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Efforts to Save Ecuador Rainforest Attracts Stars like DiCaprio, Raises $116 Million

Efforts to Save Ecuador Rainforest Attracts Stars like DiCaprio, Raises $116 Million

When environmentalists, conservationists and those simply opposed to oil drilling in Ecuador’s Yasuni National Park were told they had to raise $3.6 billion by 2024 and make scheduled payments to stop it, many worried it could not be done. continue reading »

Ecuador Committed to Building Low-Income Housing, Spending $71 Million

Ecuador Committed to Building Low-Income Housing, Spending $71 Million

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan for $71 million to help Ecuador carry out a housing project for low-income families in the city of Guayaquil. continue reading »

iTunes Store Opens in Latin America

iTunes Store Opens in Latin America

Yesterday, Latin American iTunes Store users could only download apps for their Apple devices; today, they can purchase music, movies, TV shows and more! At midnight this morning, the iTune continue reading »

Ecuador Nature Reserve Raises Enough Money to Stop Oil Drilling (VIDEO)

Ecuador Nature Reserve Raises Enough Money to Stop Oil Drilling (VIDEO)

In exchange for not mining the crude oil beneath its land, a national park in Ecuador had to raise millions of dollars by the end of the year, and they did just that. continue reading »

Ecuador Expanding Access to Microcredit for Low-Income Women

Ecuador Expanding Access to Microcredit for Low-Income Women

Ecuador will expand access to microcredit, particularly among low-income women, through a $50 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) continue reading »

25,000 Evacuated in Ecuador Due to Tungurahua Volcano

25,000 Evacuated in Ecuador Due to Tungurahua Volcano

Ecuadorian authorities have issued an Orange alert for populations near the Tungurahua volcano, which is violently awakening from four months of inactivity. continue reading »

Lesbian Torture Clinics in Ecuador- Claiming to “Cure” Them

Lesbian Torture Clinics in Ecuador- Claiming to “Cure” Them

Paola lives in Ecuador, where these so-called clinics are terrifyingly common -- although the government shut down 27 this year, 180 clinics remain open, and most of the continue reading »

Ecuador Secures Loans to Improve Access to Electricity in Rural Areas

Ecuador Secures Loans to Improve Access to Electricity in Rural Areas

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $40 million loan with which Ecuador will increase and improve access to electricity in rural and marginal urban communities. continue reading »

Ecuador President Correa Angry at World Bank, Storms out of Economic Conference

Seven Members of Ecuadorian Immigrant Family Killed in IN Crash, Bodies to be Returned Home

Seven Members of Ecuadorian Immigrant Family Killed in IN Crash, Bodies to be Returned Home

Ten members of related Ecuadorian immigrant families were involved in a deadly crash on Indiana’s Toll road leaving seven of them dead late Thursday night. continue reading »

Ecuador Has Highest Deforestation Rate in Latin America

56-Year-Old Ecuadoran Man Awaiting Deportation Dies from Heart Attack

Ecuador to Improve Collection of Criminological Information

Ecuador Investing in Feasibility Studies for Public Work Projects

Ecuador Not Interested in Trade Agreement with “Neocolonial” Europe