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2012-08-20 02:22:49

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster (NYSE: ELT), announced today that Corporacion Nacional de Electricidad (CNEL), the single largest energy corporation in Ecuador with more than 1.2 million end customers, has selected Elster to provide its advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) deployment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110126/SF35872LOGO-a ) CNEL will deploy Elster's EnergyAxis® solution to create a hosted AMI system that will improve customer service and...

Assange To Obama: End The Witch Hunt
2012-08-20 05:43:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange used his first public appearance in months to chide President Obama and the United States Government for their “Witch Hunt” against “whistle blowers”. Assange appeared on Sunday for the first time since he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London two months ago. Earlier this week, Assange was granted diplomatic asylum by Ecuador, though only on Ecuadorian soil. As...

Ecuador Grants Wikileaks Founder Assange Political Asylum
2012-08-16 12:37:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has just been granted political asylum by the country of Ecuador, according to an announcement by the country. Assange has been in hiding in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for two months as he awaited this decision. “The government of Ecuador, faithful to its tradition of protecting those who seek refuge in its territory or in its diplomatic missions, has decided to grant diplomatic...

2012-08-14 02:24:42

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. ANY FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF U.S. SECURITIES LAWS./ VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Ecuador Gold & Copper Corp. (TSX-V: EGX), (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mit Tilkov as VP Exploration and the commencement of the First Stage 10,000 metre drill program at its Condor Gold Project located in Ecuador. VP...

2012-08-09 02:23:31

Ecuador IP-17 Drilling Activity Completed Successfully Note:  All figures are quoted in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted. CALGARY, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE; NASDAQ: IVAN) is reporting today its financial results for the second quarter of 2012 and an update regarding its Ecuador operations. Second Quarter Financial Summary Ivanhoe Energy filed its quarterly financial report on Form 10-Q with the United States Securities and Exchange...

2012-07-31 14:21:20

NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Hinton, the spokesperson for the Ecuadorian indigenous and farmer communities who won a historic environmental judgment against Chevron in 2011, released the following statement in response to Judge Lewis A. Kaplan's ruling today denying Chevron's summary judgment motion in the oil giant's RICO case: "Judge Kaplan's decision is yet another setback in a string of recent defeats for Chevron in its improper campaign to evade its legal...

2012-07-31 06:22:09

SAN RAMON, Ecuador, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chevron's top management -- including Chief Financial Officer Patrician Yarrington -- appeared to be censoring shareholders who wanted to pose some tough questions about the company's $19 billion Ecuador environmental liability during its quarterly earnings call last Friday, according to several sources that have been in contact with Amazon Defense Coalition. During the call, which lasted more than an hour, Yarrington...

2012-07-24 23:00:43

CFHI, a United Nations recognized nonprofit, marks 20 years of global health education and community empowerment. Their 20th Anniversary Gala, taking place September in San Francisco, will feature keynote speaker Dr. German Tenorio, Secretary of Health - Oaxaca, Mexico and will showcase the impact of CFHI's work in global communities. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 Fresh from the impoverished Appalachian region of Virginia, Evaleen Jones, a young Stanford medical student, took a...

2012-07-10 02:30:32

LONDON, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Data Centre Group (IDC-G), the first global data centre alliance, expands to Latin America with Telconet, the biggest and most advanced data centre operator in Ecuador. Based in Quito and Guayaquil, with 1,900 square metres (20,450 square feet) of technical space, the carrier-neutral Telconet data centres are linked by a completely redundant and exclusive fibre optic network, which allows for disaster recovery and backup services...

2012-07-02 14:20:19

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the sixth straight year, the United States government has flatly rejected Chevron's increasingly frantic attempts to cut trade preferences for Ecuador in what critics say is part of an unethical campaign to interfere in a private environmental litigation brought by rainforest villagers, according to Amazon Defense Coalition. "Chevron's attempt to enlist the U.S. government to quash a private litigation in the courts of a democratic ally...


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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