Lenin Moreno

Martel: Julian Assange’s Arrest Happened Because Ecuador Abandoned Socialism

The shocking news Thursday morning that the government of Ecuador invited British police into its embassy in London to arrest Wikileaks founder Julian Assange left many questioning why the Latin American country, which protected Assange for over half a decade, now felt comfortable letting him go.

Assange arrested in London after Ecuador pulls asylum

Maduro Accuses Ecuador of ‘Nazi Persecution’ Against Venezuelans

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro accused Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno of using “Nazi persecution” tactics to vet Venezuelan refugees in his country following the gruesome murder of a pregnant Ecuadorian woman and her child by her estranged Venezuelan boyfriend.

Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno speaks during an interview with local press at Carondelet Palace in Quito on December 6, 2018, after Ecuadorean Vice-President Maria Alejandra Vicuna resigned. - Moreno said conditions met for Assange to leave the Ecuadorean embassy in London. (Photo by RODRIGO BUENDIA / AFP) (Photo credit should …

Ecuador Abandons Socialist Latin America Bloc over ‘Frustration’ with Venezuela

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno took another step Thursday towards undoing the ties leftist predecessor Rafael Correa fostered with the rogue regimes in Cuba and Venezuela, withdrawing from the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America (ALBA), a socialist alternative to the Organization of American States (OAS).

Ecuador president says predecessor should face kidnapping justice

Ecuador Orders Arrest of Socialist Ex-President Rafael Correa

A judge in Ecuador ordered the arrest Tuesday of former President Rafael Correa, a staunch anti-American leftist whose tenure was defined by his friendly ties with Venezuela, China, and Cuba and has reportedly begun proceedings with Interpol to aid in his detention.

Ecuador voters decide future of ex-president Correa