China defends suspending food imports over coronavirus concerns, says curbs intended to protect public health
China has suspended food imports from US, New Zealand, Argentina, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, the Netherlands and Russia after its customs officials said they found coronavirus on frozen meat and on packaging
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Lionel Messi's first-half penalty fires Argentina to 1-0 win over Ecuador in opening game
The breakthrough came after a reckless challenge by Pervis Estupinan sent Lucas Ocampo sprawling in the box, with Messi stepping up to lash home his 71st international goal.
chocolate has been consumed by humans for a very long time. Botanical evidence shows that the plant from which chocolate is made was first grown for food more than 5,000 years ago in the Amazon rainforest
Davis Cup 2020: Gonzalo Escobar-Diego Hidalgo trump Ben McLachlan-Yasutaka Uchiyama as Ecuador take 3-0 lead. secure place in Finals
With no fans in the stands to give host Japan a boost, Ecuador took an insurmountable 3-0 lead on Saturday to secure a place in November's Davis Cup Finals in Madrid.
Julian Assange exposed truth as a journalist, says his lawyer on first day of hearing at London court; US authorities’ lawyer seeks extradition of ‘ordinary’ criminal
Truth-telling journalist or reckless criminal: A British judge was given two conflicting portraits of Julian Assange as the WikiLeaks founder's long-awaited extradition hearing began
Coronavirus scare: Ukrainians hurl stones at evacuees from China; health minister pledges to share quarantine facilities to quell fears
Ukraine's effort to quarantine more than 70 people evacuated from China over the new virus outbreak plunged into chaos Thursday as local residents opposing the move hurled stones at the evacuees and clashed with police
Barge carrying 600 gallons of diesel sinks off Galapagos Islands; Ecuador concerned over recovery, places barriers to prevent spread of possible leaks
Ecuador’s environment minister, Raul Ledesma, said on Monday that a situation involving a sunken barge in the Galapagos Islands which was carrying 600 gallons of diesel is under control
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Lionel Messi-less Argentina to start qualifying campaign against Ecuador
The draw on Tuesday at CONMEBOL put Bolivia in Argentina's path in the second round of qualifying. Messi will be eligible to play that match after his red card in the Copa America.
Where there are jobs aplenty, schools for all, and rapists don't stalk the streets, into that Kailasa of freedom, my Father, let my country awake
At some point, human beings embraced nationhood and utopias started taking on well-defined borders. We all have our utopias but it remains in our head or in rhyme, but for some, these notions have become the basis for re-litigating historical grudges
Ecuador denies granting asylum to Nithyananda, says rape accused 'godman' presumably on his way to Haiti
The embassy of Ecuador, in a statement, categorically denied that the fugitive self-styled godman Nithyananda was given asylum by it or has been helped by its government in purchasing any land or island in South America near or far from Ecuador
Forwards Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria were left out of Argentina's squad announced Friday for friendlies against Germany and Ecuador in October.
Mexican Football Federation president Yon de Luisa warned that if they didn't put a stop to the homophobic slurs, that Mexico could be banned from the World Cup
Major security breach in Ecuador: Data of 17 million citizens, including president, Julian Assange, leaked from US server
Data on an estimated 20 million people of Ecuador, including almost seven million minors as well as deceased citizens, was exposed in a major security breach, officials and security experts said
Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro says he will stop using French Bic pens after spat with Emmanuel Macron over Amazon fires
Jair Bolsonaro has previously cited Bic pens, which are cheap and commonly used in Brazil, as a sign of austerity after the expenses of his predecessors
Leaders of Amazon countries to meet on 6 September to decide rainforests' future, says Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said that Latin America's Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the rainforest region, which has been hit by weeks of devastating fires.
Amazon fires: Brazilian firefighters rushed to spot after military helicopter spots plumes of smoke near Jacunda National Forest in Rondonia state
Amazon is a major absorber of carbon dioxide from atmosphere and described by environmentalists as a critical defense against climate change
British govt pledges £10 million to help restore fire-ravaged Amazon, says Boris Johnson at G7 Summit in France
The pledge came after Emmanuel Macron, who is hosting G7 summit, said that world leaders had agreed to help countries affected by wildfires
UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi pleads for more aid for Venezuelan refugees, calls it 'one of most under-funded humanitarian appeals in world'
Pacaraima residents closed shops on Saturday and marched through the streets to shouts of 'Out with the Venezuelans', 'Pacaraima is ours'
Copa America 2019: Japan, Ecuador miss out on quarter-finals; Uruguay top Group C with narrow win over Chile
Japan and Ecuador were left heartbroken as their 1-1 draw in Belo Horizonte on Monday saw them miss out on the Copa America quarter-finals, with Paraguay qualifying instead.
Alexis Sanchez's 51st minute strike took Chile into the Copa America quarter-finals at the cost of Ecuador with a 2-1 win in Salvador.