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2014-03-31 12:21:49

SAO PAULO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today TAM Airlines, a carrier of the LATAM Airlines Group, joins oneworld, an airline alliance currently undergoing the largest expansion in its history. As of today, all passengers flying on the Brazilian carrier can enjoy the benefits offered by the alliance. This is one of the most important steps to achieve the entry of all LATAM Airlines Group into oneworld. LAN Airlines has been a member of oneworld since 2000 as well as all of its...

2014-03-27 23:23:43

AMA Insurance’s Med Plus Advantage Program Announces Student Contest (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The “Med Plus Advantage Global Health Challenge” contest has been launched! The winning team of the essay and video contest will have an opportunity to work alongside Timmy Global Health (TGH) in Ecuador, Guatemala or the Dominican Republic to provide high quality health services to underserved populations. In addition, contest winners have the opportunity to serve as volunteer TGH Health...

2014-03-27 16:23:39

"Like nowhere else, all in one place and so close" NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nineteen cities around the world, seven of them located in Ecuador, will see giant 19-foot letters appear on April 1 at 9 a.m. ET in emblematic places. These letters, put together, will make up the phrase "ALL YOU NEED IS ECUADOR", the slogan of an ambitious tourism campaign that highlights the unmatched supply of tourism attractions this South American country has to offer. This initial...

2014-03-25 12:25:06

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Featuring the highest active volcanoes in the world, the greatest concentration of species by area, white sand beaches and the breathtaking Galapagos Islands are just a few reasons why Ecuador received recognition as the "Green Destination of the World for 2013," by the World Travel Awards. According to the World Travel Awards, Ecuador is also considered the number one destination to visit in Latin America and the seventh must-visit place in...

2014-03-08 23:00:19

Ticket Down announces that they have lowered ticket prices across the board for the exciting exhibition game between soccer powerhouses Ecuador and England. Soccer fans can use the special promo/coupon code ENGLAND-ECUADOR-2014 for special savings on tickets for this game. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 Ticket Down has rolled back prices for the friendly soccer match between England and Ecuador at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami. With the World Cup soccer tournament just a mere few...

2014-03-05 23:03:43

Soccer tickets to the highly anticipated Ecuador vs England game at Sun Life Stadium are available now at TicketProcess.com. Both teams will be looking to tune up for the 2014 World Cup. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 TicketProcess.com is now offering those interested in obtaining a ticket to what will be a historic game in the weeks leading up to the biggest tournament in a half decade can visit the online exchange. Soccer tickets are easy to access and very affordable at TicketProcess.com, but...

2014-02-24 12:25:44

Ticket Down announces that they have reduced prices on tickets for the friendly soccer match between Mexico and Ecuador at AT&T Stadium in Dallas on May 31, 2014. This popular secondary ticket exchange is also offering the exclusive customer appreciation promo/coupon code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ticket Down announces that one of the most talked about stadiums in the world will be hosting an international soccer friendly between...

2014-01-26 23:01:24

Actress Mia Farrow is joining international celebrities and activists to bring justice to the communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest affected by Chevron's oil pollution. Quito, Ecuador (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 The acclaimed actress and prominent humanitarian Mia Farrow will visit the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest were the multinational oil giant Chevron operated, and was sentenced by a local court to pay a multibillion-dollar fine for a massive environmental contamination....

2014-01-14 12:21:33

The airline will fly between Quito and Mexico City seven times a week QUITO, Ecuador, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Aeromexico, Mexico's largest global airline, submitted to Corporacion Quiport, the company operating the concession for Mariscal Sucre International Airport, its new Quito - Mexico City route, featuring daily flights between the two capitals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130315/MX77534LOGO) With the addition of this new destination,...

2013-12-23 23:04:29

Aerial Digital Archeology & Preservation (A.D.A.P), a non-invasive technology research group, has been exploring a mysterious rock structure discovered in the remote area of the Llanganates, a region famous for its connections with Inca legends. The site could belong to an ancient culture, be the emerged part of a buried pyramid, the lost tomb of the most famous Inca ruler or a unique natural formation. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Bruce Fenton, a British author, published a...


Latest Ecuador Reference Libraries

Spectacled Bear, Tremarctos ornatus
2013-05-17 11:07:19

The spectacled bear or the Andean bear (Tremarctos ornatus) is native to South America. This bear is locally known as jukumari, ukuko, or ucumari and is the only remaining species of short-faced bear existing today, making it the sole member of the sub-family Tremarctinae. The range of the spectacled bear includes western Venezuela, eastern Panama, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, northwestern Argentina, and western Bolivia. It is only found in the Andes Mountains, but it is thought to be an...

Magnificent Frigatebird, Fregata magnificens
2013-04-23 14:48:18

The Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) was occasionally previously known as Man O’War or man of War, a reflection of its rakish lines, aerial piracy of other birds, and speed. It’s widespread in the tropical Atlantic, breeding colonially in the trees in Florida, the Caribbean and the Cape Verde Islands. In addition, it breeds along the Pacific coast of the Americas from Mexico to Ecuador including the Galapagos Islands, as well. It is known as a vagrant as far from its...

Crested Eagle, Morphnus guianensis
2012-04-02 17:47:01

The Crested Eagle, (Morphnus guianensis), is a species of bird of prey found from Guatemala through Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay, and Bolivia to north Argentina. In Brazil, this species has suffered greatly due to habitat destruction and is mostly found only in the Amazon basin in that region. In Ecuador it is mainly found in the Eastern Andean mountains. It is the only member of its...

Red-throated Caracara, Ibycter americanus
2012-04-02 16:55:31

The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...

Tawny-faced Quail, Rhynchortyx cinctus
2012-03-22 21:32:37

The Tawny-faced Quail (Rhynchortyx cinctus) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family. It is the only bird in its genus. It is found throughout Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its habitat includes subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain forests. Image Caption: Artistic Depiction of Male Tawny-faced Quail. Credit: Wikipedia (public domain)

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.