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  • 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.,...
  • Border incursion was Colombian gamble

    Border incursion was Colombian gamble
    President Alvaro Uribe appears to have taken a calculated risk in ordering his armed forces to invade Ecuador to kill a top rebel leader, deciding to risk the ire of his southern neighbor to inflict a major loss in a decades-long war. Tensions...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Former president of Ecuador

    Former President Leon Febres Cordero, a conservative politician who dominated Ecuador for decades, died Monday. He was 77. Close friend and confidant Alfonso Harb said Febres Cordero -- who survived five heart bypass operations, two bouts with cancer and...
  • 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...
  • Nos escriben

    Una economía que amortigua los golpes El Sentinel trae dos interesantes artículos en su edición del 9 de agosto: "Reconocen coraje y empuje de la mujer hispana" [por María del Rosario Arreaza] y "Observaciones de un desastre económico" [por Alberto...
  • La 'Pantera' francesa acaba con Ecuador

    La 'Pantera' francesa acaba con Ecuador
    Un doblete de Bafétimbi Gomis dio la victoria 2-0 a Francia ante Ecuador en el estadio de Los Alpes de Grenoble, en partido amistoso y preparatorio para la Eurocopa y las eliminatorias sudamericanas respectivamente. En el primer enfrentamiento de su...
  • 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...
  • Patchogue Victim Recalled as 'Peaceful Guy'

    Marcello Lucero usually drove to get around, but he chose to walk to a friend's place in Patchogue late Saturday, his brother said. It was on that walk that Lucero, 37, was fatally stabbed because he is Hispanic, police said. Joselo Lucero, 34,...