Quito - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Quito Protests rattle Ecuador following election fraud claims QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Supporters of Ecuadorean opposition leader Guillermo Lasso gathered in the streets for a second night Monday to protest what they consider fraud at the ballot box that tilted a presidential runoff in favor of his leftist rival. Sunday's razor-thin election win by ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno bucked the trend of right-wing elec... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 03:08:00 GMT 2017-04-04T03:08:00Z Leftist Moreno heading to disputed win in Ecuador election QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno looked headed to victory in Ecuador's presidential runoff Sunday but his rival refused to recognize the results, claiming he was the victim of fraud in what could set the stage for protests. The election in the small Andean nation of 16 million was being watched closely for whether it marked a come... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 04:56:00 GMT 2017-04-03T04:56:00Z The Latest: Protests in Ecuador over election results QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The Latest on Ecuador's presidential election (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Thousands of outraged supporters of opposition Ecuadorean presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso shouted "fraud" and broke through metal barricades to almost reach the entrance of the electoral council's headquarters in Quito before being pushed back by police. A similar scuffle... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 04:47:00 GMT 2017-04-03T04:47:00Z Brazil 1st to qualify for World Cup, Argentina in danger SAO PAULO (AP) — A resurgent Brazil squad under new management became the first team to qualify for the World Cup on Tuesday, the same day archrival Argentina heightened its risk of missing a spot at Russia 2018. The five-time World Cup champions had a 3-0 victory over seventh-place Paraguay in Sao Paulo, moving to 33 points from 14 matches in South Ameri... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:41:00 GMT 2017-03-29T04:41:00Z Ecuador election cliff-hanger: Leader near outright victory QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Vote counting in Ecuador's presidential election dragged into a third day Tuesday with ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno still just short of a definitive first-round victory and supporters and opponents of outgoing President Rafael Correa trading heated accusations. With the last ballots trickling in from Sunday's election, Moreno ... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:13:00 GMT 2017-02-21T15:13:00Z