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  Ecuadorian President Defends Civil Union Advocate.comEcuadorian President Defends Civil Union RightsAdvocate.comCivil unions will become available to same-sex couples in Ecuador for the first time September 15, giving them many of the same benefits their married heterosexual counterparts already enjoy, reports ThinkProgress. President Rafael Correa recently ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 1:15 pm
  264 Military Buildings to Become Parks or teleSUR English264 Military Buildings to Become Parks or Hospitals in EcuadorteleSUR EnglishEcuadorean defense minister, Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced on Wednesday that the army´s 516 units will be reduced to 252, reported El Telegrafo. The measure aims to optimize Ecuador´s military presence nationally. “We know now what we have, ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 8:31 am
  Ecuador's unhealthy dependence on China is QuartzEcuador's unhealthy dependence on China is about to get $1.5 billion worseQuartzEcuador, the serial defaulter that had to ship half of its gold reserves to New York this year for a loan from Goldman Sachs, is asking Beijing about borrowing $1.5 billion more. According to the Andean nation's finance minister yesterday, the ...Ecuador: Six Police Officers Receive Sentences for 2010 Coup AttemptInSerbia NewsEcuador Bonds Soar to Record as China Credit Line Renewal SoughtBloombergEcuador police jailed for Correa assassination attemptBBC NewsThe State -teleSUR Englishall 40 news articles »
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 7:59 am
  Pelicans dive-bomb beach just yards from Daily MailPelicans dive-bomb beach just yards from holidaymakers in EcuadorDaily Mail... closer glimpse of the phenomenon. Almost in formation, the pelicans dive into the water one after another to catch the sardines. Fisherman Maximiliano Ricci, who travelled to Crucita in Ecuador from Italy for a holiday, captured the feeding frenzy ...and more »
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 7:31 am
  Inside Chevron's 9 Billion Dollar Legal Inside Chevron's 9 Billion Dollar Legal Battle in EcuadorRollingStone.comMore than a decade ago, the same court ruled to move the case out of New York, where the plaintiffs thought it belonged, and down to Ecuador, where Chevron had cozy relations with key officials in government. The subsequent seesaw between sovereign ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:31 am


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  Ecuador: banana exporters may focus on ChinaAlthough Ecuador’s recent trade agreement with the EU is great news for banana producers, exports to Europe might be limited in the long-term due to new opportunities opening up in the Chinese market, according to shipping company Seatrade. The South ...
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 2:18 pm
  Robinho and Marcelo will play with BrazilCONMEBOL: CONMEBOL: Sept. 1, 2014 - Brazil coach Dunga called up at the last minute Robinho and Marcelo for friendlies against Ecuador and Colombia in September in the United States, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said Sunday. Dunga, who ...
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:18 pm
  GOING DIGITAL: Ecuador plans digitalIn a bold move into the 21st Century, the South American nation of Ecuador is now planning digital currency. Some believe this will eventually lead to the nation's abandonment of paper and coin currency altogether - i.e., the United States dollar.
Posted on 31 August 2014 | 4:09 pm
  Ecuador, First Country in World to BackEcuador backs the proposal with the objective of benefitting those citizens traditionally excluded from the banking system. The Central Bank of Ecuador is set to implement the world's first digital state-backed currency. It is aimed at those citizens ...
Posted on 31 August 2014 | 9:00 am
  Ecuador nuns go public for first time in 150Quito (AFP) - A group of Ecuadoran nuns opened the doors of their convent to the outside world Saturday -- a first since the order arrived in the South American country 150 years ago. The nuns of the Mothers of Augustine were expelled from Colombia in 1864 ...
Posted on 31 August 2014 | 3:54 am
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