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Ecuador

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  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Planning an Amazon vacation

    Planning an Amazon vacation
    It's easier than you think, and you should be able to do it for about $3,000, including a flight from the U.S. and staying at a good ecolodge. You need to be moderately physically fit and be able to climb stairs and walk well on uneven surfaces and...
  • Eastern Ecuador's ecological diversity means marvelous creatures at every turn

    Eastern Ecuador's ecological diversity means marvelous creatures at every turn
    Imagine palm trees 10 stories high. Imagine lakes with paiche fish that are 6 feet long. Imagine rivers with stingrays, caimans, catfish, neon tetras and electric eels. The lake where La Selva Amazon Ecolodge is located, Lake Garzacocha, looks...
  • High-ranking Colombian FARC rebel captured in Ecuador

     
    Ecuadorean army units captured a high ranking leader of the Colombian rebel group known as the FARC. Wilson Tapiero is thought to have been the financial chief of the rebels' 48th Front which operates along the two countries' border area....
  • Survivor of migrant massacre returns to Ecuador

     
    The massacre highlights the risks and dangers that Central and South American migrants face as they travel to the United States through Mexico, where their path increasingly intersects with the brutal warfare associated with the drug trade. A group of...
  • Unrest grips Ecuador, threatening President Rafael Correa

     
    In a violent day of chaos, Ecuadoran security forces protesting cuts in their benefits took to the streets and are threatening the government of President Rafael Correa. The government declared a state of emergency after Correa was confronted by angry...
  • Ecuador 'coup attempt' draws attention to Rafael Correa's presidency

     
    What happened in Ecuador last week? On Thursday images ricocheted across the world of President Rafael Correa stumbling through a storm of tear gas and violent police officers, after he had stood at a window in a barracks and defiantly told them: "If...
  • Ecuador clarifies invite to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

     
    Ecuador has clarified an invitation made by a government official welcoming WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the country. President Rafael Correa said in a statement late Tuesday that the comments by a deputy foreign minister, Kintto Lucas, were...
  • Donate old gear to biodiversity research

     
    Reptile & Amphibian Ecology International, a nonprofit conservation ecology organization, has announced a program that puts used cameras and other equipment to work for promoting the science and art of biodiversity. Through the program, RAEI accepts...
  • Art review: 'Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World,' LACMA

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World," an unprecedented exhibition at LACMA...
  • Iranian president expected to visit Latin America

     
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad plans a tour of South and Central America beginning Sunday. He is expected to visit Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba and Ecuador....