Tag: Ecuador

  • Huge ecological footprint places Denmark among the world’s worst over-consumers of resources

    Huge ecological footprint places Denmark among the world’s worst over-consumers of resources

    The inconvenience knows Earth Overshoot Day will not disappear, despite Denmark’s emergence in recent years as a green superpower. If Denmark were the entire planet, it would use an entire year’s worth of resources in just under three months, meaning it would need the equivalent of four Planet Earths to support its needs, according to […]

  • The UN Security Council votes against the Russian resolution on Nord Stream sabotage

    The UN Security Council votes against the Russian resolution on Nord Stream sabotage

    New York [US]March 28 (ANI): The UN Security Council did not support the Russian-Chinese resolution on the international investigation into Nord Stream sabotage on Monday, Russian news agency TASS reported. The resolution was supported by 3 countries, with zero votes against and 12 countries abstaining from voting. The resolution thus did not receive the nine […]

  • The UNSC is to vote on a resolution on the Nord Stream sabotage investigation

    The UNSC is to vote on a resolution on the Nord Stream sabotage investigation

    New York [US]March 27 (ANI): The UN Security Council will on Monday vote on a Russian-Chinese draft resolution on an international investigation into sabotage of the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 pipelines, Russian news agency TASS reported. The text of the draft proposes that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres establish an international independent commission […]

  • World Cup 2022: Will the hosts of Qatar be …

    World Cup 2022: Will the hosts of Qatar be …

    There is one thing we can all be sure of: this World Cup will be like no other. And most of that boils down to the choice of Qatar, the first debutant hosts of the World Cup since Italy in 1934 and the organizers of the shortest tournament (just 29 days) since Argentina in 1978. […]

  • World Cup Group Stage Preview: The Favorites, Predictions, All you Need to Know

    World Cup Group Stage Preview: The Favorites, Predictions, All you Need to Know

    GROUP A Qatar: The host country, playing under a climate they are very much used to might come to their benefit. Even with that, it is difficult to see them coming anywhere near the top two in a challenging group with in-form Netherlands, and a Mane-less Senegal, who are still a strong team without their […]

  • Assange tests positive for Covid-19 in prison

    Assange tests positive for Covid-19 in prison

    The WikiLeaks publisher has been put under 24-hour lockdown in Belmarsh, his wife reports WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has tested positive for Covid-19 and is being held in total isolation at Belmarsh prison as he continues to fight extradition to the US, his wife Stella told the media on Monday. “The next few days will […]

  • The British intelligence agency hacked the media

    The British intelligence agency hacked the media

    The website of MI5, Britain’s domestic spy service, was briefly taken down by a DDoS attack The website of Britain’s domestic intelligence agency MI5 was briefly knocked offline by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Friday, according to Reuters, citing a BBC report. The culprits are not named, and it is not clear if they […]

  • Humanity exceeded the Earth’s resource budget for the year on Thursday

    Humanity exceeded the Earth’s resource budget for the year on Thursday

    Earth Overshoot Day is calculated annually for each country based on approximately 15,000 data points. The information is provided by the United Nations. Finns used all their natural resources for this year on the 31st of Marcha couple of days after the Danes and Belgians, but a couple of days before the Koreans and Swedes. […]

  • The President of Mexico appeals to Biden from Assange

    The President of Mexico appeals to Biden from Assange

    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has called on US President to drop charges against WikiLeaks founder The President of Mexico has revealed the contents of a personal letter he forwarded to his US counterpart during their meeting last week. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called on Joe Biden to intervene and dismiss the charges against WikiLeaks co-founder […]

  • The President of Mexico reveals a written appeal to Biden

    The President of Mexico reveals a written appeal to Biden

    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has called on US President to drop charges against Julian Assange The President of Mexico has revealed the contents of a personal letter he forwarded to his US counterpart during their meeting last week. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called on Joe Biden to intervene and reject the allegations against WikiLeaks co-founder […]

  • The President of Mexico promises to demolish the Statue of Liberty

    The President of Mexico promises to demolish the Statue of Liberty

    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he will press the US to drop the charges against Julian Assange Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says the symbol of American freedom could lose its significance if Washington refuses to drop charges against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who risks 175 years in prison. “If they take him to […]

