Analysis

Development vs. Conservation

Ecuador may well play a decisive role in the outcome of the global tension between economic development and environmental conservation.

Scott Odell

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Are Ecuador-United States Relations Looking Brighter?

Where do relations stand between Ecuador and the United States today, and how might the arrival of a new ambassador in Washington affect ties between the two countries?

Walter Spurrier, César Montúfar, Ramiro Crespo, Efrain Baus

Democracy & the Rule of Law in Ecuador

Although originally elected democratically, Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa has used authoritarian tactics to maintain power.

Scott Odell

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The Political Crisis in Ecuador: A Conversation with José Miguel Insulza

At the Inter-American Dialogue, José Miguel Insulza described the events of September 30, in which Ecuadoran police brought the country to a standstill after they rioted and trapped President Rafael Correa in a Quito hospital for several hours.

Bridget O'Loughlin

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