[

ecuador

]

Latest from ecuador

Ecuador declares prison emergency after 116 killed in riot

  • President Guillermo Lasso decreed a state of emergency Wednesday, which will give the government powers that include deploying police and soldiers inside prisons.
Dozens of police and military vehicles, as well as ambulances, entered the prison eompound on Thursday. Helicopters flew over the area.(REUTERS)
Dozens of police and military vehicles, as well as ambulances, entered the prison eompound on Thursday. Helicopters flew over the area.(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 01, 2021 05:43 AM IST
Copy Link
AP | , Quito

Ecuador holds Brazil to 1-1 draw, advances at Copa America

The draw moved Ecuador to the fourth spot in Group B, eliminating Venezuela and likely setting up a quarterfinal match against Argentina.
Brazil's Vinicius Junior in action with Ecuador's Enner Valencia(REUTERS)
Brazil's Vinicius Junior in action with Ecuador's Enner Valencia(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 28, 2021 07:35 AM IST
Copy Link
AP | , Sao Paulo

Venezuela come back twice to draw 2-2 with Ecuador

With four of five teams going through to the quarter-finals it promises a nail-biting finale in a group that also includes Brazil, Colombia and Peru.
Venezuela's Luis Del Pino Mago and teammate Jose Velazquez (R) celebrate at the end of the Conmebol Copa America 2021 football tournament group phase match(AFP)
Venezuela's Luis Del Pino Mago and teammate Jose Velazquez (R) celebrate at the end of the Conmebol Copa America 2021 football tournament group phase match(AFP)
Published on Jun 21, 2021 07:29 AM IST
Copy Link
Reuters | , Rio De Janeiro

Intricate free-kick move helps Colombia beat Ecuador

The goal was initially ruled out for offside but that decision was reversed after a review by the Video Assistant Referee.
Colombia's Edwin Cardona (behind center) celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal against Ecuador(AP)
Colombia's Edwin Cardona (behind center) celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal against Ecuador(AP)
Published on Jun 14, 2021 08:13 AM IST
Copy Link
Reuters | , Cuiaba

Brazil top World Cup qualifying, Ecuador rout Colombia 6-1

Brazil extended its winning streak to four matches by beating Uruguay 2-0 on Tuesday to lead South American World Cup qualifying. Argentina will end 2020 two points behind in second spot after a 2-0 win at Peru.
Players shake hands after the match between Brazil and Uruguay.(Reuters)
Players shake hands after the match between Brazil and Uruguay.(Reuters)
Published on Nov 18, 2020 12:51 PM IST
Copy Link
Sao Paulo | ByAssociated Press

High rates of teen pregnancy costs Latin America billions of dollars a year, dampens opportunities for women - UN

UN’s Population Fund reveals that Latin America’s high teenage pregnancy rates are driven by a lack of sex education in schools and lack of access to free birth control for girls, which has become even harder to obtain due to the closure of health clinics in coronavirus lockdowns and has cost Mexico $4.1 billion a year, Paraguay $1.3 billion a year.
Teen pregnancy costs Latin America billions of dollars a year - UN(Twitter/BWiseHealth)
Teen pregnancy costs Latin America billions of dollars a year - UN(Twitter/BWiseHealth)
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 12:11 PM IST
Copy Link
Bogota | ByReuters | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Messi penalty gives Argentina winning start over Ecuador

Argentina got their World Cup qualifying campaign off to the perfect start on Thursday when Lionel Messi’s early penalty gave them a 1-0 win over Ecuador.
Lionel Messi celebrates after successfully converting a penalty.(Getty Images)
Lionel Messi celebrates after successfully converting a penalty.(Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 09, 2020 12:19 PM IST
Copy Link
Buenos Aires | ByReuters

Ecuador says China restoring shrimp exports following Covid-19 dispute

Chinese officials last month said they found six positive results in tests for coronavirus in the walls of a container carrying frozen Ecuadorean shrimp, even through the shrimp and inner packaging tested negative.
China has given the green light for one of the three companies to resume exports after Ecuador agreed to improve shipping protocols, Ivan Ontaneda said in an interview, adding that the other two should be approved soon.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
China has given the green light for one of the three companies to resume exports after Ecuador agreed to improve shipping protocols, Ivan Ontaneda said in an interview, adding that the other two should be approved soon.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
Updated on Aug 12, 2020 08:05 AM IST
Copy Link
Quito | ByReuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Brazil has 3rd-highest toll; global deaths near 400,000

Brazil reported a new 24-hour record death toll, bringing the total number killed to more than 34,000. That is behind only the US, with more than 110,000 deaths, and Britain, with over 40,200.
Brazil is the hardest-hit country in Latin America, though the tolls are also rising sharply in Mexico, Peru, Ecuador and Chile.(REUTERS)
Brazil is the hardest-hit country in Latin America, though the tolls are also rising sharply in Mexico, Peru, Ecuador and Chile.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 06, 2020 03:31 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Rio de Janeiro | ByHT Correspondent and Agencies

