Ecuador cancels the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (TATPDEA) as the US creates an international incident

    “Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted… but to weigh and consider.” Francis Bacon I read today in the Guardian UK (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/27/ecuador-us-trade-pact-edward-snowden?CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2) that Ecuador has waived preferential trade rights with Washington over the Edward Snowden affair even as the whistleblower’s prospect of reaching Quito seem dim.  These […]

Indigenous Protests Grow as Ecuador Auctions Amazon Oil Blocks

November 28th, 2012, by Mitch Anderson Help stop the destruction of the Amazon and sign the petition at: http://amazonwatch.org/take-action/stop-the-11th-round-oil-auction-in-ecuador The Ecuadorian government’s plans to auction off nearly ten million acres of rainforest wilderness in the south-central Amazon – home to seven indigenous nationalities – was met by fierce opposition from hundreds of indigenous people this […]

Ecuador: A View From the Roof: CIA Allegedly Using Drug Money to Defeat President Correa

Many Americans do not know it, but elections for president of Ecuador occur next year.  This election promises to be a big one.  Among issues of the petrol-society and Correa’s insistence to continuing mining, is the role of the CIA and Obama administration in trying to recolonize Latin America. Posted on November 13th, 2012 by […]