HomeTagsEquator

Tag: Equator

Ecuador: 3.2 Tons of Cocaine Seized – More Than Half Was Destined for Europe

Ecuadorian authorities announced Saturday that they had seized 3.2 tons of cocaine, two tons of which were hidden in containers of bananas destined for Europe. "Investigations led to the seizure of more than two tons of cocaine...

Ecuador: A 6.1-magnitude earthquake shook the country, causing damage but no casualties

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Ecuador on Thursday, the Geophysics Institute announced, with no casualties reported, although there was some material damage in the port of Guayaquil, near the epicenter. The quake was "felt on a national scale,"...

Ecuador: Government-indigenous agreement, end of mass mobilizations

After weeks of road blockades, occupation of oil facilities, demonstrations and violent incidents that left six dead, the government and indigenous leaders who led the mass protests reached an agreement on Thursday to end the paralyzing...

Protests in Ecuador: The president announced a small reduction in fuel prices

The president of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, announced on Sunday night (local time; this morning Greek time) a reduction in fuel prices, but significantly less than the one demanded by the thousands of natives who have been...

Ecuador: Demonstrations and episodes on the 11th day of the mobilizations

LAST UPDATE: 10:11 Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Thursday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. life to six people now The incidents, which spread to other parts of the capital, killed three people, according to...

Protests in Ecuador: Indigenous fell dead – oil production has fallen by 21%

A protester, a member of the indigenous tribe of the Amazon, was killed Tuesday in a "clash" with law enforcement forces on the ninth day of mass protests against the Ecuadorian government's policies, the group's leading...