Morocco is securing its diplomatic foothold in the Atlantic Basin in hopes of gathering momentum on its Western Sahara stance.

Morocco, Ecuador Look Towards Stronger Cooperation
Morocco's ambassador to Colombia and Ecuador, Farida Loudaya, and Ecuadorian Deputy Minister for External Relations and Human Mobility, Cristian Espinosa Cañizares. Photo credit: Maghreb Arab Press
Morgan Hekking holds a BA in International Relations from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.