Saturday August 15, 2015
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has said he would declare a state of emergency as the Cotopaxi volcano rumbled to life and prompted precautionary evacuation orders in several villages.
Wednesday July 08, 2015
Pope Francis has said protecting the planet was no longer a choice but a duty and called for a new "social justice" where access to the earth's resources would be based on equality instead of economic interests.
Tuesday May 26, 2015
A volcano in the Galápagos Islands whose eruption raised fears for the world's only population of pink iguanas has calmed.
Thursday January 25, 2007
Ecuador's first woman defence minister was killed in a mid-air collision of two helicopters yesterday after only nine days in office.
Monday September 25, 2006
At least 47 people, including 17 children, have been killed after a bus crashed on a mountain road in Ecuador.
Friday August 19, 2005
Oil prices climbed further on Friday evening as traders bought back into the market.
Thursday April 21, 2005
The President of Ecuador, Lucio Gutierrez, has been removed from office by the country's Congress after a week of increasingly violent street protests.
Saturday April 16, 2005
The President of Ecuador, Lucio Gutierrez, has declared a state of emergency after mass protests in the capital, Quito.
Monday November 25, 2002
A presidential election in Ecuador has been won by a former army colonel who led a military coup two years ago.