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Soldiers patrol near the government palace during a state of emergency in Quito, Ecuador, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024. The country has seen a series of attacks after the government imposed a state of emergency in the wake of the apparent escape of a powerful gang leader from prison.
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2024-05-22, Human Rights Watch
(Washington, DC) – The decision by Ecuador’s PresidentDaniel Noboa to announce that the country is in an “internal armed conflict” has contributed to serious human...
Ecuador's ambassador Andres Teran Parral, center, and agent Ana Maria Larrea, far right, greet Mexico's agent and ambassador Carmen Moreno Toscano, second left, and legal advisor of the Mexico Foreign Minister Alejandro Celorio Alcantara, left, at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, April 30, 2024, where Mexico is taking Ecuador to the United Nations' top court accusing the nation of violating international law by storming into the Mexican embassy in Quito and arresting former Ecuador Vice President Jorge Glas, who had been holed up there seeking asylum in Mexico. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
AP / Peter Dejong
2024-04-30, Newsday
THE HAGUE, NetherlandsMexico is taking Ecuador to the top U.N. court Tuesday, accusing the nation of violating international law by storming the MexicanEmbassy in...
Soldiers patrol in the perimeters of an open-air market in Portoviejo, Ecuador, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024
AP / Ariel Ochoa
2024-04-22, The Peninsula
Quito: A solid majority of Ecuadoran voters on Sunday approved the extradition to the United States of organized crime bosses in a referendum on measures against drug...
The Cleveland American: File photo of Ecuador's Vice PresidentVeronica Abad. EFE/Jose Jacome NationalCourt of Justice Ecuador This Wednesday, he sought authorization from the Legislative Assembly (Parliament) to criminally prosecute the Vice President. Veronica AbadA judicial...
East Bay Times: A house in Saratoga that sold for $3 million, is the most affordable real estate sale in Saratoga in the past week. For comparison, the overall average price of real estate in Saratoga over the last week was $4.5 million. The average price per square foot was...
Ottumwa Courier: QUITO (AP) — El cabecilla de una banda criminal y dos policías en servicio fueron capturados el miércoles mientras asistían a una fiesta en una pequeña ciudad cerca de Guayaquil, informaron las Fuerzas Armadas ecuatorianas. ......
Miami New Times: With nearly 40 locations across Ecuador, Noe Sushi Bar, Ecuador's first and largest Japanese fusion restaurant, is opening its first U.S. location in Miami this summer. Founded in 1994 by Chef Noe Carmona, Noe Sushi Bar will open its first franchise location...
Al Jazeera: Quito, Ecuador – When 19-year-old Carlos JavierVega left home on February 2 in the southern city of Guayaquil, Ecuador, it was the last time his family would see him alive. He and his cousin EduardoVelasco had gone to meet a friend interested in buying a dog...
The Newport Daily News: The beauty of a Rhode Islander summer is legend. There's a lot to take in, from the Cliff Walk to pristine beaches; stunning coastal vistas to scenic rivers; and old time lighthouses. Go back in time at Newport mansions and historic farms. Step inside to...
East Bay Times: A house that sold for $7.1 million tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Saratoga in the past week. In total, eight residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $4.5...
The Cleveland American: Quito, June 10, 2024 (Keto Informa). – SomosSan MarcosHouse has a renovated technological space thanks to the collaboration between Manuela Sáenz's management and the private company,...
Ottumwa Courier: QUITO (AP) — Un fiscal vinculó el lunes a la vicepresidenta ecuatoriana Verónica Abad con un caso de corrupción en el que estaba involucrado inicialmente su hijo y decidió elevar el proceso a una instancia superior. ......
The Valley2024-06-10
The Atlantic: Photographs by Ashley Gilbertson No one knows why the HohokamIndians vanished. They had carved hundreds of miles of canals in the Sonoran Desert with stone tools and channeled the waters of the Salt and GilaRivers to irrigate their crops for a thousand years...