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4 hrs ago | Reuters

S&P raises long term ratings on Ecuador to B-plus

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's on Wednesday raised its long-term sovereign credit ratings on the Republic of Ecuador to B-plus from B. The ratings agency affirmed the B short-term issuer credit ratings on Ecuador and raised the transfer and convertibility assessment to B-plus from B. "We raised the long-term ratings on Ecuador as a result of the ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | 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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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Star Online

'Mission Blue': New docu shows our oceans are dying

From the Oscar-winning makers of The Cove comes a new documentary about oceanographer Sylvia Earle and her quest to save our imperilled oceans.

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WKBW

Buffalo Zoo Sea Lion Passes Away

Preliminary reports indicate no clear cause of death. Tissue samples have been sent to a pathology lab for further analysis.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KKLA-FM Glendale

Evolution Theory Facing Crisis

"Bill Nye the Science Guy" wrapped up its twentieth anniversary year recently. Nye has done great work encouraging kids to pursue careers in the natural sciences, but has also in recent years become somewhat of a fundamentalist of secularism, particularly in his promotion of Darwinian evolution.

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Taranaki Daily News

Ones to watch

KIWI DOCO: Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker in an onstage moment from Kiwi director Florian Habicht's Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets.

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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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The London Free Press

WikiLeaks' Assange hopes to exit London embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures during a press conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on August 18, 2014.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Global Voices Online

GKill City, a Site for 'Countercultural Journalism' in Ecuador, Turns Three

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Compass AUG 16

Come and join Laura from Travel CUTS as she recounts her journey in the Galapagos Islands.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Star Online

Giving back

The watch world is continuously expanding, and while the industry grows richer every year, many watch brands have decided to"give back'' by being socially responsible too.

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Covington Reporter

Summer anything but quiet for Maple Valley teen

Last year Jenna surprised her mom, Kathy Johnson, when Jenna approached her parents about going on a missions trip to another country, something she had never done before.

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Reuters

'Mission Blue' film charts scientist's quest to save oceans

From the Galapagos Islands to Australia's Coral Sea and a marine park off the coast of Mexico, the documentary "Mission Blue" navigates the journey of renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle as she travels the globe to save the planet's threatened seas.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Inhabitat

Breathtaking Mashpi Lodge Retreat Wins the 2014 World Travel Award for Leading Green Hotel in Ecuador

The stunning Mashpi Rainforest Eco-Lodge has been honored with a 2014 World Travel Award as Ecuador's Leading Green Hotel.

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Daily Mail

Ecuador earthquake triggers huge landslide killing two and injuring eight

In total, four people have been killed, including a four-year-old boy in a separate area of the city With dust billowing into the sky, this is the moment a hillside crumbled to the ground at a busy construction site in Ecuador killing two workers and injuring eight more.

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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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The Southtown Star

Vickroy: What teachers do on summer vacation

Lily Morford , former exchange student Mashi, and Alexis Morford, who teaches Spanish at Richards High School, visited the Hosteria Santa Barbara in Gualaceo in Ecuador this summer.

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Waikato Times

Cancel your appointments, it's film festival time

KIWI DOCO: Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker in an onstage moment from Kiwi director Florian Habicht's Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets.

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The Miami Herald

Quake kills 4 in Quito, Ecuador

Rescue workers have recovered the body of a man killed in a landslide and a hospitalized man has also died, raising to four the death toll in a shallow 5.1-magnitude earthquake in Ecuador's capital region.

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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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