Ecuador: News

28 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 unique accommodations in Ecuador for a memorable stay

Famed for its orchids, chocolates, old cathedrals, museums, roses, and coffee, Ecuador is an incredibly beautiful travel destination.

29 Sep 2021


Ecuador: Gang riot at prison leaves 24 dead, 48 injured

A riot in a penitentiary in the coastal city of Guayaquil killed 24 inmates and injured 48 more on Tuesday, Ecuadorian officials said.

18 Nov 2020


FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL): List of records broken

Matchday four of the South American FIFA World Cup Qualifiers saw heavyweights Brazil overcome Uruguay 2-0 to maintain their 100% start to the campaign.

14 Oct 2020


Neymar moves second behind Pele in Brazil's all-time scorers list

Brazil's Neymar moved behind Pele in the nation's all-time leading scorer list.

09 Oct 2020


World Cup Qualifiers: Messi and Suarez equal Ronaldo's record

Lionel Messi scored for Argentina to hand his side a 1-0 victory against Ecuador in the World Cup Qualifiers.

22 Dec 2019


Facebook will not use two-factor phone numbers for suggesting friends

In a bid to boost the security and privacy of its users, Facebook has announced that it will no longer use the phone numbers given to enable two-factor authentication for suggesting friends.

'No court can prosecute me': Nithyananda's video goes viral

Days after announcing a new nation by the name of Kailaasa, controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda is making headlines yet again.

04 Dec 2019


Kailaasa: Here's what we know about Nithyananda's new 'Hindu nation'

Last month, it was reported that controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda has fled India on an expired passport, however, his whereabouts remained unknown.

20 Sep 2019


Thousands worldwide, including ex-Saudi royal adviser, have Twitter accounts suspended

On Friday, the microblogging site Twitter said that it has closed down thousands of accounts on its platform for spreading fake news and pro-government propaganda.

17 Sep 2019

Julian Assange

Data of most Ecuadorean citizens leaked, including 6.7 million children

In a shocking development, a major security breach has been reported which has leaked personal data of almost the entire population of Ecuador online.

03 Aug 2019


Five best National parks in the world you must visit

Apart from preserving a nation's natural wonders like oceans, lakes, forests, jungles, mountains, and flora and fauna, National parks are also a great retreat for nature enthusiasts.

16 Jun 2019


Uruguay vs Ecuador: Match preview, head-to-head and predicted line-ups

Record champions Uruguay get set for their biggest international tournament of the year, as they take on Ecuador in the fifth match of the Copa America 2019 at the Estádio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte.

11 Apr 2019


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested after Ecuador withdrew asylum status

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested on Thursday by British police after Ecuador denied to provide him asylum indefinitely. Assange, who has grown a beard, was forcefully taken into a police vehicle.

06 Apr 2019


UN expert to visit Assange, assess violation of privacy claims

An independent rights expert will visit WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadoran embassy in London to assess whether privacy violation claims involving him merit investigation, the UN rights office said Thursday.

22 Dec 2018


UN to Britain: Let Julian Assange leave Ecuador embassy freely

On Friday, UN rights experts called on British authorities to allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuador embassy in London without fear of arrest or extradition.

Julian Assange sues asylum host Ecuador over 'inhuman' conditions

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is taking legal action against Ecuador, the South American nation that continues to provide him with asylum, for allegedly violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms".

29 Mar 2018

Russia News

Ecuador blocks Julian Assange's internet access after he 'breaks promise'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can no longer communicate with the outside world.

12 Jan 2018


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange given Ecuador citizenship

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is now a citizen of Ecuador, which is also helping him reach a "dignified and just" solution with Britain.

03 Apr 2017

Julian Assange

Ecuador: Boost for struggling leftists as Moreno wins presidential vote

Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno won the Ecuador presidential vote on April 2.

22 Feb 2017

Julian Assange

Tension mounts as Ecuador poll count delayed

Ecuadorians are impatient after the poll count as the country's presidential elections has been delayed by a day or two. Usually, the results are declared on the night of the election.