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Leaked US diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks show sought to stop President Rafael Correa from pushing ahead with a constituent assembly to draft a new, more progressive, constitution. In November 2006, leftist candidate Rafael Correa won the second round of the Ecuadorian presidential election with 57% of the vote, compare with his conservative opponent, Alvaro Noboa, who won 43%.
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has provided a grant of $5.5 million over the past 3 years to the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville to develop new treatments and vaccines for various forms of cancer. U of L 's research teams partnered with the trust with the hope to work towards one day curing this disease.
Tourists watch a humpback whale leap from the Pacific waters in Machalilla National Park off the coast of Puerto Lopez, Ecuador. Two and a half hours and still no sign of llamas.
There are over 10,000 species of bird on the Earth today. There is one blog called "10,000 Birds" for which I write a monthly article , in case you did not know.
You need not be US president to visit the stone circle at Stonehenge. Access-all-areas visits to the neolithic site are possible every morning and evening for up to 26 people.
On 12 August 2014 at precisely 2:58 a.m., a 5.1 earthquake struck, centered at the hilltop lightning huaca San Catequilla de Pichincha. Since this initial earthquake, there have been 57 aftershocks, all centered at or close to this hill.
The aerial fumigations that Colombia has carried out recently against coca plantations along its southern border have not affected Ecuador, Quito's top diplomat said Tuesday. Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino sought to reassure Ecuadorians that three operations carried out recently by the Colombian authorities took place at least 15 kilometers away from the border.
To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Data from the Galapagos Islands exemplify how geology and climate can interact to cause episodes of isolation and fusion of the biota across a landscape.
A team of the Kazakh Armed Forces took the first place in 2014 World Cadet Games held in the Ecuadorian cities of Quito and Salinas from August 30 - September 5, the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan reported. The cadets from Germany, the Netherlands, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Uruguay, Venezuela, Estonia, Finland, and other were also participating in the Games.
Four incredibly fascinating documentary movies were released this year and noteworthy for their psychological impact. Unlike the more typical politically motivated Michael Moore-ish documentaries which tend to make you feel guilty about what you eat, think, or do, this current stream of documentaries do not represent anything more than real people-albeit in amazingly interesting situations.
WWE News: International Events Likely Cancelled, Lineup For Weekend House Show, More Posted by Larry Csonka on 09.08.2014 Plus an update on WWE Studios and the French wrestling comedy Les Reines Du Ring ... - Here are the top matches for Friday's WWE event in White Plains, NY at the Westchester County Center: John Cena vs. Kane in a Street Fight, Big Show vs. Bray Wyatt and The Usos vs. The Wyatt Family. - At this time, the tickets for the WWE events on October 15th in Bogota, Colombia and October 16th Quito, Ecuador are not on sale.
Luxury and the Galapagos Islands go together like peanut butter and jelly , so put your hands together for the opening of Pikaia Lodge on Santa Cruz island in the center of the Galapagos archipelago. It's a carbon neutral property, but green doesn't mean grimy here - it's a member of the Small Luxury Hotels group, and plonks 14 rooms amid 31 hectares of extinct volcanic craters, straddling the dry savanna of the national park and the tropical highland forest.
The public is asked to e-mail or call to RSVP a planned memorial for Mary Healy, executive director and chief executive officer of the Sacramento Zoo, who died while traveling to the Galapagos Islands. The event to celebrate the life of Healy is set for 3 p.m. Sept.
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