| 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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Ripped from headlines that still feel wet (even if its subjects might feel that phrasing gives print media too much credit), "The Fifth Estate" dramatizes the fast, controversial rise of anonymous-whistleblower website WikiLeaks and its figurehead, Julian...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:40 PM
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....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:33 AM
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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:16 PM
MOSCOW -- As an Aeroflot plane filled with journalists made its way to Cuba with or without fugitive Edward Snowden on board, Russian officials continued to keep silent about his whereabouts and experts dwelled on possible scenarios of what has become a...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 12:34 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:09 PM
QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino accused journalists of distorting his comments Wednesday on the asylum application from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
On an official visit to Malaysia, Patino compared...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden issued a plaintive appeal Monday from his diplomatic limbo at a Moscow airport, accusing the Obama administration of using the "bad tools of political aggression" to render him stateless.
Snowden, whose U.S. passport...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Ecuador and Britain met Thursday in New York over the deadlocked case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has now holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for 100 days. But while the two sides left the meeting pledging to meet again, there were...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Nine supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange were ordered by a British judge to pay his bail now that he has fled inside the Ecuadorean embassy to avoid extradition....