Crisis in Catalonia

Ecuador calls on Julian Assange not to interfere in the Catalan crisis

South American nation says he has “formally committed to behavior compatible with Ecuadorean State”

LATIN AMERICA

Why Ecuador may be voting with smiley faces in 2017 election

Ballot papers with drawings instead of crosses are allowed, as long as they express positive feelings

THE AMERICAS

Ecuador hit by strong tremors a month after deadly quake

One person was killed and over 80 injured by two shocks within 24 hours

LATIN AMERICA

Powerful aftershocks continue to hit northern Ecuador

Tremor registering 6 on Richter scale felt over 400 kilometers away in the capital, with more expected

LATIN AMERICA

Earthquake measuring 7.8 on Richter scale leaves 413 dead in Ecuador

The EU is sending a million euros’ worth of urgent aid to help the victims of the disaster

PIONEER

A life and business spent up in the air and back down to earth

Jorge Loring founded a company that flew Zeppelins from Seville to Argentina