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Ecuador tries to justify Mexican embassy raid

Officials say they feared the escape of a former Ecuadoran vice president accused of corruption who had sought refuge at the mission. Ecuador on Saturday...

Prosecutor probing Ecuador hostage crisis assassinated

The official was gunned down in broad daylight by assailants with suspected links to organised crime. The Ecuadorian prosecutor tapped to investigate last week’s dramatic...

Massive ancient city discovered in the Amazon

An ancient city has been unearthed in A groundbreaking archaeological discovery in the Amazon. The city has been hidden for thousands of years under dense...

Watch: Ecuador descends into cartel violence

Footage posted to social media shows criminal gangs running amok and taking security forces hostage. Ecuadorian President Daniel Noboa declared a state of “internal armed...

Watch: Ecuadorian TV crew taken hostage as camera rolls

Gunmen have stormed a broadcast studio amid a wave of violence after the country’s president declared a state of emergency. A TV news crew in...

Banana Empire heir wins Ecuador’s election

The vote took place against the backdrop of a series of political assassinations. Banana fortune heir Daniel Noboa won the second round of Ecuador's presidential...

Another Ecuadorian politician shot dead

Pedro Briones is the third lawmaker from the South American country to have been killed in the past month. Local party leader Pedro Briones was...

Ecuadorian presidential hopeful assassinated

Law enforcement in Ecuador described the shooting as an act of terrorism. Ecuadorian presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio was shot and killed during a campaign event...

Chelsea star clinches crucial Senegal World Cup win

Kalidou Koulibaly scored the crucial goal as Senegal outlasted Ecuador to move to the World Cup knockout stages. Senegal captain Kalidou Koulibaly proved the difference...

Prison riot kills dozens, over 100 escape

One of the gangs involved in the clash in Ecuador is known to be responsible for casualties in another prison. The latest in a spate...

Flower Found in Ecuador After Supposedly Going Extinct Decades Ago

The plant in question was reportedly identified by researchers during the first few hours of their search effort. A wildflower thought to have been extinct...

68 dead in Ecuador prison riot

68 people have died in a prison riot in Ecuador that was sparked off by gang tensions. What started off as a serious disturbance soon...

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