Six endangered vermilion flycatcher birds born in Ecuador's Galapagos
Six new chicks have joined the endangered vermilion flycatchers, a bird native to Ecuador's Galapagos Islands. Only 40 breeding pairs remain, making the species highly vulnerable to extinction.
Young Ecuadorians promote green projects to mitigate climate change
In the coastal city of Guayaquil, in southwestern Ecuador, two young environmental engineers fight against climate change by creating green walls, green roofs and sustainable buildings.
Same-sex marriage approved by Ecuador's highest court
In a landmark ruling, Ecuador has become the latest Latin American state to approve same-sex marriage. Constitutional Court rulings are "binding and mandatory" on Ecuadorean authorities.
Magical Messi sees Argentina through to World Cup finals
Argentina has booked a place in the World Cup thanks to a Lionel Messi hat-trick in their 3-1 win over Ecuador.
Ecuador socialist wins presidency, rival alleges fraud
Socialist Lenin Moreno is set to extend a decade of leftist rule in Ecuador after official results showed him winning the presidential election, as his conservative rival cried foul.
Ecuador goes to the polls to elect new president
Nearly 13 million voters in Ecuador go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, replacing Rafael Correa who has held the post for 10 years. There are eight candidates vying for the job and many voters are undecided.
Death toll rises to 272 after Ecuador earthquake
Search and rescue continues after Ecuador earthquake kills more than 270 people.
Hundreds killed in powerful Ecuador earthquake
The death toll from Ecuador's strongest earthquake in decades has risen to at least 235 as rescue teams raced to dig out people trapped under the rubble in shattered coastal towns.