| Aug 19, 2012
| 2:55 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange berated the United States on Sunday from the balcony of the Ecuadorean embassy where he has sought refuge from arrest, challenging President Barack Obama to end what he called a witch-hunt against his...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Julian Assange, the peripatetic and elusive founder of the whistleblower web site Wikileaks, put himself at the center of a fine bit of political theater over the weekend when he used his fugitive status at the Ecuadorean embassy in London to demand the...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:12 PM
When Kate Batstone came home from a service learning trip to Ecuador two years ago, she struggled to re-adapt to Orange County's culture of affluence.
"It's really hard to come home when you're leaving behind so many problems," Batstone, 18, said. "You...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:44 AM
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...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:45 AM
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...
| May 31, 2012
| 8:15 AM
El tiempo, como un empecinado remolino, a veces nos arrastra vehementemente, y nos deposita cronológicamente más adelante. Con una velocidad increíble, aquella pelota que salió volando de los pies del último delantero, caerá este sábado 2 a merced de Luis...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:55 PM
It didn't take Canadian seaman Richard Thompson long to get quite a bit of Baltimore under his shiny gold belt. Tapas at Harborplace. Shopping for sunglasses. And a beery romp with some American sailors at Power Plant Live that left him with a different...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:28 AM
"Lonesome George," the last remaining tortoise of his kind, has died.
The tortoise was found dead Sunday of unknown causes in the Galapagos Islands, off the coast of Ecuador.
"Lonesome George" was discovered back in 1972.
He was believed to be...
| Jan 1, 2011
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...
| Nov 30, 2011
Christopher Knight reviews "Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World," an unprecedented exhibition at LACMA...
| Jan 4, 2012
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad plans a tour of South and Central America beginning Sunday. He is expected to visit Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba and Ecuador....