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· May, 2009

Stories about Ecuador from May, 2009

19 May 2009

Ecuador: The Legacy of Indigenous Leader Mama Tránsito

Many Ecuadorians are mourning the passing of one of its indigenous leaders, Rosa Elena Tránsito Amaguaña, better known as "Mama Tránsito." Her role in society as an activist and defender...

11 May 2009

Ecuador: Lawsuit Against Oil Company for Environmental Damage

Communities in the Ecuadorian Orient are suing the multinational company Texaco, and its parent company Chevron for environmental damages and resulting health problems in their residents. However, the company claims...

4 May 2009

Americas: Region Responds to the H1N1 Virus

Even though the epicenter of the H1N1 virus outbreak has been in Mexico, other countries in the region are finding ways to prevent and combat it. Bloggers have been keen...

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