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Ecuador says some Chinese vessels near Galapagos have cut communications systems

Aug 19 2020

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador Ecuador's armed forces said on Tuesday that dozens of vessels from a predominantly Chinese fishing fleet that is operating near the Galapagos Islands have turned off tracking systems to prevent monitoring of their activities.

Ecuador says some Chinese vessels near Galapagos have cut communications systems

Aug 18 2020

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, Aug 18 Ecuador's armed forces said on Tuesday that dozens of vessels from a predominantly Chinese fishing fleet that is operating near the Galapagos Islands have turned off tracking systems to prevent monitoring of their activities.

In morgues and shipping containers, Ecuadorians search for lost dead

May 26 2020

GUAYAQUIL/QUITO, Ecuador Dolores Centeno has scoured the morgues and cemeteries of Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city, for two months searching for her father's body.

Amid pandemic, Ecuador removes 100 corpses from homes in its biggest city

Mar 27 2020

QUITO/GUAYAQUIL Ecuadorean authorities have removed 100 corpses from homes in the city of Guayaquil in three days, the interior minister said on Friday, following residents' complaints that they have no way to dispose of relatives' remains amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Powerful earthquake kills 77 in Ecuador

Apr 17 2016

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, April 17 A powerful earthquake killed at least 77 people, injured hundreds more, ravaged coastal towns and sent residents fleeing for higher ground in Ecuador on Saturday night.

Ecuador's president will seek cabinet shuffle, change to party

Feb 25 2014

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador Ecuador's President Rafael Correa on Tuesday said he will ask for his cabinet's resignation and reshape his political party after the loss of the capital city of the oil-producing Andean nation to the opposition in local elections.

Ecuador's president will seek cabinet shuffle, change to party

Feb 25 2014

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador Ecuador's President Rafael Correa on Tuesday said he will ask for his cabinet's resignation and reshape his political party after the loss of the capital city of the oil-producing Andean nation to the opposition in local elections.

Ecuador's president will seek cabinet shuffle, change to party

Feb 25 2014

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, Feb 25 Ecuador's President Rafael Correa on Tuesday said he will ask for his cabinet's resignation and reshape his political party after the loss of the capital city of the oil-producing Andean nation to the opposition in local elections.

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