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Stories with place: Ecuador
  • Sweden optimistic over questioning Assange in London 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 12:34 pm

    HELSINKI - Swedish officials said Tuesday they are optimistic about reaching a general agreement on legal assistance with Ecuador which could pave the way to questioning WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London on outstanding accusations against him.

  • Venezuelan leader says Colombia plotting his assassination story has photos
    Updated: Aug-31-15 7:44 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday accused Colombia's government of giving its consent to a plan to assassinate him as both countries try to rally regional support in a border dispute exacerbating tensions between the two neighbors.

  • Ecuador's president says country now producing oil at a loss story has photos
    Updated: Aug-26-15 8:56 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuadoreans are already contending with a rumbling, ash-spewing volcano and rising living costs because they use the appreciating U.S. dollar as their currency.

  • Indigenous protesters chase off police in Ecuador town 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 11:04 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - Indigenous protesters wielding spears in southeastern Ecuador sent police and soldiers fleeing Wednesday in a clash that Interior Minister Jose Serrano said injured eight security force members.

  • About 325,000 live in shadow of Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano story has photos
    Updated: Aug-17-15 8:26 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuadorean authorities said Monday that up to 325,000 people live in areas that could be threatened by fast-moving mud and rock flows if there is a major eruption of the Cotopaxi volcano.

  • General strike nearly paralyzes much of Ecuador story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 7:53 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - A general strike against President Rafael Correa virtually paralyzed Ecuador's capital, provincial cities and major highways Thursday and violent clashes broke out between protesters and police in several cities.

  • Sweden drops some sex cases against Assange story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 4:07 pm

    HELSINKI - Swedish prosecutors on Thursday dropped cases of lesser sexual misconduct against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange but said they still want to question him on accusations of rape made after his visit to Stockholm five years ago.

  • Correction: Ecuador-Hacking The Opposition story story has photos
    Updated: Aug-07-15 3:35 pm

    LIMA, Peru - In a story Aug. 6 about Ecuador and digital surveillance, The Associated Press erroneously reported the number of electronic devices infected by the government's spy agency with a company's software, based on a computer screenshot. The screenshot shows 13 devices were either infected or targeted for infection, not that 13 were infected. 

  • Court upholds $96M award to Chevron in dispute with Ecuador 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 12:46 pm

    WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court has upheld a $96 million arbitration award to Chevron Corp. stemming from a 1990s-era oil contract dispute with the government of Ecuador.