Like Assange, Snowden is a tempting piece on the ecuadoran caudillo's geopolitical game board.
The revolution was broken, and the one ancient steamer that constituted the ecuadoran navy was sent in pursuit of the Flirt.
Next came the ecuadoran cruiser, of all directions, in from the westward, and bound home.
At any rate, the ecuadoran cruiser went home without the treasure.
from the Spanish form of equator (which runs through it). Before 1830 the region bore the name of its chief city, Quito, which is from the name of a now-extinct native people, of unknown meaning. Related: Ecuadorian; Ecuadorean.