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2009-07-28 18:43:34

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal for his new team and set up another Tuesday, helping Real Madrid to a 4-2 Peace Cup victory over Liga de Quito. The decision lifted Real Madrid into the Peace Cup semifinals Friday against Juventus. Ronaldo, who recently joined Real Madrid in an eye-popping $137 million deal with Manchester United, broke a scoreless tie three minutes into the second half with a penalty shot after being tripped in the box. Two minutes later he drilled a shot from 25...

2009-07-15 12:09:00

MIAMI, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- LAN Airlines, Latin America s premier air carrier, and its affiliates announced today exciting low fares for flights from major U.S. cities to South America.

2009-05-26 07:30:00

QUITO, Ecuador, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Robert Friedland, Executive Chairman, President and CEO of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE; NASDAQ: IVAN), and David Martin, Chairman and CEO of Ivanhoe Energy Latin America Inc., announced today that Ivanhoe Energy Ecuador Inc.

2009-04-06 14:53:00

MIAMI, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, LAN ECUADOR(R) begins domestic operations uniting Guayaquil and Quito, the country's largest cities.

2009-02-15 16:20:13

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa says it's almost assured China will finance at $2 billion hydroelectric power plant. Correa, who met with Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu Friday in Quito, called it extraordinary news, the Latin American Herald Tribune reported Sunday.

2008-09-23 09:00:43

Ecuador plane runs off runway QUITO, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- A plane from the Ecuadorian company Icaro ran off the runway on Monday with 64 passenger aboard and two crew members in the airport of Mariscal Sucre from Quito, without injury, Icaro said.

2008-09-06 03:00:21

By Anonymous The Petroecuador (Quito, Ecuador) board has accepted a proposal to form a new joint economic enterprise with the Santiago, Chile- based Empresa Nacional del Petroleo (ENAP), Ecuadorian mines and oil minister Galo Chiriboga said in late July.

2008-08-14 09:00:39

1st LD Writethru: At least 10,000 gallons of crude residues spill in Ecuador QUITO, Aug.

2008-07-08 09:00:45

Delta Air Lines has announced changes to its Ecuador schedule to offer non-stop flights between Atlanta, US, and Quito as well as Guayaquil, in Ecuador. The airline currently offers one daily flight from Atlanta to Ecuador that stops in both Quito and Guayaquil, before returning to Atlanta.

2007-04-22 19:05:00

By Peter Johnson I gripped the slippery sides of the speedboat I as it bucked the swollen surf. Through the squall I could just make out the words on the pilot's vest: Escuela Paramilitar. I held on and, before long, neither the mainland behind us nor the island to which we were headed was visible.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.