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No pain, much to gain: Doctor ‘vacations’ in Ecuador to aid those without medical services

In 4½ days, the team saw 512 people, some of whom traveled 5½ hours each way by foot and raft from the outlying villages in the Amazon jungle.

BOULDERCITYREVIEW.COM - 2018-07-18 23:04:28

Arrest made for abduction, deaths of 3 Ecuador press workers

FILE - In this June 29, 2018 file photo, relatives and friends attend the funeral service of journalist Javier Ortega, photojournalist Paul Rivas and their driver Efrain Segarra, kidnapped and later killed by a dissident group of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia while they were reporting i

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-07-18 18:10:37

Haverhill grad student dies on school trip to Ecuador

Fifty-seven-year-old Breton, of Haverhill, was a student in the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies. She also worked in the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office multiple times, beginning in 2003.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-07-18 14:24:00

Massachusetts graduate student dies on school trip to Ecuador

Officials say University of Massachusetts Boston student Fatima Breton died Sunday. The cause of Breton's death wasn't immediately available, but officials say she was hiking when she suffered a medical emergency.Fifty-seven -year-old Breton, of Methuen, was a student in the John W. McCormack Gradua


Ecuador’s cloud forests hide a tragic history

On the slopes of northern Ecuador's Quijo Valley, perpetual clouds shroud the canopy of a seemingly pristine tropical forest. But the beauty of the cloud forest hides a violent, tragic history. A new study of sediments from the valley's Lake Huila reveals centuries of indigenous agriculture that cam


Lost society hidden in Ecuador’s ‘pristine’ cloud forest

Tiny pieces of pollen and charcoal found in lake sediment in Ecuador’s Quijos Valley have revealed a detailed timeline of what happened toan indigenous people forgotten from history,National Geographicreports. Thousands of individuals made up the Quijo groups, which lived across the region in agrari


UMass Boston Student Dies On School Trip To Ecuador

BOSTON, MA — A University of Massachusetts Boston graduate student died Sunday during a school-sponsored trip to Ecuador, the school announced.


Ecuador: Ex-President Rafael Correa Now Implicated in an Assassination Plot

Former Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa is alleged to have ordered the assassination of opposition politician Fernando Balda (Google Plus).Ecuador has been rocked by new allegations involving the case of Ecuadorian legislator Fernando Balda. Originally, the legal matter involved allegations that e


Ecuador Town Building Giant Rose Pyramid In Effort To Break World Record

Pedro Moncayo, Ecuador is building an ancestral pyramid with more than 500,000 roses grown in the highlands of the Andes Mountains.


New Ecuadorian Government policy announced that could pave way for drilling to begin earlier at Bramaderos project in Ecuador

OTTAWA, July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --Cornerstone Capital Resources Inc. (“Cornerstone” or “the Company”)(TSXV:CGP) (F:GWN) (B:GWN) (OTC:CTNXF) is pleased to announce an initiative by the Ecuadorian government to allow for “scout (reconnaissance) drilling” within exploration concessions. The init


Ecuador's new president might be ready to kick Julian Assange out of London embassy

SPONSOREDMoreno has called Assange a “stone in the shoe” and an “inherited problem” for his administration. Former President Rafael Corra was the leader who granted Assange asylum when he fled accusations of sexual assault and rape in Sweden.The United States has threatened to block an International


Ecuador Builds Pyramid Of Roses In Attempt To Set A World Record

Half a million roses have been placed in the shape of a flat-topped pyramid in Tabacundo, Ecuador, in an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.


Tracking Elections: our experience during the presidential elections in Ecuador

The world's digital transformation has influenced not only the way we do business, but also the way we perform daily activities. In fact, the past Presidential elections in the United States as well as those in Great Britain (Brexit) and in Colombia (peace agreement referendum) are proof that social


Britain, Ecuador in 'High-Level' Talks to Evict Julian Assange from Embassy | Breitbart

Julian Assange, the founder of the self-described “not-for-profit media organization WikiLeaks,” is facing the possibility of being evicted from Ecuador’s London embassy.


Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador)

Universidad San Francisco de Quito, or USFQ, is a liberal-arts, non-profit private university located in Quito, Ecuador. It was the first totally private self-financed university in Ecuador and the first liberal-arts institution in the Andean region.


DHL and WE honor the winners of the second annual DHL Youth Volunteer Fellowship Awards with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Ecuador

Six young American change-makers awarded for their outstanding commitment to social service Winners will join a ME to WE youth volunteer trip to Ecuador, where they will work with local community members on development projects Winners to receive their awards in front of thousands of their peers at


Ecuador’s government negotiating Julian Assange’s fate with the UK

Within the last week, Ecuador’s President Lenín Moreno and Foreign Minister José Valencia have issued public statements indicating that they are in negotiations with the UK government of Prime Minister Theresa May regarding the fate of WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange, who has spent the last six year


Top Ecuador court upholds $9 billion ruling against Chevron

FILE - In this July 30, 2006 file photo, Mariana Jimenez walks on her farm where burst oil pipes contaminated her land earlier in the month near Lago Agrio, in Ecuador's Amazon region. Late Tuesday, July 10,... more


Ecuador: Population Movement Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) n° MDREC013

There are an estimated 90,000 migrants in Ecuador; in January 2018, an average of 1,800 migrants arrived per day, and 180,000 migrants arrived in Ecuador between January and March 2018, compared to 230,000 arrivals in all of 2017.


20,000 protest in Quito to support Ecuador’s former Pres. Rafael Correa

Quito, Ecuador — A massive manifestation of popular support for ex-President Rafael Correa took place on the sunny afternoon of July 5 here in Quito, the capital. The action was at the same time a dynamic expression of growing Ecuadorian resistance against current President Lenin Moreno’s moves to r