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Toledo Zoo welcomes worlds largest tortoise

The largest land turtle, or tortoise, in the world is the Galapagos Islands tortoise.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Boston Herald

Device opens DNA testing to masses

When Sebastian Kraves was growing up in Argentina, his grandmother gave him something transformative: "The Voyage of the Beagle," Charles Darwin's account of his voyage to the Galapagos Islands, where he made observations that led to his theory of evolution.

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Suria

Ecuador women turn to boxing to fight...

After surviving a harrowing rape attempt, Any Hurtado took up boxing -- and found herself surrounded by other Ecuadoran women using their fists for protection in a country torn by sexual violence.

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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, Rafael Correa

Lucianne.com

Girls mystery illness possiblylinked to cervical cancer vaccine

A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Galapagos Islands: The captain can croon

You see many strange and wonderful sights in the Galapagos. T-shirts with Darwin's mug on them; giant manta rays "flying" gracefully underneath while you're snorkelling; the tiny but utterly unafraid bird that takes a liking to your shoelaces; a dozen or more frigate birds hitching a ride on the ship's rigging because they can't take off from ... (more)

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KFMB-TV San Diego

Tortoise arrives at Toledo Zoo from San Diego

A tortoise that lived at the San Diego Zoo since the early 1980s and could be about 100 years old was sent to a similar facility in Toledo this week, zoo officials announced Thursday.

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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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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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BioSpace

Hundreds Of Girls Struck With Mystery Illness; Possibly Linked To Merck & Co., Inc.'s Gardasil

A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.

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GlobalNews

Three suspicious overnight fires in Saskatoon

Smoke and flames were showing when firefighters arrived. An aggressive attack was started and the fire was brought under control in 20 minutes.

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Hispanic Business

'Very majestic' older tortoise finds new home at Toledo Zoo

Emerson, a dome-shelled Galapagos tortoise estimated to be about 100 years old, arrived at the , greeted by a crowd of staff members.

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CBS News

Mystery illness hits girls in South American town

A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Latin Americans Have Highest Obesity Rate in the World

The countries of the Americas have the highest obesity rate in the world, said Ecuador's representative to the Pan American Health Organization on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

The Washington Post

Girls in Colombian town struck by mystery illness

A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.

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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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ABC News

Ecuadoran Police Sentenced for Attack on President

An Ecuadoran court has sentenced six police officers to prison for attempting to kill President Rafael Correa during a protest in 2010.

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Star Tribune

6 Ecuadoran police sentenced to 12 years for 2010 attempt on life of President Correa

An Ecuadoran court has sentenced six police officers to prison for attempting to kill President Rafael Correa during a protest in 2010.

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Berkshire Eagle

Evolution of a festival

When Jonathan Weiner and Deborah Heiligman first started dating, they were at odds on the iissue of religion.

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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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