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Ecuador’s Conservative Opposition Candidate Vows To Oust Assange From London Embassy

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 02.17.2017 | World

Ecuador’s lead opposition candidate is offering a sharp break with ten years of leftist rule in the Andean country, vowing to remove Wikileaks found...

News Roundup for February 9, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 02.09.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

We think they meant to report that it's a shitstorm out there.

Go Tell It on the Mountain, Part 3 - Peru and Ecuador: Mountain-Combing on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 02.05.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Moving on up South America, the third blog on mountains and volcanoes I've met around the world - not necessarily the most famous or tallest, just bea...

5 Awesome Gay Hangouts In Quito, Ecuador

Stefan Arestis and Sebastien Chaneac | Posted 02.06.2017 | Queer Voices
Stefan Arestis and Sebastien Chaneac

Quito is a long and narrow shaped city in the Guayllabamba river basin with the Andes mountains on either side. The majority of the gay scene of Quito...

This Couple's Moving Abroad To Escape Trump. Here Are 11 Good Places To Go.

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.31.2017 | Travel

Back when the idea of President Donald Trump seemed like a far-fetched giggle, many Americans said they’d leave the country if he ever took office. ...

Ecuador Will Continue Hosting Julian Assange

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London for almost five years, can stay there indefini...

Ecuador Has ‘Hope’ For Good Relationship With Trump Despite ‘Concerns’

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.15.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The election of Donald Trump sent shock waves throughout the world, most notably in countries like Mexico and China that the president-...

New Developing Nations Leader Has Big Plans To Crack Down On Global Tax Dodging

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Eight months after the Panama Papers shed new light on the scale of tax avoidance by the global elite, Ecuador plans to make cracking d...

17 Epic Places You Never Thought To Travel, But Should

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.16.2017 | Travel

The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here. Paris? Been there. London? Done that. No of...

What Faith Built in a Place Called 'Shell'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.19.2016 | Good News
Dorian de Wind

"I can't believe that there is anything closer to looking into the eyes of Jesus than looking into the eyes of one of these babies"- Patti Sue Arnold ...

Amazon Tribe Fights Oil Development with Tourism

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 12.13.2016 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

The Huaorani People of the Ecuadorian Amazon Look to Tourism to Spread Message of Hope and Counter the Forces of Black Gold By Kristin Hettermann, who...

The Growing Severity Of Cyber-Attacks And How To Protect Against Them

Daniel Wagner | Posted 12.14.2016 | Business
Daniel Wagner

Despite the fact that cyber-attacks occur with greater frequency and intensity around the world, many either go unreported or are under-reported, leav...

Everyone Loves A Big Chocolate Show

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 11.04.2016 | Taste
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

The Big Chocolate Show featured some major name chocolate companies (Valhrona) as well as some delightful newcomers. Located at the Terminal Stores in...

Climate Change This Week: Poverty Predicted, The China Model, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.02.2016 | Green
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The Green Winner We Need to Tackle Climate Change - vote for a safe future for your children, and for the planet they call home. Clinton is going to n...

Sustainable Cities: 3 Ways Cities Can Contribute to a Renewable Energy Future

Adnan Z. Amin | Posted 10.20.2016 | Green
Adnan Z. Amin

This week, global policy makers gather in Quito for the Habitat III Conference to reinvigorate the global commitment to the sustainable development of cities. Meeting every 20 years, the Habitat Conference will this year focus on setting a new Urban Agenda.

Ecuador Admits Pinching Assange's Internet Over His U.S. Election Meddling

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.20.2016 | World

QUITO, Oct 18 - Ecuador’s government acknowledged on Tuesday it had partly restricted internet access for Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrec...

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 2, South America and the Caribbean - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.16.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The second in the series on randomly chosen sunsets, this time in South America and the Caribbean, both the technicolour descent of the drowning orb a...

The Ease Of Social Networking When Retired Abroad | Posted 10.14.2016 | Fifty

A welcome surprise was how easily we formed these new friendships. You meet someone, perhaps while you're strolling around town. Before long, your social calendar is overflowing.

Building peaceful, just and inclusive societies in an increasingly urbanised world

Patrick Keuleers | Posted 10.10.2016 | Impact
Patrick Keuleers

On the left is Karial slum, one of the urban slums in Dhaka. One billion people-one out of three urban dwellers-are living in slum conditions (UN Phot...

Climate Change This Week: Faith Leaders Spread Solar, Wheat Crops Threatened, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.30.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this giant Ecuadorian rainf...

The Magic Of The Galapagos Islands

Natural Habitat Adventures | Posted 09.13.2016 | Travel
Natural Habitat Adventures

We hiked around a bend and the arid island suddenly became a stunning oasis. In a sheltered lagoon, a baby sea lion was playing; a small tide pool held brilliantly colored algae; an incense tree softly swayed, its leaves rustling in the breeze. The air smelled like sunshine and salt.

Why Ecuador is showing the world the future of government

Apolitical | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact

Earlier this year, Cecilia Vaca Jones stood down from a powerful and highly unusual position in the government of Ecuador. She was 'co-ordinating mini...

An Active, Healthy Lifestyle In Ecuador's Highlands | Posted 08.06.2016 | Fifty

The couple's cost of living in Ecuador is much lower than it was in Chicago. "Our HOA fees are $235 a month, electric is $19, water is $4, cell phone is $23, and I pay $70 for my internet," says Kristin.

Chevron's Ted Boutrous Thoroughly Embarrassed Himself Last Week

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 07.12.2016 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Ted Boutrous embarrassed himself in Huffington Post this week in an apparent attempt to "up the crazy" as the trial to seize Chevron's assets in Canad...

These Photos of Reptiles and Amphibians Will Transport You to Another World

Aaron Pomerantz | Posted 07.07.2016 | World
Aaron Pomerantz

During our travels through Ecuador, we encountered an incredible diversity of frogs, snakes, lizards and salamanders.