A member of the Ecuadorian government’s media regulation body attacked the Washington Free Beacon on Wednesday, claiming a recent article about an environmental lawsuit in the country lied about the issues at hand.
A massive civil judgment against a U.S. oil company was obtained by fraud and cannot be enforced in American courts, a federal judge ruled Tuesday in a major blow against the environmentalist plaintiffs.
An Ecuadorian government agency has assumed control of a press freedom organization, raising further concerns about a media crackdown in the country, the Ecuadorian newspaper La Hora reports.
The fugitive Ecuadorian bankers at the center of an alleged FBI probe of Sen. Robert Menendez deny that they traded campaign donations for political support from the senator.
An Ecuadorian journalist says police recently raided his home and stole thousands of documents involving alleged corruption by government officials in the latest attempt by the country’s leaders to silence the media.
Observers wondering who would assume the mantle of Hugo Chavez as Latin America’s fiery, anti-American strong man did not have to wait long. That man is Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa.
Correa won a second term last February and promised to continue his “citizens’ revolution.” However, his record looks different beyond the rhetoric.
American national security officials are not adequately addressing the deepening ties between socialist Latin American regimes and state sponsors of terrorism in the Middle East, experts say.
Human rights and press freedom advocates are sounding the alarm on an effort by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa to undermine an international watchdog charged with ensuring freedom of the press.
The government of Ecuador violated the terms of an investment treaty with the United States by failing to prevent the enforcement of a multi-billion dollar environmental judgment against American oil company Chevron, according to a tribunal arbitrating the dispute.