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In Galápagos New Snags in Salvage of Grounded Freighter Floreana in San Cristóbal

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 03.14.2015 | Green
Cecilia Alvear

New problems were reported Wednesday as salvage crews try to deal with the freighter Floreana six weeks after it ran aground in Shipwreck Bay on San Cristóbal Island.

7 Reasons to Include Galapagos Islands on Your Bucket List

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Traveling to Galapagos Islands has been on my bucket list for a very long time, and I was finally able to cross it off last month. The Islands are undoubtedly the most unique place I have ever been to, and here's why it needs to be on your bucket list, too.

Forced Evacuations As Volcano Spews Hot Gas

AP | Posted 12.27.2012 | World

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Nicaraguan authorities say they've ordered the evacuation of some 300 families living on the flanks of the country's highest vol...

Volcano Eruption Forces Mass Evacuation

AP | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Activity in the San Cristobal volcano in Nicaragua has calmed a day after three loud explosions were accompanied by a huge erupt...