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Ecuador mobilizes COVID-19 watchers to contain pandemic in the capital

Sep 04 2020

QUITO Ecuadorean mechanic Darwin Heredia, before opening his Quito garage each morning, sends WhatsApp messages to dozens of neighbors to find out if anyone is showing symptoms of COVID-19.

Exclusive: European banks face indigenous calls to end Amazon oil trade

Aug 12 2020

LONDON/QUITO European banks committed to backing action on climate change face allegations of double standards from indigenous groups in Ecuador after a report named them as major players in the trade in oil from the Amazon rainforest.

Exclusive: European banks face indigenous calls to end Amazon oil trade

Aug 11 2020

LONDON/QUITO European banks committed to backing action on climate change face allegations of double standards from indigenous groups in Ecuador after a report named them as major players in the trade in oil from the Amazon rainforest.

EXCLUSIVE-European banks face indigenous calls to end Amazon oil trade

Aug 11 2020

LONDON/QUITO, Aug 12 European banks committed to backing action on climate change face allegations of double standards from indigenous groups in Ecuador after a report named them as major players in the trade in oil from the Amazon rainforest.

Ecuador says China restoring shrimp exports following COVID-19 dispute

Aug 11 2020

QUITO, Aug 11 Ecuador expects a quick resolution to a trade dispute with China over traces of coronavirus in a container of exported shrimp that led Beijing to suspend imports from three companies, Ecuador's production and trade minister said on Tuesday.

Amid quarantine, Ecuador women speak in code to seek protection from domestic violence

Aug 05 2020

QUITO Ecuadorean women are using code words to seek help in situations of domestic violence as the country's quarantine is creating conditions for increased abuse of women and has also forced the closure of many organizations that provide support.

UPDATE 3-Ecuador wins 'unprecedented' investor support for $17.4 bln debt restructuring

Aug 03 2020

Aug 3 Ecuador said on Monday it had won overwhelming investor support for a $17.4 billion foreign debt restructuring, hailing it as an economic turning point following years of economic stagnation and one of the region's worst coronavirus outbreaks.

China suspends imports of Ecuador shrimp on coronavirus risk

Jul 10 2020

BEIJING/QUITO China on Friday said it was suspending imports from three Ecuadorean shrimp producers after detecting coronavirus in recent shipments, prompting one of the Ecuadorean producers to accuse China of "tarnishing the reputation" of the industry.

UPDATE 1-Ecuador's Petroecuador receives bids from 7 companies for Oriente crude tender

Jun 29 2020

QUITO, June 29 Ecuador's state-run oil company Petroecuador said on Monday it has received bids from seven companies interested in buying up to 3.6 million barrels of Oriente crude through a spot-market tender launched earlier this week.

Ecuador's Petroecuador receives bids from seven companies for Oriente crude tender

Jun 29 2020

QUITO Ecuador's state-run oil company Petroecuador said on Monday it has received bids from seven companies interested in buying up to 3.6 million barrels of Oriente crude through a spot-market tender launched earlier this week.

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