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Israeli books translated into Spanish left on streets of Ecuador

Israeli books translated into Spanish left on streets of Ecuador

“Libros Libres de Israel” project, whereby books are left on public roads for others to find, aims to share Israeli culture in Ecuador.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 31/07/2019 17:04
Ecuador denies it is expelling WikiLeaks founder Assange

Ecuador denies it is expelling WikiLeaks founder Assange

Ecuador calls claims of Assange's explusion as 'an attempt to stain the dignity of the country.'Sara Rubenstein, 06/04/2019 22:28
Strong earthquake shakes Ecuador

Strong earthquake shakes Ecuador

Earthquake measuring 7.5 hits Ecuador, near country's border with Peru.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2019 13:18
 Ecuador restores credentials to consul who saved Jews in WW2

Ecuador restores credentials to consul who saved Jews in WW2

Ecuador posthumously restores diplomatic credentials to Manuel Antonio Munoz Borrero, who was removed from position for saving 100 Jews.JTA, 14/11/2018 20:27
Ecuador’s President highlights Jewish contribution to country

Ecuador’s President highlights Jewish contribution to country

President of Ecuador praises country’s Jewish community on 80th foundation anniversary.JTA, 06/11/2018 17:26
MDA shares knowledge with Ecuadorian Red Cross

MDA shares knowledge with Ecuadorian Red Cross

Ecuador's Red Cross honors Israeli ambassador, MDA organization, citing assistance in building up Red Cross program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2018 21:50
WikiLeaks founder's internet cut off

WikiLeaks founder's internet cut off

Ecuadorian government cuts off Julian Assange’s internet connection following his website's publication of emails on Hillary Clinton.Elad Benari, 19/10/2016 04:19
Warden in Ecuador disciplined for Nazi stamp

Warden in Ecuador disciplined for Nazi stamp

Ecuador prison warden disciplined after it was found that guards used a Nazi-themed hand stamp to mark visitors.JTA, 13/09/2016 04:35
'Books flew off the shelves'

'Books flew off the shelves'

Chabad emissary describes 'chaos' after massive - and deadly - earthquake.Michal Levi, 18/04/2016 11:14
At least 233 killed in massive Ecuador earthquake

At least 233 killed in massive Ecuador earthquake

Powerful earthquake kills 233 in Ecuador, leads to fears of possible tsunami.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2016 19:30
President of Ecuador Tweets 'Heil Hitler'

President of Ecuador Tweets 'Heil Hitler'

Rafael Correa has yet to apologize for the tweet, a response to opponent deeming him 'fascist.'Tova Dvorin, 12/04/2015 07:55
'A Quiet Girl Who Fought to Become A Jew'

'A Quiet Girl Who Fought to Become A Jew'

Family and friends mourn Karen Mosquera hy''d, a descendant of Conversos murdered by Jerusalem terrorist.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 27/10/2014 12:05
Ecuador Condemns Jerusalem Car Terror Attack

Ecuador Condemns Jerusalem Car Terror Attack

Ecuadoran President condemns terrorist attack in Jerusalem, hours after an Ecuador citizen dies of injuries sustained in the attack.Ben Ariel, 27/10/2014 03:44
'Next Time We Won't Treat Haniyeh's Daughter'

'Next Time We Won't Treat Haniyeh's Daughter'

Liberman responds to Hamas leader's praise of Jerusalem terrorist who killed a baby; Ecuadorian seminary girl still fighting for her life.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 23/10/2014 17:57
Ecuador's President Cancels Visit to Israel

Ecuador's President Cancels Visit to Israel

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa cancels visit to Israel, cites "Israeli attacks against the Palestinians".Elad Benari, 07/08/2014 04:43
Israel: Envoy Recalls 'Encouraging Hamas'

Israel: Envoy Recalls 'Encouraging Hamas'

Five separate Latin American countries recall ambassadors to Israel over war in Gaza; Israel 'deeply disappointed' over move.AFP, 30/07/2014 18:48
Ecuador: Russia Will Decide Snowden's Destination

Ecuador: Russia Will Decide Snowden's Destination

Ecuador can't grant Endward Snowden asylum unless he's on Ecuadoran territory, explains President Rafael Correa.Elad Benari, 01/07/2013 05:16
Ecuador's President: No Decision Yet on Snowden

Ecuador's President: No Decision Yet on Snowden

Ecuador's president says his government has yet to consider whether to admit U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.Elad Benari, 28/06/2013 06:16
Snowden Seeking Asylum in Ecuador

Snowden Seeking Asylum in Ecuador

The man who leaked details of U.S. government surveillance programs is seeking asylum in Ecuador with the aid of WikiLeaks.Elad Benari, 24/06/2013 01:16
Ecuador Would Consider Granting Asylum to Assad

Ecuador Would Consider Granting Asylum to Assad

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa: We'll consider giving asylum to anyone who requests it, including Syria's Assad.Elad Benari, 11/12/2012 05:46
Ecuador's President Denies Downplaying AMIA Attack

Ecuador's President Denies Downplaying AMIA Attack

Ecuador denies suggestions that its president downplayed a 1994 terrorist bombing on a Jewish building in Buenos Aires.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/12/2012 21:34
Wiki Leaks Founder Awaits Ecuador Asylum Decision

Wiki Leaks Founder Awaits Ecuador Asylum Decision

Ecuador's Rafael Correa may help Julian Assange to reestablish leftist credibility.Amiel Ungar, 17/08/2012 06:10
Mother Fears US Will Execute WikiLeaks Founder

Mother Fears US Will Execute WikiLeaks Founder

The mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says she fears the United States may execute her son if he is extradited there. Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 01/08/2012 13:45
Chabad Kidnap Victim Arrives in Israel

Chabad Kidnap Victim Arrives in Israel

A Chabad rabbi kidnapped by a gang in Ecuador and then freed has arrived in Israel with his family. “We said Psalms for his safe return.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 17/08/2011 09:33
Travel Warning Over Ecuador Riot

Travel Warning Over Ecuador Riot

Israel issues a travel warning after rebels in Ecuador shut down airport, temporarily hold president hostage.Maayana Miskin, 01/10/2010 13:04