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16 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

Ecuador: WikiLeaks cables show US how used 'democracy...

Graffiti opposing the US military base in Manta, which has been closed by the Rafael Correa government.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Suria

Ecuador nuns go public for first time in...

A group of Ecuadoran nuns opened the doors of their convent to the outside world Saturday -- a first since the order arrived in the South American country 150 years ago.

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The Spokesman-Review

Ecuador creates digital currency - Sat, 30 Aug 2014 PST

Ecuador is planning to create what it calls the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, World News, Ecuador, Rafael Correa

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ecuador heralds 'digital currency'...

In this Aug. 24, 2014, photo, a young man texts a message on his mobile phone while working at the Mayorista Market in Quito, Ecuador.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, World News, Ecuador, Economics News, Bitcoin, Rafael Correa

Greenwich Citizen

Ecuador heralds 'digital currency' plans

In this Aug. 24, 2014, photo, a young man texts a message on his mobile phone while working at the Mayorista Market in Quito, Ecuador.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ecuadoran police sentenced for attack on...

In this Sept. 30, 2010 file photo, Ecuador's President Rafael Correa, center, wearing a gas mask, is caught in the middle of a police protest at a police base in Quito, Ecuador.

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St. Petersburg Times

TravelGal pagos, a natural selection for seeing all manner of wildlife

The flimsy sink was positioned right over the bucket, a few tiny leaves thrown into the clear water to demonstrate as the man in khaki pulled the plug.

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Related Topix: World News, Ecuador, Travel, Ecuador Travel

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Babalu Blog

Ecuador's Rafael Correa continues his quest for dictator in perpetuity

QUITO, Ecuador-President Rafael Correa, in speeches and televised interviews, assures followers he'd like nothing more than to step aside when his current term ends.

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Related Topix: Rafael Correa, World News, Ecuador, Alianza (Argentina), Daniel Ortega, US News, Conservative Political News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Distributing bed kits to kids inspires Winnipegger

In the 1990s, the River Heights resident spent time in Vienna, Austria, teaching computer skills to teachers at a private school, and in 2008, she volunteered at a daycare in a poor suburb of Quito, Ecuador.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, World News, Austria, Ecuador, North America, Canada,

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Bloomberg

A man rides a "Velib" bicycle on a designated bike lane on a cobblestone street in Paris.

Back in the summer of '65, a group of self-styled anarchists whitewashed 50 bicycles and stationed them in the center of Amsterdam.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Ecuador, New York

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Dinner honors center's 50 years

When Elm Grove resident Pat Parks was a young mother with seven children she would often get letters from her sibling, Sister Miguel Conway, who was a Catholic missionary at the Working Boys' Center in Quito, Ecuador.

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Related Topix: Elm Grove, WI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, World News, Ecuador, Milwaukee, WI, South Milwaukee, WI, Marquette University, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Off the Kuff

Transforming the GRB Convention Center

I don't think I'd realized that there was a renovation of the George R. Brown Convention Center in the works, but after reading this story , I'm excited about it.

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Related Topix: World News, Ecuador, Houston, TX

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Ecuador's Popular President Seeks Law Allowing Perpetual Re-election

QUITO, Ecuador-President Rafael Correa, in speeches and televised interviews, assures followers he'd like nothing more than to step aside when his current term ends.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Death Toll Of Earthquake in Ecuador Rises to 3

Rescue teams on Wednesday found the body of another person evidently killed in a landslide during this week's earthquake in northern Quito, Ecuadorian Interior Minister Jose Serrano said.

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Examiner.com

Wanderlust Wednesday: Ecaudor

Let's face it action packed vacations may be great but what could really be more wonderful than knowing that your time away could be one of the most relaxing and rewarding things that you have eer done for yourself.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, World News, Ecuador, Aromatherapy, Health, Reflexology

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

5.1 Earthquake Hits Ecuador's Capital, Leaves 2 Dead

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake hit the Ecuadorian province of Pichincha on Tuesday and shook this capital, according to the Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic School.

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The Charlotte Observer

Quake rattles Ecuador's capital; 2 deaths reported

A couple of women who abandoned their houses due to a recent earthquake wait to return to their homes outside the village of Calderon, Ecuador, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.

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Voice of America

Earthquake Rattles Ecuador's Capital City

People watch as earth, dust spill on the Pan-American highway as result of an earthquake, north of Quito, Ecuador, Aug. 12, 2014.

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Malaysian National News Agency

South American Countries To Seek Consensus On Gaza

QUITO, ECUADOR, Aug 12 --Uruguay will ask the Union of South American Nations to reach a common position on the Gaza Strip conflict.

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Related Topix: World News, Travel, Uruguay Travel, Ecuador, Palestinian Territories, Middle East

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Ecuador's leading green hotel

Sustainability and the preservation of biodiversity have always been high priorities at Mashpi Lodge.

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