As of June 19, Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks has spent three years now in the Ecuadorean embassy in London. He sought asylum in the embassy to avoid being extradited to Sweden to face questioning on sexual assault accusations.
Rival protesters in Ecuador took to the street for the third night running to demonstrate over President Rafael Correa and a "redistribution of wealth" plan that would increase inheritance taxes.
For the last six decades, banana crops in Latin America have flourished after nearly being wiped out by a nasty disease.
Now there are worries that a more virulent strain of the same disease may wipe out the world's favorite banana — the Cavendish.
Looks like smugglers got a little fruity while trying to smuggle cocaine into Spain. Spanish police officers seized 441 pounds of cocaine, all of it concealed within pineapples found in 11 shipping containers coming through the port of Algeciras.
Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa abruptly pulled out of a public lunch on Tuesday because of what he called "a serious threat" of attack against him.The threat was being investigated and one person had been arrested.
Ecuador activated a state of emergency Wednesday at the famous Galapagos Islands, authorities said, a week after the stranding of a cargo ship loaded with supplies that included hazardous materials.