  • Wikileaks Assange Lodges appeals against US extradition

    Wikileaks Assange Lodges appeals against US extradition

    London – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has appealed to the High Court in London to block his extradition to the United States to face criminal charges, his brother said on Friday, the latest step in his legal battle that has dragged on for more than a decade. . Assange, 50, is wanted by US authorities […]

  • 6 reasons why everyone should fight for Assange’s freedom

    6 reasons why everyone should fight for Assange’s freedom

    The justice system has failed to defend the principles it should protect in the case of WikiLeak founder Julian Assange, so the public must wake up to the need for peaceful global protests to run parallel to Assange’s legal battle, writes Sara Chessa. The UK Home Secretary Priti Patel said recently that she had it […]

  • 6 reasons why everyone should fight for Assange’s freedom

    6 reasons why everyone should fight for Assange’s freedom

    The justice system has failed to defend the principles it should protect in the case of WikiLeak founder Julian Assange, so the public must wake up to the need for peaceful global protests to run parallel to Assange’s legal battle, writes Sara Chessa. The UK Home Secretary Priti Patel said recently that she had it […]

  • The UK government approves the extradition of Assange;  He plans to appeal

    The UK government approves the extradition of Assange; He plans to appeal

    LONDON – On Friday, the British government ordered the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face espionage – a milestone, but not the end of a decade-long legal saga. WikiLeaks said they would question the order and have 14 days to appeal. Interior Minister Priti Patel signed the order approving […]

  • Australia says it will not challenge Assange’s extradition

    Australia says it will not challenge Assange’s extradition

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Australia will not challenge the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States and has confidence in the British legal system, a senior government official said on Thursday. – Other media news – A British court on Wednesday issued a formal decision to extradite the Australian citizen to the United […]

  • Judges send Assange extradition decision to UK government

    Judges send Assange extradition decision to UK government

    A British judge on Wednesday formally approved the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States to be charged with espionage. The matter will now go to the UK Home Secretary for a decision, although the WikiLeaks founder still has legal recourse to appeal. The decision, which brings the year-long extradition dispute closer to an […]

  • Reaction from South American coaches to the draw of the World Cup

    RIO DE JANEIRO, April 1 (Xinhua) – The following is the reaction of South American national team leaders to the draw of the FIFA World Cup 2022, which was held in Doha on Friday: TITE, BRAZIL MANAGER “It is neither the group of death nor of life, each group has a degree of difficulty. Portugal […]

  • Assange marries in prison

    Assange marries in prison

    WikiLeaks co-founder, behind bars in Belmarsh, ties in with the mother of her children Julian Assange married Stella Moris inside London’s maximum guarded Belmarsh prison on Wednesday, in a long-awaited ceremony. The couple has two children. The imprisoned WikiLeaks co-founder is fighting against attempts to extradite him to the United States on espionage charges for […]

  • Britain denies Julian Assange’s appeal of extradition to WikiLeaks

    Britain denies Julian Assange’s appeal of extradition to WikiLeaks

    The court rejects WikiLeaks’ co-founder’s request to appeal extradition to the United States, the case has been referred to the Home Office On Monday, Britain’s Supreme Court rejected Julian Assange’s appeal of the decision to extradite him to the United States, where WikiLeaks co – founders are being prosecuted for espionage. It is now up […]

  • Davis Cup qualifier: USA easily defeats Colombia, 4-0

    Davis Cup qualifier: USA easily defeats Colombia, 4-0

    The American team crossed in Saturday’s two matches to defeat Colombia in a Davis Cup qualifier in Reno, Nev. The American doubles team Rajeev Ram and Jack Sock defeated the Colombians Nicolas Barrientos and Juan-Sebastian Cabal 6-3, 6-4 and gave the Americans a 3-0 lead. Tommy Paul finished the clincher with a 7-5, 7-6 (4) […]

  • Assange wins the first stage of the attempt to appeal the US extradition

    Assange wins the first stage of the attempt to appeal the US extradition

    LONDON – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday won the first leg of his bid to overturn a British ruling that opened the door for his extradition to the United States to stand trial on charges of espionage. The Supreme Court of London gave Assange permission to appeal the case to the UK’s Supreme Court. […]

