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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...

2014-01-14 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,...

2013-12-18 20:20:04

The airline will fly between Quito and Mexico City seven times a week QUITO, Ecuador, Dec. 18, 2013 /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,...

2013-12-05 20:20:19

Yesterday's Dissolution of Fundación Pachamama was Arbitrary and Illegal SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ecuadorian government should immediately reverse their illegal and arbitrary effort to dissolve Fundación Pachamama, the organization's San Francisco based sister group said today. Yesterday, December 4th, plain-clothes police officers in Quito, Ecuador, appeared at the offices of Fundación Pachamama and proceeded to shut down their facilities. The...

2013-03-04 23:01:27

$500,000 Award Recognizes Fundación Sobrevivencia Cofán for Extraordinary Creativity and Effectiveness Quito, Ecuador (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 The Fundación Sobrevivencia Cofán (FSC, Cofan Survival Fund in English) is one of only 13 nonprofit organizations around the world to win this year´s MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The award, which was announced on February 28, recognizes exceptional grantees who have demonstrated creativity...

2013-01-08 08:23:21

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Logic Research announced today the successful commissioning of another VSEP vibrating membrane system at a municipal landfill - this time in Quito, Ecuador. The RO system takes landfill leachate from storage ponds and filters it to create clean water that is recycled and used as irrigation water. The water permeating from the system has only about 50 parts per million of dissolved solids, which is lower than the town drinking water....

WikiLeaks' Assange Seeks Asylum At Ecuador's London Embassy
2012-06-20 05:39:28

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sought political asylum at Ecuador's embassy in London on Tuesday night, claiming he had been "abandoned" by his own government in Australia in his attempts to avert what he calls political persecution by the United States for releasing U.S. classified documents on his website. Assange´s move comes just days after Britain´s supreme court rejected the last of his appeals against extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning over sex...

2012-06-08 02:25:00

BEDFORD, Mass., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FuseSource, the Integration Everywhere Company, today invited software developers, architects, DevOps managers and other information technology professionals to attend two complimentary Fuse Day events in South America this month: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 in Quito, Ecuador and Thursday, June 14, in Santiago, Chile. There is no cost to attend the informative events, which provide attendees with an opportunity to learn about popular open source...

2011-03-15 15:47:44

In a unique collaboration between scientists from the UK, Ecuador and R©union, a new species of yeast has been discovered growing on the fruit of an unidentified and innocuous bramble collected from the biodiversity-rich Maquipucuna cloud forest nature reserve, near Quito, in Ecuador. "We are actively looking for new yeasts with the ability to ferment plant material to produce bio-energy," said Dr Steve James from the National Collection of Yeast Cultures at the Institute of Food...

2011-02-26 00:00:26

A global exporter; a powerful investment opportunity; a world leader in bio-politics and coveted tourism destination among the international jet set: the secret is out; Ecuador IS the country for your next business investment and your next holiday. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2011 Ecuador is a country filled with historical and natural wonders, from the ancient to modern. In 2010 Ecuador welcomed over 1,044,000 travelers (a 7.9% increase over 2009) from around the world to step...