Featured stories about Ecuador
Stories about Ecuador
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.
1 February 2015
The blooming of the Guayacan trees means spring has arrived in Ecuador, bringing thousands of people from all over the world to the region's most colorful natural display.
28 January 2015
A few tweets recall the sanctions placed on cartoonist Bonil in Ecuador, paralleling his situation to the Charlie Hebdo tragedy in France and the debate over freedom of expression.
22 October 2014
The leaking of diplomatic cables between representatives of Ecuador and the EU reveals pressure from European negotiators and division among Ecuadorians regarding the FTA.
16 September 2014
6 September 2014
Ecuadorian minors start dangerous journeys to the United States in search of the American dream. For 12-year-old Nohemí Álvarez Quillay, the voyage ended up costing her her life.
17 August 2014
It's the country's only 2.0 media outlet that gives a voice to different ideologies and perspective. Journalists and citizens from all walks of life write for the site.
14 August 2014
Although fishing is a risky activity for those whose livelihoods depend on the water, other forces present a more dramatic and far-reaching threat to small-scale fishing in the Global South.
11 August 2014
"It is harder to maintain the balance of freedom than it is to endure the weight of tyranny," said Simón Bolívar, known as the "Liberator" of many South American countries.
13 June 2014
Are you a community working for, from, or in the Amazon and need funding and support for an idea of how participatory media can help tell your story? Keep reading!