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BRICS Summit concludes with call for the promotion of developing countries’ participation

After three days of talks, the ninth BRICS Summit (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) concluded Tuesday with a call for raising the voice of emerging markets and developing countries to achieve greater sustainability.

China willing to establish a cooperation mechanism with Ecuador to fight illegal fishing

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The Chinese government is willing to create with Ecuador a communication and cooperation intergovernmental mechanism to protect marine flora and fauna and fight illegal fishing, said Zhang Xianliang, director of the Ministry of Agriculture's Bureau of Fisheries.

Ecuador to strengthen strategic association with China, says Ecuadorian ambassador

The government of President Lenin Moreno will strengthen the Strategic Association between Ecuador and China, said Wednesday the South American nation’s ambassador, Jose Maria Borja, during the celebration of the “Day of Ecuador” in this capital.

China organizes its first exclusive fair to promote Latin American companies

China International Chamber of Commerce and the government of Zhuhai will inaugurate next November its first international fair for Latin American and Caribbean companies, says vice Mayor of the province Zhu Qingqiao.

Chinese president says BRICS cooperation will usher in new “golden decade”

Chinese President Xi Jinping affirmed Monday that cooperation among BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) will be more productive and will usher in new “golden decade.”

China supports comprehensive partnerships with Latin America to move towards development

On its way to becoming the world power, China has decided to become partners with countries of the Latin American and Caribbean region that are “in similar development stages,” which allows sharing tasks and having “economic compatibility,” says General Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Department of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Relations Zhu Quingqiao.

China will maintain and strengthen cooperation with Ecuador during Lenin Moreno’s administration

The friendly relation and cooperation between China and Ecuador will remain during the administration of Lenin Moreno, said Director General of the Latin American and Caribbean Department of the Chinese Foreign Ministry Zhu Qingqiao.

Sweden drops rape probe against Julian Assange, “end of nightmare,” says his lawyer

Suecia archivó este viernes la causa por violación contra el fundador de WikiLeaks Julian Assange, refugiado desde 2012 en la embajada de Ecuador en Londres para escapar a una extradición. Esta decisión pone fin a una larga batalla judicial del ex hacker australiano de 45 años, que no tardó en publicar en Twitter una fotografía suya sonriendo.

Ecuador to promote funding for development as president of G77+China

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Promoting funding for developing countries and raising awareness on the damage tax havens make are two specific goals Ecuador will work on after assuming the pro tempore presidency of G77+China in a ceremony held at the UN.

Ecuadorian president flies to New York to assume presidency of the G77+China group

President Rafael Correa flew Thursday to New York where he will attend the ceremony in which Ecuador will assume the pro tempore presidency of the G77+China and will meet the community of Ecuadorians living in that country.

Ecuador gives report on Assange’s questioning to Sweden

Ecuador sent to London the report of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s questioning on rape allegations, Swedish prosecutors announced Thursday.

Assange releases full testimony to Swedish prosecutors and denounces unlawful and politicized detention

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has released his full testimony to Swedish prosecutors regarding sexual assault claims for which he was arrested in 2010.

Xi Jinping’s speech in APEC positions China and Asia-Pacific at the forefront of the world

The speech delivered by China’s president Xi Jinping at the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting last Saturday in Lima, capital of Peru, positioned China and the region at the forefront of a joint effort to boost the globe’s economy, APEC experts and participants said.

Chinese president Xi Jinping sets off on Latin American trip

Chinese president Xi Jinping headed Wednesday to Ecuador where he will start his trip to Latin America which includes visiting Peru and Chile.

Julian Assange is questioned at Ecuador’s embassy in London

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is questioned Monday at the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he has been holed up since 2012 over rape accusations in Sweden which he denies.

"More bridges and less walls: I do not agree with the ideology or values Donald Trump represents”, Rafael Correa

“Neoliberal globalization will last as long as benefits for the US last.” This is a phrase Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa said nearly a decade ago which he recalls now after the election of mogul Donald Trump as president of the world’s most powerful countries.

Chinese president’s visit to Latin America will strengthen bilateral ties, according to top officials

The next visit Chinese president Xi Jinping will pay to three Latin American countries will promote cooperation ties between China and Latin America, top officials affirm.

Ecuadorian embassy in London is under siege, foreign minister Guillaume Long says

During an interview with the BBC, Ecuadorian foreign minister Guillaume Long said that the embassy of his country in the UK, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up, is under siege.

It is the US decision to grant TPS to Ecuadorian immigrants, says vice minister of Foreign Affairs

Once Ecuador requested the U.S. for TPS (Temporary Protected Status) for immigrants illegally living in the country, the final decision can only be made by the North American country, Esther Cuesta, vice minister of Foreign Affairs confirmed Tuesday.

A movement is being created in Ecuador to promote the nomination of Assange for Nobel Peace Prize

Ignacio Ramonet, Spanish journalist based in France, said Tuesday that the creation of a planet’s movement to promote the concession of a Nobel Peace Prize for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden is under way.