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  1. Broken noses, broken saints a " Quitoa s artisans can helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    Shortly after rebuilding the fingers of a late 19th century statuette of Saint Francis, Gonzalo Gallardo turned his attention to the badly scarred nose of a 23-year-old mechanic. Mixing pigments and "secret oils" until he matched the young man's skin tone, he slowly covered up the bright red welts - produced by a Halloween brawl that included a broken bottle to the face.

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  2. Women Warriors receive $1.5m todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Trinidad Guardian

    Photo: Trinidad and Tobago substitute Lauryn Hutchinson screams for joy after scoring the equaliser against Costa Rica in the 2014 Women's CONCACAF Championship semifinal. At right is defender Rhea Belgrave.

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  3. Stray dog Arthur joins extreme endurance team on jungle race in EcuadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Newsday

    After a stray dog got a meatball from Swedish competitors during the 430-mile Adventure Racing World Championship in Ecuador, he joined the team for the rest of the grueling race that took 4.5 days and ended on Nov. 15, 2014. After trekking through mud and jungle, the dog who is now known as Arthur finished with Team Peak Performance and was later adopted and taken to Sweden.

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  4. New GSMA Study Highlights Mobile Broadband and Smartphone Momentum in Latin AmericaRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Nov 25, 2014--The mobile markets of Latin America are seeing accelerating smartphone adoption and a rapid migration to mobile broadband networks, according to a new GSMA study. The new report 'The Mobile Economy: Latin America 2014' was published at the GSMA Latin America Plenary Meeting #42 being held in Quito, Ecuador, this week.

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  5. COA students depart for UN climate talks in LimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    A delegation from the student group Earth in Brackets will attend the latest round of major climate talks - the COP20 UN climate negotiations - Dec. 1-12 in Lima, Peru, as well as youth gatherings prior to the conference and the People's Summit - Cumbre de los Pueblos - a meeting space for civil society organizations. BAR HARBOR, MAINE - College of the Atlantic students, alumni and Professor of Global Environmental Politics Dr. Doreen Stabinsky are once again making their presence felt in international United Nations climate change talks.

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  6. Darwin Research Station in Trouble in GalapagosRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Scientific American

    The Ecuadorian government's closure of the station's gift shop could doom the foundation that runs the key research station Scientists at the station have helped to bring the iconic Galapagos tortoise back from the brink of extinction. Credit: Dallas Krentzel via flickr For more than half a century, the Charles Darwin Foundation has supported a thriving research station in Ecuador's Galapagos Islands.

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  7. Key Galapagos research station in troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | NatureNews

    For more than half a century, the Charles Darwin Foundation has supported a thriving research station in Ecuador's Galapagos Islands. Scientists at the station have helped to bring the iconic Galapagos tortoise back from the brink of extinction and to eradicate invasive goats from Isabela, the largest island in the Galapagos archipelago.

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  8. Once in a LifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | CNN

    When you get the chance to do something that will most likely be a once in a lifetime opportunity, you need to take that chance! I had this experience in a very beautiful and amazing way. When I was about fifteen years old I went to a conference.

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  9. Ecuador: Can President Correa's popularity keep him in office indefinitely?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Ecuador's President Rafael Correa waits for the arrival of a visiting dignitary at the entrance of the government palace in Quito, Ecuador, Nov. 10, 2014. A meme circulating on social media features a portrait of Ecuador 's controversial president, Rafael Correa , winking at the camera.

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  10. Mailbag: Beauty in concrete at King Neptunea s in Sunset BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Press-Telegram

    The Mailbag served up a nice, slow softball this week, with “faithful reader” Dan of Seal Beach, who called with this: “As you head south on Pacific Coast Highway, there's a notorious old-time watering hole called King Neptune's and around the front and side are some slabs of concrete with the names of winners of Miss Universe and Miss USA etched in and the years they won -- mostly in the 1950s. I don't know where the slabs came from or how they got to King Neptune's.

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  11. Exhilarated in Ecuador, with time on his sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Washington Post

    My wife, Deniz, and I sink deep into cushy, elegant reclining chairs at a spa in Papallacta, 40 miles east of Quito, Ecuador. Our rustic resort's stone-and-wood decor is dimly lit by candles on cast-iron fixtures.

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  12. Stray dog completes extreme trek with team that would later rescue him.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Update- Words from Mikael Lindnord: "-I almost cried in front of the computer, when receiving the decision from Jordbruksverket in Sweden!" The team is overwelmed and happy knowing that Jordbruksverket has approved Mikaels application to bring Arthur to Sweden. A big important piece in the work to get Arhur on the plane, is done.

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  13. Suriname president to attend UNASUR summit in EcuadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor QUITO, Ecuador -- Last Friday, Ecuador's foreign minister, Ricardo Patino, announced that nine South American leaders have confirmed their attendance at this year's Union of South American Nations summit and among them will be the president of Suriname, Desi Bouterse, who will hand over the chairmanship to Uruguay, when the summit begins in Quito on December 5. Thus far, Cristina Fernandez , Nicolas Maduro , Rafael Correa , Evo Morales , Dilma Rousseff , Juan Manuel Santos , Donald Ramotar , and Ollanta Humala are also expected to attend.

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  14. United Nations steps up to help iconic polar bearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Last week, the United Nations added polar bears to their endangered list at a migratory animal convention in Quito, Ecuador that will qualify them for special protection. The iconic polar bear has been the symbol of manmade climate change for years as vast areas of their home range have literally melted into the sea.

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  15. Six Species of Sharks Awarded Long-Awaited Protections By CMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Carolina Beaches

    Last weekend brought an important milestone for sharks. On Sunday, November 9, 2014 several shark species were finally granted protection under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals , administered by the United Nations Environment Programme .

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  16. U.N. Extends Protections to 31 New SpeciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Triple Pundit

    Last week, the Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals added 31 new species to the list of protected animals . Held in Quito, Ecuador, more than 900 delegates from around the world attended the conference, which is operated by the United Nations Environmental Program .

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  17. Six Species of Sharks Awarded Long-Awaited Protections By CMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Last weekend brought an important milestone for sharks. On Sunday, November 9, 2014 several shark species were finally granted protection under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals , administered by the United Nations Environment Programme .

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  18. Ban on capturing whales for zoos a step closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | New Scientist

    KEIKO , the orca star of the film Free Willy , would approve. Last week, 120 countries signed up to consider banning the capture of wild dolphins and whales for display in zoos and aquaria.

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  19. 100 countries agree to protect additional 21 types of sharks and raysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Examiner.com

    More than 100 countries have voted to add 21 kinds of sharks and rays to their list of protected species. These include thresher and silky sharks as well as hammerheads, according to Bradnee Chambers, executive secretary at the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals held in Quito, Ecuador this past weekend.

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  20. 31 new species added to UN protection listRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Straits Times

    Polar bears, whales, sharks and gazelles are among 31 new species granted new protection status by the United Nations' conservation body, following six days of "intense" talks by leading conservationists. The UN Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals said on Sunday that the "intense negotiations" led to new protection for scores of bird, fish and mammal migratory species.

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