Ecuador

Media can't ignore financial scandal in Ecuador's presidential election

OPINION | One candidate's apparent use of tax havens casts a troubling shadow over his campaign.

Banking

Aleix Salvat Downtime in Ecuador (Entry#7 Carnage for All 2017)

<b>Published on</b> mars 23rd, 2017 | <i>by Kayak Session</i><p>Watch Alex Salvat getting sucked down on the Hollin river in Ecuador. Aleix got so deep it got dark… …

Travel

New Frog Species: Check Out This Colorful Frog Scientists Found In Ecuador

Scientists studying an endangered frog got a pleasant surprise when they discovered a new species entirely.<p>A study in <i>PLOS One</i> describes the new kid …

Nature

World Cup qualifiers 2018: Paraguay vs. Ecuador start time, TV channel, and live stream

Ecuador are hoping to go on the road to cement their strong position in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying table.<p>World Cup qualifying has gone surprisingly well for Ecuador, standing in third place while even having enjoyed a spell atop the qualifying table in CONMEBOL before Brazil got white-hot. …

Soccer

Leaks put Assange at odds with Ecuador's warming up to US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is finding himself in open conflict with his Ecuadorean protectors as the group's latest dump targeting Hillary …

Julian Assange

Australians on cocaine charges in Ecuador

Three Australians have been detained in Ecuador on suspicion of smuggling up to 10 kilograms of cocaine.<p>The trio, two men and a woman from Melbourne, …

Cocaine

Ríos Libres: Ecuador’s new tradition of celebrating free-flowing rivers

When you talk to someone who’s paddling in Ecuador for the first time, his or her joy is palpable as the damp jungle air. Conversations between …

Travel on a Scenic Ecuador Vacation by Train

Seeing Andean mountains, volcanoes, páramo, and coastal plains – all in one trip, is incredible. Even better is seeing all of those landscapes while …

Travel

Deal Alert: Fly to Ecuador for $294 Roundtrip From the East Coast

<i>PHOTO: Quito, Ecuador. (Photo by Janeen Christoff)</i><p>Now is the time to book that trip to Ecuador. Maybe you have been wanting to visit the Amazon …

Amazon Rainforest

U.S. to play Ecuador, Senegal, Saudis at Under-20 World Cup

SUWON, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. will play Ecuador, Senegal and Saudi Arabia in the first round of the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea.<p>Coached by former national team star Tab Ramos, the Americans were drawn Wednesday to open against Ecuador on May 22, meet Senegal three days later and close …

Senegal

In Ecuador, Adventist School Is Among the Best in the Country

“Every church school has the potential of becoming a model,” says principal<p>Posted March 13, 2017<p>A government agency in Ecuador recently recognized a …

Education

Ecuador anticipates $4 billion in mining investments by 2021

Fruta del Norte, discovered in 2006, is one of the world’s biggest recent gold findings. (<i>Image courtesy of Lundin Gold</i>)Ecuador is quickly gaining …

Mining

Filmmaker documenting Fort Worth woman’s work in Ecuador

If you got to Melissa Kirkendall’s Internet Movie Database page, you’ll find that she has been busy: During the past few years, the former Fort Worth …

Documentaries

DOJ won’t release names of Ecuador officials in Odebrecht case

The U.S. Department of Justice will not provide U.S. lawmakers with the names of Ecuadorian officials who might have been implicated in the sweeping …

Corruption

Baños

Ultimate Ecuador: plan your perfect adventureWhen it comes to adventure, you can’t go wrong in Ecuador. There are towering Andean peaks and volcanoes, vast swaths of Amazonian rain forest, chilled-out surf villages, and of course, the iconic and unforgettable Galapagos Islands.Whether you want to …

South America

This amazing guesthouse in Ecuador could be yours …for just $29

A family of four are offering one incredibly lucky winner a chance to own their eco-guesthouse that lies at the gateway to the Amazon Basin in Ecuador.<p>Rebecca and Doug Greenshields decided to give up on their ‘real life’ in 2005 to travel through South America. When they stumbled across a …

Travel

The Barron is back

In 2001 you could count the number of people in the world who believed we were starting a gold bull market on one hand even if you were missing …

gold

Living in Fear in the U.S. Time to Take Her Education and Leave?

The doorbells outside a yellow-brick apartment building reflected today’s New York, with Albanian, Arabic and Spanish surnames taped above them. Down a narrow, dark hallway, strains of Spanish music came from an apartment. Daniela Alulema opened the door to where her mother and brother live. The …

New York City

Correa's 'economic miracle' in Ecuador didn't grow economy

If Ecuador’s opposition candidate Guillermo Lasso wins the April 2 runoff election and becomes his country’s next president, most Ecuadoreans will …

Latin America

Why I Chose to Settle in Vilcabamba, Ecuador (After Traveling to 50 Countries)

Meet Gregory Diehl, a Californian native who, after traveling the world, decided to settle in Vilcabamba, Ecuador. <i>Full bio</i><p><b>Why I Chose to Live in</b> …

Travel

Experience an Ecuador Vacation That Goes Beyond the Galapagos Islands

A major highlight on an Ecuador vacation, the Galapagos Islands, 620 miles off the coast of South America, are truly a marvel. The islands are home …

South America

Crossing Borders: Ecuador to Colombia

My time in Ecuador this time was short, but it was quite well spent discovering a new city: Cuenca. Charming, full of pretty sights and warm people, …

South America

Lasso takes lead in Ecuador race, talks fraud fears and exiles

Guillermo Lasso barely survived the first round of Ecuador’s presidential race on Feb. 19, as ruling party candidate Lenín Moreno came within a hair …

Latin America

Ecuador frontrunner offers glimmer of hope for WikiLeaks’ Assange

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange may be able to keep a diplomatic safe haven after all.<p>Guillermo Lasso, the frontrunner in Ecuador’s presidential …

Julian Assange

Has historian from Ecuador found resting place of last Inca king?

The historian carefully leafs through pages of a 400-year-old, leather-bound book until she finds the shaky signature. It’s a faint scrawl that has …

Ancient History

WikiLeaks' Assange facing eviction from London's Ecuadorean embassy in June

The die seems cast for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as it becomes increasingly likely that the next Ecuadorean president will be Guillermo Lasso, a conservative former banker now holding the lead for the April 2 runoff election.<p>Lasso has vowed repeatedly that as president he would evict the …

Julian Assange

Andean Breakfasts: Searching for Singletrack Part One

What does an Andean breakfast consist of? It starts with a minimum of 1000m of steep climbing, toss in a good helping of hike-a-bike, add some gnarly …

South America

In Ecuador, it's the fortresses that need protecting

Latest News<p>In Ecuador, it's the fortresses that need protecting<p>Feb 27, 2017<p>Many of the castillos de Quito, designed by Rubén Vinci, a Mexican …

Florida Panthers

Ecuador Rejects Leftist Incumbent, Votes for Economic Freedom

Last weekend, Ecuadoreans did something they haven’t done since 2006: They voted in significant numbers against the socialist Alianza Pais party of …

South America

Kink BMX – Jorge “Kazique” Ceballos in Ecuador

Kink rider Jorge ‘Kazique’ Ceballos just came through with a grip of raw clips from an afternoon at a crazy looking bowl in Ecuador! Jorge turned on …

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