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Swansea sign Ecuador winger Montero
Ecuador winger Jefferson Montero has signed for Swansea City from Mexican side Morelia on a four-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. The 24-year-old former Villarreal player, who can play on either flank and started all three of Ecuador's group games at the World Cup, has signed for an undisclosed fee. Montero is Swansea's sixth close-season signing and follows players ...(7/24/2014 2:08:59 PM)
Soccer-Ecuador sack World Cup coach Rueda, hand reins to Vizuete
(Correcting dateline to Quito) QUITO, July 23 (Reuters) - Ecuador have sacked World Cup coach Reinaldo Rueda following the team's failure to progress beyond the group stage in Brazil. "Professor Reinaldo Rueda will go no further with the national football team," Ecuadorean Football Federation (FEF) president Luis Chiriboga said. Colombian Rueda, who had also been to the 2010 World Cup finals ...(7/23/2014 4:57:43 AM)
Ecuador to Create Government-Run Digital Currency as It Bans Bitcoin
Ecuador has banned digital currencies including bitcoin, but is looking to create a state-run digital currency, taking cues from modern cryptocurrency technology. An amendment to the country's existing monetary and financial laws approved by the National Assembly of Ecuador bans all decentralised digital currencies. The amendment was approved by 91 members, and President Rafael Correa will now ...(7/25/2014 6:19:33 AM)
Physician detained for defaming Ecuador president
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Authorities in Ecuador say prominent physician Carlos Figueroa has been detained near Quito and sent to prison to serve a six-month sentence for defaming President Rafael Correa.(7/22/2014 6:19:22 PM)
Ecuador World Cup winger Montero joins flight to Swansea
LONDON (Reuters) - Swansea City's spending spree continued with the arrival of Ecuador winger Jefferson Montero on Thursday, the sixth new player to arrive at the Premier League club since the end of last season. One day after Michel Vorm and Ben Davies left south Wales for Tottenham Hotspur, with Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson moving in the opposite direction, Swansea unveiled the 24 ...(7/24/2014 10:39:57 AM)
Ecuador physician convicted of defaming President Rafael Correa detained and taken to prison
Authorities in Ecuador say prominent physician Carlos Figueroa has been detained near Quito and sent to prison to serve a six-month sentence for defaming President Rafael Correa.(7/22/2014 8:18:05 PM)
Ecuador President Backtracks and Signs Trade Accord With EU
Ecuador reached a trade accord with the European Union today, five years after President Rafael Correa backed out of the talks alleging an agreement would damage local industry.(7/17/2014 11:29:57 AM)
Ecuador's Diario HOY moves online: A sign of more to come in Latin America?
The relationship between media and the government in Ecuador has been referred to as a 'war.' But all sides agree the media landscape there and across Latin America is moving toward online as the population of internet users rapidly grows.(7/15/2014 2:40:13 PM)
Ecuador striker Valencia poised to join Hammers
Ecuador striker Enner Valencia is on the verge of joining English Premier League side West Ham from Mexican outfit Pachuca, subject to a medical, reports suggested on Monday. Valencia, 25, attracted a number of potential suitors following his performances at the World Cup in Brazil where he scored all three of his country's goals. It appears West Ham have fended off the competition in the race ...(7/14/2014 10:22:21 AM)
Ecuador Pondering Parallel Currency to Dollar ‘Straitjacket’
Ecuador, one of only eight countries to adopt the U.S. dollar as its official currency, is poised to create its own parallel currency for use in local transactions as the government struggles to meet its spending commitments.(7/24/2014 12:29:41 AM)
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