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UN: Ecuador Threatened by Mafia-Style Homicides

According to a new investigation by the United Nations, killings committed by contracted assassins are on the rise in Ecuador. The phenomenon is just the latest...
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Ecuador Soldiers Caught with 200 ‘FARC Uniforms’

Ecuador's police arrested three soldiers carrying 200 camouflage uniforms, which they suspected were intended for Colombian guerrilla group the...
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Ecuador Cracks Down on Illegal Gold Mines

Ecuador's military carried out a operation to shut down illegal goldmines in the northwest of the country, close to the border with...
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Ecuador President Faces FARC Funds Probe

Ecuador has opened an investigation into allegations that President Rafael Correa received campaign contributions from the Colombian guerrilla group the...
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Politicians Murdered on Colombia-Ecuador Border

Two Colombian local politicians, both members of the Liberal Party, were murdered Saturday in a town close to the border with...
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Report Details FARC Ties to Ecuador, Venezuela

A new book published by London-based think tank the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) suggests that Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa personally...
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Bin Laden’s Cousin Arrested in Ecuador?

The arrest of an alleged cousin of Osama bin Laden, accused of running a human trafficking ring in Ecuador, is another sign of how lax visa policies have fed the...
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Ecuador Finds Coca Plantation on Colombia Border

Ecuador’s Army spotted a two hectare cocaine plantation on the border with Colombia on April 19 on an aerial surveillance. The site was investigated by the...
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600 FARC Uniforms Found in Ecuador

600 uniforms intended for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC) were seized by the Ecuadorian police,...