Covid-19: What you need to know today

Correlation isn’t causation, but it’s interesting to note that India, Peru and Portugal have almost universal coverage of the BCG vaccine — given to children to fight tuberculosis, and which helps them build immunity to several other respiratory ailments.
Dharavi, Mumbai’s biggest slum, has a population of around 850,000, 8.5% of Sweden’s. The slum has a population density of around 354,167 people per sq km(REUTERS)
Dharavi, Mumbai’s biggest slum, has a population of around 850,000, 8.5% of Sweden’s. The slum has a population density of around 354,167 people per sq km(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 30, 2020 04:40 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Nations that mandate TB vaccine may have lower Covid death rates

To be sure, scientists have not been able to determine a clear correlation between the severity of the coronavirus disease and neonatal BCG vaccination.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says that two clinical trials addressing the question of BCG offering protection against Covid-19 are underway(AP)
The World Health Organization (WHO) says that two clinical trials addressing the question of BCG offering protection against Covid-19 are underway(AP)
Updated on Apr 30, 2020 06:29 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Ecuador woman ‘back from the dead’ after hospital mix-up

Alba Maruri, 74, was hospitalised in March in Guayaquil, the city hardest hit by the pandemic, with fever and trouble breathing. She lost consciousness for three weeks and was declared dead on March 27, relatives said.
The family plans to sue the hospital to recover the cremation fee they paid and for the distress caused by the mix-up.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
The family plans to sue the hospital to recover the cremation fee they paid and for the distress caused by the mix-up.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
Published on Apr 26, 2020 06:55 AM IST
Copy Link
Quito | ByAgence France-Presse

Julian Assange seeks bail fearing coronavirus in jail

Assange, 48, who had taken refuge in the embassy to avoid an European arrest warrant, fearing eventual extradition to the US to face charges of leaking classified information, was dragged out of the embassy and arrested in April last after Ecuador revoked his political asylum status.
Julian Assange was dragged out of the embassy and arrested in April last after Ecuador revoked his political asylum status.(Reuters)
Julian Assange was dragged out of the embassy and arrested in April last after Ecuador revoked his political asylum status.(Reuters)
Updated on Apr 12, 2020 05:36 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, London | By

Coronavirus reaches the Galapagos Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage site

Ecuador, one of the worst coronavirus-affected countries in Latin America, has taken a number of steps to combat the spread of the disease.
A naturescape in Galapagos Islands where the coronavirus pandemic has reached. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)(Unsplash)
A naturescape in Galapagos Islands where the coronavirus pandemic has reached. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)(Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 07:37 AM IST
Copy Link
Quito | ByAgence France-Presse

‘Nithyananda wanted for crimes’: India alerts other countries

External affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar outlined the government’s position after reports emerged, citing a website purportedly linked to the self-styled godman accused of rape, that he had established the “Hindu nation” of Kailaasa in South America.
The embassy of Ecuador in New Delhi also denied reports that Nithyananda had been granted asylum by the country and that the Ecuadorian government had helped him in purchasing an island in South America.(FILE PHOTO.)
The embassy of Ecuador in New Delhi also denied reports that Nithyananda had been granted asylum by the country and that the Ecuadorian government had helped him in purchasing an island in South America.(FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Dec 06, 2019 07:46 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

‘American dream’ shattered, horror of heavy debt haunts Indians deported from Mexico

Deep said he saw three people die before his eyes, in the Panama forests and many comrades, of his group of 23, fall ill
Indian deportees in the Panama forest.(HT PHOTO)
Indian deportees in the Panama forest.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 13, 2020 03:56 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByAvtar singh, Sangrur:

Woman sells guinea pig ice cream in Ecuador. There’s beetle flavour too

Some people like ice cream made from “cuy,” as guinea pig is locally known.
Maria del Carmen Pilapana prepares a cone with guinea pig ice cream.(AP)
Maria del Carmen Pilapana prepares a cone with guinea pig ice cream.(AP)
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 02:21 PM IST
Copy Link
Quito | ByAssociated Press

Clashes as Ecuador president Lenin Moreno declares ‘state of emergency’

The protests were led by the transport sector but included students and other groups. They paralysed public transportation in some areas, while clashes between police and demonstrators blocked roads.
Protesters against the president stand off with police near the government palace during a transportation strike in Quito, Ecuador.(AP photo)
Protesters against the president stand off with police near the government palace during a transportation strike in Quito, Ecuador.(AP photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 12:15 PM IST
Copy Link
Quito | ByPress Trust of India

There’s a nighttime crypt visit now for the morbidly curious in Ecuador

Led by guides in black hooded capes, a small group of men and women navigate a maze of crypts as voices call out existential questions into the night.
There’s a nighttime crypt visit now for the morbidly curious in Ecuador.(Unsplash)
There’s a nighttime crypt visit now for the morbidly curious in Ecuador.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 11:19 AM IST
Copy Link
Quito, Ecuador | ByAssociated Press

F2 racer Juan Manuel Correa ‘critical but stable’ in induced coma after deadly crash at Belgian Grand Prix

