WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy on Thursday after his South American hosts abruptly revoked his seven-year asylum, paving the way for his possible extradition to the United States.
President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, has staunchly denied ever meeting with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, after the Guardian newspaper published a story alleging the two met at least three times, including once in 2016.
Science has proven that breastmilk is far better for human health than infant formula. Nevertheless, the US tried to stop a WHO resolution which aimed to limit the marketing of infant formula in developing countries.
Instead of treating nature as property under the law, the rights-of-nature movement seeks legal recognition that "nature in all its life forms has the right to exist, persist, maintain and regenerate its vital cycles."
Chevron Corp., the U.S.'s second largest oil company, is the alleged culprit, and the company may have to pay at least $8 billion to repair damages after a ruling yesterday. To tell us more about the long fight is the BBC's Irene Caselli.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Irene Caselli about the latest in a long legal battle over the environmental legacy of oil drilling in the Ecuadorean Amazon. A court yesterday ordered the US company Chevron to pay damages of roughly $9 billion
Ecuador has just inaugurated its first wind farm on San Cristobal island in the Galapagos, and it's one of the world's largest wind-diesel hybrids. Spectrum Radio's Erico Guizzo visited the San Cristobal Wind Project and has our report.
For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for an island off that's part of the Galapagos chain and named after a saint. The answer is San Cristobal or St. Christopher in English. San Cristobal is part of Ecuador. And it's home to three wind turbines that the government of Ecuador will help power the Galapagos Islands with 100 percent renewable energy by the year 2015. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Jim Tolan, the engineer in charge of the project.
President Bush called Colombia's president to express US support for the South American nation. Colombia sparked a regional crisis with a military operation inside Ecuador that killed a Colombian rebel leader
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's James Ingham for the latest on the crisis involving Ecuador, Venezuela, and Colombia, as Venezuela said today that its deployment of troops to the border with Colombia is nearly complete now,
For the past ten years, the U.S. military has run anti-drug surveillance operations from a military base in Ecuador, but the lease is set to expire next year and Ecuador's government wants the U.S. to leave