  • Julian Assange: From liberal darling to public enemy no.  1

    Julian Assange: From liberal darling to public enemy no. 1

    The British Supreme Court will rule on Monday morning [January 24] on whether Julian Assange should be allowed to appeal the US extradition decision to the UK’s Supreme Court, says WikiLeaks twittrade on Friday. The court ruling in December to accept the US appeal of the decision not to extradite Julian Assange angered his supporters, […]

  • Australian media must stand up for Assange’s freedom

    Australian media must stand up for Assange’s freedom

    For too long, Australian media have been silent in the face of Julian Assange’s persecution and that needs to change, writes Matilda Duncan. LAST MONTH, Crikey’s legal correspondent Michael Bradley wrote one bizarre analysis by Julian Assange’s imminent extradition to the United States without regard to basic facts. It is worth investigating, as it characterizes […]

  • The purpose of Assange’s indictment is to “intimidate other Rafael Correa into RT.”

    The purpose of Assange’s indictment is to “intimidate other Rafael Correa into RT.”

    The former Ecuadorian president, who hosted a show on RT Spanish, said those who follow Julian Assange want to discourage others from exposing war crimes. The indictment is a total hoax, he claimed. “It’s such a paradox that on International Human Rights Day a huge attack was made on a journalist’s human rights – for […]

  • The United States wins the appeal for the extradition of Assange

    The United States wins the appeal for the extradition of Assange

    The UK’s Supreme Court has granted the US Government’s appeal over the refusal to extradite WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, which opens the door to his possible trial on US soil accused of espionage. In January, a district court denied the U.S. extradition request, citing the publisher’s vulnerable mental state and the possibility that he would […]

  • Russian men’s tennis stars achieve historic 15-year first

    Russian men’s tennis stars achieve historic 15-year first

    The Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) team has won the Davis Cup title for the first time since 2006 after defeating Croatia in Sunday’s final in Madrid. The heavy Russian team took an impregnable 2-0 lead after Danill Medvedev defeated former US Open champion Marin Cilic in straight sets, 7-6 (9-7) 6-2, in the second singles […]

  • We received messages: Russian tennis comeback saves Serbia

    We received messages: Russian tennis comeback saves Serbia

    Daniil Medvedev, the only man ranked behind Novak Djokovic, has admitted that “some people from Serbia” sent a message to the Russian team during a dramatic day when they threw out champions Spain to keep Djokovic’s team in the Davis Cup. The Russian Tennis Federation will return to Madrid to face Sweden in the quarter-finals […]

  • WikiLeaks founder Assange submits lawsuit against British minister, jailed for preventing marriage to fiancée

    London [UK], November 7 (ANI / Sputnik): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his fiancée Stella Moris filed a lawsuit against British Justice Minister Dominic Raab and the head of the Belmarsh prison, where the whistleblower is currently being held, for preventing their marriage, British reported media. The couple claim that the obstacles imposed by the […]

  • The loss of biodiversity is endangering humanity

    The loss of biodiversity is endangering humanity

    This Global Biodiversity Framework provides a strategic vision and global roadmap for the conservation, protection, restoration and sustainable management of biodiversity and ecosystems over the next decade. Slow Food requires a roadmap that includes ambitious goals and takes into account the role of the people who have protected their local nature since ancient times. The […]

  • The new COVID-19 variant “Mu” shows signs of resistance to vaccines: WHO

    The new COVID-19 variant “Mu” shows signs of resistance to vaccines: WHO

    In its weekly epidemiological update, released Tuesday, the WHO warned that the variant is becoming more common in Colombia and Ecuador. Mu was first identified in Colombia in January 2021, and since then there have been occasional reports of cases and epidemics in South America and Europe, the WHO said. Although the global prevalence of […]

  • Europe’s best government digital currencies – Ukraine and Sweden

    Europe’s best government digital currencies – Ukraine and Sweden

    Join the Europe platform Ukraine and Sweden are the most mature European markets when it comes to digital currencies supported by central banks – globally as the future of money and the more credible alternative to well-known cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The stellar growth of Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies has endangered the global financial […]

  • Denmark improves the expat satisfaction index

    Denmark improves the expat satisfaction index

    COVID-19 ros Another aspect of the report this year concerned satisfaction during the COVID-19 pandemic, and here Denmark performed excellently. “Seven out of ten expatriates in Denmark say that their relocation plans have not been disrupted by COVID-19 (against 63 percent globally). It is mostly their personal travels that have been affected (35 percent versus […]

