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Ecuador

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  • Britain Vows to Fight Julian Assange Asylum

    Britain Vows to Fight Julian Assange Asylum
    Ecuador granted Julian Assange asylum over fears of political persecution Thursday, but it was hardly a reprieve as Britain vowed to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to Sweden to face questioning on sex crime charges. Assange, whose website has...
  • Julian Assange Demands U.S. End WikiLeaks 'Witch Hunt'

    Julian Assange Demands U.S. End WikiLeaks 'Witch Hunt'
    LONDON -- Julian Assange demanded that the United States drop its "witch hunt" against WikiLeaks on Sunday as he made his first public appearance after months effectively confined to the Embassy of Ecuador in London. "As WikiLeaks stands under threat, so...
  • Assange Berates United States From Ecuador Embassy Balcony

    Assange Berates United States From Ecuador Embassy Balcony
    LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange berated the United States on Sunday from the balcony of the Ecuadorean embassy where he has sought refuge from arrest, challenging President Barack Obama to end what he called a witch-hunt against his...
  • Edward Snowden pide asilo a Ecuador

    Edward Snowden pide asilo a Ecuador
    El Gobierno de Ecuador recibió la solicitud de asilo de Edward Snowden, informó el domingo el canciller, Ricardo Patiño, en su cuenta de Twitter. «El gobierno del Ecuador ha recibido solicitud de asilo de parte de Edward #Snowden», escribió Patiño....
  • 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...
  • Teacher will study climate change and caterpillars in Ecuador

    Teacher will study climate change and caterpillars in Ecuador
    A Crestview Preparatory School teacher is headed to Ecuador this summer to study climate change and caterpillars. Ryan J. Bache, who teaches 6th grade at the La Cañada private school, won an Earthwatch Institute fellowship to conduct his research. He is...
  • Part Three: Carrying out promises

    Part Three: Carrying out promises
    From the moment Betty Stuart met Mechi, they were attached to each other. Betty was determined to make the little girl’s life better. Betty worked with her every day. She taught her how to eat, dress and brush her teeth. Mechi was progressing...
  • Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!

    Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!
    Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
  • Part Two: Nurse, toddler make a fateful connection

    Part Two: Nurse, toddler make a fateful connection
    Ecuador was beautiful, and it didn’t take long for Betty Stuart to quickly feel at home there. She lived among the people she was helping. When she volunteered in the 1970s, Peace Corps policy was to place volunteers with local families. This would...
  • Part One: Starting mid-life adventure

    Part One: Starting mid-life adventure
    Like many women in the 1970s, Betty Stuart was a wife and mother - and frustrated with her life. Her path to change would soon beckon. “My third marriage was over, and I didn’t really know what my state of mind was,” the 85-year-old...
  • Island Girl Heading North

     
    I've been trying to keep you apprised of the heart-shaped Journey From Silence that is leading child sex abuse survivor Tom Burick through three countries. His scooter has broken down and is undergoing repairs, but he's making great friends in......
  • High-ranking Colombian FARC rebel captured in Ecuador

     
    Ecuadorean army units captured a high ranking leader of the Colombian rebel group known as the FARC. Wilson Tapiero is thought to have been the financial chief of the rebels' 48th Front which operates along the two countries' border area....