Correa, 22, broke his legs and suffered a spinal injury last Saturday when he crashed with Hubert during a Formula Two race at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
Workers at the crash site in Belgium.(Getty Images)
Workers at the crash site in Belgium.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 08:01 PM IST
Copy Link
London | ByPress Trust of India

Ecuador city recycling plastic bottles for bus tickets

Passengers who use the city’s bus transit system are now queueing at a newly installed machine
Since the launch of the programme, more than 24,000 bottles have been collected (representational image).(Unsplash)
Since the launch of the programme, more than 24,000 bottles have been collected (representational image).(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 22, 2019 02:05 PM IST
Copy Link
Guayaquil | ByAgence France-Presse

Mexico finds 65 lost Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan migrants

The federal Public Safety Department said Thursday that the migrants recounted a long, complicated trip in a bid to reach the U.S. border.
Mexican authorities say federal police found 65 severely dehydrated and hungry migrants from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka wandering on a highway in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
Mexican authorities say federal police found 65 severely dehydrated and hungry migrants from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka wandering on a highway in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 10:37 AM IST
Copy Link
Mexico | ByAssociated Press

Colombia not Argentina to host 2020 Copa America final

The tournament group stages will be divided into two regions: Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru playing in the northern zone while Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia and Paraguay will face off in the southern zone.
Brazil's Dani Alves (L) and Paraguay's Santiago Arzamendia vie for the ball.(AFP)
Brazil's Dani Alves (L) and Paraguay's Santiago Arzamendia vie for the ball.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 10:55 AM IST
Copy Link
Bogota | ByAgence France-Presse

Heartache for Japan, Ecuador as draw sends Paraguay into Copa quarters

Japan and Ecuador faced a must win match in their bid to reach the knock-out stages as one of the two best third-placed finishers.
Japan's Takefusa Kubo and Ecuador's Robert Arboleda vie for the ball during their Copa America football tournament group match at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on June 24, 2019. (Photo by Douglas Magno / AFP)(AFP)
Japan's Takefusa Kubo and Ecuador's Robert Arboleda vie for the ball during their Copa America football tournament group match at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on June 24, 2019. (Photo by Douglas Magno / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 11:46 AM IST
Copy Link
Rio De Janeiro | ByPress Trust of India

Sanchez strikes again to take Chile into Copa quarters

Sanchez, who had ended a barren five-month spell by scoring in Monday’s 4-0 win against Japan, put Chile ahead early in the second half, expertly guiding a bouncing cross into the net with one touch.
Chile's Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring against Ecuador during their Copa America football tournament group match at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador, Brazil, on June 21, 2019(AFP)
Chile's Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring against Ecuador during their Copa America football tournament group match at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador, Brazil, on June 21, 2019(AFP)
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 08:57 AM IST
Copy Link
Salvador | ByReuters

Copa America 2019: Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani crush 10-man Ecuador

Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani were on target as Uruguay thumped 10-man Ecuador 4-0 in their opening Group C match at the Copa America on Sunday.
Uruguay's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring against Ecuador.(AFP)
Uruguay's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring against Ecuador.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 17, 2019 03:26 PM IST
Copy Link
Belo Horizonte | ByAFP

Cities will determine result of climate change initiatives

The New Urban Agenda that was prepared in 2016 is a key guiding document of the shared vision that countries have for sustainable urbanisation.
With the world being more than 50% urban at this time and predictions that it will be more than 70% urban by 2050, these challenges, including climate change, pollution, poverty and inequality, need urgent solutions.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
With the world being more than 50% urban at this time and predictions that it will be more than 70% urban by 2050, these challenges, including climate change, pollution, poverty and inequality, need urgent solutions.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 30, 2019 08:07 AM IST
Copy Link
ByKalpana Viswanath

Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, arrested by British police

Police said they arrested Assange after being “invited into the embassy by the Ambassador, following the Ecuadorean government’s withdrawal of asylum.”
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange(Reuters File Photo)
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 06:21 PM IST
Copy Link
Reuters, London | ByReuters

WikiLeaks claims ‘extortion’ over leaked Assange footage

Kristinn Hrafnsson, editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, accused Ecuador authorities of gathering thousands of photographs and videos, which had found their way into the hands of a group in Spain, who were demanding $3 million not to publish them.
The editor also accused embassy staff of photocopying a legal document belonging to Assange’s lawyer Aitor Martinez.(AFP PHOTO)
The editor also accused embassy staff of photocopying a legal document belonging to Assange’s lawyer Aitor Martinez.(AFP PHOTO)
Published on Apr 10, 2019 09:29 PM IST
Copy Link
Press Trust of India, London | ByPress Trust of India

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits eastern Ecuador: USGS

The quake was felt in the Ecuadorean capital, Quito, and the coastal city of Guayaquil
The earthquake hit at a depth of 132 kilometres.(Representative image)
The earthquake hit at a depth of 132 kilometres.(Representative image)
Updated on Feb 22, 2019 05:48 PM IST
Copy Link
Quito | ByAFP
SHARE
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Thursday, January 27, 2022