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Ecuador court decriminalises abortion in rape cases

In Ecuador, a woman risks up to three years in prison for having an abortion, with few exceptions. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/29/ecuador-court-decriminalises-abortion-in-rape-cases Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Ecuador election: former banker Lasso in lead with 93% of vote counted

Voters in presidential race appear to have rejected leftist movement, favouring conservative over Andrés Arauz A conservative businessman looks likely to become Ecuador’s president, with…

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In Pictures: Ecuador prison riots leave dozens dead

Ecuador raises death toll from one of country’s bloodiest prison riots, as police chief warns new riot under way. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/2/25/in-pictures-ecuador-prison-riots-leave-dozens-dead Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Ecuador to conduct partial recount in disputed presidential polls

Electoral body orders partial recount after meeting between two presidential candidates still vying for second place. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/13/ecuador-to-conduct-partial-recount-in-disputed-presidential-poll Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Ecuadorian husband and wife with combined age of 215 years named world's oldest married couple

Julio Mora and Waldramina Quinteros married in secret in 1941 Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/worlds-oldest-married-couple-ecuador-guinness-world-records-a9695271.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #CoronaVirus #Newsfeed #SouthAmerica #WorldNews Ecuador

Ecuador builds emergency cemeteries due to coronavirus outbreak

Ecuador’s government is preparing an emergency burial ground on land donated by a private cemetery in Guayaquil, the country’s largest city, to address a shortage…

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Ecuador's tallest waterfall has disappeared

Government launches investigation as experts suggest sinkhole may be related to construction of hydroelectric plant Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/ecuador-tallest-waterfall-san-rafael-coca-river-sinkhole-hydroelectric-plant-a9442311.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Coronavirus: Ecuador city blocks runway to Spanish repatriation flight – video

Authorities in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil have stopped a plane from landing by blocking its airport runway with trucks, cars and motorcycles. The Iberia…

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‘Throat of fire’ volcano signalling imminent, devastating COLLAPSE

Scientists are warning that the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador is showing early signs of impending catastrophic collapse, after satellite data showed substantial internal damage from…

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The Year in Latin America: The Right Continues to Advance, but so do Popular Movements

2019 presented a complicated and mixed legacy for Latin America. Right-wing governments continued to make electoral in-roads, but popular uprisings against neoliberalism also left their…

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Posted in #TheRealNews CONAIE Ecuador Lenin Moreno Rafael Correa

The Indigenous Voices of Ecuador’s General Strike

Massive protests forced President Moreno into a negotiation with indigenous opposition movements, which was broadcast on live TV. The leaders seemed to school the president…

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Violent weekend protests break out around the world

Protests blazed across the world this weekend, as outrage over Chile’s economic situation boiled over, separatist Catalan activists again clashed with police, and tens of thousands…

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Ecuadorian Government Withdraws IMF Decree After 11 Days of Protests and State Repression

President Lenin Moreno’s government withdrew the neoliberal program which had sparked the massive protests. Indigenous groups remain wary, though, in case the government implements new…

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Ecuador govt agrees to repeal austerity law that sparked protests as indigenous groups pledge to stop rallies

Ecuadorian government agreed to terminate Executive Decree 883 that canceled fuel subsidies and prompted protests throughout the county for 11 days. Indigenous groups that led…

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Chaos in Ecuador as protesters ransack govt buildings, clash with police as military restricts movement throughout country

After another day of unrest in Ecuador’s capital Quito, which saw protesters blocking roads and breaking into government buildings, President Lenin Moreno agreed to assess…

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Ecuador’s Strike is a Class Struggle, Not an Endorsement of Previous Government

On the second week of massive protests in Ecuador, thousands of indigenous protesters paralyzed the country and thousands more arrived in the capital of Quito,…

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Ecuadorian Protests Intensify as President Flees Capital, Blames Venezuela

Shortly after the government of President Lenin Moreno announced new IMF-imposed austerity measures and price increases, protests against the government, uniting workers, students, and indigenous…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Andrés Arauz austerity Ecuador IMF Lenin Moreno Mark Weisbrot neoliberalism Rafael Correa

Ecuador Takes Harmful IMF Loan, Even Though it Doesn’t Need it

According to an analysis of the Center for Economic and Policy Analysis, Ecuador’s recent IMF loan of $4.2 billion comes with strings that will hurt…

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Guilt by Association? Arrest of Assange Friend Has No Basis

Cyber-security and privacy expert Ola Bini was arrested in Ecuador the same day that Ecuador revoked Julian Assange’s asylum. A court now affirmed his pre-trial…

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Assange Extradition Will Have Chilling Effect on Investigative Journalism, Free Speech

We speak to Julian Assange’s lawyer, Jennifer Robinson, about the first extradition hearing Assange had in London, where he refused to voluntarily turn himself over…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Ecuador Guillaume Long Julian Assange Lenin Moreno Rafael Correa

Ecuadorian President’s Motives for Surrendering Assange: Vengeance & IMF Loan?

$4.2 billion IMF loan, submission to the US, and vengeance appear to have been President Moreno’s true motives for revoking Assange’s asylum in Ecuador’s London…

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Assange and Manning Under Arrest: Trump Admin Goes All Out Against Whistleblowers (Pt 2/2)

Shortly before Assange’s arrest in London Thursday morning, we spoke to former National Lawyers Guild president Marjorie Cohn about Manning’s refusal to testify against Assange…

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