Ecuador

Ecuador teacher jailed over alleged sexual abuse of 84 children

The arrest is part of a wider investigation into "alleged sexual offences in the field of education" in the country.<p>A teacher working in the …

Ecuador suspends 5 players for leaving training base

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Five players have been suspended indefinitely from Ecuador's national soccer team for leaving the squad's training base without permission a day before a key match this week against Argentina.<p>The Ecuadoran federation declined to identify the players.<p>Argentina defeated Ecuador …

Sports

What do Argentina have to do to qualify for the 2018 World Cup?

<b>Argentina are in very real danger of not qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia as a disastrous qualification campaign limps towards its</b> …

FIFA

8 Magnificent Lakes to Discover in Ecuador - 8 Duffels & 2 Mutts

8 Magnificent Lakes to Discover in Ecuador<p>Fragments of daylight reflect across sparkling cerulean waters, mirroring puffy white clouds and the …

Nature

Ecuador Still Hopeful Of World Cup Berth: Coach

Ecuador national team coach Jorge Celico said he remained optimistic about his team’s 2018 World Cup qualifying hopes despite having to rely on …

FIFA

The Most Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in Ecuador

You’re about to tie the knot and are dreaming about which exotic location to go to for your honeymoon. Ecuador, as one of the most biodiverse …

Travel

Chinese Ship Accused of Ecuador Shark Smuggling Linked to Fujian Fishing Giant

A China-flagged refrigerated cargo ship that Ecuadorian authorities discovered transporting more than 6,600 shark carcasses in mid-August has been …

News (China)

Seven teams still fighting for four spots in congested CONMEBOL region

With three rounds to go, South America's World Cup qualification table can be divided into four groups.<p>The first is made up of just one team. Brazil …

Soccer

Improved second half gives Brazil 2-0 win over Ecuador

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Second half goals from Paulinho and substitute Philippe Coutinho saved Brazil’s blushes after a poor first half and gave them a deserved 2-0 win over Ecuador in Thursday’s World Cup qualifier in Porto Alegre.<p>Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifiers - Brazil v Ecuador - …

Soccer

Coutinho shines in new role and five lessons from Brazil's win over Ecuador

The Liverpool playmaker was the best player on the pitch from a more withdrawn role, while Neymar slipped back into bad habits against the Tricolor<p>Just as in Tite's very first game as Brazil coach, the Selecao proved too strong for Ecuador as they continued their relentless match towards the 2018 …

Soccer

Brazil 2 Ecuador 0: Barca target Coutinho and Paulinho inspire win

Philippe Coutinho and potential Barcelona team-mate Paulinho inspired Brazil to victory over Ecuador in Porto Alegre.<p>Barcelona target Philippe Coutinho came off the bench and scored as Brazil defeated Ecuador 2-0 to seal their position as winners of the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying …

Soccer

An Insider’s Guide to the Ancient Quitu of Ecuador

The ancient tombs in the modern day Quito neighborhood La Florida were discovered in the 1980s, but were not excavated until 2004. While the tombs …

Culture

How to Watch Brazil vs. Ecuador: Live Stream, Game Time, TV

Brazil hosts Ecuador in Porto Alegre on Thursday as World Cup qualification continues.<p>After shooting out to a hot start in qualifiers, Ecuador finds …

Soccer

Brazil vs. Ecuador live stream: Time, TV channel, and how to watch 2018 World Cup qualifier online

Brazil have already qualified for the World Cup, but they can help keep Ecuador out with another win.<p>Brazil have already earned their spot in the 2018 World Cup, punching their ticket to Russia next summer back in March when they took such a huge lead over the rest of the CONMEBOL teams that there …

FIFA

Nuts and Bolts: Getting to Ecuador and Back Overland from Colombia

<b>During the summer of 2017 I spent five weeks in Colombia and Ecuador. To be frank, I loved Colombia so much that I really debated whether I would go</b> …

South America

Chinese fishermen get up to 4 years prison for illegally fishing sharks in Ecuador

Aug. 30 (UPI) -- An Ecuadorean judge sentenced 20 Chinese fisherman Monday to up to four years in prison and fined them more than $5 million for …

Fishing

Ecuador prison for Chinese fishers caught in Galapagos

A court in Ecuador sentenced the crew of a Chinese ship caught fishing endangered sharks in the Galapagos marine reserve to prison terms on Sunday.

Galapagos

Bird Fact Friday — The Sword-billed Hummingbird

From page 134 of <i>Wildlife of Ecuador</i>:The Sword-billed Hummingbird has the longest bill in proportion to its body of any bird on earth. Reaching up to …

Hummingbirds

Living in Ecuador? | Ecuador Visa Services | Ecuador Real Estate

Living in Ecuador? Wish you were? Whether you're looking to retire, buy real estate or do business, EcuaAssist is the savy expat's one-stop shop for …

Real Estate

Ecuador’s President Strips Vice President of Powers Over Bribe Allegations

Quito, Ecuador (AP) -- Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno stripped his vice president of his authority Thursday over corruption allegations that …

Corruption

Exploring Ecuador's Andean Trail

Loading<p>The best place to come and try cuy, guinea pig, is here at Guajibamba. This traditional restaurant serves up incredibly tasty guinea pigs, …

South America

Ecuador says clinches new payment deal with Schlumberger

QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuador said on Thursday it had successfully negotiated a payment plan with Schlumberger, although it did not specify if the deal included reimbursement for roughly $850 million owed to the oil service company.<p>Ecuador’s economy has struggled since the 2014 collapse of oil prices …

Oil

Resource Companies Look for Copper, Gold in Ecuador

Daybreak Australia<p>July 25th, 2017, 11:15 PM UTC<p>BHP Billiton has opened an office and is seeking to add staff in Ecuador as it advances a search for …

Business

You Can Now Buy Rare Frogs From Ecuador to Save Them From Poachers

Ecuador is extremely diverse in terms of its amphibian wildlife. This tiny little nation in the corner of the continent is home to around 600 species …

Wildlife

World’s Biggest Miner Speeds Hunt for Copper in ‘Last Frontier’

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s biggest miner, has opened an office and is seeking to add staff in Ecuador as it advances a search for copper in a …

Gina Rinehart

One Big Reason Ecuador Draws U.S. Retirees

By Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher, InternationalLiving.com<p>Citizens of the U.S. have become used to long and divisive discussions about the national healthcare system. Huge questions loom over the country regarding the cost of healthcare and health insurance and—amazingly to us—even who should be …

Health Care

The OPEC deal to cut oil production might be in trouble

Late on Monday the oil world was shocked to learn that Ecuador planned on exceeding its OPEC production quota, publicly breaking from the supply cuts agreed to in November 2016 and extended in May 2017.<p>As Bloomberg reported, Ecuador announced it wouldn’t attempt to cut production by 26,000 bpd, …

Oil

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UK<p>The British Virgin Islands was under curfew Tuesday as the Caribbean archipelago, still reeling from the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma...<p>1 …

Extinction

An OPEC Country Breaks Ranks and Increases Oil Output

Ecuador has dealt a blow to OPEC unity by announcing it will start raising oil production this month, arguing it needs the money.<p>OPEC has for years …

Oil

Ecuador risks Opec split by increasing oil output

Move represents a tiny proportion of world production, but could embolden others to rethink their commitment to cuts<p>Ecuador has become the first country to publicly admit it will not meet Opec’s production curbs, saying it needs to pump more oil to address its fiscal deficit.<p>The South American …

Oil