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#Ecuador

# ecuador - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Ecuador prison riot leaves 44 dead, 108 on the run
# Santo Domingo
# Santo Domingo

Ecuador prison riot leaves 44 dead, 108 on the run

May 10th 2022, 9:25 AM 9,542 Views 3 Comments

Authorities said a fight broke out between the rival Los Lobos and R7 gangs inside the Bellavista prison in Santo Domingo de los Colorados.

# ecuador - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

22 people dead and dozens others injured as flooding hits Ecuador capital
# Quito
# Quito

22 people dead and dozens others injured as flooding hits Ecuador capital

Feb 1st 2022, 10:43 PM 12,125 Views 1 Comment

Many in the city of 2.7 million people were taken to shelters.

# ecuador - Monday 31 January, 2022

Oil spill pollutes nature reserve in Ecuador's Amazon
# Ecuador
# Ecuador

Oil spill pollutes nature reserve in Ecuador's Amazon

Jan 31st 2022, 9:29 PM 12,503 Views 7 Comments

Neither the government nor OCP Ecuador have quantified the extent of the spill.

# ecuador - Sunday 24 October, 2021

Olympic sprinter shot dead in Ecuador as violence spikes
# Alex Quinonez
# Alex Quinonez

Olympic sprinter shot dead in Ecuador as violence spikes

Oct 24th 2021, 1:45 PM 26,544 Views 3 Comments

Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez was shot dead in his home country on Friday night.

# ecuador - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots
# Ecuador
# Ecuador

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots

Feb 24th 2021, 7:08 AM 16,984 Views 2 Comments

The military was deployed to help police quell the uprising.

# ecuador - Friday 9 October, 2020

Messi fires Argentina to World Cup qualifying win over Ecuador
# Home Comfort
From The42
# Home Comfort

Messi fires Argentina to World Cup qualifying win over Ecuador

Oct 9th 2020, 8:32 AM 14,738 Views 1 Comment

The Barca star converted a penalty in an empty Bombonera.

# ecuador - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Sanchez scores winner as Copa America holders Chile progress to quarter-finals
# Copa America
From The42
# Copa America

Sanchez scores winner as Copa America holders Chile progress to quarter-finals

Jun 22nd 2019, 9:56 AM 7,334 Views 4 Comments

Chile overcame Ecuador at the Copa America to move into the quarter-finals from Group C.

# ecuador - Monday 17 June, 2019

Suarez and Cavani on target as Uruguay get up and running in style
# Copa America
From The42
# Copa America

Suarez and Cavani on target as Uruguay get up and running in style

Jun 17th 2019, 1:15 AM 5,248 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Tabarez’s side had far too much for Ecuador in Belo Horizonte.

# ecuador - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Colombian Lopez slaps spectator after Giro d'Italia crash
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Colombian Lopez slaps spectator after Giro d'Italia crash

Jun 1st 2019, 5:55 PM 6,241 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, pink jersey holder Richard Carapaz now has one hand on the trophy

# ecuador - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

'Despotic' Assange insulted staff and smeared faeces on embassy walls, Ecuadorian president claims
# Dirty Protest
# Dirty Protest

'Despotic' Assange insulted staff and smeared faeces on embassy walls, Ecuadorian president claims

Apr 17th 2019, 8:32 AM 30,507 Views 59 Comments

The 47-year-old Wikileaks founder was arrested in London last week.

# ecuador - Monday 15 April, 2019

Ecuadorian president claims Assange tried to set up 'centre for spying' from London embassy
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Ecuadorian president claims Assange tried to set up 'centre for spying' from London embassy

Apr 15th 2019, 7:56 AM 16,317 Views 50 Comments

Lenin Moreno also defended the decision to overturn Assange’s asylum status in an interview last night.

# ecuador - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Judge says Julian Assange is not 'above the normal rules of law' and should be arrested
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Judge says Julian Assange is not 'above the normal rules of law' and should be arrested

Feb 13th 2018, 5:07 PM 13,024 Views 38 Comments

The Wikileaks founder suffered a further court setback today.

# ecuador - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Body of second Irishman recovered after Ecuador river tragedy
# Amazon
# Amazon

Body of second Irishman recovered after Ecuador river tragedy

Jan 23rd 2018, 11:26 AM 18,830 Views 2 Comments

David Higgins’ body was found by search teams yesterday.

