Back from the COVID dead in Ecuador, after hospital mixup
An Ecuadoran woman who was pronounced dead of COVID-19 suddenly woke up in the hospital, to the delight and relief of relatives who had identified someone else's body like hers and had it cremated.
Ecuador city runs out of coffins amid COVID-19 crisis
Soaring numbers of COVID-19 deaths in Ecuador's second city Guayaquil have led to a shortage of coffins, forcing locals to resort to using cardboard boxes, city authorities
OPEC October oil output rises on swift Saudi recovery, says survey
OPEC oil output has bounced in October from an eight-year low as a rapid recovery in Saudi Arabian production from attacks on oil plants more than offset losses in Ecuador and voluntary curbs under a supply pact, a Reuters survey found.
Ecuador court upholds ex-vice president's prison sentence
Ecuador on Wednesday reaffirmed the six-year prison sentence given to former vice president Jorge Glas for receiving millions of dollars in kickbacks as part of a corruption scandal, the prosecutor's office said.
Ecuador govt, protesters agree deal to end deadly unrest
Ecuador's president and indigenous leaders reached an agreement Sunday to end nearly two weeks of violent protests against austerity measures adopted to obtain a multi-billion-dollar loan from the IMF.
A sketch of rescue operation
Barring rhythmic chirping by birds in surrounding bushes and mild north-easterly winds sweeping across Ecuador and her environs, all was funereally silent on that starless night.
Clashes as Ecuador president declares state of emergency
Clashes broke out between protesters and police in Ecuador after President Lenin Moreno declared a state of emergency Thursday following demonstrations against rising fuel prices due to the government scrapping subsidies.
Ecuador legislature votes against decriminalizing abortion
Ecuador's National Assembly voted Tuesday against decriminalizing abortion in all cases of rape and for fetal malformation.