Brazil

Brazil sends troops as border town residents attack Venezuelans

Extra troops to be deployed after Brazilians drive migrants back home over robbery and stabbing blamed on Venezuelans.

Brazil sends troops as border town residents attack Venezuelans

Ecuador

Bus accident in Ecuador kills dozens

Tuesday's crash is the second highway tragedy in less than three days in the country.

Ecuador bus crash outside Quito kills 24, injures 19: officials

Ecuador

Ecuador declares state of emergency over Venezuela migrant influx

More than 4,000 migrants are arriving in Ecuador each day in an attempt to flee the ongoing crises in Venezuela.

Ecuador declares state of emergency over Venezuela migrant influx

Indigenous rights

Ecuador's indigenous launch petition to save the Amazon

Community calls on world to demand its territory stay free of oil drilling.

Ecuador's indigenous Waorani launch petition to save the Amazon

Colombia

Ecuador to stop hosting Colombia peace talks

Ecuador's government ends support for negotiations between Bogota and leftist group ELN after incidents on the border.

Latin America

Rebels kidnap couple on Ecuador and Colombia border

Following deaths of kidnapped journalists, rebels by splinter FARC group also abduct Ecuadorian couple, government says.

Rebels kidnap couple on Ecuador and Colombia border

Julian Assange

Ecuador cuts off Assange's internet access

Founder of whistle-blower website holed up at Ecuador's embassy in London for nearly six years now, faces fresh curbs.

Ecuador cuts Julian Assange's internet access at London embassy

Latin America

Ecuador leader calls Julian Assange a 'problem'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has strained the patience of his hosts since taking up the offer of asylum in 2012.

Ecuador leader calls Julian Assange a 'problem'

Ecuador

Ecuador grants Julian Assange citizenship

Ecuador gives Wikileaks founder citizenship in a bid to usher him out of its London embassy without risking arrest.

Julian Assange granted citizenship by Ecuador

Chile

Chile heads to presidential vote run-off in December

Conservative Sebastian Pinera will face socialist Alejandro Guiller after neither candidate wins 50 percent of the vote.

Sebastian Pinera to face Alejandro Guillier in run-off

Earthrise

Saving Ecuador's Cerro Blanco

A look at how recycled technology is helping to protect one of Ecuador's last surviving dry forests.

Earthrise

Land: Gaining Ground

earthrise looks at methods of land restoration and conservation as human causes and climate change wreak havoc.

United Kingdom

New Ecuador leader says Assange can stay at embassy

Moreno criticises Assange as a 'hacker' but says the WikiLeaks founder can remain at Ecuadorian embassy in London.

Moreno says Julian Assange can stay on in embassy

Latin America

Ecuador’s cocoa farmers making fair trade chocolate

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 America

Ecuador: Opposition candidate Lasso disputes election results

Ecuador's opposition candidate Guillermo Lasso rejected the results of Sunday's presidential vote which saw him lose to leftist candidate Lenin Moreno. Lasso says the vote was fraudulent and that he will fight to have it overturned.