10 hrs ago
Courthouse News Service
Ontario Court Allows Chevron Suit to Continue
A lawsuit on behalf of 47 Ecuadoreans trying to seize Chevron Corp.'s Canadian assets as part of their effort to collect on a multi-billion-dollar judgment against the energy giant can continue, the Court of Appeal for Ontario ruled.
14 hrs ago
Berlin Film Festival Reveals 5 Competition Films and 'Berlinale Special' Features
The Berlin International Film Festival named the first seven films in its Competition lineup including previously announced Opening Night feature The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson and George Clooney's The Monuments Men .
16 hrs ago
The Heritage Foundation
Ecuador: Chevron Trial Illustrates Poor Investment Climate
Press coverage of the just-concluded testimony phase of a racketeering trial in a New York federal court provides an excellent recent illustration of the behind-the-scenes maneuvering by President Rafael Correa of Ecuador and his government that has created disillusionment and a climate of mistrust among international investors.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Ecuador shuns suspicious USAID
Ecuador announced it was freezing cooperation with USAID, after charging last year the US agency was meddling in domestic affairs.
Evangelist Nick Vujicic's World Outreach Reaches 400 Million; Web Documentary Series Debuts Today
First episode premieres online at 1 PM Eastern/10 AM Pacific and re-runs 24/7; weekly episodes document 24-country outreach in 2013 to deliver the message of Christ WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013 / Christian Newswire / -- Life Without Limbs founder and evangelist Nick Vujicic spent the past year traveling to 24 countries, telling packed ... (more)
Sat Dec 14, 2013
A new story about gay rights in Cuba
Really, it's the same old story, but this saga of one gay man's journey through arrest and internment in a "rehabilitation center" at age 15, in 1974, to his current position as a refugee in Ecuador at the mercy of a Castro ally, exposes the ugly truth about the regime's repressive anti-gay policies.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Beyond the Beyond
An Open Letter to the Commoners and Co-operators of the World to...
Dear Global Co-operators and Commoners, In a speech on Sept. 19, 2012, President Correa of Ecuador appealed to the young people of his country to fight for [...] An Open Letter to the Commoners and Co-operators of the World to participate in the Ecuadorian transition towards an Open Commons-based Knowledge Society.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Yuen teaches in mission to pastors in Ecuador
Chambersburg Hospital chaplain Rev. Dr. Paul Yuen, right, presents a certificate of class completion to an Ecuadoran pastor.
Beyond the Beyond
Meanwhile, in Free, Libre, Open Sourced, Shareable Ecuador
Open Source with Native American tribal values. Well, let's see what kind of exports they come up with.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Remarkable Rocky Point and the blue footed booby
Was it the stalking seagull, flying narrowly close to our heads as we were playing fetch on the beach with our dog, who then swooped down fetched the red racquet ball up with his beak, only to suddenly realize it was not food and plopped it quickly it into the ocean? Was it the delicious tasty gorgonzola filet and penne pasta at Mare Blu restaurant ... (more)
Salt Lake City Weekly
Local CD Reviews: Rotten Musicians, Bip Bip Bip, NSPS
The new album from local hip-hop purveyors Rotten Musicians - written by Daniel Fischer , Mark Dago and Adam Sherlock - begins with the group members' "transformation" into various zoo animals .
"Ecuador Infrastructure Report Q1 2014" is now available at Fast Market Research
Having expanded by 7.8% in Q113, we predict that real industry growth in 2013 will come in at a more modest 6.8% followed by 5.5% in 2014.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Asia News Network
TOKYO: Flip phones show staying power
Despite the rise of the smartphone, conventional cell phones have retained a solid market presence, favoured by businesspeople who make frequent work calls for their long battery life, and by middle-aged and elderly people for their simplicity and familiarity.
Face, Mirror of Mind
A new book marshals a collection of studies to argue that the mind is a much more accurate predictor than we might have thought, and we need look no further than our own face.
Mother Earth in Chains
THE END OF CAPITALISM? - Rob Urie on the future of capitalism; James Kilgore on the strange politics of prisons in America; David Macaray digs into the history and influence of the US Chamber of Commerce; Louis Proyect surveys the films of Steven Soderberg; Lee Ballinger on political ballads; Jeffrey St. Clair recounts the history of eugenics in ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
18th World Festival of Youth and Students Opened in Ecuador
Pyongyang, December 10 -- The 18th World Festival of Youth and Students was opened with due ceremony in Quito, Ecuador on Dec. 7 Present at the opening ceremony were youth and student delegates from 83 countries including the DPRK, Cuba, Syria, India, Vietnam, Greece, Venezuela and Zimbabwe, delegates of international and regional organizations ... (more)
Elian Gonzalez has harsh words for U.S.
One name stands out on the guest list of thousands of youth at a conference in Ecuador this week: Elian Gonzalez.
Miami New Times
Fernando Madina, Frontman for Band Reincidentes, Busted at MIA, Held Three Days
Fernando Madina, a Spanish rocker, got rowdy at Miami International Airport on his way to play a concert in Quito, Ecuador, and ended up in the clink.
Dem Pollster Shocked to FindNo Racism in Tea Partiers, SoThey Invent Some
The Democratic pollster Democracy Corps, commissioning research from Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, recently dug into that foreign species commonly referred to as "the conservative voter."
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