Ecuador

Roger Waters: Neoliberalism Is Fueling the Flames of Fascism (Pt 1/2)

vRoger Waters: Neoliberalism Is Fueling the Flames of Fascism

December 8, 2018
After performing in Brazil, Roger Waters discusses the rise of Jair Bolsonaro and the Murder of Marielle Franco
Ecuadorian Ex-Diplomat: Report Claiming Assange Met Manafort Is False

Ecuadorian Ex-Diplomat: Report Claiming Assange Met Manafort Is False

December 6, 2018

The Guardian report claiming WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange met with Paul Manafort is fake news, says the former consul in Ecuador’s London embassy, Fidel Narváez. But it is true that Trump’s ex-campaign chairman met with new Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to discuss handing Assange over to the US.

Chevron Arbitration Ruling Against Ecuador 'Completely Off Base'

Chevron Arbitration Ruling Against Ecuador ‘Completely Off Base’

September 17, 2018

A secret corporate arbitration panel in the Hague ruled that Ecuadorean courts’ $9.5 billion judgement against Chevron for environmental damages is illegal and should not be enforced. We speak to the plaintiffs’ lawyer Steven Donziger about the ruling    

Countries Alarmed Over Venezuelan Migration Forget History of Venezuela’s Acceptance of Migrants

August 28, 2018

As governments in Latin America hold emergency meetings to discuss how to curtail the influx of Venezuelans escaping their country’s economic crisis, they forget how Venezuela for the longest time took in economic refugees escaping other country’s crises

Julian Assange’s Asylum to be Rescinded

July 23, 2018

Since Julian Assange is now an Ecuadorian citizen, President Moreno must protect his rights, says Alfred de Zayas, former UN independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

Rightward Shift in Latin America Spelling End of Regional Integration

July 12, 2018

The Union of South American Nations – UNASUR – was an ambitious project to integrate South America not just on economic terms, but also on political and social terms, but the rightward drift in Latin America is leading to its dissolution, with the unfortunate help of Ecuador’s government, where its headquarters are, says former foreign…

Arrest Warrant for Ecuador’s Ex-President Correa: Based on “No Evidence”

July 11, 2018

The prosecution of ex-president Rafael Correa is a blatant attempt to prevent the return of Correa to Ecuador, as the country’s most prominent opposition leader, says former foreign minister Guillaume Long

Ecuador’s Lenin Moreno Moves Further Right With New Cabinet

Ecuador’s Lenin Moreno Moves Further Right With New Cabinet

May 21, 2018

Guillaume Long, Ecuador’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs and former Ambassador to the UN in Geneva, discusses Lenin Moreno’s rightward shift since his election – a shift that his new cabinet further deepened

Julian Assange's Asylum in Ecuador's Embassy is 'Under Threat'

Julian Assange’s Asylum in Ecuador’s Embassy is ‘Under Threat’

May 17, 2018

Guillaume Long, Ecuador’s foreign minister under former President Rafael Correa, comments on the recent revelations in The Guardian that Ecuador spent millions of dollars on Assange’s security, on his current total isolation, and on the current government’s apparent lack of interest in guaranteeing Assange’s political asylum