Ecuador

Coordinates: 2°00′S 77°30′W / 2.000°S 77.500°W / -2.000; -77.500

Ecuador (i/ˈɛkwədɔːr/ E-kwə-dawr, Spanish: [ekwaˈðor]), officially the Republic of Ecuador (Spanish: República del Ecuador, which literally translates as "Republic of the Equator"), is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Ecuador also includes the Galápagos Islands in the Pacific, about 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) west of the mainland.

What is now Ecuador was home to a variety of Amerindian groups that were gradually incorporated into the Inca Empire during the fifteenth century. The territory was colonized by Spain during the sixteenth century, achieving independence in 1820 as part of Gran Colombia, from which it emerged as its own sovereign state in 1830. The legacy of both empires is reflected in Ecuador's ethnically diverse population, with most of its 15.2 million people being mestizos, followed by large minorities of European, Amerindian, and African descendants.

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Ecuador declares state of emergency in largest city amid spate of bombings

The Observer 15 Aug 2022
Ecuador’s embattled president, Guillermo Lasso, has declared a fourth state of ...Criminal gangs have become a government within a government in Ecuador,” wrote Guayaquil’s mayor, Cynthia Viteri, in an open letter posted on twitter to Lasso, who took office as president last year....
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UFC Fight Night highlights, results: Marlon Vera knocks out Dominick Cruz with brutal head kick

CBS Sports 14 Aug 2022
Marlon Vera hit a home run at UFC Fight Night in San Diego. Vera uncorked a nasty head kick that sent Dominick Cruz crashing into the canvas on Saturday night in the main event from the Pechanga Arena ... NO. WORDS. NECESSARY ... I'm f---ing packing out arenas today, huh?" Vera said during his post-fight interview ... Ecuador, I'm going to be a world champion." ... ....
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Cadillac News 28 Jul 2022
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