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  • 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...
  • JetBlue eyeing more new routes from Lauderdale airport

    JetBlue Airways is aiming to add more routes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport as part of its goal to grow its presence from 65 daily flights to 100 flights, CEO Dave Barger told the Sun Sentinel Thursday before speaking at an event...
  • 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...
  • Snowden out in the cold

    WASHINGTON -- During the long Cold War between the United States and the former Soviet Union, when a spy from either side defected he was said to be "coming in from the cold." In the evolving case of Edward Snowden, the self-described whistleblower on...
  • Kwon, Solot Present 'Latin American Cinema Today'

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- The Americas Film Conservancy (AFC), a Los Angeles-based foundation, has teamed with Rio de Janeiro's Latin American Training Center (LATC) to publish "Latin American Cinema Today: The Director's Perspective," a pioneering study of...
  • 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...
  • Assange could be long-term guest at Ecuadorean embassy in London

    Assange could be long-term guest at Ecuadorean embassy in London
    LONDON -- Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks website, is prepared to stay holed up inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London for as long as five years if necessary in order to avoid extradition to Sweden to face what he says are politically...
  • Colonial Ecuador

    Colonial Ecuador
    QUITO, Ecuador — With its sometimes stunningly low cost of living for expatriates, Ecuador has long welcomed U.S. retirees, but it's also worthy of a trip for vacationers thanks to its divergent geography and a colonial past that survives in...
  • 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....
  • Snowden seeks asylum in Ecuador, government says

    QUITO, Ecuador — Edward Snowden has requested asylum in Ecuador, the government said Sunday. In a brief comment on his Twitter account, Ecuador's foreign minister, Ricardo Patino, said simply: “The government of Ecuador has received an...
  • 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...