The standoff between Ecuador President Rafael Correa and police ended Thursday night but the alleged Ecuador coup attempt underscores the region's instability.
10/01/2010 11:16 am
Ecuador coup attempt? On Thursday, President Rafael Correa was attacked, a state of emergency was declared, and police across the country revolted.
09/30/2010 07:30 pm
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Ecuador earthquake: The epicenter about 100 miles from the capital, Quito, but so far no reports of damage or injuries have been reported.
08/12/2010 01:44 pm
One day after Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez ordered troops sent to the border, Colombia denied Saturday that it had any intention of invading its 'brother country.'
08/01/2010 11:22 am
Like oil pollution in Ecuador and California years ago, the BP Gulf catastrophe could – and should – lead to profound political change across America.
06/11/2010 12:19 pm
Ecuador's lack of visa requirements has attracted Cubans who see it as a several-year stopover en route to the United States. A neighborhood in Quito, the capital, is endearingly called the new Florida.
06/04/2010 02:59 pm
Venezuela's Chávez recently bought tanks and missiles from Russia. Several countries – including Brazil, Colombia, and Chile – are increasing their defense spending in a region that faces no major external threats.
10/02/2009 01:00 am
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez sought a region-wide censure of the pending agreement at a summit Monday in Quito, Ecuador. But other leaders were declined to condemn it outright.
08/10/2009 01:00 am
Living in the Galápagos, famous for exotic wildlife, this educator turns her attention to the needs of its people.
08/03/2009 01:00 am