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  • Ecuador sees red at World Cup in scoreless draw with France

    Ecuador sees red at World Cup in scoreless draw with France
    Play was stopped, but the suspense was palpable. France fullback Lucas Digne lay on the turf, shaken up when Ecuador midfielder Antonio Valencia left cleat marks on his leg while they fought for the ball. How would Noumandiez Doue adjudicate the matter?...
  • Wednesday's World Cup matchups: Nigeria looks to upset Argentina

    GROUP F: NIGERIA VS. ARGENTINA Where: Porto Alegre. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: Thanks to a pair of game-winning goals from Lionel Messi, Argentina has already qualified for the second round and could win the group with anything...
  • Ecuador edges Honduras, 2-1, in World Cup Group E game

    Ecuador edges Honduras, 2-1, in World Cup Group E game
    Honduras avoided a dubious distinction. Alas, the lightly regarded World Cup squad also will avoid the World Cup knockout round. The Hondurans got a Costly goal, but a costly infraction that negated another score as Ecuador eked out a 2-1 win in a group...
  • Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says

    Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Aggressive eradication programs and better alternatives for poor farmers are being credited with reducing the acreage under coca cultivation in Colombia by 25% last year. The total area of coca, the base material for cocaine, was...
  • Olinguito -- why wasn't it discovered until now?

    Olinguito -- why wasn't it discovered until now?
    Hiding out in the treetops of the Andean cloud forest is the furry, fig-chomping olinguito, a mammal that was unknown to science — until now. It is the first mammal in the order carnivora to be discovered in the Western hemisphere in 35 years....
  • Colombia to pay Ecuador $15 million to settle coca herbicide suit

    Colombia to pay Ecuador $15 million to settle coca herbicide suit
    QUITO, Ecuador — Colombia has agreed to pay $15 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Ecuador for human and economic damage caused by spraying an anti-coca herbicide that blew across the countries’ common border. The settlement of the 2008...
  • Holy anole! Pinocchio lizard not extinct. But what's with the nose?

    Holy anole! Pinocchio lizard not extinct. But what's with the nose?
    The Pinocchio lizard -- the anole with the extra-long proboscis -- is not extinct after all. It has been rediscovered deep in the cloud forests of Ecuador. Researchers practically fell over it. A release from Ecuador ecotourism operator Tropic quotes...
  • New species of shrew opossum found in remote Ecuador

    Researchers in the northern Andes believe they have discovered a new species of shrew opossum in Sangay National Park  in a remote part of Ecuador, according to a new article in the Journal of Mammalogy. Only four species of shrew opossum were known...
  • Carnaval en Miamil: Brasil golea 5-0 a Honduras ante asistencia récord de 71,124 personas/FOTOS

     Carnaval en Miamil: Brasil golea 5-0 a Honduras ante asistencia récord de 71,124 personas/FOTOS
      MIAMI ---En una noche histórica, le selección nacional de Brasil goleó a su similar de Honduras 5-0 en un partido amistoso disputado en el Sun Life Stadium de Miami. El juego fue presenciado por un total de 71,124 personas lo que representa un...
  • Burb's Eye View: Curator gathers artists to pay homage to Del Toro

     Burb's Eye View: Curator gathers artists to pay homage to Del Toro
    While Guillermo Del Toro's "Pacific Rim" wreaks havoc across Burbank's movie screens, a few blocks away his more subdued works are being reimagined in a macabre mash-up of pop and fine art. At Hyaena Gallery this month an art show ventures "Into the...
  • Fútbol en Miami: Inglaterra jugará amistosos ante Perú, Ecuador y Honduras antes del Mundial

    Londres, 16 ene (EFE).- La selección de Inglaterra cerrará su preparación para el Mundial de Brasil del próximo verano con tres encuentros amistosos ante Perú, Ecuador y Honduras, anunció la Federación inglesa de fútbol (FA). El conjunto de Roy...