Opinion

Correa's trial is an attack on Ecuador's democracy

The court case against Ecuador's former President Rafael Correa expands 'lawfare' to a dangerous level.

Steve Striffler

by Steve Striffler

Steve Striffler

AJ IMPACT

Coronavirus pandemic exposes inequality in Ecuador's Guayaquil

The pandemic's strain on the working class highlights deep divisions in economic power, analysts and residents say.

Coronavirus pandemic exposes inequality in Ecuador's Guayaquil

AJ Impact

Chile's LATAM Airlines files for US bankruptcy protection

LATAM, Latin America's largest carrier, said it would continue to fly through its bankruptcy restructuring.

Chile's LATAM Airlines files for US bankruptcy protection

Latin America

Ecuador: Families desperate to find relatives' remains

Families in Ecuador desperately search for the remains of their loved ones, as hospitals and morgues become inundated with coronavirus victims.

AJ Impact

Post-coronavirus Amazon: Exploited to reboot economy?

Communities in Peru and Ecuador warn their territory may be exploited as governments reboot coronavirus hit economies.

Indigenous leaders: Help us stop oil companies drilling in Amazon

Dengue

'Dengue kills too': Latin America faces two epidemics at once

Experts expect 2020 to be marked by high rates of dengue, which can fill ICUs even absent the pressures of coronavirus.

'Dengue kills too': Latin America faces two epidemics at once

Coronavirus pandemic

Ecuador Indigenous community fears extinction from coronavirus

Dozens from the Siekopai nation along Ecuador-Peru border flee to the Amazon for shelter.

Ecuador Indigenous community fears extinction from coronavirus

Ecuador

Reporters in Ecuador's Guayaquil risk it all to cover coronavirus

As bodies piled up, journalists weighed the risks of reporting from the field. For some, it was already too late.

Reporters in Ecuador's Guayaquil risk it all to cover coronavirus

AJ Close up

Mee the Amazon's technology warriors | Close Up

'Today, we defend our land with this map. Before we killed with spears. Things are different now.'

Coronavirus pandemic

Ecuador woman learns sister is alive after cremating wrong body

Authorities had given the woman a misidentified body, highlighting a health system overwhelmed by the coronavirus.

Ecuador woman learns sister is alive after cremating wrong body

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus cases in Ecuador top 10,000, 4th highest in region

The Andean nation has reported a total of 507 deaths, the health ministry said.

Coronavirus cases in Ecuador top 10,000, 4th highest in region

Coronavirus pandemic

Ecuador: 'People were dying at the hospital entrance'

Authorities in Guayaquil struggle to bury the dead from coronavirus, amid surge in total deaths reported this month.

Latin America

Police collect nearly 800 bodies from Ecuador's virus epicentre

Ecuador has recorded 7,500 cases of the coronavirus since the first diagnosis was confirmed on February 29.

Police collect nearly 800 bodies from Ecuador's virus epicentre

Latin America

COVID-19: Ecuador struggles to bury the dead as bodies pile up

Anger and frustration in Ecuador where families face unusual challenges as they try to bury their dead.

Ecuador

Indigenous race into Ecuador's Amazon to escape coronavirus

Fearing repeat of history, Indigenous groups in Ecuador rush back to their territories in an attempt to escape COVID-19.

Indigenous race into Ecuador's Amazon to escape coronavirus