Ecuador agrees to return of USAID as relations warm

America 05/15/19, 14:41

Ecuador has agreed to the return of the U.S. Agency for International Development, which has been kicked out of the country four years ago under leftist former President Rafael Correa.Foreign Minister José Valencia and U.S. Ambassador Mark Green signed the memorandum of agreement on Wednesday setting terms of the deal. ...

Assange friend jailed by Ecuador says case will collapse

Tech 04/18/19, 09:35

A jailed Swedish programmer friendly with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he's confident the case against him in Ecuador lacks substance and "will collapse."Privacy activist Ola Bini also says in a statement provided by his attorney that he's being held under "the best of circumstances" but that prison conditions are ...

Lawyer alleges Ecuador spread lies about WikiLeaks founder

America 04/14/19, 13:00

A lawyer representing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange alleged Sunday that Ecuador's government has spread lies about his behavior inside its embassy in London, where Assange sought asylum in 2012.The Latin American country has claimed Assange actions deteriorated before his arrest Thursday and included putting excrement on walls, leaving soiled laundry ...

Ace Swedish coder held by Ecuador was defender of Assange

Europe 04/12/19, 18:03

An ace Swedish programmer who was an early, ardent supporter of Wikileaks has been arrested in Ecuador in an alleged plot to blackmail the country's president over his abandonment of Julian Assange.But friends of Ola Bini say the soft-spoken encryption expert is being unfairly targeted for his activism on behalf ...

After 7 long years, Assange’s capture happened quickly

World 04/12/19, 15:19

Huddled at a home in Ecuador's capital, President Lenin Moreno's aides anxiously awaited word in the middle of the night on an operation that would soon make headlines around the world: the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange inside the country's London embassy.For nearly seven years, the Australian hacker had ...

Exasperated Ecuador ends asylum for world’s worst houseguest

America 04/12/19, 01:04

Did Western media and government hypocrisy bring about Julian Assange's arrest, or was it his bad manners?The dramatic end to Julian Assange's asylum has sparked curiosity about his 7-year stay inside Ecuador's embassy in London that was marked by his late-night skateboarding, the physical harassment of his caretakers and even ...

Update: Ecuador arrests Swedish software developer

Europe 04/11/19, 21:24

The Latest on the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London (all times local): 2:30 a.m. A senior Ecuadorian official says a Swedish software developer living in Quito and who is allegedly close to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested as authorities attempt to dismantle a blackmail ring that in ...

Assange, Ecuador had relationship akin to a testy telenovela

Europe 04/11/19, 13:22

The relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and the Ecuadorians who granted him asylum had the ups and downs of a telenovela. Once close allies, the silver-haired Australian and leaders of the South American nation grew increasingly embittered as feuds emerged over everything from his alleged meddling in the nation's foreign ...

WikiLeaks’ Assange arrested in London; US charge unveiled

America 04/11/19, 08:51

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was forcibly bundled out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and into a waiting British police van on Thursday, setting up a potential court battle over attempts to extradite him to the U.S. to face charges related to the publication of tens of thousands of secret ...

Ecuador says ex-leader trying to destabilize government

America 03/27/19, 15:26

Officials in Ecuador alleged Wednesday that Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro's administration gave ex-President Rafael Correa $281,000 intended to destabilize the government of the man who replaced him as head of the small South American nation.Anti-Corruption Secretary Ivan Granda presented a formal complaint to prosecutors accusing Correa of accepting the funds, ...

Venezuela’s Guaido, in Ecuador, says next stop is home

America 03/02/19, 23:12

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday said he will go home after concluding a visit to Ecuador, raising the prospect of a showdown with the government that he is trying to force from power."I'm announcing my return home from Ecuador," Guaido said after meeting its president, Lenin Moreno. He ...

Ecuador: Enough UK guarantees for Assange to leave embassy

World 12/06/18, 12:16

Ecuador's president has ramped up pressure on Julian Assange to leave his country's embassy in London, saying that Britain had provided sufficient guarantees that the WikiLeaks founder won't be extradited to face the death penalty abroad.Lenin Moreno's comments in a radio interview Thursday suggest that months of quiet diplomacy between ...

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