Ecuador

116 killed in Ecuador’s latest prison violence

Inmates went to war armed with guns and grenades on Tuesday at the Guayaquil prison complex: a clash between prisoners believed to be linked to Mexican drug gangs -- mainly the Sinaloa and Jalisco ...

116 killed in Ecuador’s latest prison violence

29 dead in Ecuador's latest prison violence: officials

Nearly 30 prisoners were killed in a battle between inmates equipped with firearms and grenades at a prison in Ecuador's largest city Tuesday

29 dead in Ecuador's latest prison violence: officials

Eight killed in Ecuador prison riots

The two jails had previously experienced violent riots in February, when clashes between rival gangs vying for control of the country's main prisons left 79 inmates dead in a single day

Eight killed in Ecuador prison riots

Copa America 2021

Messi stars as Argentina set up semi-final against Colombia

Messi teed up goals for Rodrigo De Paul and Lautaro Martinez before firing home an injury time free-kick to cap a stunning individual performance

Messi stars as Argentina set up semi-final against Colombia

Multi-story mural for hometown hero Messi

"From another galaxy... and from my neighbourhood," declares a freshly painted mural of Lionel Messi in the Argentinian town where he was born 34 years ago

Multi-story mural for hometown hero Messi

Galapagos airport staff find 185 tortoises in suitcase

Staff at an airport on the Galapagos Islands found 185 tortoises in a suitcase that was heading for Ecuador's mainland, environment authorities said on Sunday

Galapagos airport staff find 185 tortoises in suitcase

Endangered leatherback turtles hatch in Ecuador

Nine leatherback turtles -- the largest endangered marine turtle in the world -- were hatched along the coast of Ecuador, the Ministry of Environment said

Endangered leatherback turtles hatch in Ecuador

At least 62 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots

At least 62 inmates died Tuesday and several were injured in riots blamed on gang rivalry at three jails in Ecuador’s overcrowded prison system, authorities said

Relatives of the prisoners at the Zone 8 Deprivation of Liberty Center are seen as they wait for news, in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on 23 February 2021

Ecuador finds nest of huge, endangered sea turtle

Conservationists in Ecuador have found a nest of endangered leatherback sea turtles, a whopper of a species that can weigh up to a tonne and be three meters (10 feet) long

Ecuador finds nest of huge, endangered sea turtle

5 reasons Madrid climate talks failed

The climate summit in Madrid earlier this month did not collapse -- but by almost any measure it certainly failed.Five years after the fragile UN process yielded the world's first universal climate ...

5 reasons Madrid climate talks failed
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