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Rafael Correa: American Organizations from Extreme Right-Wing Behind Uprising

QUITO – “I will not allow the organization of paramilitary groups in Ecuador” said President Rafael Correa in regards to the incidents of last Thursday in Ecuador. “There’s a group of people in the police that have no boundaries and are very...
Posted On 06 Oct 2010
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Uprising Tapes Delivered by the National Assembly

Quito, Ecuador (EFE) – Fernando Cordero, President of Ecuador National Assembly delivered today to the district six discs with over eight hours of information regarding the Police uprising of last Thursday. Legislator, Rolando Panchana, accompanied Cordero to the District of...
Posted On 06 Oct 2010
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ScuttlePad: A Social Network for Kids

Everyday kids become users of social networks, with or without their parents’ permission. Facebook users must be at least 13 years old to join; many children simply change their age when they register. ScuttlePad, the new social network for kids, includes parent supervision in...
Posted On 06 Oct 2010
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Ecuador’s Foreign Ministry Contradicts Chávez and Morales

Ricardo Patiño, Foreign Ministry of Ecuador, affirmed today to the International Press that he believe the United States was not responsible for the uprising of some police members last week, which differs from what Presidents of Venezuela and Bolivia previously said. “I...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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Nigel de Jong Foul Player

Nigel de Jong, 25, soccer player for the Manchester City, was punished because of a foul that ended with the fracture of Hatem Ben Arfa. This event made the Dutch player and outcast of his team. Newcastle player, Ben Arfa ended up with a fracture on his left leg during the...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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Lapentti Defeated Former Challenger Semifinalist

Giovanni Lappenti, Ecuadorian tennis player, got his 28th triumph in Quito’s red arena when he defeated German player Andre Begemann, last year’s semifinalist. The final score was 7 – 5 and 6 – 4. Lapentti, who has previously won 3 tournaments in Quito, became one of the...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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Government Points Out the Uprising Responsible

Government points out the people responsible for the Police Uprising, among them is the participation of form President Lucio Gutiérrez. Last Thursday President Correa accused him of being responsible; he repeated this statement Saturday. Gutiérrez showed himself during an...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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Lead Poisonings Killed More Than 400 Children

(AFP) KANO, Nigeria. During the last 6 months, more than 400 children under 5 years old died from lead poisoning in Nigeria, this information was given to AFP by Shafii Muhammad Ahmad, “Médicos Sin Fronteras” (MSF) coordinator. “According to the statistics of the deaths provoked...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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Assembly Session Adjourned Due to Lack of Security

QUITO – Several military were present outside the headquarters of the Ecuadorian Legislative Power in order to preserve security, while in the Main Assembly a short meeting proved and denounced the damages people on the Assembly were exposed to on last Thursday and exposed...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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Government Extends State of Exception For 3 More Days

Reuters, Quito – According to Reuters, the government of Ecuador extended on Tuesday the State of Exception for 3 more days. On Tuesday afternoon, the Presidency announced that “The period of this renovation of the State of Exception is until October 8th”,...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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