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Ecuador

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  • 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....
  • 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......
  • Art review: 'Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World,' LACMA

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World," an unprecedented exhibition at LACMA...
  • Survivor of migrant massacre returns to Ecuador

     
    The massacre highlights the risks and dangers that Central and South American migrants face as they travel to the United States through Mexico, where their path increasingly intersects with the brutal warfare associated with the drug trade. A group of...
  • Unrest grips Ecuador, threatening President Rafael Correa

     
    In a violent day of chaos, Ecuadoran security forces protesting cuts in their benefits took to the streets and are threatening the government of President Rafael Correa. The government declared a state of emergency after Correa was confronted by angry...
  • Ecuador 'coup attempt' draws attention to Rafael Correa's presidency

     
    What happened in Ecuador last week? On Thursday images ricocheted across the world of President Rafael Correa stumbling through a storm of tear gas and violent police officers, after he had stood at a window in a barracks and defiantly told them: "If...
  • Ecuador clarifies invite to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

     
    Ecuador has clarified an invitation made by a government official welcoming WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the country. President Rafael Correa said in a statement late Tuesday that the comments by a deputy foreign minister, Kintto Lucas, were...
  • Donate old gear to biodiversity research

     
    Reptile & Amphibian Ecology International, a nonprofit conservation ecology organization, has announced a program that puts used cameras and other equipment to work for promoting the science and art of biodiversity. Through the program, RAEI accepts...
  • Tabla de goleadores del Mundial Sub20 en Colombia

    Henrique, Brasil, 5 Alvaro Vázquez, España, 5 Alexandre Lacazette, Francia, 5 Luis Muriel, Colombia, 4 Nelson Oliveira, Portugal, 4 (2) Philippe Coutinho, Brasil, 3 (1) Dudu, Brasil, 3 Edafe Egbedi, Nigeria, 3 Mohamaed Ibrahim, Egipto, 3...
  • ICE Arrests 23 Undocumented Immigrants in CT

    There were 23 immigrants picked up in Connecticut during a late September federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) nationwide arrest spree that netted 2,901 alleged criminals authorities say entered this country illegally. The arrest head...
  • Check It Out: Traveling is your window to the world

    Whether you're an armchair traveler, or you have the opportunity to visit other places beyond your immediate environment, travel gives us the opportunity to expand our minds and recognize the various ways that others are living and experiencing the world....
  • Jornada de clásicos abre el Campeonato Sudamericano Sub-20 de Perú-2011

    El clásico del Río de la Plata, entre Argentina y Uruguay, y su par del Pacífico, entre Perú y Chile, abrirán el domingo el vigésimo quinto Campeonato Sudamericano Sub-20 de fútbol, clasificatorio para el Mundial de la categoría de Colombia-2011 y los...