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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Ecuador: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations

Categories: Drug Trafficking,Foreign Trade/Investment,Latin America,Spying/Intelligence

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43135.pdf

Describes the close trade relations between the U.S. and Ecuador and the recent friction between the U.S. and the leftist government of Rafael Correa.  Also covers counter-narcotics efforts and Ecuador’s willingness to grant sanctuary to Assange and Snowden.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists