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22 July 2015
8 July 2015
Pope Francis' visit to Ecuador, coupled with anti-government protests, have temporarily delayed the president's mission to impose new taxes on inheritances and capital gains.
4 July 2015
While protests and counter-protests continue to be held in Ecuador ahead of Pope Francisco's visit, the very concept of democracy is under siege, writes one analyst.
30 June 2015
28 June 2015
Participants in recent protests in Ecuador accuse government of illegally signal jamming communication between protestors. Peer-to-peer apps may be the solution.
5 June 2015
Digital video direct from the Sarayaku territory in the Ecuadorian Amazon is helping to showcase the ongoing commitment to protect their lands from oil, gas, and mineral extraction.
1 June 2015
Silvia Viñas of Radio Ambulante narrates the strange case of President Correa vs. Crudo Ecuador, a Facebook page that published political memes.
21 April 2015
Ecuador's government is trying to close or regulate an army of private rehabilitation centers that claim to be able to change individuals' sexual orientations and gender identifications.
18 March 2015
10 February 2015
In 2012, the globally reported murder rate approached three per week. Growing violence against environmental activists is leading to a search for solutions.