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- President Guillermo Lasso decreed a state of emergency Wednesday, which will give the government powers that include deploying police and soldiers inside prisons.
Published on Oct 01, 2021 05:43 AM IST
AP | , Quito
The draw moved Ecuador to the fourth spot in Group B, eliminating Venezuela and likely setting up a quarterfinal match against Argentina.
Published on Jun 28, 2021 07:35 AM IST
AP | , Sao Paulo
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.
Published on Jun 21, 2021 07:29 AM IST
Reuters | , Rio De Janeiro
The goal was initially ruled out for offside but that decision was reversed after a review by the Video Assistant Referee.
Published on Jun 14, 2021 08:13 AM IST
Reuters | , Cuiaba
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.
Published on Nov 18, 2020 12:51 PM IST
Sao Paulo |Associated 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.
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 12:11 PM IST
Bogota |Reuters | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
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.
Updated on Oct 09, 2020 12:19 PM IST
Buenos Aires |Reuters
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.
Updated on Aug 12, 2020 08:05 AM IST
Quito |Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
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.
Published on Jun 06, 2020 03:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Rio de Janeiro |HT Correspondent and Agencies
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.
Updated on Apr 30, 2020 04:40 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | R Sukumar
To be sure, scientists have not been able to determine a clear correlation between the severity of the coronavirus disease and neonatal BCG vaccination.
Updated on Apr 30, 2020 06:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Jamie Mullick
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.
Published on Apr 26, 2020 06:55 AM IST
Quito |Agence France-Presse
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.
Updated on Apr 12, 2020 05:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, London | Prasun Sonwalkar
Ecuador, one of the worst coronavirus-affected countries in Latin America, has taken a number of steps to combat the spread of the disease.
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 07:37 AM IST
Quito |Agence France-Presse
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.
Updated on Dec 06, 2019 07:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Rezaul H Laskar
Deep said he saw three people die before his eyes, in the Panama forests and many comrades, of his group of 23, fall ill
Updated on Jul 13, 2020 03:56 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , Sangrur:Avtar singh
Some people like ice cream made from “cuy,” as guinea pig is locally known.
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 02:21 PM IST
Quito |Associated Press
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.
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 12:15 PM IST
Quito |Press Trust of India
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.
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 11:19 AM IST
Quito, Ecuador |Associated 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.
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 08:01 PM IST
London |Press Trust of India
Passengers who use the city’s bus transit system are now queueing at a newly installed machine
Updated on Aug 22, 2019 02:05 PM IST
Guayaquil |Agence France-Presse
The federal Public Safety Department said Thursday that the migrants recounted a long, complicated trip in a bid to reach the U.S. border.
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 10:37 AM IST
Mexico |Associated Press
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.
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 10:55 AM IST
Bogota |Agence France-Presse
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.
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 11:46 AM IST
Rio De Janeiro |Press Trust of India
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.
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 08:57 AM IST
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.
Updated on Jun 17, 2019 03:26 PM IST
Belo Horizonte |AFP
The New Urban Agenda that was prepared in 2016 is a key guiding document of the shared vision that countries have for sustainable urbanisation.
Updated on May 30, 2019 08:07 AM IST
Police said they arrested Assange after being “invited into the embassy by the Ambassador, following the Ecuadorean government’s withdrawal of asylum.”
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 06:21 PM IST
Reuters, London |Reuters
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.
Published on Apr 10, 2019 09:29 PM IST
Press Trust of India, London |Press Trust of India
The quake was felt in the Ecuadorean capital, Quito, and the coastal city of Guayaquil
Updated on Feb 22, 2019 05:48 PM IST