Colombia's Norte del Valle drug cartel has been laundering money through a network in Ecuador, according to the Ecuadorian authorities.
Police in Ecuador announced the seizure of 400 kilograms of cocaine bound for West Africa.
A crime sweep carried out by the Ecuadorean military in a coastal town is the latest sign of the military assuming duties more typically handled by the police.
The arrest of a suspected member of the Russian mafia in Ecuador has prompted a U.S. official to describe it as the "United Nations" of organized crime, while Venezuela is…
Center for International Media Assistance: Confronting the News - The State of Independent Media in Latin America
A report by the Center for International Media Assistance and the National Endowment for Democracy on the state of independent media in Latin America. Conducted via interviews and in cooperation…
Recent massive cocaine seizures in Ecuador are an indication of the country's increased importance as a trans-shipment hub for drug exports.
An alleged leader of the FARC guerrilla group, arrested in Ecuador on Monday, was an important link between the rebels and Mexicos Sinaloa Cartel, according to Colombian authorities.
An alleged commander of the 48th Front of Colombian guerrilla group the FARC was captured in Quito by Ecuadorian security forces.
Ecuador's port city Guayaquil is among the world's biggest sites for selling pirate merchandise, raising concerns that the burgeoning industry could be funding organized criminal groups.
According to a new investigation by the United Nations, killings committed by contracted assassins are on the rise in Ecuador. The phenomenon is just the latest evidence that the Andean…
Ecuador's police arrested three soldiers carrying 200 camouflage uniforms, which they suspected were intended for Colombian guerrilla group the FARC.
Ecuador's military carried out a operation to shut down illegal goldmines in the northwest of the country, close to the border with Colombia.
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