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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U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden granted Russian citizenship

Deseret News 27 Sep 2022
and British surveillance procedures to The Washington Post and The Guardian . The whistleblower was granted asylum in Russia — after initially attempting to travel to Ecuador from Hong Kong — and has remained in Moscow with his wife and child since ... The Washington Post reported ......
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Andres Auraz: Biden’s Peace for Afghanistan Is a Humanitarian Disaster

Scheerpost 23 Sep 2022
In this case, it’s Andres Arauz, a brilliant economist who comes from Ecuador originally, is a former Minister of Knowledge in Ecuador and a former Central Bank General Director ... This is what happened to post-World War Germany in 1953 ... government was able to take this punitive action against your small country of Ecuador....
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Fact check: Misleading video shows shooting in Ecuador, not Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Johar

Dawn 21 Sep 2022
However, the video has been shared in a false context; it shows a shooting in Ecuador in May 2022 ... Below is a screenshot comparison of the video in the misleading post (left) and the genuine video in Metro Ecuador’s tweet (right). Screenshot comparison of the video in the misleading post (left) and the genuine video in Metro Ecuador’s tweet (right)....
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Corporación América Airports S.A. Reports August 2022 Passenger Traffic

Eagle-Tribune 16 Sep 2022
In Argentina, total passenger traffic continued to recover increasing 181.4% YoY and reaching 79.5% of August 2019 levels, up from the 75.8% posted in July ... Domestic passenger traffic increased sequentially reaching 83.0% of August 2019 levels, up from the 78.7% posted in July ... Ecuador ... Ecuador ... Ecuador ... Ecuador ... Ecuador ... Ecuador....
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Football: Takefusa Kubo assists on winner in Sociedad Europa League victory

Kyodo 16 Sep 2022
15, 2022. (Kyodo) ... The defender, who was not named in the 30-man squad for Japan's upcoming World Cup warm-up matches this month against the United States and Ecuador, smacked the ball in low off the post to make it 3-1 in second-half stoppage time .......
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Ecuador face being kicked out of the World Cup as player admits to using fake passport

Caughtoffside 13 Sep 2022
Ecuador could reportedly face shock elimination from the 2022 World Cup over a bizarre incident involving one of their players using a fake passport ... The post Ecuador face being kicked out of the World Cup as player admits to using fake passport appeared first on CaughtOffside....

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