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· December, 2015

Stories about Ecuador from December, 2015

30 December 2015

Ecuador Government Seizes TV Channel's Equipment, Leaving It Off the Air

The owner of a popular Ecuadorian TV station that went off the air after the seizure of equipment by the police says the action was motivated by the station's reporting.

24 December 2015

From Hallacas to Horchata, the Tastes of Latin America's Holiday Season

“Vitello tonnato” in Argentina, Russian salad in Venezuela and turkey in Peru. Explore the sweet and savory of the festive season in Latin America, as told by Global Voices contributors.

22 December 2015

Countries Declare States of Emergency in the Face of El Niño

“This El Niño and human-induced climate change may interact and modify each other in ways which we have never before experienced. El Niño is turning up the heat even further.”

11 December 2015

First Sustainable Crowdfunding Platform Launches in Ecuador

The United Nations Development Program has launched the Small Grants Program, the first crowdsourcing platform in Ecuador.

10 December 2015

Netizen Report: Pro-Government Hackers and Constitutional Amendment Put Free Speech Under Fire in Ecuador

Global Voices Advocacy

Facebook is back on in Bangladesh, Venezuela sees big changes (and Internet outages) on Election Day and Kazakhstan plans to spy on everyone.

9 December 2015

Ecuadorean Political Leader Who Criticized Government Nepotism on Twitter Gets 15 Days in Prison

Global Voices Advocacy

A few tweets about an alleged case of nepotism in Ecuador's Government earned Sebastian Cevallos a sentence of 15 days in jail.

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