Ecuador

UN rules that British police are breaking international laws

By Heyami Alghatta The UN has condemned the British police for ignoring international laws The UN has ruled that Julian Assange is being arbitrarily detained by British forces against international law. Mr Assange, 44, claimed asylum in London’s Ecuadorean embassy in 2012. He wants to avoid extradition to Sweden over…


Ecuador’s walking palm trees

By Lance Samuel Socratea Exorrhiza, the Ecuadorian palm tree that walks to better pastures   100 km south east of from Ecuador’s capital, Quito, and an entire day’s journey, lays the heart of the Unesco Sumaco Biosphere Reserve. The journey entails three hours by car to the edge of the forest,…