Rafael Correa

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.

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

Is the Conflict Within Ecuador’s Center-Left a Turn to the Right?

February 5, 2018

In a crushing blow to former president Rafael Correa, his hand-picked successor Lenin Moreno overwhelmingly won a referendum that reverses some Correa’s policies and bars him from running again. Is this a left-right conflict or something else?

Ecuador VP Arrested for Corruption as Divisions Deepen Within Governing Party

October 6, 2017

The Odebrecht corruption scandal enveloping Ecuador’s Vice President Jorge Glas is related to a conflict between former President Correa and current President Moreno, both from the same party. But how much of the scandal is about corruption, and how much of it is political?

Ecuador

August 16, 2017
Ecuador’s former president Rafael Correa is accusing recently elected president Lenin Moreno of moving the country to the right, using corruption accusations against Vice-President and Correa friend Jorge Glas as cover. TRNN’s Greg Wilpert reports

Defeated Ecuadorian Presidential Candidate Refuses to Concede

April 6, 2017

Guillermo Lasso, the conservative who lost Ecuador’s presidential vote, is aiming to delegitimize the leftist winner, Lenin Moreno, before he takes office says TRNN’s Greg Wilpert

Oil Drilling in the Latin America

October 16, 2013
The failure of this initiative points at an important issue of our times, the necessity to balance civilization’s growth and the well being and preservation of our planet and its biosphere.

TRNN on Leaks

September 27, 2013
Brazil’s Rousseff outraged over NSA spying revelations, Bolivia’s Morales calls for Obama government to be judged in tribunal