The corruption ruling further sullies the legacy of one of the nation's most enduring and polemical political leaders, former President Rafael Correa.
It's been nearly two decades since a chief of state from the small South American nation of Ecuador has met in Washington with a U.S. president. But that changed on Wednesday.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. and China reached a partial trade deal after 15 months of disagreement. President Trump agreed to suspend a tariff hike scheduled to go into effect Tuesday, and China pledged to buy up to…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Turkish forces crossed the Syrian border, hours after their warplanes carried out airstrikes targeting U.S. allied Kurdish forces. Siobahn Kennedy of Independent Television News Reports. Also, Democratice presidential candidate Joe Biden for the first time…
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press
A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
In our news wrap Tuesday, a bus struck an oncoming vehicle at high speed and flipped southeast of Quito, Ecuador. At least 24 people were killed and 22 were injured; many of the passengers were Colombian and Venezuelan. Also, a…
By Associated Press
The Colombian-registered bus was traveling to Quito when it hit a smaller vehicle in an area known as dead man's curve at about 3 a.m., Ecuadorean authorities said.
Ecuador's leftist ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno celebrated a narrow victory Monday following a contentious presidential run-off election, preserving the small, Andean nation's status as one of South America's remaining populist strongholds.
By Gonzalo Solano, Associated Press
Polls showed a neck-and-neck vote between Correa's hand-picked successor, Lenin Moreno, and conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso.
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