Ecuador Politics

A View From the Roof: CIA Allegedly Using Drug Money to Defeat President Correa

Since the U. S. election, several things have happened that are already reverberating loudly across Latin America. For decades, the U.S. has been the primary sponsor of the  “War on Drugs.” The primary focus of this war has been the disruption and interdiction of illegal drugs produced in Latin American […]

One of the Most Important Articles We’ve Found on the Roots of Wikileaks/Ecuador Drama By Nicola di Cora Modigliani From an Italian Blog August 18, 2012 Important Note: Re-edited in English from Google translation by Sandhya Jain. Today we talk of geo-politics and the freedom of information. But what is happening today technically (i.e. politically) began on 12 December 2008, though some say […]

UK Threatens to “Assault” Ecuador Embassy in London

I went to sleep with the Assange asylum incident on my mind and woke up this morning to find that it is not only a top news story, but a very tense news story. While checking our email around 9 a.m. Gary burst out, “Ecuador has granted Julian Assange asylum […]

by August 16, 2012 1 comment Ecuador, Ecuador News, Ecuador Politics, Quito

Ecuador News: Ecuador Grants Assange Asylum, Tensions Escalate

After Ecuador granted Julian Assange political asylum today, I wanted to find out what Ecuadorians here in-country had to say about the escalating tensions between Ecuador and the UK in the case.  Thank goodness for Google and here’s my English version of an article in El Universo: Foreign Minister Ricardo […]

A View from the Roof: Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Interviews Ecuadorian President Correa!

One of the most frequent questions we get from clients who are considering moving to Ecuador is, “What about Rafael Correa, what about the government, isn’t it socialist?” Watch the Video Interview with President Correa below. To answer that question, my typical response is, “Yes, Rafael Correa is leftist, leftist […]