United States ambassador Todd Chapman (wearing white hat) and others accompanied by Ecuador's Foreign Minister Fernanda Espinosa, left, leave the government palace after a meeting where the ambassadors showed their support for Ecuador's government in view of the recent events on the border between Ecuador and Colombia, in Quito, Ecuador, April 17, 2018. (AP/Dolores Ochoa)
Latin America

Ecuador’s Drastic Pro-US Rightward Swing Continues with Disavowal of ELN-Colombia Peace Talks

The suspension of Ecuador’s role as mediator in Colombia comes amid its broader shift to the right and realignment with the United States by Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno.