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WikiLeaks' Assange says Ecuador seeking to end his asylum

Oct 29 2018

QUITO WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Monday that Ecuador is seeking to end his asylum in its London embassy and hand him over to the United States, but a judge rejected his lawsuit over embassy living conditions.

UK said Assange would not be extradited: Ecuador's top attorney

Oct 25 2018

QUITO The United Kingdom told Ecuador in August that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would not be extradited if he left the country's London embassy, where he has lived under asylum since 2012, Ecuador's top government attorney said on Thursday.

Exclusive: Ecuador no longer to intervene with UK for WikiLeaks Assange - foreign minister

Oct 24 2018

QUITO - Ecuador does not plan to intervene with the British government on behalf of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in talks over his situation as an asylee in the South American country's London embassy, Ecuador's foreign minister said on Tuesday. | Video

WikiLeaks' Assange sues in Ecuador for better asylum terms: lawyer

Oct 19 2018

QUITO WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has filed a lawsuit in Ecuador against new terms of asylum in the Andean country's London embassy that require him to pay for medical bills and phone calls and clean up after his pet cat, his lawyer said on Friday. | Video

Ecuador, Peru in talks to explore oil and gas blocks: energy minister

Oct 11 2018

QUITO Ecuador has begun talks with neighboring Peru to jointly explore two oilfields at the border and allow state-run Petroamazonas to operate natural gas areas in Peru, Ecuadorian Energy Minister Carlos Perez said on Thursday.

Exclusive: Ecuador attempted to give Assange diplomat post in Russia - document

Sep 22 2018

QUITO Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic immunity, according to an Ecuadorean government document seen by Reuters. | Video

Venezuela's neighbors seek aid to grapple with migration crisis

Sep 04 2018

QUITO A group of Latin American nations called on Tuesday for increased aid to assist thousands of Venezuelan immigrants fleeing the economic collapse of their homeland.

Ecuador tightens entry requirements as Venezuelan migration swells

Aug 17 2018

QUITO Ecuador on Thursday said that all foreigners entering the country would need a passport from Saturday, an apparent attempt to curb rising numbers of Venezuelan migrants fleeing their homeland.

Ecuador, Peru tighten entry requirements for Venezuelans as influx swells

Aug 17 2018

QUITO/LIMA Venezuelans entering Ecuador and Peru will soon be required to show their passports, rather than national identity cards, the Ecuadorean government and Peruvian official sources said on Thursday, amid concerns over an influx of economic migrants.

Ecuador, Peru tighten entry requirements for Venezuelans as influx swells

Aug 16 2018

QUITO/LIMA Venezuelans entering Ecuador and Peru will soon be required to show their passports, rather than national identity cards, the Ecuadorean government and Peruvian official sources said on Thursday, amid concerns over an influx of economic migrants.

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