Ecuador

Leftist Rafael Correa hopeful of return as Ecuadorians pick president under pandemic measures

Sixteen candidates are vying to succeed President Lenín Moreno, a protege-turned-rival of former President Rafael Correa, who governed Ecuador for a decade and remains a major force.

published on : 7th February 2021

Ecuador routs Colombia 6-1 in FIFA World Cup qualifying

Colombia managed to score from the spot with James Rodríguez at the end of the first half, giving some hope to the visitors.

published on : 18th November 2020

Lionel Messi converts penalty to hand Argentina 1-0 win over Ecuador in FIFA World Cup qualifier

The hosts predictably dominated possession but struggled to break down an organized and physical Ecuador outfit that proved a different proposition to the one dispatched 6-1 in a friendly a year ago.

published on : 9th October 2020

Lionel Messi hat-trick against Ecuador fires Argentina into 2018 FIFA World Cup

Messi single-handedly rescued Argentina's World Cup hopes as the South American giants came from behind to win in Quito.

published on : 11th October 2017

Ecuador presidential election: Ruling-party candidate Moreno declared winner

With more than 94 percent of voting acts counted Moreno won 51 percent of the votes to 49 percent for conservative banker Guillermo Lasso.

published on : 3rd April 2017