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  • Kwon, Solot Present 'Latin American Cinema Today'

    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...
  • Holy anole! Pinocchio lizard not extinct. But what's with the nose?

    Holy anole! Pinocchio lizard not extinct. But what's with the nose?
    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...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Fifth Estate'

    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...
  • Olinguito -- why wasn't it discovered until now?

    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....
  • 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...
  • Snowden seeks asylum in Ecuador, government says

    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...
  • Moscow 'safest place' for Edward Snowden? Global spy mystery deepens

    Moscow 'safest place' for Edward Snowden? Global spy mystery deepens
    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...
  • Edward Snowden: Russia, Ecuador keeping NSA leaker at arm's length

    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...
  • Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden

    Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden
    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...
  • Snowden accuses Obama of 'deception,' punishing him with exile

    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...
  • Ecuador and Britain discuss fate of WikiLeaks' Assange

     
    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...
  • Supporters of WikiLeaks' Julian Assange ordered to pay his bail

     
    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....