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# Rafael Correa

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# hugo chavez
President and Tánaiste express sadness at death of Hugo Chavez
Reaction from world leaders to the death of the Venezuelan president yesterday has been mixed.
# Ecuador
Ecuador: President secures third term, says revolution cannot be stopped
“Nobody is going to stop this revolution. We are making history,” leftist leader Rafael Correa declared as he secured a third term in office.
# Assange
Julian Assange has 'lung condition' says Ecuadorian embassy
The Wikileaks founder is unwell according to Ecuador’s ambassador to London. Assange has spent the past five months holed-up in the London embassy.
# Julian Assange
Ecuador's president says Assange allegations 'not crimes' in most places
Correa said the alleged actions against the WikiLeaks founder were ‘not crimes in 90 to 95 per cent of the world’ but they had played no part in Quito’s decision to grant Assange asylum.
# Wikileaks
Ecuador says attempts to storm embassy 'would be suicide'
The people of Ecuador have rallied behind president Rafael Correa after he granted political asylum to Julian Assange.
# Wikileaks
Assange calls on US to drop 'witch-hunt against WikiLeaks'
Speaking from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the WikiLeaks founder describes Bradley Manning as “a hero and an example”.
# Ecuador
Assange to make public statement from Ecuadorian embassy
The WikiLeaks founder will face arrest if he steps outside – and may make a public statement from a ground floor window.
# Diplomacy
Wikileaks, Ecuador condemn 'UK threat to storm' embassy for Assange
The Wikileaks founder continues in his bid to avoid extradition to Sweden.
# Ecuador
Careful what you write: Court imposes $40m fine after journalist libels president
A journalist at El Universo wrote a column about Ecuador president Rafael Correa which has proved very costly.
# Gaza
Egypt reopens its borders to Gaza - for good
The Gaza Strip’s main gateway to the outside world is reopened by Egypt’s military leadership after four years of closure.
# Ecuador
Ecuador's president says referendum win is a triumph for the 'citizen's revolution'
A 10-question ballot paper asked voters in Ecuador to decide on changes to the judiciary and media regulation amongst other things.
# Ecuador
Ecuador's President released in bloody rescue mission
A revolt over austerity measures has plunged the country into anarchy.