Jewish teen scores with Ecuador soccer camp
Jewish teen scores with Ecuador soccer camp projectThe Times of IsraelWASHINGTON (JTA) — By combining her love of soccer with her community service requirement, Rachelle Murciano helped change the lives of impoverished girls in Ecuador. Murciano, 14, spent three weeks over the summer in the capital city Quito with El ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:36 pm
Chevron Will Lose Ecuador Pollution Case on
Chevron Will Lose Ecuador Pollution Case on Both Law and FactsHuffington PostEarlier this year, New York Judge Lewis Kaplan ruled the $9 billion Ecuador judgment against Chevron was fraudulent and not "collectible" anywhere in the world. In 2012, Judge Kaplan ruled it was not "enforceable" but the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:09 am
Ecuador backs national mobile wallet -
NFC WorldEcuador backs national mobile walletMobile World LiveIn an unusual move, Ecuador is reportedly building its own mobile wallet to boost financial inclusion, without the involvement of the country's operators or banks. The country's central bank will be both owner and operator of the wallet which is ...Ecuador's central bank plans national mobile walletNFC Worldall 2 news articles »
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:16 am
Livingston woman set for charity trip to
Scottish Daily RecordLivingston woman set for charity trip to EcuadorScottish Daily RecordA Livingston student is set for the trip of a lifetime which will see her go to South America for charity work. Laura Neesam (18) is starting to fundraise to go to Ecuador next June to help local communities as part of a volunteering development project.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:04 am
Ecuador Slams Human Rights Abuse Claims -
teleSUR EnglishEcuador Slams Human Rights Abuse ClaimsteleSUR EnglishThe Ecuadorian government is challenging a lawyer cited in a Human Rights Watch report to prove his allegations and cites political motivations. The Ecuadorian government hit back on Tuesday against a report claiming it repressed protestors during a ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:49 am
TAME Airlines Launches New Nonstop Route
QUITO, Ecuador, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAME Airlines, one of Ecuador's premiere airlines, launched a new service between Quito, Ecuador and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beginning October 17, 2014. Officials and Executives from TAME Airlines, the Ecuadorian Ministry of Transportation, Broward County Aviation, FLL and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:00 am
ASEAN, Ecuador to Explore Areas of Mutual
The Ambassador of Ecuador to Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Rodrigo Riofrío Machuca, presented his Letter of Credence today to H.E. Le Luong Minh, Secretary-General of ASEAN, as Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador to ASEAN.
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 4:55 pm
Lundin-Backed Miner to Buy Ecuador Project
A company controlled by Sweden’s Lundin family agreed to buy Kinross Gold Corp. (K) ’s idled Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador for $240 million and will change its name to Lundin Gold Inc.
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 4:52 pm
Kinross to sell halted Ecuador gold project
Kinross Gold Corp has agreed to sell its halted Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador to a company belonging to the Swedish-Canadian Lundin family for $240 million, Kinross and the company, Fortress Minerals Corp , said on Tuesday. Toronto-based Kinross acquired the project in 2008 with its $1.2 billion friendly takeover of Aurelian Resources, and once called it "one of the most exciting gold ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:43 pm
Kinross Announces Sale of Fruta del Norte
Kinross Gold Corporation is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Fortress Minerals Corp. , a member of the Lundin Group of Companies, to sell all of its interest in Aurelian Resources ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 2:49 pm
Undocumented | Will immigration issues
Since she was 14, when she moved to the United States from Ecuador with her parents, Dalmazzo has thought of herself as an American. But that distinction existed only in her mind. In reality, she wasn’t an American citizen; she was in the country illegally.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 2:12 pm
Ecuador Considers Snowden Asylum Request
Edward Snowden, the former U.S. government contractor holed up in the transit zone of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, has had slow responses to his requests to more than 20 countries for asylum. Bruce Orwall looks at the responses so far and the ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:17 pm
Ecuador's Foreign Minister: Force
Ecuadorian foreign minister Ricardo Patino says international law must reign in abuses by multinational corporations. Ecuador's long running legal battle against Chevron is just the latest example of international law prioritizing corporate profits over ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:58 am
Ecuador offers Qatar help in food security
DOHA: Qatar and Ecuador are passing through the best phase of their relationship, which goes beyond mutual interests and is based on shared values and principles like supporting the Palestinian cause, president of Ecuador Rafael Correa Delgado has said.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:53 am
Deep rifts remain at UN talks on global
A long list of speakers complained at Saturday's closing session of an opportunity lost. Ecuador's negotiator Walter Schuldt, on behalf of a group of 30-odd like-minded developing countries that include major polluters India and China, said they were ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:36 am
Deaths reported in Ecuador jungle attack
The director of a foundation that works in Ecuador's rainforest says Amazon tribesmen apparently carried out a revenge attack and killed an undetermined number of people from a rival indigenous group that lives in voluntary isolation.
Posted on 3 April 2013 | 1:26 pm
Ecuador's Correa breezes to 2nd re-election
A landslide second re-election secured, President Rafael Correa immediately vowed to deepen the "citizen's revolution" that has lifted tens of thousands of Ecuadoreans out of poverty as he expanded the welfare state.
Posted on 16 February 2013 | 10:49 pm
Ecuador's political juggernaut faces
On a campaign stage, Rafael Correa is a dancing, singing, swirling tornado of energy. Ecuador's president doesn't make promises. He's way past that.
Posted on 14 February 2013 | 8:39 am
Cancer survivors star at fashion show in
Just minutes before showtime, the neophyte models fidgeted nervously as helpers rushed to put the final touches on makeup and adjust the clothes.
Posted on 7 February 2013 | 3:26 pm
Knife-wielding attacker kills 2 at Correa
Authorities in Ecuador say a man wielding a large knife killed two people and wounded four in a crowd that was awaiting President Rafael Correa for a political rally.
Posted on 5 February 2013 | 6:54 am