Thousands protest in Ecuador against sexual violence

Thousands demonstrate in Quito to show opposition to violence against women, after two recent incidents in Ecuador — a gang rape and a killing of a woman in a street.

Venezuelans fleeing crisis seek shelter in Ecuador

Venezuelans fleeing the crisis in their home country and dreaming of a new “future” flock en masse to enter Ecuador, which in turn has prompted Quito to declare a state of migration emergency.

Coloured lights paint heritage buildings in Ecuador

Heritage buildings in the historic centre of Quito are painted in coloured lights at the opening ceremony of the Festival of Light, an animated show that attracted two million people last year.

Football: Messi hat-trick fires Argentina into World Cup

Lionel Messi scored a brilliant hat-trick as Argentina sealed their place at the 2018 World Cup with a 3-1 victory over Ecuador. The Barcelona star single-handedly rescued Argentina’s World Cup hopes as the South American giants came from behind to win in Quito.