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  • Summit of the Americas tackles war on drugs

    Summit of the Americas tackles war on drugs
    The second and final day of the Summit of the Americas takes place in Cartagena, Colombia, on Sunday, where leaders from more than 30 North and South American countries are discussing several topics, such as bolstering economic ties and who should be part...
  • Latin American restaurants in Logan Square

    Latin American restaurants in Logan Square
    Mexican fare may dominate in sheer numbers when it comes to Logan Square’s Latin-American restaurants, but you can also find many family-run eateries serving the native specialties of their home countries in South and Central America as well as...
  • Close encounters in the Galapagos

    For close encounters of the furry, feathered, or scaly kind, there's no place on the planet quite like the Galapagos Islands. "You just see some of the craziest things," said Jonathan Brunger, operations manager for Adventure Life, a Montana company that...
  • Irvine students prepare for service learning trip

    Irvine students prepare for service learning trip
    When Kate Batstone came home from a service learning trip to Ecuador two years ago, she struggled to re-adapt to Orange County's culture of affluence. "It's really hard to come home when you're leaving behind so many problems," Batstone, 18, said. "You...
  • Eastern Ecuador's ecological diversity means marvelous creatures at every turn

    Eastern Ecuador's ecological diversity means marvelous creatures at every turn
    Imagine palm trees 10 stories high. Imagine lakes with paiche fish that are 6 feet long. Imagine rivers with stingrays, caimans, catfish, neon tetras and electric eels. The lake where La Selva Amazon Ecolodge is located, Lake Garzacocha, looks...
  • Planning an Amazon vacation

    Planning an Amazon vacation
    It's easier than you think, and you should be able to do it for about $3,000, including a flight from the U.S. and staying at a good ecolodge. You need to be moderately physically fit and be able to climb stairs and walk well on uneven surfaces and...
  • Soplan vientos de Copa del Mundo

    El tiempo, como un empecinado remolino, a veces nos arrastra vehementemente, y nos deposita cronológicamente más adelante. Con una velocidad increíble, aquella pelota que salió volando de los pies del último delantero, caerá este sábado 2 a merced de Luis...
  • Century-old tortoise dies, the last of his species

    Century-old tortoise dies, the last of his species
    "Lonesome George," the last remaining tortoise of his kind, has died. The tortoise was found dead Sunday of unknown causes in the Galapagos Islands, off the coast of Ecuador.   "Lonesome George" was discovered back in 1972. He was believed to be...
  • World watch

    World watch
    Ecuador The Tungurahua volcano spewed lava and rock Tuesday, prompting the government to urge four villages to evacuate. Ecuador's Geophysical Institute noted increased activity two days earlier, and authorities prepared shelters in case mandatory...
  • WikiLeaks Releases 2.4 Million Syria E-mails

    WikiLeaks Releases 2.4 Million Syria E-mails
    LONDON -- WikiLeaks said Thursday it has begun publishing some 2.4 million e-mails from Syrian politicians, government ministries and companies dating back to 2006. The e-mails, which are in a range of languages including Arabic and Russian, come from...
  • List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country

    List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Panama || 40 || || Russia || 40 || || Iceland || 37 || || Spain || 36 || || Luxembourg || 35 || || Nambia || 35 || || Denmark || 34 || || Poland || 33 || || Slovenia || 33 || || South Africa || 33 || || Belgium || 32 ||...
  • Zoo partnership works to save sensitive habitats

    Zoo partnership works to save sensitive habitats
    SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Zoo Global and Del Mar-based Nature and Culture International announced Wednesday a partnership to preserve sensitive ecosystems in Mexico and South America. The initial project is aimed at preserving 1.3 million acres, including...