  • Banker becomes new president of Ecuador

    Banker becomes new president of Ecuador

    It was the right-wing politician Guillermo Lasso who took home the victory in the final battle against the left-wing candidate Andrés Arauz. Lasso received about 52 percent of the vote against Arauz just over 47 percent, in an election where seven out of ten eligible voters went and voted. His political program is a liberalization […]

  • Assange supporters in the UK are protesting

    Assange supporters in the UK are protesting

    London [UK]April 12 (ANI / Sputnik): Julian Assange supporters protest in London on Sunday for two years since the WikiLeaks founder was pulled from the Ecuadorian embassy in London and imprisoned in the UK, where he is awaiting the outcome of a extradition request filed by the United States. Activists gathered outside Ecuador’s embassy, ​​Westminster […]

  • Over 60 dead in prison riots

    Over 60 dead in prison riots

    Violent riots at three different institutions ended with over 60 dead prisoners in Ecuador yesterday. According to the authorities, these are two rival groups fighting for power in prisons. This is the third time in 20 months that Ecuador has been shaken by violent prison riots

  • At least 62 dead in several prison riots

    At least 62 dead in several prison riots

    In Ecuador, the death toll is rising after several, seemingly coordinated, riots, and according to the country’s police authority, at least 62 prisoners have been killed and dozens injured. According to Ecuadorian police, rival criminal gangs are behind the violence in three different prisons in Guayas, Azuay and Cotopaxi. The authorities are now said to […]

  • Anxiety lurks behind the Coronavirus pandemic for many under 30s

    Anxiety lurks behind the Coronavirus pandemic for many under 30s

    Forced on the back of Gen Z anxiety by the COVID-19 pandemic, a threatening stress for many people under 30 is still climate change, experts say. “Natural disasters caused by climate change, including hurricanes, heat waves, fires and floods can lead to … increased depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress and other mental illnesses,” according to researchers […]

  • Today’s quote from Xinhua World News, February 17

    STOCKHOLM – On Wednesday, the Swedish government presented a bill that would enable new measures to combat a new wave of the spread of COVID-19, including a partial lock-in. “The declining trend in the spread of infection has ceased. It is worrying and there is a significant risk of a third wave,” said Swedish Minister […]

  • The Foreign Chronicle

    The Foreign Chronicle

    Bogotá, Thursday. When I finished my interviews on my latest reportage trip to Quito, Ecuador, I had four hours left before I had to leave the hotel for the airport. Even before the trip to Ecuador many had said: You have to visit the middle of the world, you just have to do it. By […]

  • Second round awaits

    Second round awaits

    Ecuador did not get a new president in Sunday’s election, according to the preliminary election results. Left-wing candidate Andrés Arauz received the most votes but not enough to win. This means that there will be a second round of elections in April.

  • Strict corona security when Ecuador holds elections today

    Strict corona security when Ecuador holds elections today

    13 out of 17 million Ecuadorians go to the polls today to elect both president and parliament. The election takes place in the middle of the pandemic and the security measures are strict. The electoral authority urges voters to go to the polls one by one, keep social distance and bring their own pen.

  • UK court rules extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange to the United States

    UK court rules extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange to the United States

    A British judge on Monday ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would not be extradited to the United States to be responsible for spy charges for publishing hundreds of thousands of secret documents online. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser said the 49-year-old Australian publisher was at risk of suicide if sent into custody across the Atlantic. […]

  • Xinhua world news overview at 0530 GMT, 3 January

    LOS ANGELE – Nine people, including seven youths, lost their lives in a serious collision between an SUV and a pickup truck on State Route 33 in Fresno County, California on Friday, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said Saturday. The crash occurred around 8pm local time (0400 GMT on Saturday) when the driver of the […]

  • Xinhua World News Review 0030 GMT, 27 December

    QUITO – Ecuador registered 446 new cases and six more deaths from the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 209,274 and the number of deaths to 9,439, the Ministry of Health reported on Saturday. The Ministry stated that the number of “probable deaths” from COVID-19 is […]

  • First Professor of Tobacco Prevention

    First Professor of Tobacco Prevention

    – It is the very best birthday present I could get, she says. Because with the plan, Denmark is approaching the countries that have long ago taken action against young people’s smoking and seen that it works. As tobacco becomes less available, fewer people start smoking. Charlotta Pisinger, who turns 60 on 19 December, is […]

