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These dead sharks were discovered aboard a Chinese-flagged vessel found off Ecuador earlier this month with some 300 tons of marine species, several of which are in danger of extinction. Galapagos National Park via AP hide caption

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Supporters of presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso are confronted by the police near the National Electoral Council in Quito, Ecuador, Sunday. Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno was declared the winner of Ecuador's presidential runoff Sunday, delivering a major setback to a recent right-ward surge in Latin American politics. Dolores Ochoa/AP hide caption

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Fanesca is made with grains and vegetables, and includes toppings such as peanuts, fried plantains, hard-boiled eggs and mini empanadas. Amy Robertson for NPR hide caption

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Ecuador has been hosting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in its embassy in London for more than four years. Ecuador acknowledged Tuesday it has limited his Internet access because of the website's release of stolen emails that have affected the U.S. presidential campaign DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ecuadorian military and civilians perform cleanup and rescue operations on the streets of Portoviejo on Monday following a powerful earthquake on Saturday. Rescuers and desperate families clawed through rubble, pulling out survivors two days after an earthquake that has killed more than 400 people and devastated a tourist region of Ecuador. Juan Cevallos/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Julia Symmes Cobb: Beach Towns Hardest Hit In Ecuador's Weekend Earthquake

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Journalists work outside the Ecuadorian Embassy where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up since 2012. A U.N. panel says he deserves compensation for being arbitrarily detained. Carl Court/Getty Images hide caption

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