human rights violations, corruption of its judiciary, failure to abide by an  international arbitration tribunal ruling on its suit again Chevron, its role as  a major narcotics transit, its dealings  with Iran’s insane islamist government,  Congress has  introduced a bill expressing its disinclination to support for including Ecuador  in a renewal of the Andean trade Preferences Act.

My daughter made good friends with some kids from ecuador and is infatuated with the country.  This post serves as a reminder to her that the world is not hospitible to liberty and American values are not shared by most of the worlds population.