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  • Edward Snowden pide asilo a Ecuador

    Edward Snowden pide asilo a Ecuador
    El Gobierno de Ecuador recibió la solicitud de asilo de Edward Snowden, informó el domingo el canciller, Ricardo Patiño, en su cuenta de Twitter. «El gobierno del Ecuador ha recibido solicitud de asilo de parte de Edward #Snowden», escribió Patiño....
  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    A daredevil and two dissidents are piquing online readers' interest this morning as Edward Snowden, Nelson Mandela and Nik Wallenda all make the news again. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for June 24, 2013. Nik Wallenda, who teetered his way...
  • Presidente Correa confirma operación de Chávez

    El presidente de Ecuador, Rafael Correa confirmó que su colega venezolano Hugo Chávez está siendo intervenido en Cuba debido al cáncer que padece desde hace algunos meses. “Un querido amigo, colega, presidente Latinoamericano, el comandante Hugo...
  • Teacher will study climate change and caterpillars in Ecuador

    Teacher will study climate change and caterpillars in Ecuador
    A Crestview Preparatory School teacher is headed to Ecuador this summer to study climate change and caterpillars. Ryan J. Bache, who teaches 6th grade at the La Cañada private school, won an Earthwatch Institute fellowship to conduct his research. He is...
  • Close-up Galapagos

    Close-up Galapagos
    ISABELA ISLAND, Galapagos Islands — Hundreds of blue-footed boobies form a swirling mass in the air just offshore. They circle, they climb, they dip. Then, as if on cue, they plunge en masse, crashing into the ocean. Some surface with a fishy...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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....
  • Island Girl Heading North

     
    I've been trying to keep you apprised of the heart-shaped Journey From Silence that is leading child sex abuse survivor Tom Burick through three countries. His scooter has broken down and is undergoing repairs, but he's making great friends in......
  • 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...