The government says it acted because of the WikiLeaks founder's social media posts decrying the arrest of a Catalan separatist politician.
President Rafael Correa has announced radical plans to support refugees and asylum seekers.
Ecuador has progressed leaps and bounds in the past two decades, and is placing education and health at the top of its agenda.
"The world has failed us," President Rafael Correa said Thursday as he explained that a conservation plan to save Yasuni National Park from being savaged for petroleum had not garnered enough international support. This comes as devastating news to environmentalists the world over as the region contains “more species in one hectare than all the wildlife in North America.”
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa responded to recession in his country with increased spending on education, health care and infrastructure, and the economy is rebounding fantastically.
Professional jealousy; dogmatic institutionalism; craven loyalty to power. Glenn Greenwald fires a devastating salvo at the British and American press for their dogged campaign of “disgusting slander” against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.Glenn Greenwald fires a devastating salvo at the British and American press for their dogged campaign of “disgusting slander” against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has said that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is willing to be tried in Sweden for sexual assault charges as long as Swedish authorities guarantee Assange won’t be extradited to the United States.
Ecuador has granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, but Britain has issued a letter claiming the legal right to forcibly remove him from the embassy if the Ecuadoreans fail to hand him over.
Sources within the Ecuadorean government report that President Rafael Correa has agreed to grant asylum to Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who is wanted by Sweden for alleged sexual misconduct, and by the United States for publishing state secrets.