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Feature: Chinese technology brings falling crime rate to Ecuador - Xinhua

QUITO, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Chinese technology is helping Ecuador boost its abilities to fight crime and respond to emergencies, said a top Ecuadorian …

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Infographic: The Best Hangover Cures From Around the World

While the average hungover North American is likely to indulge on anything from greasy fried food and Advil to that all important Caesar (Canadian's, …

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World’s best spots to stay under $75 a night

The results are in: if you’re after an amazing holiday without breaking the bank, it’s time to get these destinations on your radar.<p>Home to the …

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The only barrier to Julian Assange leaving Ecuador’s embassy is pride

The WikiLeaks founder is unlikely to face prosecution in the US, charges in Sweden have been dropped – and for the embassy, he’s lost his value as an icon<p>According to Debrett’s, the arbiters of etiquette since 1769: “Visitors, like fish, stink in three days.” Given this, it’s difficult to imagine …

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Assange appears in Ecuador database, spurring citizenship speculation | Reuters - Firstpost

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Jan 11, 2018 05:00 AM | Updated Date: Jan 11, 2018 …

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Ecuador's jailed VP to be stripped of office

Ecuadorean Vice President Jorge Glas reacts as he arrives to court, to attend his trial on bribery from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, in …

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Ecuador volcano sends lava and ash into the sky

Incredible footage shows Ecuador's Reventador volcano erupting, spewing lava and ash into the air.

BRIEF-Canacol Energy Sells Interest In Ecuador Oil Consortium For Cash Proceeds Of $36.4 Million

Dec 19 (Reuters) - Canacol Energy Ltd CNE.TO :<p>* SELLS INTEREST IN ECUADOR OIL CONSORTIUM FOR CASH PROCEEDS OF US$ 36.4 MILLION<p>* ENTERED INTO …

Assange told not to interfere in Catalonia: Ecuador president

Assange, who has been holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London for the past five years, has angered Madrid by using Twitter to pump out messages of …

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Assange told not to interfere in Catalonia: Ecuador president

Ecuador has warned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange not to interfere in Catalonia's separatist crisis, Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno said in an …

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10 Things to do in Ecuador

“What do you DO in Ecuador?” That’s a question that expats get asked all of the time. For the most part, the simple truth is that we do pretty much …

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Ecuador, Uruguay join LatAm nations to criticize U.S. decision on Jerusalem - Xinhua

QUITO, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador and Uruguay on Thursday joined the chorus of Latin American countries to criticize a White House decision to …

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Ecuador to pay $337 million to ConocoPhillips subsidiary

QUITO, Ecuador – Ecuador has agreed to pay $337 million to ConocoPhillips-subsidiary Burlington Resources five years after a ruling that the South American nation illegally expropriated valuable oil assets.<p>The Houston-based oil company announced the agreement Monday.<p>A World Bank Group tribunal …

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ConocoPhillips to get $337M in settlement with Ecuador on ICSID award

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) says it will receive $337M from Ecuador's government in a settlement reached under a February arbitration award from the …

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6.0 quake causes light damage, power outages in Ecuador

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook coastal Ecuador Sunday, opening cracks in walls and cutting electricity in the province of Manabi, authorities said. …

Magnitude 6.0 quake hits Ecuador: USGS

LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has hit Ecuador, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said on Sunday.<p>The quake struck 73 kilometers north-northeast of Portoviejo, USGS said.

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6.0 earthquake hits Ecuador coast

QUITO, Ecuador — A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck along the coast of Ecuador Sunday in the same area where a much stronger tremor left hundreds dead …

Earthquakes

6.0 earthquake strikes off coast of Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has struck near the coast of Ecuador.<p>The U.S. Geological Survey says the …

Earthquakes

Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Jolts Ecuador [Breaking News]

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake was recorded along the coast of Ecuador on Sunday, the same area where a deadly tremor left hundreds of casualties last …

Earthquakes

Ecuador’s foreign trade minister says his country and Asia complement each other

Ecuador's foreign trade minister Pablo Campana is leading a delegation to 10 countries, including some in Asia, to attract investments.

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Seven Reasons Why You Should Visit Ecuador - Always On The Way

Ecuador, a country that is famous for Galapagos, is a place that has been taken lightly by travelers. Although it has a mix of Spanish heritage, …

South America

Ecuador warns Assange over Catalonia comments

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is under fire once again – this time from the government of Ecuador.<p>Assange has been holed up at its London embassy since 2012, after Swedish prosecutors filed rape charges against him.<p>The country’s foreign ministry has asked Assange to stop making statements that …

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Ecuador warns Assange over support for Spain's Catalonia

Ecuador has told WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to avoid making statements that could affect the country's international relations after he …

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Ecuador again tells Assange to not meddle in other countries

QUITO, Ecuador – Ecuador on Wednesday again urged Julian Assange to not interfere in the affairs of other countries after Spain complained about his contacts with Catalan secessionists, though the government said the Wikileaks founder would continue enjoying political asylum in its London …

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Enter to win and discover Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands

<b>Enter to win a FREE Ebook – Must-see and Eat – Ecuador and Its Galapagos Islands and other wonderful prizes</b><p>This contest is brought to you by the …

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Couple Starts Howe Sound Tiny House After Backpacking Trip in Ecuador

After living the traditional “big house dream” in Squamish, British Columbia, Tim Sveum and his wife began to have doubts. The house with its big …

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Ecuador says will sign payment deal for Schlumberger debt this month

Ecuador's oil ministry says state-owned oil firm Petroamazonas will sign an agreement this month to settle $300M in unpaid bills from Schlumberger …

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Schlumberger says Ecuador fails to make agreed $350M debt payment

Schlumberger (SLB -1.8%) says Ecuador's government has failed to compiy with an agreement to pay $350M of an $850M debt, complicating the company's …

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Off the Beaten Path: Intag, Ecuador - where paradise hasn't been paved yet

Ecuador<p>Off the Beaten Path: Intag, Ecuador — where paradise hasn’t been paved yet<p>| by Guest Post | No Comments<p>If you want to get off the beaten path …

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The Best of Ecuador - 8 Duffels & 2 Mutts

The Best of Ecuador<p>Waves of purple grass ripple across the mountain tops, raising their flowering strands in praise to the heavens above. In the …

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