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  • Florida Cruise Guide: Regent Seven Seas Mariner ship itinerary

    14-Night Ft. Lauderdale to Callao ( Lima) 2010 Departure Date: Jan. 10 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, FL; Playa Del Carmen, Mexico; Cozumel, Mexico; Belize City, Belize; Santo Tomas, Guatemala; Roatan, Honduras; Puerto Limon, Costa Rica; Manta, Ecuador;...
  • If Ecuador wants free trade with the U.S., it should earn it

    If Ecuador wants free trade with the U.S., it should earn it
    The Times' Dec. 3 editorial, "Trading with Ecuador," ignores evidence of Ecuador's hostility to the United States and misleadingly asserted that Chevron is calling for an end to beneficiary status for Ecuador under the Andean Trade Preferences Act. While...
  • 'Crude'

    'Crude'
    "Crude" sounds like the standard "this is an outrage" environmental degradation documentary, the latest in a line that includes "An Inconvenient Truth" and films about the death of the ocean, the evaporation of water, the murder of dolphins, even the...
  • In "Couch," they bear a mysterious load

    In "Couch," they bear a mysterious load
    Like F. Scott Fitzgerald's " The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Donald Antrim's seamless absurdities, Italo Calvino's "The Baron in the Trees" or David Lynch's "The Straight Story," Benjamin Parzybok's debut novel, "Couch" (Small Beer Press 280 pp.,...
  • Galapagos wildlife captures travelers' curiosity

    Galapagos wildlife captures travelers' curiosity
    One thing above all draws the curious, the adventurous and those who love nature to these rough-hewn volcanic islands 600 miles west of Ecuador: the animals. They swim. They fly. They lounge. They lumber. Sometimes, they do more. Naturalist Klaus Fielsch...
  • Five nonsmokers' paradises

    Five nonsmokers' paradises
    The world's biggest tobacco-consuming countries, including Greece, Russia and Austria, are also among the top travel spots, but the opposite isn't quite the case. Countries with the lowest reported adult smokers, as you'll notice in the list below, don't...
  • Santos wins: A vote for continuity in Colombia

     
    The presidency of Colombia for the next four years is in the hands of Juan Manuel Santos. The former defense minister defeated Antanas Mockus by a margin of more than 40% in Colombia's presidential runoff on Sunday, Chris Kraul reports in The Times....
  • Drug-smuggling sub seized by Ecuador reportedly able to dive 65 feet

     
    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency participated in the operation that netted the sub. It was not clear who built it. Jay Bergman, the D.E.A. Andean director, told Kraul in an interview that the ship, with twin diesel engines, had an estimated cost of $4...
  • 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...