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Ecuador

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  • Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

     
    Ecuador said it would grant political asylum to Julian Assange, the controversial founder of the whistle-blowing WikiLeaks website who has been holed up for nearly two months inside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London in a bid to avoid extradition to...
  • Was Mexican prison warden's kidnap retaliation for penal reforms?

     
    Three years ago, when the armed gang showed up at Cieneguillas prison, they managed to free 53 inmates -- including killers, kidnappers and drug cartel gunmen. Not a shot was fired, and the warden was arrested on suspicion that it was an inside job....
  • Ecuador and Britain discuss fate of WikiLeaks' Assange

     
    Ecuador and Britain met Thursday in New York over the deadlocked case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has now holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for 100 days. But while the two sides left the meeting pledging to meet again, there were...
  • Supporters of WikiLeaks' Julian Assange ordered to pay his bail

     
    Nine supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange were ordered by a British judge to pay his bail now that he has fled inside the Ecuadorean embassy to avoid extradition....
  • Art review: 'Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World,' LACMA

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World," an unprecedented exhibition at LACMA...
  • Iranian president expected to visit Latin America

     
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad plans a tour of South and Central America beginning Sunday. He is expected to visit Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba and Ecuador....
  • Ecuador president may pardon newspaper owners and columnist

     
    Ecuador President Rafael Correa hinted Thursday he was considering a pardon for the owners of El Universo newspaper and a columnist who allegedly defamed the leader...
  • Power broker Bill Scherer cashing in on Rothstein's crimes

     
    Here's one of the best plotlines of the ongoing Scott Rothstein Ponzi saga: the man who stands to gain the most from Rothstein's downfall is a power broker whose star was eclipsed briefly by Rothstein. That would be Fort Lauderdale......
  • 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....