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World Feb 03Ecuador to pick new president amid deepening economic crisis
Voters in Ecuador are heading to the polls to pick a new president amid a deepening economic crisis exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Health Jun 12Lab in Ecuador’s capital forced to halt coronavirus testing because of supply shortage
A major laboratory in Ecuador's capital has closed and halted processing coronavirus tests because technicians didn't have basic supplies like tubes, pipettes, masks and gloves needed to safely analyze the specimens.
World Oct 13After violence, Ecuadorians return to streets ahead of talks
Residents of Ecuador's capital ventured out into the streets Sunday despite a 24-hour military curfew, picking their way through piles of burnt tires, chunks of pavement and tree trunks smoldering after a day of violent protests across Quito.
World Oct 12Ecuador’s indigenous protest leaders willing to negotiate
Indigenous leaders of protests that have paralyzed Ecuador's economy for nearly a week said Saturday they were willing to negotiate with President Lenín Moreno, signaling a possible exit from the crisis.
World Apr 02Ecuadoreans vote in closely watched presidential election
Polls showed a neck-and-neck vote between Correa's hand-picked successor, Lenin Moreno, and conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso.