The indigenous people of the western Amazon have been harvesting jungle crops since before the first Europeans arrived, long before Ecuador became a country.
They know their crops but have rarely received a fair price for them.
Latin America02 Apr 2017 06:13 GMT
People in Ecuador are voting in the second and final round of elections for a new president to replace incumbent Rafael Correa, who has been in power for 10 years.
Latin America01 Apr 2017 12:10 GMT
When President Rafael Correa came to power in Ecuador, he promised to address the concerns of the country's large and diverse indigenous community.
But there are claims he has failed to deliver on his promises.
Politics21 Feb 2017 21:22 GMT
Ecuador's electoral council says presidential election will go to an April runoff after a nail-biter first round.
Latin America20 Feb 2017 14:25 GMT
Moreno is winning the first round of the election, though he is unlikely to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival.
Latin America19 Feb 2017 21:12 GMT
Voters choose between socialism or change as they cast their ballots for president and 137 members of national assembly.
Arts & Culture18 Feb 2017 08:26 GMT
Here, men and women wear traditional clothes, hold festive rituals, and make handicrafts.
Human Rights29 Dec 2016 13:07 GMT
Ecuador's Shuar say mining project in Cordillera del Condor threatens their livelihood and encroaches upon their land.
WikiLeaks14 Nov 2016 14:33 GMT
Founder of whistle-blowing website, who has been living in Ecuador's UK embassy for years, denies the accusations.
Julian Assange16 Sep 2016 10:46 GMT
Judges reject plea by WikiLeaks founder, holed up in Ecuadorian embassy in London, to have 2010 detention order dropped.
The Listening Post06 Sep 2016 13:37 GMT
A look at some of the digital media outlets offering alternative sources of information in Ecuador.
The Listening Post29 Aug 2016 09:00 GMT
Are Ecuador's new anti-private media laws a breach of freedom of speech or a needed measure of equality?
WikiLeaks11 Aug 2016 12:18 GMT
WikiLeaks founder has been living in the London Embassy since 2012 to avoid arrest over rape allegations.
Human Rights02 Jul 2016 08:00 GMT
There are still a few indigenous groups existing in voluntary isolation in the Amazon - for who knows how much longer.
Latin America26 Apr 2016 11:46 GMT
After 7.8 magnitude earthquake, one city close to epicentre still struggling to get to grips with devastation.
Latin America24 Apr 2016 03:24 GMT
Tremors and aftershocks leave about 12,500 injured and another 58 missing while destroying 7,000 buildings.
by Belen Fernandez
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