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  • 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...
  • Edward Snowden: Russia, Ecuador keeping NSA leaker at arm's length

    MOSCOW -- Does anyone -- besides the United States -- want Edward Snowden? A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Sunday that Snowden, who leaked American security secrets and faces arrest by U.S. authorities, "is not our issue," even...
  • Snowden accuses Obama of 'deception,' punishing him with exile

    Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden issued a plaintive appeal Monday from his diplomatic limbo at a Moscow airport, accusing the Obama administration of using the "bad tools of political aggression" to render him stateless. Snowden, whose U.S. passport...
  • 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...
  • Fútbol: Honduras, Ecuador e Inglaterra disputarán amistosos en Miami

    Fútbol: Honduras, Ecuador e Inglaterra disputarán amistosos en Miami
    El fútbol de primer nivel internacional regresará en junio al Sun Life Stadium de Miami; y con un trío de selecciones mundialistas: Honduras, Ecuador e Inglaterra. Como parte de la preparación de los tres equipos de cara a la Copa Mundial Brasil 2014,...
  • Trees recruit army of ants to defend against invading leaf-eaters

    Trees recruit army of ants to defend against invading leaf-eaters
    When this tree is down in the trenches of a dry season and battling pesky leaf-eaters, it calls upon its trusty allies: ants. Ecuador laurel trees will produce an extra dose of sweet, sticky sap to attract Azteca pittieri ants that aggressively protect...
  • Ecuador official denounces illegal mining after deadly conflict

    QUITO, Ecuador — The vice president of Ecuador on Friday denounced illegal mining as growing scourge a day after a violent confrontation between soldiers and miners in an Amazonian region left one civilian dead and nine soldiers wounded. The...
  • Stuck in Venezuela with those currency exchange blues

    CARACAS, Venezuela--An elderly Caracas woman recently called a travel agency to buy an airline ticket to Argentina because of a family medical emergency. She was told that no seat on any plane leaving Venezuela was available at any price on any airline...