US offers US$5 million reward for info on killing of Ecuadorean presidential candidate
There is also a US$1 million reward for information leading to the identification or location of any individual holding a key leadership position in the group responsible for his death.
After killing of Ecuador candidate Villavicencio, speculation and recrimination
Villavicencio, who was gunned down in Quito, built a name for himself as an investigative journalist rooting out graft before he became a lawmaker.
Ecuador presidential candidate assassinated, suspect dead
The violence injured nine other people, including a candidate for the legislature and two police officers.
Dozens rescued from Ecuador cable car, one of world's highest
The visitors were trapped for 'nearly 10 hours' after the system was paralysed due to an electrical problem.
Ecuadoran woman wakes up inside coffin at her own wake
She was declared dead and her family given a death certificate.
At least 12 killed as strong quake jolts Ecuador and Peru
Its epicentre was in the Ecuadoran municipality of Balao, near the border with Peru.
At least 15 killed in latest Ecuadorean prison violence
The government of conservative President Guillermo Lasso attributes prison violence to fights between gangs over control of territory and drug trafficking routes.
Ecuador says 12 killed in prison riot, still identifying dismembered bodies
Seventeen prisoners have been moved to other jails after the incident for their protection, prisons agency says.
Ecuador govt drops fuel prices following protest deal
Following mediation by the Catholic Church, the government agreed to drop fuel prices by 15 cents.
Protesters meet Ecuador govt after rejecting fuel price cut
Fuel prices, which are subsidised in oil-producing Ecuador, have risen sharply since 2020, almost doubling for diesel from US$1 to US$1.90 per gallon and swelling from US$1.75 to US$2.55 for gasoline.
Ecuador prison riot leaves 43 dead, 108 on the run
Ecuadoran President Guillermo Lasso insists the problem inside the facilities mirrors that outside, where drug gangs are vying for control of trafficking routes.
Ecuador to pardon 5,000 prisoners to tackle overcrowding
Ecuador's 65 prisons have capacity for 30,000 inmates but house some 39,000, equivalent to 30% overcrowding.
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