Ecuador

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Frog back from the dead helps fight plans for mine in Ecuador
Campaigners say if copper mine gets go-ahead in cloud forest, the longnose harlequin, once thought to be extinct, will be threatened again

Graeme Green

23, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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We need a new observatory of democracy in the Americas | David Adler and Guillaume Long
The Organization of American States is no longer credible. We need a new body if we are to protect democracy

David Adler and Guillaume Long

15, Nov, 2021 @11:13 AM

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Ecuador: 68 inmates killed and 25 injured in latest prison massacre
Deaths at Litoral penitentiary part of wave of prison violence that has claimed more than 280 lives

Dan Collyns in Lima

13, Nov, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Latin American countries join reserves to create vast marine protected area
‘Mega-MPA’ in Pacific will protect migratory turtles, whales and sharks from fishing fleets

Dan Collyns in Lima

02, Nov, 2021 @4:22 PM

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Banana price war in UK supermarkets is hurting farmers, growers warn
Retailers accused of ignoring soaring production costs to keep prices low, with Aldi singled out as leading way

Zoe Wood

30, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Sprinter Alex Quiñónez, 2019 world bronze medallist, shot dead in Ecuador
Alex Quiñónez, 32, was reportedly killed outside a shopping centre on Friday and president Guillermo Lasso pledged to ‘act forcefully’ to catch those responsible

Guardian sport and agencies

24, Oct, 2021 @10:46 AM

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Biden meets Kenyatta as Pandora papers leak swirls around world leaders
US president raised issue of financial transparency and accountability with Kenyan counterpart, says White House

Luke Harding

14, Oct, 2021 @5:44 PM

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Agony of Ecuador’s brutal prison massacre endures for bereaved relatives
At least 119 inmates died in a Guayaquil jail after local gangs’ links with Mexican cartels brought a new level of horror

Dan Collyns in Guayaquil

10, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘Strategy of terror’: 116 dead as Ecuador prisons become battlegrounds for gangs
Struggle between cartels to control smuggling routes leads to third – and deadliest – prison riot this year

Dan Collyns

30, Sep, 2021 @3:35 PM

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Laws of nature: could UK rivers be given the same rights as people?
As more and more countries grant natural features or ecosystems legal personhood, the UK’s fight to pass nature rights laws is quietly gaining pace

Isabella Kaminski

17, Jul, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Ecuador abortion laws discriminate against minority ethnic women – report
Criminalisation disproportionately affects indigenous and Afro-Ecuadorian women and exacerbates inequality, says Human Rights Watch

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

14, Jul, 2021 @10:49 AM

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The Return: a family reconnects with the Amazon as Covid threatens their village - Guardian documentary
While millions of people around the world have gone into lockdown amid the coronavirus crisis, a family in the Ecuadorian Amazon has opted to move deeper into the relative safety of the jungle. As they reconnect with dormant ancestral knowledge, away from the distractions of modern life, their affinity with nature begins to flourish. As news spreads that Ecuador might lift lockdown soon, will the family stay?

Eriberto Gualinga, Nina Gualinga, Marc Silver, Max Benato, Laurence Topham and Lindsay Poulton

06, Jul, 2021 @11:05 AM

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