  • The United States has three consecutive days with over 100,000 new COVID infections

    The United States has three consecutive days with over 100,000 new COVID infections

    The United States reported more than 121,000 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, the third day in a row that the nation has registered more than 100,000 new infections. Infections increase in all regions of the United States as the number of COVID-19 deaths continues to rise. U.S. hospital stays have increased significantly, forcing hospitals […]

  • The United States encounters a record number of cases of Coronavirus daily

    The United States encounters a record number of cases of Coronavirus daily

    A record 121,888 new cases of coronavirus were reported in the United States on Thursday, the third record-breaking day this week, according to Johns Hopkins University. Infections increase in all regions of the United States as the COVID-19 death rate continues to rise. More than 1,200 deaths were reported on Thursday by Johns Hopkins University, […]

  • Cocaine accused fired himself out of jail window

    Cocaine accused fired himself out of jail window

    The man comes to the Court in Svendborg limping to the witness stand with the help of a police officer, as he is clearly injured in his right leg. Here he admits that with the help of tied sheets and towels he fled down from the window of Vestre Prison and fled. – I broke […]

  • In waterproof bags, 100 kilos of cocaine were thrown from the ship

    In waterproof bags, 100 kilos of cocaine were thrown from the ship

    One – a 49-year-old Latvian sailor – according to the indictment, threw the cocaine, which was packed in four waterproof bags, out of the ship when it was in the water off Spodsbjerg on Langeland. Here, two of the other defendants were ready. They collected the cocaine in a smaller boat, after which they transported […]

  • Denmark is the most affordable country in Europe for Lego sets

    Denmark is the most affordable country in Europe for Lego sets

    Denmark is probably not the first country that comes to mind when it comes to affordable products. But according to a new report from The Toy Zone, the country is the most affordable in Europe when it comes to Lego sets. With an average fixed price of 101.04 US dollars, the Danes are number two […]

  • Important message to the public in Hörby in Hörby municipality, Skåne county.

    Important message to the public in Hörby in Hörby municipality, Skåne county.

    Latin America’s economies have been hit particularly hard by the corona pandemic, several reports show. The fall in GDP is expected to be much higher than in other parts of the world, and just over one in three Latin Americans is predicted to end up in poverty. Forecasts from the International Monetary Fund, the World […]

  • The Assange trial ends – but the verdict is delayed

    The Assange trial ends – but the verdict is delayed

    The extradition lawsuit against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange ended negotiations today in London, and they are expected to come at the beginning of next year. Assange has been prosecuted in the United States for, among other things, publishing classified material. The negotiations have been going on for four weeks and Assange’s lawyers have, among other […]

  • The world is becoming less tolerant of migrants: Gallup survey

    The world is becoming less tolerant of migrants: Gallup survey

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The world is becoming less tolerant of migrants, according to a poll released on Wednesday when Europe was ready to unveil a new asylum plan in the wake of a flame in a crowded camp in Greece that left thousands unprotected. – News about other media – Seven European countries, led by […]

  • Rafael Correa is sentenced to prison

    Rafael Correa is sentenced to prison

    A court in Ecuador sentences ex-president Rafael Correa for bribery to eight years in prison. Correa, who now lives in Brussels and had plans to return to Ecuador ahead of next year’s presidential election, denies the allegations. Rafael Correa was President of Ecuador between 2007 and 2017. He led the so-called Civil Revolution, a left-wing […]

  • Sweden finally concludes the Assange investigation, evidence that is not strong enough

    Sweden finally concludes the Assange investigation, evidence that is not strong enough

    LONDON, UK – The lawsuit brought against WikiLeaks founder, Australian journalist Julian Assange, who turned his life upside down, forcing him into exile at a foreign embassy, ​​and into a British prison after the embassy forced him out – and now facing an extradition order of the United States, has been dropped. Swedish prosecutors have […]

  • Volcanoes my love

    Volcanoes my love

    Half a century ago, a little girl went with her parents and another distant and closer family on a trip to the Grodno Castle, located at the junction of the Owl Mountains and the Wałbrzych Mountains. Someone from the adults, maybe it was the father, I don’t remember exactly, said that we were just walking […]