Mexico creates marine reserve around islands called 'Galapagos of North America' | Reuters.
MEXICO CITY - Mexicoâs government has created a marine park the size of Illinois in the Pacific, the largest ocean reserve in North America for the conservation of giant rays, whales and turtles, including dozens of species endemic to the area. Mexicoâs President Enrique Pena Nieto designated on Friday the ...
Forget Sesame Street, scientists pretty much watched Big Bird evolve on Galápagos island.
New finch species developed in just two generations New research has documented a species of finch evolving on the Galápagos island of Daphne Major, 1,000km off the west coast of Ecuador, in just two generations.…
Assange warned by Ecuador over support for Catalonia.
Ecuador has told WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to avoid making statements that could affect the country's international relations after he expressed support for Catalan independence from Spain, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
Ecuador: Government Eases Restrictions on Civil Society.
Press ReleasesEcuador: Government Eases Restrictions on Civil SocietyNovember 22, 2017By allowing Pachamama to be re-incorporated, President Moreno sent an encouraging signal to Ecuador's civil society organizations.
Ecuador again tells Assange to not meddle in other countries.
Ecuador on Wednesday again urged Julian Assange to not interfere in the affairs of other countries after Spain complained about his contacts with Catalan secessionists, though the government said the Wikileaks founder would continue enjoying political asylum in its London embassy.
The name of the L.A.-based festival that celebrated its inaugural edition in October is declarative: Animation Is Film. But that manifesto is only partially upheld by Santiago Caicedo's black-and-white feature “Virus Tropical,” which is closely adapted from the graphic novel of the same name by Power Paola, the ...
Juventus star Paulo Dybala has rediscovered his scoring form just in time as he renews his rivalry with fellow Argentina Lionel Messi in Wednesdays Champions League clash with Barcelona. The 30-year-old Messi scored two goals to help Barcelona to a comfortable 3-0 win over Juventus, last seasons finalists, at the Nou Camp ...
Ecuador president: Manafort pitched deal for China investors
Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno says he met with President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman this year together with a group of Chinese businessmen interested in acquiring a stake in the nation's power company.
New 'no go' list ranks places to avoid visiting in 2018
LONDON, Nov 21 — The Galapagos Islands tops an unusual index of the top places to avoid visiting in 2018. At a time of year when travel brands usually trip over one another releasing forecasts on the top trending destinations to visit for...
Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, ...
Celebrity Builds a New Ship for the Galapagos and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week
This week in tourism, cruise lines were busy. Celebrity Cruises is building a new luxury ship to sail the already expensive Galapagos, and Royal Caribbean is prioritizing new tech. We're more excited about facial recognition streamlining the boarding process than we are about virtual reality dining. -Sarah Enelow
Correa says Ecuador leader must explain Manafort meeting
Former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has called on his successor Lenin Moreno to explain to his country why he met with the indicted former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this year.
Apollo Astronaut Watch, Stolen in Ecuador, Recovered 30 Years Later
An astronaut's wristwatch worn on board the Apollo 7 mission has been recovered by the Smithsonian decades after it went missing in Ecuador. The Omega Speedmaster used by Donn Eisele was tracked down with the help of space history enthusiasts.
Ecuador Seeks To Clear Schlumberger Debt By End-November
Ecuador's state oil company Petroamazonas plans to clear its US$850-million remaining debt to oilfield service giant Schlumberger by the end of this month. The company has US$300 million in outstanding debt to Schlumberger and will now pay US$100 million in cash by the end of the month. The rest will be paid in ...
Ecuador Won't Ask Exemption From OPEC Oil Production Cuts
Ecuador has temporarily shelved its idea to ask from OPEC later this month to be exempt from its share of the production cuts, because the cartel's supply restrictions are successfully propping up oil prices, Ecuador's Oil Minister Carlos Perez said on Thursday. For now we are not going to submit the request. We'll analyze ...
UN agriculture agency launches handbook to improve safety in banana farming sector
The United Nations agriculture agency and the Government of Ecuador launched Wednesday a practical guide for workers in the banana sector - the most exported fresh fruit in the world, both by volume and by economic value - to promote healthier and safer work conditions.