Environmental issues have been largely ignored in lead-up to Sunday’s vote, raising concern from rainforest advocates.
Economy and handling of COVID-19 pandemic figure largely on minds of voters ahead of February 7 presidential polls.
The pandemic’s strain on the working class highlights deep divisions in economic power, analysts and residents say.
Fearing repeat of history, Indigenous groups in Ecuador rush back to their territories in an attempt to escape COVID-19.
Many celebrate the return of fuel subsidies, but urge caution over plans to come up with new belt-tightening measures.
Indigenous protesters accuse security forces of using excessive force as demonstrations continue for tenth day.
For more than a week, mass anti-government demonstrations over fuel subsidy cuts have paralysed parts of the country.
Protesters briefly bust through security lines and enter the National Assembly as anger over labour, tax reforms grows.
Carmen Carcelen did not intend to convert her home into a hostel, but after helping a small group, she felt she had to.
Dozens of protesters occupying space outside UNHCR’s office in Quito say the refugee agency is failing to protect them.