Strong earthquake kills at least 14 in Ecuador, 1 in PeruMarch 19, 2023 GMT
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A strong earthquake shook southern Ecuador and northern Peru on Saturday, killing at least 15 people, trapping others under rubble, and sending rescue teams out into streets littered with debris and fallen power lines.
Biden: US looking to strengthen relationship with EcuadorDecember 19, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso by his side, President Joe Biden said Monday the U.S. is looking to expand and strengthen the U.S.
Biden to meet with Ecuador’s Lasso at White House next weekDecember 16, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will meet with the president of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, at the White House this coming Monday.
Mexico’s president plans regional meeting of leadersNovember 7, 2022 GMT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president said Monday he will host a meeting of leaders from Latin America this month, including most of the wave of recently elected leftists.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the presidents of Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia are coming to Mexico City.
Ukraine’s Zelenskyy talks to Argentina, Chile presidentsJuly 1, 2022 GMT
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pressed on with his campaign to obtain support from Latin America with calls Friday to the leaders of Argentina and Chile.
“I continue to establish relations with an important region — Latin America,” Zelenskyy wrote on social media.
Group leading protests OKs dialogue with Ecuador governmentJune 27, 2022 GMT
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The Indigenous organization leading protests in Ecuador on Monday agreed to discuss with the government possible solutions that could lead to the end of a strike that has paralyzed parts of the country for two weeks.
Ecuador’s government lifts state of emergency amid protestsJune 26, 2022 GMT
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso on Saturday lifted a state of emergency he'd imposed in six provinces amid an Indigenous-led strike, a surprise move that came as lawmakers in the National Assembly heard an opposition petition to remove him from office.
Ecuador president: Indigenous leader is trying to stage coupJune 25, 2022 GMT
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's president charged Friday that the Indigenous leader heading a nationwide strike is seeking to stage a coup and warned he will use all legal tools to contain the violence unleashed by the demonstrations.
Ecuador: Indigenous leader is arrested over violent protestsJune 14, 2022 GMT
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Authorities in Ecuador arrested the leader of a national Indigenous group on Tuesday, alleging that he was responsible for violence during anti-government protests.
Leónidas Iza, president of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador, was arrested in Pastocalle, in the Andean center of the country, according to police.