Ecuador's president strips vice president of all functions
Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno on Thursday stripped his vice president, Jorge Glas, of all his functions after his deputy delivered a stinging critique of the new leftist leader.
New Ecuador leader says 'hacker' Assange can stay at embassy
Ecuador's new President Lenin Moreno criticized Julian Assange as a "hacker" but stressed his country would continue providing asylum to the WikiLeaks founder fleeing international arrest.
Ecuador confirms Moreno victory after partial vote recount
Ecuador's election authorities have confirmed the victory of socialist Lenin Moreno after recounting more than 1.2 million ballots from the presidential polls earlier this month.
Ecuador bucks rightward trend, voting Moreno president
Socialist Lenin Moreno won Ecuador's presidential election, the electoral authority confirmed Tuesday, bucking a trend in Latin America to extend a decade of leftist rule in the major oil exporter.
Ecuador socialist wins presidency, rival alleges fraud
Socialist Lenin Moreno was set to extend a decade of leftist rule in Ecuador on Monday after official results showed him winning the presidential election, as his conservative rival cried foul.