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  • 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...
  • Soplan vientos de Copa del Mundo

    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...
  • From Scores to a mechanical bull, sailors delight in Baltimore's charms

    From Scores to a mechanical bull, sailors delight in Baltimore's charms
    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...
  • Century-old tortoise dies, the last of his species

    Century-old tortoise dies, the last of his species
    "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...
  • World watch

    World watch
    Ecuador The Tungurahua volcano spewed lava and rock Tuesday, prompting the government to urge four villages to evacuate. Ecuador's Geophysical Institute noted increased activity two days earlier, and authorities prepared shelters in case mandatory...
  • WikiLeaks Releases 2.4 Million Syria E-mails

    WikiLeaks Releases 2.4 Million Syria E-mails
    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...
  • List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country

    List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Panama || 40 || || Russia || 40 || || Iceland || 37 || || Spain || 36 || || Luxembourg || 35 || || Nambia || 35 || || Denmark || 34 || || Poland || 33 || || Slovenia || 33 || || South Africa || 33 || || Belgium || 32 ||...
  • Zoo partnership works to save sensitive habitats

    Zoo partnership works to save sensitive habitats
    SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Zoo Global and Del Mar-based Nature and Culture International announced Wednesday a partnership to preserve sensitive ecosystems in Mexico and South America. The initial project is aimed at preserving 1.3 million acres, including...
  • 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...
  • Perú: Jefes de estado arriban para asunción de Humala

    LIMA — El Príncipe Felipe de Borbón, el presidente de Ecuador Rafael Correa y presidente hondureño fueron los primeros invitados que llegaron a Perú para asistir el jueves a la ceremonia de toma de mando del presidente Ollanta Humala. Se espera...
  • Demasiados ceros y poco sentido común

    Uno tiene que admitir que a veces es difícil de entender todo este enredo político/económico sobre la deuda de Estados Unidos y quién tiene la razón. Son demasiados los ceros. Ya no sé siquiera cuántos ceros tiene un trillón de dólares. Acordémonos que...