| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:33 AM
QUITO, Ecuador — Edward Snowden has requested asylum in Ecuador, the government said Sunday.
In a brief comment on his Twitter account, Ecuador's foreign minister, Ricardo Patino, said simply: “The government of Ecuador has received an...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 12:34 PM
MOSCOW -- Does anyone -- besides the United States -- want Edward Snowden?
A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Sunday that Snowden, who leaked American security secrets and faces arrest by U.S. authorities, "is not our issue," even...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden issued a plaintive appeal Monday from his diplomatic limbo at a Moscow airport, accusing the Obama administration of using the "bad tools of political aggression" to render him stateless.
Snowden, whose U.S. passport...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:54 AM
LONDON -- Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks website, is prepared to stay holed up inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London for as long as five years if necessary in order to avoid extradition to Sweden to face what he says are politically...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:12 AM
QUITO, Ecuador -- A top government official said Monday that Ecuador is still considering Edward Snowden’s request for political asylum, appearing to take a sympathetic stance while criticizing the United States and those who portray the leaker as a...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:16 PM
MOSCOW -- As an Aeroflot plane filled with journalists made its way to Cuba with or without fugitive Edward Snowden on board, Russian officials continued to keep silent about his whereabouts and experts dwelled on possible scenarios of what has become a...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:09 PM
QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino accused journalists of distorting his comments Wednesday on the asylum application from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
On an official visit to Malaysia, Patino compared...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:23 PM
To press her son's case for political asylum, the mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange met with Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa on Wednesday....
| Aug 6, 2012
| 1:33 PM
MEXICO CITY -- In the wake of another fatal coal mining disaster in the Mexican state of Coahuila, critics are ramping up their call for stronger regulation of an industry that the local bishop claims is sending workers into “death trap”...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 12:04 PM
QUITO, Ecuador — Authorities say 110 families have been evacuated from the vicinity of the Tungurahua volcano, which has been spewing molten rock and ash since the weekend. Spokeswoman Mercedes Taipe of Ecuador’s Geophysics Institute said a...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The Ecuadorian community invites Central Floridians to celebrate the 203th Anniversary of the First Shout of Independence of Ecuador at Lake Eola on August 10, 2012. Ecuadorian and other Latin American personalities along with politicians and community...