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Tuesday Jul 1 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Former resident pleads guilty to setting up - sex tours'

Last week, Patrick R. Minga, 50, entered the plea to attempting to induce and facilitate, for his own financial gain, the travel of an individual from Brevard County, Fla., to Quito, Ecuador, so that the individual could engage in illicit sexual conduct with minor girls, according to federal officials.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Blog: Ecuador's year-old media law stifles in-depth reporting

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa generated little actual news during a two-day trip to Chile last month.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Ecuador, Rafael Correa, Journalism

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Newswise

Growth Hormone Defect May Protect against Diabetes, Cancer in Unique Ecuador Population

People who lack growth hormone receptors also appear to have marked insulin sensitivity that prevents them from developing diabetes and lowers their risk for cancer, despite their increased percentage of body fat, new research finds.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Endocrinology, Genetics, World News, Ecuador

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Norway Plans To Strengthen Polar Bear Conservation

The Norwegian government plans to strengthen conservation of polar bears by proposing to include them in the list of wild animals protected by the Bonn Convention, Xinhua news agency reports citing local media.

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Caribbean News Now!

Ecuador says no more Summits of the Americas without Cuba

QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuadorian foreign minister Ricardo Patio said in Quito that without Cuba's full participation there will be no Summit of the Americas in Panama next year.

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