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2006-07-10 18:56:13

QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Ecuadorean President Alfredo Palacio's right-hand man has quit after a split in the Cabinet over the reach of a law forcing oil companies to share part of their windfall revenues, a government spokesman said on Monday.

2006-06-12 21:51:25

By Alonso Soto QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Andean leaders meet this week in Ecuador to try to salvage their five-nation commerce bloc after disputes over U.S. free trade agreements revealed deep political divisions in the region.

2006-05-17 15:35:50

QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano increased its activity on Wednesday, spewing large clouds of hot gas and prompting the government to renew a limited state of emergency in nearby towns.

2006-05-17 15:35:00

QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano increased its activity on Wednesday, spewing large clouds of hot gas and prompting the government to renew a limited state of emergency in nearby towns.

2006-04-20 20:43:36

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States warned Ecuador on Thursday that a proposed free-trade agreement was at risk unless Quito acted on a growing list of investment and other concerns. "No date has been scheduled for continuation of talks with Ecuador.

2006-04-11 19:34:18

QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Ecuador said on Tuesday it wanted to set an example for other nations with a proposal to legalize thousands of undocumented workers from neighboring countries.

2006-03-23 21:12:55

By Alonso Soto QUITO, ECUADOR (Reuters) - Ecuadorean troops firing tear gas cleared Indian protesters from highways they had blocked as protests against a U.S. free-trade deal waned and officials began talks with Washington over the pact.

2006-03-21 22:50:15

By Carlos Andrade QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Ecuador declared a state of emergency in five central provinces on Tuesday to try to control renewed protests by thousands of Indians demanding the government quit U.S. free-trade talks this week.

2006-03-20 22:27:17

By Alonso Soto QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Ecuadorean troops tightened security on highways around Quito on Monday as Indian leaders threatened to renew protests against free-trade talks this week with the United States.

2006-03-17 23:06:36

By Nelson Bocanegra QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Several thousand Ecuadorean business owners and farmworkers marched in Quito on Friday to support U.S. free-trade talks, as indigenous leaders promised to restart their protests to block an accord.


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