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Ecuador

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  • Wikileaks' wings are clipped

    Julian Assange, the peripatetic and elusive founder of the whistleblower web site Wikileaks, put himself at the center of a fine bit of political theater over the weekend when he used his fugitive status at the Ecuadorean embassy in London to demand the...
  • List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country

    List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Panama || 40 || || Russia || 40 || || Iceland || 37 || || Spain || 36 || || Luxembourg || 35 || || Nambia || 35 || || Denmark || 34 || || Poland || 33 || || Slovenia || 33 || || South Africa || 33 || || Belgium || 32 ||...
  • Donate old gear to biodiversity research

     
    Reptile & Amphibian Ecology International, a nonprofit conservation ecology organization, has announced a program that puts used cameras and other equipment to work for promoting the science and art of biodiversity. Through the program, RAEI accepts...
  • Ecuadorean president pardons newspaper in defamation case

     
    Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa granted pardons to a newspaper's owners and columnist 10 days after the nation's supreme court upheld a $42 million fine and three year jail terms against the men....
  • Island Girl Heading North

     
    I've been trying to keep you apprised of the heart-shaped Journey From Silence that is leading child sex abuse survivor Tom Burick through three countries. His scooter has broken down and is undergoing repairs, but he's making great friends in......
  • High-ranking Colombian FARC rebel captured in Ecuador

     
    Ecuadorean army units captured a high ranking leader of the Colombian rebel group known as the FARC. Wilson Tapiero is thought to have been the financial chief of the rebels' 48th Front which operates along the two countries' border area....
  • President Rafael Correa defends Ecuador's air defenses

     
    Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa on Monday defended his country’s air defenses after a small plane linked to Mexican drug traffickers crashed undetected on the country’s northwest coast and raised fears among foreign counter-narcotics...
  • Assange interview with Ecuador leader shows rapport [Video]

     
    As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange holes up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London seeking political asylum, facing arrest if he steps outside, a televised interview gives clues to why the famous freedom-of-information activist turned to Ecuador for help......
  • Top candidate for Pakistani prime minister job ordered arrested

     
    Makhdoom Shahabuddin, the leading candidate to become Pakistan's next prime minister, was effectively blocked from the post when a narcotics court investigating a drug scandal ordered his arrest....
  • Wikileaks founder Assange seeks asylum from Ecuador

     
    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is seeking political asylum from Ecuador, less than a week after the British Supreme Court ruled he could be extradited to Sweden over allegations of sexual assault....
  • Julian Assange of WikiLeaks gets extradition letter from British police

     
    Julian Assange WikiLeaks' founder is served with extradition letter; at Ecuadorean Embassy in London he awaits word on an asylum bid....