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1 September 2015
The newspaper officially says his dismissal was the result of his ignoring “cordial requests” made several months earlier to “comply with the best practices in social networks guidelines.”
4 August 2015
Pro-government propaganda, anti-opposition trolls, hashtag spamming, and widespread malware are all part of a politically-motivated social media spin campaign dating back to 2012.
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
17 February 2015
On television, Correa recently mentioned CrudoEcuador, claiming it's part of a network "paid by the opposition to discredit the government." Correa even threatened to expose the identity of CrudoEcuador's writers.
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
15 September 2014
Some cities ban them, but the musicians found in the subways of Buenos Aires, Quito, Caracas, and Mexico City liven up an otherwise dull commute on public transportation.
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
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