Three Great Day Trips in Quito, Ecuador -
International LivingThree Great Day Trips in Quito, EcuadorInternational LivingIf you remember your middle school geography you'll know that Quito is the capital of Ecuador. It's also a city rich with history, culture, and amazing features all around. Situated high in the Andes Mountains the weather is cool, the scenery sublime ...
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 8:32 am
Bombs Explode Outside Two Newspaper Offices
teleSUR EnglishBombs Explode Outside Two Newspaper Offices in EcuadorteleSUR EnglishEcuador's largest city, Guayaquil, lies over 400 kilometers southwest from capital Quito, at the mouth of the River Guayas. RELATED: Right-Wing Attack on Ecuador's Democracy. In response to the attacks, El Telegrafo's director, Orlando Perez, issued a ...
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 10:02 am
Scraping the barrel - The Economist
The EconomistScraping the barrelThe EconomistVISITORS arriving at Quito's new airport are swept to Ecuador's capital, 35km (22 miles) away, along a brand new six-lane motorway. Together with new hospitals, schools, social housing and benefits and student grants, the vastly improved road network ...and more »
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 8:10 am
Students share responsibility of misbehavior
Students share responsibility of misbehavior in EcuadorValley BreezeThe recent article in The Valley Breeze about an incident involving high school students in Ecuador struck me as decidedly one sided. There were not a lot of details concerning what actually occurred in Ecuador, but there was plenty of innuendo about ...
Posted on 29 July 2015 | 11:47 pm
Mimi completes Ecuador mountain challenge -
Midweek HeraldMimi completes Ecuador mountain challengeMidweek HeraldA Honiton transplant patient has climbed several mountains in Ecuador to raise valuable funds for a pioneering organ care system. Mimi Cook, of Butts Close, joined several other heart and lung transplant patients for the fundraising mountain mission.
Posted on 29 July 2015 | 9:29 am
Artist sculpts hyper-real landscape out of
Inspired by natural places that the artist visits during his travels to Brazil, Peru and Ecuador, the piece was also done in commemoration to the company ceasing the printing of its paper encyclopedias after 244 years, in favour of migrating it to digital ...
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 7:17 am
New generation confronts misconceptions,
The terms are umbrellas for anyone with a heritage tied to a Spanish-speaking country or culture -- places such as Ecuador, Venezuela, Cuba, Peru, Honduras and Puerto Rico. Though the St. Cloud Latino community is predominantly Mexican, there are small ...
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 7:10 am
West Ham striker Enner Valencia suffers
The Ecuador forward was starting his first game since returning from the Copa America, but was stretchered off with a potentially serious knee injury before half-time. Manager Slaven Bilic said after the game he feared the injury was serious, and an update ...
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 7:08 am
Kafka-like Persecution of Julian Assange
Supported by most of Latin America, the courageous government of Ecuador granted him refugee status on the basis of documented evidence and legal advice that he faced the prospect of cruel and unusual punishment in the U.S.; that this threat violated his ...
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 7:02 am
Bombs explode outside offices of two
This statement was originally published on fundamedios.org on 30 July 2015. This morning, Fundamedios condemned the explosion of two pamphlet bombs. One across the offices of the newspaper El Universo and the second at the entrance of the state-controlled ...
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 6:42 am