10 hrs ago
365 days on ice: Assange still holed up in Ecuador's London Embassy
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange took shelter in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London one year ago Wednesday, sparking a standoff with UK authorities that could leave the world-renowned whistleblower cooped up for years to come.
12 hrs ago
North via South: Life on the Altiplano
Magda Biernat and Ian Webster , the husband-and-wife duo we've been following on their journey from Antarctica to Alaska, recently sent an update from the Altiplano.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Global Voices Online
Experts and Citizens Discuss 'Free Culture' in Quito, Ecuador
Different participants and more than 20 speakers met for two days at the Second International Congress on Free Culture in Quito, Ecuador to talk about free culture and its relationship with education and different forms of cultural expression.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Ecuador's legislature passes restrictive media law
QUITO, Ecuador Ecuador's congress on Friday passed a restrictive new media law championed by President Rafael Correa, creating official media overseers, imposing sanctions for smearing "people's good name" and limiting private media to one third of radio and TV licenses.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Teens finding plenty of competition for summer jobs
Twenty-four-year-old, Diego ChA vez is an exchange student from Quito, Ecuador. ChA vez is one of about 150 employees who are working at Santa's Village Azoosment Park in East Dundee.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
The volcano express
A century-old railway line has been restored and a luxury 'cruise train' now runs from Quito to the coast After chugging south through the dreary, graffiti-daubed fringes of Quito, alongside the great pan-American Highway, we joined a rather more theatrical thoroughfare.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Symphony association exec moves on; board opens search
Stacy West has resigned after one year as executive director of the Oregon Symphony Association in Salem, the organization announced Wednesday.
The Garden City Telegram
Wetterich, Campbell lead boys, girls divisions in AJGA Kansas Junior at Buffalo Dunes.
It seems as though weather was as big a story for the 2013 spring sports season in southwest Kansas as the events themselves.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Ulu o Tokelau Attends UN Decolonization Seminar In Ecuador
QUITO, ECUADOR 28 May - The Ulu o Tokelau, Aliki Faipule Salesio Lui attended a UN Decolonization Seminar in Quito, Ecuador on the Third International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism to discuss possibilities for change while promoting decolonization priorities.
Religion News Service
Sale of Hospital Enables HCJB Global to Launch New Mobile Clinic...
HCJB Global, an evangelical missionary organization integrating broadcast media and healthcare ministries, has announced the sale of Hospital Vozandes in Quito, Ecuador, paving the way for new healthcare ministries worldwide.
The Washington Post
Ecuador resumes pumping after oil spill, but crude enters waters of Amazon tributary
This photo released by Petroecuador Tuesday, June 4, 2013 shows an aerial view of an oil spill caused when a landslide damaged a main pipeline of Ecuador's state oil company, near the volcano El Reventador, in Ecuador's Amazonian region, Friday, June 1, 2013.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Thu May 30, 2013
VIDEO: Quito's colonial past gets a makeover
Quito, Ecuador's capital city, has undergone a $250m makeover in a bid to attract more tourists who usually just stay a night on their way to the Galapagos Islands.
Wed May 29, 2013
High in the hills of Ecuador, a boy with a genetic disorder dreams of flight
Like all children, those with disabilities have many abilities, but are often excluded from society by discrimination and lack of support, leaving them among the most invisible and vulnerable children in the world.
UK violating Assange's rights: Ecuador
US President Barack Obama has promised residents of tornado-stricken Oklahoma that the government will be behind them "every step of the way". Quito - Ecuador's foreign minister on Tuesday accused the British government of trampling on the human rights of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by refusing to allow him to travel to Ecuador, which granted ... (more)
Tue May 28, 2013
Panama's Ruben Blades joins cast of Duran biopic
Filmmaker Jonathan Jakubowicz says singer Ruben Blades will take part in the film "Hands of Stone," which is scheduled for release next year.
Countries must build on successes of decolonization, Ban tells Caribbean seminar
"I encourage you to use this seminar to show how statements of principle can be transferred into action.
Sun May 26, 2013
Pictured: 'Kidnapper' who snatched an accountant off New York street...
A man charged in the brazen abduction and brutal captivity of a New York City businessman says he 'made a mistake' but he is 'not a criminal'. Businessman Pedro Portugal was found this week after being held in a warehouse for more than a month.