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Correction: Ecuador-US story

May. 16, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — In a story May 15 about an agreement between Ecuador and the U.S. Agency for International Development, The Associated Press reported erroneously that aid for Venezuelan refugees is part of the USAID agreement. It is not. A corrected version of the story is below: Ecuador agrees to...

Ecuador orders arrest of former foreign minister

Apr. 19, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — An Ecuadorian judge has ordered the arrest of a former foreign minister, highlighting political tensions in the country that evicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the country's London embassy. Ricardo Patiño said in a video message on social media that he's being...