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Time for China to stop its unsustainable fishing practices, Pompeo tweets expressing support for Ecuador

Washington: US State Secretary MIke Pompeo has extended his support to Ecuador  for raising voice against China for allegedly violating the sovereign rights and jurisdiction of coastal states.

Ecuador: Sustainable cattle farmer eases COVID-19 crisis with free milk for families

New York/IBNS: As the COVID-19 pandemic shuts down dairy supply hubs across the Amazon region of Ecuador, one local cattle farmer with an abundance of milk on his hands has stepped up to offer it free-of-charge to families in need, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Much work needed to ‘target unacceptable levels’ of racism in Ecuador: UN experts

New York/IBNS: Ecuador must implement and enforce laws and policies to protect the rights of Afro-Ecuadorians, the UN Working Group on People of African Descent said on Monday, calling for an end to the “discrimination, exclusion and extreme poverty they suffer.”

UN rights chief calls for dialogue to prevent conflict, ease social unrest in Ecuador

New York/IBNS: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Friday denounced the  “high human cost”, of the recent unrest in Ecuador and urged all actors in the South American country to engage in dialogue to prevent new conflicts and forge an inclusive society “with full respect for its multicultural nature”.

Ecuador: UN ‘stands ready’ to support talks, in bid to end political turmoil

New York: Amid violent street protests that have rocked Ecuador’s Government, fomenting a political crisis, the UN Secretary-General has voiced his concern, saying the Organization is standing by to help mediate if politicians can agree to sit down for talks. 

Ecuador: UN ‘stands ready’ to support talks, in bid to end political turmoil

New York: Amid violent street protests that have rocked Ecuador’s Government, fomenting a political crisis, the UN Secretary-General has voiced his concern, saying the Organization is standing by to help mediate if politicians can agree to sit down for talks. 

UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations

New York, Apr 12 (IBNS): Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadorian Government decided to stop granting him asylum in their London embassy, exposed him to “the risk of serious human rights violations”, if extradited to the United States.

At UN Assembly, Ecuador pledges support for world’s ‘abandoned people’ and persons with disabilities

New York, Sept 26 (IBNS): Taking the podium at the United Nations General Assembly’s annual debate, Lenin Moreno Garces, President of Ecuador, opened his address stressing that the principal of “cause and effect” can provide an opportunity for societies to change their circumstances.

Venezuelan exodus to Ecuador reaches record levels: UN refugee agency steps up aid

New York, Aug 11 (IBNS): One of the largest population movements in Latin American history is under way from Venezuela, according to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, which on Friday confirmed that it is increasing assistance to neighbouring Ecuador, where more and more Venezuelans are arriving each week.

UN chief condemns abduction and killing of media workers near Ecuador-Colombia border

New York, Apr 21 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the kidnapping and killing of three media workers near the border between Ecuador and Colombia, confirmed on 13 April, as well as the subsequent kidnapping of two other Ecuadorian nationals.

President of India’s message on the eve of National Day of Ecuador

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IBNS): President of India Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Ecuador on the eve of their National Day (August 10, 2016).

77 dead after 7.8 magnitude earthquake hits Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador, Apr 17 (IBNS): The death toll in the powerful earthquake that hit western Ecuador on Saturday rose to 77, media reports said.

Ecuador: Plane crash kills 22

Quito, Mar 16 (IBNS): At least 22 people were killed as the army plane in which they were traveling crashed in Ecuador's Amazon region on Tuesday.