plume of ash, several kilometres high.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Volcano spews giant ash plume

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 10:35
related places: Quito

A volcano just south of Ecuador's capital Quito has created a spectacular plum of ash, several kilometres high.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 20:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chevron

A judge in the US rules that lawyers representing Amazonian villagers used bribes to secure a multi-billion dollar ruling against American oil company Chevron.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Chevron wins Ecuador payout ruling

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 19:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chevron, Amazon

Oil giant Chevron wins a US court ruling against a $9.5bn (£5.7bn) payout to residents of Ecuador's Amazon region.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

In pictures: Expedition to Ecuador

Monday, February 24th 2014, 2:37

Expedition to Ecuador reveals wealth of species
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Volcano explosion in Ecuador

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 10:49

Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano erupted three times over the weekend, sending huge clouds of ash and smoke into the sky, authorities said.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ecuador-Venezuela flights suspended

Friday, January 24th 2014, 0:53
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas, Quito

Ecuadorean airline Tame says flights between Quito and Caracas will remain suspended until the Venezuelan government pays millions it owes for sold tickets.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Landmark Ecuador torture trial opens

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 0:11

A judge in Ecuador orders the detention of several retired army and police officers accused of abducting and torturing political opponents in 1985.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Galapagos islands on Street View

Friday, September 13th 2013, 0:14
related places: Galapagos

Some of the striking landscapes of Ecuador's Galapagos islands can now be explored online on Google Street View.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Chasing the equator in Ecuador

Saturday, August 24th 2013, 23:56

Why finding the equator in Ecuador isn't as easy as it sounds
Read the full article » | View on the map »

The law that empowered Ecuador's disabled

Monday, August 19th 2013, 23:22

How a single law transformed the lives of Ecuador's disabled
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ecuador approves Amazon oil drilling

Friday, August 16th 2013, 9:45

Ecuador abandons a scheme that would have paid the country not to drill for oil in pristine parts of Yasuni National Park in the Amazon rainforest.
Read the full article » | View on the map »


This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.