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  • World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules

    World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules
    The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments. The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....
  • Matanza en Weston deja muchas interrogantes

    Matanza en Weston deja muchas interrogantes
    ¿Por qué un hombre en Weston mató a su esposa e hijo con una ballesta, para luego manejar a Tallahassee en un intento de asesinar a su otro hijo? La razón por la cual Pedro Maldonado, de 53 años, presuntamente terminó con la vida de Mónica Narváez-...
  • Joel Brinkley: Snowden fallout has been massive for US

    Edward Snowden has wrought more damage on the United States than any private individual in recent memory. It's not just the theft and publication of classified material. That was bad enough because those disclosures make the U.S. look hypocritical and...
  • Seniors on the Go: Looking for overseas retirement?

    Seniors on the Go: Looking for overseas retirement?
    Is one of your plans for 2013 to retire somewhere your retirement income will stretch the furthest? Or are you just beginning to scout out retirement options? In any case, you might well want to check out one or more of the most highly recommended...
  • 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...
  • Censorship a major tool for Latin American dictators

    The manual for the perfect Latin American dictator has always had a full chapter of media censorship. Silencing the press is a crucial first step towards eliminating freedom of expression and democracy. It used to be easier to determine where...
  • Appeasement doesn't work, so Obama must be tough

    Former British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain is best known for his attempts at preventing World War II by appeasing Adolf Hitler. Appeasement didn't work then, and it won't work now. Not to say that recent American presidents — George W....
  • Galapagos cruises offer beautiful paradise in the 'middle of nowhere'

    Galapagos cruises offer beautiful paradise in the 'middle of nowhere'
    For nature lovers it is paradise: Ecuador's Archipiélago de Colón, islands better known as the Galapagos. Located in the proverbial "middle of nowhere" in the Pacific Ocean, 600 miles from the coast of Ecuador, these remote islands of volcanic origin...
  • In Ecuador it's unhealthy to question Correa

    Dictators have an unfair advantage over democratic governments; they can overturn their previous decisions without needing to explain themselves to anyone. In their territory they are king. Such is the case of Rafael Correa in Ecuador and of his...
  • Retirement: 4 Great places to retire overseas

    To come up with our list, we considered climate, cost of living and access to health care. -- Costa Rica. Health care is excellent and inexpensive, and a couple can live comfortably on $2,500 a month. The average temperature is 72 degrees, although...