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ECUADOR / 7 JAN 2011

In 2009, Ecuadorean authorities stopped 63 tons of cocaine, a record for Ecuador and a nearly 100 percent increase from 2008.

ECUADOR / 7 JAN 2011

Ecuador dismantled 125 camps belonging to guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) during 2010, cementing the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Colombia and threatening the rebels'…

ECUADOR / 6 JAN 2011

Police arrested a leader of the hemisphere's most powerful criminal syndicate, the Sinaloa Cartel, who ran an armed cell based in southern Ecuador, authorities said Wednesday. The government did not…

ECUADOR / 1 NOV 2010

Chief of Ecuador police, Felipe Martinez, resigned Friday after the dramatic protests which President Correa and his supporters described as a "coup attempt."…

ECUADOR / 31 OCT 2010

Ecuadorean officials arrested Miguel Dutan Meneses, a suspected member of the network of human smugglers that sent several Ecuadoreans through Mexico on their way to the United States, the Latin American Herald…

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