# ecuador - Monday 22 January, 2018

Irishman dies while kayaking in Ecuador
# Sligo
# Sligo

Irishman dies while kayaking in Ecuador

Jan 22nd 2018, 7:25 AM 43,864 Views 7 Comments

Three other people are still missing.

# ecuador - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship

Jan 11th 2018, 5:37 PM 24,098 Views 110 Comments

Ecuador had asked London to recognise Assange as a diplomat so that he could be granted safe passage out of the UK.

# ecuador - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Argentina boss Sampaoli: 'Football owed Messi the World Cup'
# Main Man
From The42
# Main Man

Argentina boss Sampaoli: 'Football owed Messi the World Cup'

Oct 11th 2017, 11:59 AM 8,635 Views 35 Comments

Jorge Sampaoli was full of praise and indebted to hat-trick hero Lionel Messi after their win last night.

# ecuador - Friday 1 September, 2017

Coutinho shows no ill effects in goalscoring return for Brazil
# Cout Hoor
From The42
# Cout Hoor

Coutinho shows no ill effects in goalscoring return for Brazil

Sep 1st 2017, 9:10 AM 6,886 Views 9 Comments

The Liverpool star scored as Brazil defeated Ecuador in last night’s World Cup qualifier.

# ecuador - Friday 19 May, 2017

Assange hails 'important victory' after Sweden drops rape investigation
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Assange hails 'important victory' after Sweden drops rape investigation

May 19th 2017, 6:00 PM 25,093 Views 104 Comments

“The road is far from over. The war, the proper war, is just commencing.”

# ecuador - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Assange asks Sweden to drop arrest warrant so that he can fly to Ecuador
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Assange asks Sweden to drop arrest warrant so that he can fly to Ecuador

May 3rd 2017, 3:45 PM 7,544 Views 32 Comments

Assange has so far lost eight bids to cancel the arrest warrant over rape allegations against him.

# ecuador - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'Under the mud I am sure there are more': Mudslides kill 112 people in Colombia
# Colombia
# Colombia

'Under the mud I am sure there are more': Mudslides kill 112 people in Colombia

Apr 1st 2017, 7:13 PM 7,179 Views 2 Comments

The incident was triggered by intense rains.

# ecuador - Monday 7 November, 2016

Julian Assange to be questioned over rape allegations at embassy where he lives
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange to be questioned over rape allegations at embassy where he lives

Nov 7th 2016, 5:53 PM 16,622 Views 78 Comments

Assange has welcomed the news saying he is looking forward to the “chance to clear his name”.

# ecuador - Monday 31 October, 2016

Valencia vows to come back stronger after surgery
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

Valencia vows to come back stronger after surgery

Oct 31st 2016, 9:46 AM 5,905 Views 42 Comments

The Man United defender is set to be sidelined for an extended spell.

# ecuador - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Ecuador has cut internet access for WikiLeaks founder over US election
# Ecuador Ajar
# Ecuador Ajar

Ecuador has cut internet access for WikiLeaks founder over US election

Oct 19th 2016, 9:45 AM 11,018 Views 50 Comments

Julian Assange has sought asylum at London’s Ecuadorean embassy since 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations.

# ecuador - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Wikileaks accuse John Kerry of ordering Ecuador to cut off Julian Assange's wifi
# Wiki Pique
# Wiki Pique

Wikileaks accuse John Kerry of ordering Ecuador to cut off Julian Assange's wifi

Oct 18th 2016, 3:56 PM 25,936 Views 107 Comments

A staunch critic of Hillary Clinton, Assange has been accused of turning Wikileaks into a “prop for Trump”.

# ecuador - Monday 10 October, 2016

Valencia breaks silence in child maintenance row
# Ecuador
From The42
# Ecuador

Valencia breaks silence in child maintenance row

Oct 10th 2016, 9:31 AM 9,477 Views 7 Comments

Enner Valencia has put over his side of the story as he attempts to explain allegations of unpaid child maintenance.

# ecuador - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Julian Assange to be interviewed in Ecuadorian embassy over rape allegations
# Wikileaks Founder
# Wikileaks Founder

Julian Assange to be interviewed in Ecuadorian embassy over rape allegations

Aug 11th 2016, 8:12 AM 11,960 Views 55 Comments

The WikiLeaks founder has been sheltering at the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 2012.

