Topic: Rafael Correa
Soldiers arrested leftist President Manuel Zelaya Sunday as he planned to carry out a controversial referendum to extend presidential term limits, despite a Supreme Court ruling that the vote would be illegal.
06/28/2009 01:00 am
Cuba has shown no desire to rejoin. Socialist states like Venezuela and Nicaragua say they want to form an association that excludes the US.
06/04/2009 01:00 am
A case about responsibility for cleaning up a toxic drilling site could cost the company billions and send a chill through the industry.
05/29/2009 01:00 am
Most Latin American nations are electing leftists, but supermarket tycoon Ricardo Martinelli's message of change gives him an edge going into Sunday's election.
05/03/2009 01:00 am
Exit polls show that President Rafael Correa won by a wide margin over his nearest competitor in an eight-candidate field.
04/27/2009 01:00 am
President Rafael Correa is expected to win big in today's vote. He talks like a leftist, but many say he doesn't act like one.
04/26/2009 01:00 am
The country has put steep tariffs on an array of goods. Seventeen of the world's 20 largest economies have broken recent promises not to take protectionist measures.
04/02/2009 01:00 am
As Ecuador enforces tighter migration limits on the islands, tension grows over how to balance human development with ecological conservation.
03/25/2009 01:00 am
Venezuelans voted Sunday to scrap presidential term limits, opening the door for their leftist president to rule indefinitely.
02/17/2009 12:00 am
A new constitution approved handily Sunday also risks dividing the nation.
01/27/2009 12:00 am