| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:40 PM
As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange holes up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London seeking political asylum, facing arrest if he steps outside, a televised interview gives clues to why the famous freedom-of-information activist turned to Ecuador for help......
| May 21, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa on Monday defended his country’s air defenses after a small plane linked to Mexican drug traffickers crashed undetected on the country’s northwest coast and raised fears among foreign counter-narcotics...
| 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...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 4:21 AM
LONDON -- WikiLeaks said Thursday it has begun publishing some 2.4 million e-mails from Syrian politicians, government ministries and companies dating back to 2006.
The e-mails, which are in a range of languages including Arabic and Russian, come from...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 9:46 AM
LONDON -- A policeman in London appears to have accidentally revealed an arrest plan for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, in what UK media have branded an embarrassing slip-up by London's Metropolitan Police.
The photo, snapped by the Press...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Every year, pride takes center stage at the Ecuadorian Parade on Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights. And this year, was no different.
"We're out here showing our Ecuadorian pride. Pride from where we come from," said Stephanie Marquez, 22, of Queens....