# ecuador - Friday 1 July, 2016

Man who attempted to smuggle drugs to pay for daughter's operation jailed
# Ecuador
# Ecuador

Man who attempted to smuggle drugs to pay for daughter's operation jailed

Jul 1st 2016, 5:02 PM 14,092 Views 25 Comments

The Ecuadorian man’s two daughter and former partner have since gone missing after an earthquake.

# ecuador - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Angry Assange starts his fifth year camped out at a London embassy
# Extradition Avoider
# Extradition Avoider

Angry Assange starts his fifth year camped out at a London embassy

Jun 19th 2016, 7:28 AM 21,038 Views 50 Comments

His supporters are to hold events marking the date today.

# ecuador - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Brazil make underwhelming Copa America start against Ecuador
# California Nightmares
From The42
# California Nightmares

Brazil make underwhelming Copa America start against Ecuador

Jun 5th 2016, 5:41 AM 8,063 Views 5 Comments

The result was greeted by boos from the fans.

# ecuador - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Desperate search for survivors as Ecuador earthquake death toll passes 400
# Disaster
# Disaster

Desperate search for survivors as Ecuador earthquake death toll passes 400

Apr 19th 2016, 10:50 AM 8,670 Views 3 Comments

The earthquake is the biggest tragedy of its kind in Ecuador in 67 years.

# ecuador - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Ecuador earthquake: At least 233 dead as rescue efforts begin
# South America
# South America

Ecuador earthquake: At least 233 dead as rescue efforts begin

Apr 17th 2016, 5:00 PM 19,589 Views 11 Comments

The country was hit by the massive earthquake at around 1am Irish time.

# ecuador - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Lonely Planet names Dublin as third best city in the world to visit next year... here's who beat us
# Lonely Planet
# Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet names Dublin as third best city in the world to visit next year... here's who beat us

Oct 27th 2015, 6:17 PM 48,860 Views 79 Comments

Kotor anyone?

# ecuador - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Julian Assange is 'extremely disappointed' as sex assault case is dropped
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange is 'extremely disappointed' as sex assault case is dropped

Aug 13th 2015, 4:05 PM 23,785 Views 44 Comments

An inquiry into a rape allegation continues.

# ecuador - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Here's what people around the globe eat on Easter
# Hot Cross Buns
# Hot Cross Buns

Here's what people around the globe eat on Easter

Apr 5th 2015, 9:30 AM 16,730 Views 18 Comments

And not an Easter egg in sight…

# ecuador - Monday 18 August, 2014

Julian Assange says he will be leaving the Ecuadorian embassy 'soon'
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange says he will be leaving the Ecuadorian embassy 'soon'

Aug 18th 2014, 9:47 AM 9,730 Views 33 Comments

The WikiLeaks founder would not tell reporters why he is leaving though.

# ecuador - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

West Ham finalise a deal for striker Enner Valencia
# New Arrival
From The42
# New Arrival

West Ham finalise a deal for striker Enner Valencia

Jul 29th 2014, 7:01 PM 3,142 Views 2 Comments

Attacker who scored three times for Ecuador at the World Cup makes the switch from Mexican side Pachuca.

# ecuador - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Another baffling decision at the World Cup as Swiss have perfectly-good goal ruled out
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

Another baffling decision at the World Cup as Swiss have perfectly-good goal ruled out

Jun 15th 2014, 7:34 PM 8,751 Views 8 Comments

Keeping with the narrative of the tournament so far, Josip Drmic was incorrectly judged to have been offside.

# ecuador - Friday 14 March, 2014

Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights
# Silencing Dissent
# Silencing Dissent

Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights

Mar 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 43 Views 22 Comments

The space in which human rights defenders can operate safely is steadily shrinking, with devastating consequences, writes Mary Lawlor.

# ecuador - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Watch: Julian Assange's election song is really quite bizarre
# Mullet
# Mullet

Watch: Julian Assange's election song is really quite bizarre

Aug 27th 2013, 10:07 AM 5,759 Views 47 Comments

Warning: Includes mullet.

# ecuador - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Ecuadorian footballer tries to bite opponent's nose
# Snappy
From The42
# Snappy

Ecuadorian footballer tries to bite opponent's nose

Aug 13th 2013, 12:52 PM 1,604 Views 4 Comments

Yep, that’s a red.

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