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Ecuadorian President Has Conversation with Joe Biden Over Snowden

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged him in a phone conversation not to grant asylum to whistle-blower and former CIA employee Edward Snowden, who is wanted by U.S. authorities for revealing details about classified surveillance programs. continue reading »

Rafael Correa Sworn In For Another Term as President of Ecuador

Left-leaning economist Rafael Correa took the oath of office Friday for what he says will be his final term as president of Ecuador. The 50-year-old Correa, who became head of state in 2007, convened an early election in 2009 under the new constitution he promoted. continue reading »

Ecuador President Rafael Correa Will Not Seek Another Term in 2017

On the eve of his inauguration for another four-year term, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said Thursday that he will not run again in 2017. continue reading »

Pope Francis Receives Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa

Pope Francis received Friday Ecuador's President Rafael Correa and the two men discussed the situation in Latin America, respect for indigenous populations and the importance of a permanent dialogue between church and state. continue reading »

Ecuador to Launch First Domestically Made Satellite in April

Ecuador will send its first domestically produced satellite into orbit in late April from a launch center in China, the Andean nation's president, Rafael Correa, said Saturday. continue reading »

Ecuador Ambassador to U.S. in Chicago This Week

Her Excellency Nathalie Cely Suarez, Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador to the U.S. will be in Chicago, and is being hosted by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. continue reading »

Ecuador Asking UK If Assange Can Leave Embassy to Go to the Hospital

Worrying about the health of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, the Ecuadorian embassy in England has asked the UK if they will allow the wanted man to go to the hospital without fear of arrest. continue reading »

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Seeks Asylum in Ecuador

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has to be very careful about where he chooses to request asylum, and it would seem that after a long deliberation he has chosen Ecuador. continue reading »

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Interviews Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa (VIDEO)

Earlier this week, Wikileaks’ controversial founder Julian Assange interviewed President Rafael Correa of Ecuador and discussed various subjects including when Correa was taken hostage in 2010 in an attempted coup d’etat. continue reading »

Bo Derek To Talk Rainforest Protection With Rafael Correa (VIDEO)

Bo Derek is in New York for the UN General Assembly gathering to ask for international support in saving Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park. continue reading »

Ecuadorian President Correa Uninvited by Mayor of Union City, NJ

Ahead of the Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa’s arrival in New Jersey to speak at Union City High School, Union City’s Mayor Brian Stack has asked him not to come. continue reading »

What?  Ecuador Government to Buy $400k Worth of Bad Booze

Half of the alcoholic beverages consumed in Ecuador, were produced illegally, so the government was forced to buy them back to prevent a health crisis. continue reading »

Ban on Bullfighting is on Rafael Correa’s Agenda

On May 7, Ecuadorians will be asked to vote on a referendum that could make it illegal to kill animals for entertainment. continue reading »

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Exonerated in Ecuador

An Ecuadorian court provisionally dismissed Santos from the investigation concerning the 2008 bombing of a FARC camp inside Ecuador. continue reading »

Rafael Correa Offers to Make Instant Citizens of Illegal Migrants Who Identify Corrupt Cops

Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa said he will gladly grant Ecuadorian citizenship to illegal immigrants trying to stay in the country, if they provide verifiable information about corrupt police officers. continue reading »

Ecuador Offers Political Asylum to WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

President of Ecuador Rafael Correa extended an invitation to journalist and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to discuss documents leaked on his website as they relate to Ecuador and other Latin American countries, according to a statement from the country's foreign ministry. continue reading »

Happy Halloween from HS-News!

HS-News tracked down numerous Latin American leaders to bring you an exclusive insight on their Halloween costumes. Can you spot the Presidents? continue reading »

Left Leaning Roid Rage by President Rafael Correa

Left Leaning Roid Rage by President Rafael Correa continue reading »