Tag: Ecuador

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Former Ecuadorian VP Attempts Suicide in Police Custody

Update 19:15 EST: The National Service for Comprehensive Attention...

Ecuadorian State of Emergency Continues as Police Crackdown on Crime

Ecuadorian police successfully rescued a citizen who was a...

Ecuadorian and Spanish Police Seize Over Two Tons of Narcotics in Multinational Raids

Ecuadorian police launched a number of raids alongside Spanish...

Ecuador Joins US-Led Naval Taskforce

Ecuador was welcomed as the newest member of the...

STORIES

Mexico Seeks to Remove Ecuador From UN

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced on Thursday that the country has filed a formal complaint against Ecuador with the International Court of Justice (ICJ), with the President demanding that Ecuador be expelled from the United Nations. A Budding Court Case: Mexico claimed in its official filing with the ICJ...

Mexico Releases Footage of Arrest of Former Ecuadorian VP

Mexico's Foreign Ministry released footage of the arrest of Jorge Glas, a former Ecuadorian Vice President, on Tuesday. An Opposed Raid: Footage, which was posted on X, shows authorities breaching the embassy and carrying out a search of the premise. While the operation was in progress, Mexican diplomat Roberto Conseco could...

Ecuador Storms Mexican Embassy, Arrests Former Vice President

Escalating Tensions Mexico's President, Andres Manuel Obrador, has ordered relations with Ecuador to be suspended after Ecuadorian police raided Mexico's embassy in Quito, the Ecuadorian capital. Ecuador's police raided the embassy in order to arrest former Ecuador Vice President Jorge Glas. During the raid, a brief altercation with the head of...

More Than 30 Homicides Rock Ecuador Over Easter Weekend

What You Need to Know: Between Thursday and Sunday, Ecuador was rocked by a series of violent homicides, including the kidnapping and killing of five tourists in Puerto López. The deteriorating security situation in the country, which has been under a national state of emergency since the 9th of January,...

Ecuadorian Mayor Found Dead in Rented Car

A Killing: An Ecuadorian mayor was found dead from gunshot wounds by authorities alongside an advisor in a rented car in San Vicente, a city located in Ecuador's western Manabí Province. The mayor, Brigitte Garcia, was Ecuador's youngest serving mayor and a member of the country's leftist Citizen Revolution Party, while...

Ecuador Launches International Raids on Drug Traffickers Alongside Spanish Police

A Multinational Effort The Ecuadorian National Police launched a series of raids alongside Spanish police in their respective countries early on Tuesday morning, raiding several properties thought to be used as the headquarters of an international drug trafficking ring. The raids were conducted in coordination with the prosecutor's offices of both...

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The Tie That Binds: Police Brutality, Lesotho’s Famo Music Gangs, and Illegal Mining in South Africa

The small landlocked Kingdom of Lesotho has in recent...

Pro-Russian U.S. Volunteer Missing After Ukrainian Strike in Donetsk, Ukraine

At approximately 0350 EST, initial reports indicated that U.S....
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