Regions / Ecuador
This small South American country is taxing wealthy estates and distributing the proceeds directly to workers.
Ecuador is marketing its lush rainforest to North American tourists. But there won't be much left if it drills for oil there.
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?
China is taking advantage of its growing trade surplus in Latin America to rally support for its positions at the United Nations.
Latin American leaders are reclaiming a right to differentiate their views from Washington's—and refusing to render it diplomatic tribute.
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.
Over the years, Texaco, now owned by Chevron, dumped nearly 20 billion gallons of toxic sludge in the jungle.
The uprising in Ecuador that occurred on September 30 shook the world and sparked a debate about the reason for the unrest.
Supporting the Colossus of the North can be a lonely business
Latin American states are taking greater control of their oil assets, with shifts in policy that range from relatively benign to more combative.