By Patrick Martin, 23 April 2018
The lawsuit filed by the Democratic National Committee is an attack on the First Amendment guarantee of freedom of speech and the press.
By Eric London, 12 April 2018
President Lenin Moreno is working with the Trump administration to increase US military and economic influence in South America.
By Niles Niemuth, 11 April 2018
It is no coincidence that Assange has been shut off from any form of communication with the outside world as the US and its allies prepare for an escalation of war in Syria and beyond.
By Bill Van Auken, 31 March 2018
The Ecuadorian government’s measures to silence Assange are bound up with a sharp turn to the right by the governments of a number of countries associated with Latin America’s so-called “Pink Tide.”
By Robert Stevens, 30 March 2018
The Ecuadorian Embassy’s decision to sever all communication between Assange and the outside world is an illegal and vindictive act of political persecution.
By Cesar Uco, 17 February 2018
The US State Department hailed the referendum’s results, vowing to work with Moreno “to advance common interests across a broad range of issues.”
By Bill Van Auken, 11 January 2018
The “untenable” conditions under which the WikiLeaks founder remains confined are the product of an unrelenting drive by the US and British governments to punish him for exposing the crimes of imperialism.
By Cesar Uco and Armando Cruz, 14 March 2017
Ecuador is sharply polarized, with the right-wing seeking to capitalize on attacks carried out by the Correa government on social and democratic rights.
By Bill Van Auken, 19 October 2016
The US political establishment is prepared to use whatever measures are required to prevent a further exposure of the real social and political interests underlying the grotesque 2016 presidential contest.
By Rafael Azul, 21 April 2016
Ecuador’s earthquake exposes lack of preparation and threatens a health emergency.
By Tom Eley, 18 April 2016
Hindered by an absence of earthmoving equipment, desperate residents dug through debris with their hands, as those trapped under rubble called out for help.
By Marc Wells, 24 August 2015
Police attacked a national demonstration on August 13 with tear gas and batons.
By our reporter, 15 August 2015
As thousands of workers and indigenous peasants descended on Quito, the Bolivarian government of Rafael Correa sent police to attack the demonstrators.
By Patrick Martin, 1 July 2013
President Rafael Correa rescinded a travel permit for Snowden issued by the Ecuadorean embassy in London.
By Rafael Azul, 20 February 2013
For all his left rhetoric, Correa depends on the profitability of transnational capital and on the health of mining companies and agribusiness to sustain the Ecuadorean economy.
By Bill Van Auken, 2 October 2010
Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa denounced an uprising by police and sections of the military over austerity cuts as an attempted coup.
By Roger Silva, 5 December 2008
Relations between South America’s so-called left governments appear fraught with growing tensions in advance of the Union of South American nation’s meeting in Brazil later this month.