Earthquake leaves more than a dozen dead, others trapped in South America
The 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck a southern province in Ecuador and was also felt in Peru, leaving casualties in both countries.
"We left America for Ecuador and cleared 60K of debt"
JP and Amelia Stonestreet moved to Cuenca, Ecuador, after JP underwent two major spinal surgeries.
Strange new snake species dubbed primitive "relic of time"
"They are animals so old that finding or bumping into one of them is a privilege," a researcher said.
Greg Abbott slammed over Christmas message after migrants bused to D.C.
The Texas governor quoted a Bible verse after allegedly being behind stunt in which asylum seekers were dropped off near Kamala Harris' home.
Budweiser eggs on "we want beer" chant in Qatar World Cup stadium
Ecuador fans made their feelings clear about Qatar's U-turn on the sale of alcohol at FIFA World Cup stadiums, as they celebrated their victory over the hosts.
Fact check: Is Biden administration funding drag shows in Ecuador?
A Fox News Digital article reported that the U.S. Department of State granted $20,600 to an Ecuadorian non-profit to fund a dozen drag performances.
Critically-Endangered Birds Laying Eggs on Galapagos
The mangrove finch forms part of a group of birds commonly referred to as "Darwin's finches."
Iguanas Extinct for Centuries Make Comeback on Galapagos
The Galapagos land iguana had been completely wiped out on Santiago Island.
Mount St. Helens at Risk of Volcanic Eruption Caused by Extreme Rainfall
Mount St. Helens is one of many volcanos expected to become more dangerous as a result of climate change-induced heavier rainfalls in coming years.
Ecuadorians Fed Up With High Gas Prices, Inflation Begin Demonstrations
Protesters demanded that Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso drop gas prices and freeze them at $1.50 per gallon.
Luxury Hotel on Galapagos Isle Will Destroy Wildlife, Experts Say
A plan to build a luxury tourist resort on the first Galapagos Island seen by Charles Darwin has infuriated conservationists and residents.
Ecuador Police Seize More Than Three Tons of Cocaine in Banana Containers
The Ecuadorian authorities reportedly seized 210 tons of drugs during 2021 as part of their efforts to tackle trafficking.
'I Simply Let Myself in': Man Spends Night in House He Thought Was Airbnb
"I've stayed in hundreds of Airbnb's and hotels and never had anything like this happen before," said the man who runs a travel website.
MasterChef Under Scrutiny After Allegedly Serving Cooked Capybara Meat
MasterChef Ecuador is being accused of serving shark, deer, crocodile, and potentially capybara during a January 3 episode of the show.
Lawyer Behind $9.5B Chevron Settlement Says His Jailing 'Will Backfire'
"What's at stake is the ability to advocate for human rights in our society," Steven Donziger said the day he began serving a six-month prison sentence.
Ecuador Prison Riot That Killed 30 Is Only Second Deadliest This Year
Police Commander Fausto Buenaño said that at least five inmates were decapitated during the riot, while others died from gunfire.
Venomous Snake Found in Box of Bananas at Supermarket
Around 60 snakes not native to New Zealand have either been discovered at the border or in the country over the last 10 years.
How to Watch Brazil vs. Ecuador in the 2021 Copa America on TV and Online
Brazil is the only team to have won all its games, while Ecuador needs at least a draw to reach the quarterfinals.
Darwin's Arch Collapses Into the Ocean Off the Galápagos Islands
The collapse of Darwin's Arch is believed to be a consequence of "natural erosion," according to the Ecuadorian Ministry of Environment.
I Flew Almost 2,000 Miles to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine
No vaccines should be wasted and oversupply should be used beyond U.S. borders because after all, the pandemic goes beyond personal choice and frontiers.
Harris Says Trump 'Pulled Out' of Immigration Progress, U.S. Must 'Rebuild'
"We're going to be increasing the requests that we're making of our allies in the United Nations," the vice president said during a CNN interview.
Photos Show Baby Galápagos Tortoises Found Wrapped in Plastic at Airport
Officials said that 10 of the baby tortoises found in a suitcase headed for mainland Ecuador had died.
TV Reporter Robbed at Gunpoint Live on Air
Diego Ordinola tweeted footage of him and his crew being robbed outside a soccer stadium in Ecuador.
Five Prisoners Killed in Cell Block Brawl Between Rival Gangs
Tensions between rival criminal groups escalated inside the Centro de Rehabilitación Social Cotopaxi in Latacunga on Tuesday afternoon, local media reports.
Galapagos Island Volcanoes Are Hiding Explosive Magma Deep Beneath Surface
Many volcanoes reliably spew out lava consistently for thousands of years.
A Huge Sinkhole Just Made Ecuador's Tallest Waterfall Disappear
Some experts think that the hole formed as a result of natural processes, while others argue that humans may be partly to blame.
Mayor Orders Cars to Park on Runway to Stop Planes Arriving During Pandemic
Mayor Cynthia Viteri of Guayaquil, Ecuador, feared that those on board the plane would expose her city to COVID-19. Her actions are being investigated.
'Throat of Fire' Volcano Could Be at Risk of Partial Collapse: Study
The volcano—located around 85 miles south of Ecuador's capital in the Andes mountains—has been frequently active since 1999.
Jersey City Shooting Victim Had Wanted to Return Back to Ecuador: Family
Douglas Miguel Rodriguez, a victim of the Jersey City shooting on Tuesday, intended to return to his home country, his family said.
Ancient Burial of Infants With 'Helmets' Made From Skulls of Children Found
"As far as we know, this is the only example of this practice anywhere in the world," said Sara Juengst from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.