No-show judge bolsters Chevron's attack on $19 billion judgment
The former Ecuadorian judge who signed his name to a $19 billion environmental judgment against Chevron in February 2011 failed to show up to testify about whether he really wrote it on Thursday.
Rye's VolunTravel Offering Trips to Cuba & Galapagos
Want to see the world AND make a difference? Why not join VolunTravel and our own extraordinary RMS 6th grade teacher Craig Dreves on an international service trip in 2014? Upcoming family trips include: HAVANA, CUBA - February 15-22, 2014 and learn about the history and struggles of the Cuban people and conduct smaller volunteer projects while in ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Ecuador smashes India-to-US mig...
QUITO: A ring that smuggled immigrants from India and Sri Lanka into the United States through Ecuador has been broken up with the arrest of six people, Ecuadoran authorities said yesterday.
Galapagos Journal - Floreana Island
The sun shone brightly but we were greeted by another wonderful breeze as we began our walk on one of the trails of Floreana Island.
The Austin Chronicle
Oh, San Antonio. You were rebuilding your rep for South Texas rock dominance - with corazon - until Pinata Protest crashed the fiesta.
The Globe and Mail
Venezuela's toilet-paper shortage 'last straw' for consumers
Supermarket staff work next to partially empty shelves of toilet paper in Caracas on May 16, 2013.
FBI Investigates $625,000 Gold Heist at MIA
The FBI is investigating after $625,000 in gold bars were somehow stolen minutes after it was unloaded from a plane at Miami International Airport.
Wed May 15, 2013
American Retirees Find Paradise in...
Cuenca, Ecuador, may be a place many people have never heard of. But it's become a city teaming with retirees from all over the United States, drawn there by quality health care, a booming social scene and a low cost of living that makes their nest eggs suddenly seem golden.
Spanish trip to Ecuador was a 'great experience'
Melrose High School students and chaperones are pictured on their Spanish trip to Equador.
6 of Nature's Loneliest Animals Looking for Love
The London Zoo recently put out a call to collectors that doubled as the animal version of a personals ad.
Tue May 14, 2013
Los Angeles Times
Photos : Potential 2013 UNESCO Heritage Sites
When the UNESCO World Heritage Committee meets for its 37th session in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in June it will review nominations for its well-regarded World Heritage List, which includes notable destinations such as Yellowstone National Park and the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador.
5 Things: Historical Society's Annual Meeting, Story Time at the Benton
2. Journey to the wilds of Ecuador with Mark Hopkins at 1:15 p.m. at the Beech Street Center .
Mon May 13, 2013
Keepers of the Flame
CyB Robusto Deluxe
Everyone knew that when Jose Blanco joined the Joya de Nicaragua team that something interesting would happen.
Travel World News
Ecuador to Host 'Discover Ecuador' Roadshow in Key U.S. Markets
The Ministry of Tourism for Ecuador has announced that Ecuador will be hosting a five-day roadshow during May 2013.
Retire Here, Not There: Retire Here, Not There: Ecuador
As a pilot in the U.S. Air Force, Mike Grimm traveled to 57 countries in his 29 years of service.
Sun May 12, 2013
How a Bad Environment Affects Children's Health
Millions of children die every year as a result of environment-related diseases.
Gooooallllll! Ecuadorian scores from halfway line
Quito soccer player Alex Colon kicks an extraordinary goal from the halfway line, the crowd goes wild and the Ecuadorian commentator yells 'goal' for all the word is worth.
Father Ronan: Back Over the Equator
It has been 30 three years since I first traveled from Boston to south of the equator.
Sat May 11, 2013
The London Free Press
Wealthy baby boomers funding big family trips
One great thing about Florence is that even if some family members have already visited the city, there are always more things to see, and many of the city's masterpieces are just as thrilling on the second or third visit.
Fri May 10, 2013
Life In Cold Blood
In the Galapagos Islands, thermal imagery reveals how marine iguanas accumulate power for sea diving by basking in the sun.