November 21, 2022 07:17 am
AL KHOR, Qatar, Nov 21: Ecuador eased past World Cup debutants Qatar 2-0 on Sunday with first-half goals from veteran striker Enner Valencia in a one-sided affair that was the first opening game defeat for a host nation in the tournament's history.
November 17, 2021 10:53 am
QUITO/GUAYAQUIL, Nov 17: Ecuadorean authorities on Tuesday lowered the death toll to 62 from violence at the Penitenciaria del Litoral prison over the weekend, but said areas of the facility remain out of their control.
November 14, 2021 08:35 am
GUAYAQUIL, Nov 14: At least 68 prisoners were killed and more than two dozen injured in overnight violence at Ecuador's Penitenciaria del Litoral prison, the government said on Saturday, in what officials characterize as fights among rival gangs.
February 25, 2021 09:17 am
QUITO, Feb 25: Ecuador on Wednesday raised the death toll from riots in four jails to 79, including 18 prisoners who were found dismembered at one site, one of the bloodiest outbreaks of prison violence in the country’s history.
June 17, 2019 12:12 pm
BELO HORIZONTE, June 17: Uruguay crushed Ecuador 4-0 in their Copa America opener on Sunday with help from an early sending off that deflated their opponents and assured the 15-times champions the simplest of starts to their campaign.
April 12, 2019 20:05 pm
QUITO/WASHINGTON, April 12: Ecuador’s decision to abruptly end Julian Assange’s seven-year asylum in its London embassy on Thursday followed a long deterioration in relations, driven in part by suspicions he was secretly fuelling corruption allegations against President Lenin Moreno.
April 11, 2019 16:45 pm
LONDON, April 11: Police in London arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorean embassy Thursday for failing to surrender to the court in 2012, shortly after the South American nation revoked his asylum.
March 31, 2019 15:06 pm
LONDON, March 31: A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck 27 kilometres (17 miles) north of the city of Santa Elena on the coast of Ecuador on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
September 7, 2018 09:20 am
SAPPORO / ECUADOR, Sept 7: Searchers used dogs, backhoes and shovels to dig through mud and debris Friday looking for survivors beneath the landslides caused by a powerful earthquake in northern Japan that left at least 16 people dead or presumed dead.
July 28, 2018 14:00 pm
LONDON, July 28: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a step closer to being evicted from the Ecuadorian embassy in London after President Lenin Moreno said the whistleblower must "eventually" leave the facility.
July 22, 2018 14:00 pm
LONDON, July 22: Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno is not planning to meet with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who resides in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, during the president's upcoming visit to the United Kingdom, the Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry said on July 19.
October 6, 2017 11:22 am
SANTIAGO, Oct 6: Chile survived a late scare to beat Ecuador 2-1 on Thursday and keep alive their hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia as they moved into third-place in the 10-team South American qualifying group.
June 17, 2016 10:06 am
SEATTLE, June 17: Clint Dempsey scored for the third straight game on a first-half header and set up Gyasi Zardes for a tap-in goal midway through the second half, boosting the United States into the Copa America semifinals with a 2-1 win over Ecuador on Thursday night.
June 16, 2016 13:39 pm
SEATTLE, June 16: There were speculations that USNT failing to make last eight in COPA could cost Jurgen Klinsmann national head coach job.
June 14, 2016 16:51 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD,June 13: Enner Valencia scored and had two assists to help Ecuador beat Haiti 4-0 on Sunday night and advance to the Copa America quarterfinals for the first time since 1997