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5.6-magnitude quake felt on Ecuador-Colombia line
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A magnitude-5.6 earthquake rattled Ecuador's border with Colombia on Monday, shaking low-lying buildings and frightening residents in the sparsely-populated area. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.(10/20/2014 6:33:46 PM)
Fitch Affirms Ecuador at 'B'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Ecuador's long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating at 'B'. The issue ratings on Ecuador's senior unsecured foreign bonds are also affirmed at 'B'.(10/16/2014 2:30:00 PM)
Kinross to sell halted Ecuador gold project to Lundin company
Kinross Gold Corp has agreed to sell its halted Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador to a company belonging to the Swedish-Canadian Lundin family for $240 million, Kinross and the company, Fortress Minerals Corp , said on Tuesday. Toronto-based Kinross acquired the project in 2008 with its $1.2 billion friendly takeover of Aurelian Resources, and once called it "one of the most exciting gold ...(10/21/2014 6:43:00 PM)
TAME Airlines Launches New Nonstop Route From Quito To Fort Lauderdale
QUITO, Ecuador, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAME Airlines, one of Ecuador's premiere airlines, launched a new service between Quito, Ecuador and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beginning October 17, 2014. Officials and Executives from TAME Airlines, the Ecuadorian Ministry of Transportation, Broward County Aviation, FLL and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention ...(10/22/2014 9:00:00 AM)
ASEAN, Ecuador to Explore Areas of Mutual Interests
The Ambassador of Ecuador to Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Rodrigo Riofrío Machuca, presented his Letter of Credence today to H.E. Le Luong Minh, Secretary-General of ASEAN, as Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador to ASEAN.(10/21/2014 7:55:39 PM)
Ecuador Awards $2.12 Billion in Contracts to Boost Crude Output
Ecuador , OPEC’s smallest-producing member, signed contracts with companies including Halliburton Co. (HAL) and Schlumberger Ltd. (SLB) for a combined $2.12 billion investment to boost the nation’s crude output and reserves.(10/8/2014 11:52:09 PM)
Criminal investigation of Chevron CEO sought
Quito, Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) A group representing some 30,000 Indians and other inhabitants of Ecuador's Amazon region who are affected by oil pollution have requested that the International Criminal Court in the Hague open a criminal investigation of John Watson, US oil giant Chevron's chairman and CEO, and other high-level company officers.(10/24/2014 11:04:44 AM)
Ecuador beats El Salvador in Hurtado's final game
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Joao Plata and Enner Valencia had two goals apiece, and Ecuador beat El Salvador 5-1 on Tuesday night to get a win for Ivan Hurtado in his final appearance with the national team.(10/14/2014 9:32:15 PM)
Lundin-Backed Miner to Buy Ecuador Project From Kinross
A company controlled by Sweden’s Lundin family agreed to buy Kinross Gold Corp. (K) ’s idled Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador for $240 million and will change its name to Lundin Gold Inc.(10/21/2014 7:52:38 PM)
Firms to invest $2.12 bln in Ecuador oil fields
Quito (AFP) - Firms from a range of countries will invest $2.12 billion to develop oil fields in Ecuador's Amazon basin region, the government said.(10/8/2014 10:31:59 PM)
Source: Yahoo