| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:00 PM
QUITO, Ecuador — As the four-car train rolls through the clouds and begins its descent of the Andes, Bette Bleeker has a practical concern.
"I hope someone checked the brakes," the Chicago resident asks.
It's a fair question, given the 1,755-...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:16 AM
Un abogado de Estados Unidos utilizó "medios corruptos" para asegurar un multimillonario fallo por contaminación contra Chevron Corp en Ecuador, dijo el martes un juez estadounidense, en un duro revés contra las comunidades ecuatorianas que esperaban...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Brasil, Croacia, Camerún, México
Junio 12: Brasil 3 vs. Croacia 1 en Sao Paulo Finalizado
Junio 13: México 1 vs. Camerún 0 en Natal Finalizado
Junio 17: Brasil 0 vs. México 0 en Fortaleza Finalizado
Junio 18: Croacia 4 vs. Camerún 0...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments.
The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:13 PM
BOGOTA, Colombia -- Aggressive eradication programs and better alternatives for poor farmers are being credited with reducing the acreage under coca cultivation in Colombia by 25% last year.
The total area of coca, the base material for cocaine, was...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:16 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:55 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:28 AM
For nature lovers it is paradise: Ecuador's Archipiélago de Colón, islands better known as the Galapagos. Located in the proverbial "middle of nowhere" in the Pacific Ocean, 600 miles from the coast of Ecuador, these remote islands of volcanic origin...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:11 AM
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...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:12 PM
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.