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Time Is Running Out for WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange in Ecuadorian Embassy

Time Is Running Out for WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange in Ecuadorian Embassy

Q24N – An opinion poll has suggested the next President of Ecuador is set to be the man who has promised to kick Julian Assange out of the country’s embassy in London, but the WikiLeaks founder claims it is a “sellout” to the US. On Wednesday (March 8) WikiLeaks published 8,700 files, the first part […]

After a tense election, Ecuador is divided over its political future

After a tense election, Ecuador is divided over its political future

(Q24N)  After three tense days of waiting, Ecuador’s National Electoral Council has confirmed that former vice president Lenin Moreno, of the ruling Alianza Pais (AP) party, won the first round in the country’s presidential election, with 39.36% of votes. His main rival, banker Guillermo Lasso, of the right-wing CREO party, received 28.09%. This outcome ensures […]

Galapagos Islands, Ecuadorian Jewel, Shows Beauty to the World

Galapagos Islands, Ecuadorian Jewel, Shows Beauty to the World

(Prensa Latina) With the documentary, Galapagos, Islands in Evolution, released today, Ecuador will show the diversity and beauty of the species that live there. The documentary is narrated by the famous Spanish songwriter and singer Miguel Bosé, who tours the biodiversity of the Wolf and Darwin islands, home to the largest biomass of sharks in […]

Ecuador Urges Citizenry to Get Involved in Reconstruction

Ecuador Urges Citizenry to Get Involved in Reconstruction

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian Vice-president Jorge Glas urged all citizens to get involved in the reconstruction of the country”s north-west coast, struck by an earthquake on April 16. Glas, who leads the committee for the reconstruction of the areas affected by the earthquake, acknowledged that the reconstructive work would take years, but it will be […]

Quito’s Last Porn Cinemas Hang On In Internet Age

Quito’s Last Porn Cinemas Hang On In Internet Age

  QUITO, Ecuador (AFP) – For a genre built on frenzied promiscuity, pornography draws a remarkably faithful crowd in the Ecuadoran capital, whose last two porn cinemas are just surviving the Internet age thanks to a trickle of steadfast patrons. The Hollywood and the America, the last movie theaters of their kind in Quito, used […]

Ecuador: Drones strengthen security in high-risk areas

Ecuador: Drones strengthen security in high-risk areas

QUITO, Ecuador – Ecuador in January unveiled its first unmanned aircraft, or drone, completely manufactured within the country, culminating five years of work. UAV-2 Gavilán, the first prototype of the nation’s unmanned aircraft system, will be used to keep an eye on border crossings, areas prone to natural disasters and territorial waters used for drug […]