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Ecuador President Says Oil Giant Is 'Enemy Of Our Country'

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.17.2013 | Green

Ecuador's firebrand leftist President Rafael Correa lambasted US oil giant Chevron as an enemy for allegedly besmirching his country as part of a leng...

Ecuador's El Oriente: A Paradise Still at Risk

Dorian de Wind | Posted 07.06.2013 | Green
Dorian de Wind

About two years ago, I wrote about the idyllic weeks and months I spent as a child in Ecuador's "el Oriente." El Oriente is Ecuador's magnificent jung...

Ecuador's Populist President Looks Set for Another Four Years

William Lee | Posted 04.07.2013 | World
William Lee

Less than one month before Ecuadoreans are due to go to the polls for presidential and legislative elections, the outcome of the vote is looking increasingly predictable.

Ecuador's President Correa Fires His Cousin

William K. Black | Posted 02.20.2013 | World
William K. Black

In November 2011, President Correa appointed Pedro Delgado as head of Ecuador's Central Bank. The appointment was controversial. The obvious controversy was that Delgado is Correa's cousin.

Why Is the Failed Monti a 'Technocrat' and the Successful Correa a 'Left-Leaning Economist'?

William K. Black | Posted 02.08.2013 | Media
William K. Black

The New York Times' slant in describing Monti as a "technocrat" and Correa as a "left-leaning economist" is typical of the dominant media. Monti and Correa both have doctorates in economics from U.S. universities and both have been professors of economics. Why does the New York Times treat Monti reverentially and Correa dismissively?

WATCH: Tough New Laws To Protect Galapagos Islands

Posted 10.10.2011 | Green

Getting up close and personal with the Blue-Footed Booby, the centenarian Giant Tortoise, and the Marine Iguana at the Galapagos Islands has become so...

Ecuador's El Oriente -- Another Paradise Lost?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.07.2011 | World
Dorian de Wind

Underneath the lush Ecuadorean rain forest lie some of the country's largest oil deposits, Ecuador's principal export and one of its most important sources of revenue -- a resource that has been both a blessing and a curse

Ecuadorian Bullfighters Have A Cow Over Proposed Bull-Killing Ban

AOL Weird News | David Moye | Posted 07.26.2011 | Weird News

Bullfighters in Ecuador are seeing red over a ballot referendum that, if passed, will ban the traditional killing of bulls at the end of bullfights. ...