Cuban boy whose custody case drew headlines around the world
(QUITO, Ecuador) — President Rafael Correa’s government has shut down a nonprofit environmental group that opposes Amazon rainforest oil drilling, alleging it was involved in disturbing public order.
The closure Wednesday is the first of an advocacy group by Correa’s government, which has been criticized as hostile to free
The oil giant is trying to get the massive fine for polluting Ecuadorean villagers’ land rescinded based on the new testimony
Alexander Barankov’s story has echoes of a Cold War spy thriller. “When I saw so many secret service cars coming for me,” the softly-spoken 31-year-old says as he sits in a Quito shopping mall, “I realized they would …
Venezuela’s firebrand socialist president is no longer a shoo-in to win re-election on Oct. 7—for reasons that are also haunting other leaders on the Latin American left.
Global outrage ensued when it was revealed that the country was considering the extradition of a Belarus dissident even as it was providing asylum for Julian Assange. Now, that contradiction is history.
Most Swedes want the Wikileaks founder to respond to their country’s legal inquiries but a vocal few feel Sweden’s definitions of rape have gotten too stringent
The decision to help keep Assange out of Sweden shines light on Latin America’s problematic attitude toward rape
U.S. and British diplomats should read up on Latin American history before they try to strong-arm regional governments and their embassies.
The government of Rafael Correa extends its hospitality to the WikiLeaks founder but is accused of harassing unfriendly journalists and may extradite a whistle-blower from Belarus to face grave charges in the country described as …