Chef Jose Garces' quinoa soup.
November 15, 2012 Chef Jose Garces' parents are immigrants, and while they embraced some traditional American Thanksgiving dishes, they also served Ecuadorean food, like humitas and quinoa soup.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
August 16, 2012 The WikiLeaks founder has been living in Ecuador's London embassy since June. He's trying to avoid being extradited to Sweden, which wants to question him about allegations of sexual misconduct. Assange says his enemies want to eventually send him to the U.S.
August 15, 2012 "Ecuador is not a British colony," Ecuador's foreign minister said angrily.
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa, sitting in a wheelchair and wearing a gas mask, is rescued from a hospital where he was holed up by protesting police in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday Sept. 30, 2010.
October 1, 2010 In a dramatic scene Ecuadorian troops rescued President Rafael Correa from a hospital where he was surrounded by rebellious police officers. Three people died in the clashes yesterday.
TV grab showing Ecuador's President Rafael Correa giving a speech at the Army Regiment of Quito on September 30, 2010.
September 30, 2010 Protesting police and soldiers in Ecuador have seized bases and the airport, and blocked roads into the capital. Army says it is still loyal to President.
March 5, 2008 Colombia raided a FARC camp in Ecauador, escalating tensions between the two countries, as well as Venezuela.
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