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What to expect from Ecuador’s new president

 04/19/2017 - 03:51
Members of Ecuadorian military forces guard electoral packages of the second round of the last presidential elections in Quito, Ecuador, on 18 April 2017. EFE/Jose Jacome

Ecuador"s National Electoral Council (CNE) kicked off the recount of more than 1.2 million of the votes cast during the presidential election last April 2 that pitted the ruling party"s Lenin Moreno against opposition candidate Guillermo Lasso to choose the successor to President Rafael Correa.

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Members of Ecuadorian military forces guard electoral packages of the second round of the last presidential elections in Quito, Ecuador, on 18 April 2017. EFE/Jose Jacome

[OP-ED]: Will Ecuador’s new president get rid of Julian Assange?

 04/14/2017 - 09:37
The incoming president has promised reform. But first Moreno needs to get his troublesome houseguest off the country’s couch so Assange can stop sucking all the air out of Ecuador’s faint presence on the world stage. 
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Last week, the people of Ecuador elected a leftist named after the communist dictator Vladimir Lenin as their new president. 

It’s always a double-edged sword when Ecuador is in the news -- in the U.S., the little-known country at the equator usually flies far under the radar.

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The incoming president has promised reform. But first Moreno needs to get his troublesome houseguest off the country’s couch so Assange can stop sucking all the air out of Ecuador’s faint presence on the world stage. 

Alex Lora: "No politician is safe"

 04/12/2017 - 07:27
Photo provided on Apr. 11, 2017 showing Mexican singer Alex Lora during an interview with EFE in Mexico City on Apr. 5, 2017. EFE/Denisse Torres
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Alex Lora marks 48 years as Mexico's rock'n'roll idol.His songs have criticized many Mexican presidents and some Americans too.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:15am
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Photo provided on Apr. 11, 2017 showing Mexican singer Alex Lora during an interview with EFE in Mexico City on Apr. 5, 2017. EFE/Denisse Torres

UK hand-delivers divorce letter to EU, ending 44 years of union with Europe

 03/29/2017 - 08:48
A European Union flag during a demonstration against Brexit outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 29, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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 A letter signed by Prime Minister Theresa May which invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty _ the official withdrawal instrument _ was hand-delivered today to European Council president Donald Tusk in Brussels.

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A European Union flag during a demonstration against Brexit outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 29, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

[OP-ED]: Cacería de periodistas en México

 03/28/2017 - 13:40
Periodistas protestan por el asesinato de tres de sus compañeros, en Guadalajara (México) en 2017: Miroslava Breach (Chihuahua), Ricardo Monluí (Veracruz) y Cecilio Pineda (Guerrero). EFE
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Libertad de prensa a la mexicana. Es una manera triste, cínica quizás, de referirse a la interminable matanza de periodistas en el país azteca.  Perpetrada con total impunidad, todo indica que hay una cacería inmisericorde de comunicadores sociales al sur de la frontera.

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Periodistas protestan por el asesinato de tres de sus compañeros, en Guadalajara (México) en 2017: Miroslava Breach (Chihuahua), Ricardo Monluí (Veracruz) y Cecilio Pineda (Guerrero). EFE

[OP-ED]: Open Season on Mexican Journalists

 03/28/2017 - 08:24
Journalists are protesting the murder of three of their comrades, in Guadalajara (Mexico) in 2017: Miroslava Breach (Chihuahua), Ricardo Monluí (Veracruz) and Cecilio Pineda (Guerrero). EFE
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Freedom of the press Mexican style. It is a sad, even cynical way of referring to the unending slaughter of journalists perpetrated with impunity in our neighbor to the South, where it’s open season on freedom of speech.

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Journalists are protesting the murder of three of their comrades, in Guadalajara (Mexico) in 2017: Miroslava Breach (Chihuahua), Ricardo Monluí (Veracruz) and Cecilio Pineda (Guerrero). EFE

Love For Europe: thousands of protesters in London to say "no" to Brexit

 03/27/2017 - 04:47
Thousands of pro EU protesters march towards parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 25, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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Tens of thousands of European Union supporters gathered in London on Saturday to show their rejection of Brexit and demand a second referendum. The marches coincided with the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, which led to the foundation of the EU.

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Thousands of pro EU protesters march towards parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 25, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

London Attack: The mystery of Khalid Masood’s journey into violence and terror

 03/27/2017 - 04:32
 A young girl looks at flowers in front of the Houses of Parliament near the scene of 22 March terror attack, in central London, Britain, 26 March 2017. A terror attack took place on 22 March in London leaving five people dead, including the attacker, and 31 people injured. EFE/EPA/HANNAH MCKAY
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Extensive inquiries find no motive for Khalid Masood and senior officer says there is no intelligence to suggest more attacks are planned.

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 A young girl looks at flowers in front of the Houses of Parliament near the scene of 22 March terror attack, in central London, Britain, 26 March 2017. A terror attack took place on 22 March in London leaving five people dead, including the attacker, and 31 people injured. EFE/EPA/HANNAH MCKAY

London attack: police investigate UK-born terrorist Khalid Masood as death toll rises

 03/24/2017 - 03:32
Candles are lit during a vigil in Trafalgar Square in London, Britain, 23 March 2017. EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA
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A 75-year-old man who was among the pedestrians run over in a terrorist incident near the UK Parliament died Thursday in a London hospital, police said, raising the number of fatalities to five, including the attacker.

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Candles are lit during a vigil in Trafalgar Square in London, Britain, 23 March 2017. EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA

London Terror Attack: What We Know So Far

 03/23/2017 - 05:01
A locked down Whitehall in central London, Britain, Mar. 23, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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Uk Prime Minister Theresa May says Westminster assailant was British-born and known to the Bristish intelligence services. Eight arrested in six counter-terrorism raids in Birmingham and London this morning, with four confirmed dead in Westminster terror attack

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A locked down Whitehall in central London, Britain, Mar. 23, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

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