An ongoing socio-economic crisis in Venezuela has caused people to emigrate from the South American nation in droves.
Added to the economic and social harm done are the high levels of soil and water pollution due to the use of mercury in gold mining, deforestation and other effects that can threaten the survival of nearby communities.
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been under political asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012.
Three Ecuadorian journalists were kidnapped on Mar. 26 and later killed by a person who the authorities identified only with the alias "Guacho."
The team, who were working to obtain accounts of the situation along the Ecuador-Colombia border, vanished last week.
The United Kingdom"s government on Thursday turned down a request by Ecuador to grant diplomatic status to the founder of the pro-transparency group WikiLeaks, a Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson in London told EFE.
Ecuador's foreign minister said Tuesday that Quito may pursue mediation to resolve the standoff between the South American nation and Britain over the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent more than five years holed up at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
According to the Andean cosmology, death constitutes contact with the beyond and makes possible the ongoing flow of energy between three worlds: the dark world of the dead, that of the living and the world above.
Ecuadorian Congress approved last January a law of human mobility that guarantees the rights of Ecuadorians in any part of the world, while also assuring the rights of all communities that have settled in Ecuador.
President Trump condemned the attack in a Twitter post. “Be tough & strong, we love you!,” he wrote.
Interview with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos days before the visit of Vicepresident Mike Pence to the country
In an extraordinary meeting in Lima, 17 foreign ministers issued an unprecedented statement in which they classify the Venezuelan government as a dictatorship.
En una reunión extraordinaria en Lima, 17 cancilleres emitieron una declaración inédita en la que catalogan al gobierno de Venezuela como una dictadura.
María Sotomayor, is the deputy director of the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition. She came to the US in 2002, when she was 10. In 2012 became recipient of DACA. Just a few weeks ago, María got her 'green card". These are her views on the DACA issue in times of Trump.
In the harrowing preamble to a Constituent Assembly imposed by the regime of Nicolás Maduro, thousands of Venezuelans have decided to flee through border with Colombia.
En el angustioso preámbulo de una Asamblea Constituyente impuesta por el régimen de Nicolás Maduro, miles de venezolanos han decidido huir por la frontera con Colombia.
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been sentenced to nine years and six months in prison for corruption and money laundering.
El escándalo de Petrobras cobra su última víctima: el ex presidente de Brasil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva ha sido condenado a nueve años y seis meses de prisión por corrupción y lavado de dinero.
This is the weekly musical selection of AL DÍA
Esta es la selección musical semanal de AL DÍA
Temas como la inmigración o el empoderamiento de las mujeres son los protagonistas de los murales que decoran esta ciudad mexicana fronteriza con EEUU.
Más de 300 personas se unieron a la primera edición de la Carrera "Yo Vivo Sin Drogas: Tú decides", como parte de una iniciativa latinoamericana que se celebró además en Ecuador, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, República Dominicana, Paraguay, Perú y México.
El Comité de Descolonización de la ONU aprobó este lunes por consenso una nueva resolución que reconoce el derecho a Puerto Rico a su libre determinación e independencia.
A new UN study says two-thirds of people in Mexico, Chile and Ecuador are obese. The study calls epidemic frightening and finds that ‘overnutrition’ and sedentary lifestyles are costing countries tens of billions of dollars every year.
Ecuador"s National Electoral Council (CNE) kicked off the recount of more than 1.2 million of the votes cast during the presidential election last April 2 that pitted the ruling party"s Lenin Moreno against opposition candidate Guillermo Lasso to choose the successor to President Rafael Correa.