By Andrew Villagomez | 01/13/2014 - 15:57
What comes to mind when we think about Ecuador is often the famed Galápagos Islands, but the 18 islands that make up this Darwinian discovery and national park are only one piece of Ecuador. Recognized by National Geographic Traveler as 2013’s Best Destination, the country offers the Andes mountain range, thousands of plant and animal species, farmland to relax on, and large cities with more than just native shopping and restaurants.
By Fox News Latino | 08/16/2013 - 11:51
Researchers announced Thursday a rare discovery of a new mammal species called the olinguito. And its teddy bear face makes it instantly adorable.
The raccoon-sized critter leaps through the trees of mountainous forests of Ecuador and Colombia, but it shouldn't have been too hard to find — one of them lived in the Smithsonian-run National Zoo in the Washington for a year.
"It's been kind of hiding in plain sight for a long time" despite its extraordinary beauty, said Kristofer Helgen, the Smithsonian's curator of mammals.
By Fox News Latino | 07/05/2013 - 12:18
The rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane by European powers over suspicions that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was aboard ignited outrage Wednesday among Latin American leaders who called it a stunning violation of national sovereignty and disrespect for the region.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/27/2013 - 16:24
Edward Snowden could be waiting a lot longer than he expected to be able to call Ecuador home.
According to Fox News Latino, Snowden's case is being compared to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who was given asylum in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/24/2013 - 12:42
The National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower may end up in Ecuador. Edward Snowden, the former undercover employee for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) accused of espionage, has requested asylum in the South American country.
By Amaris Castillo | 04/07/2011 - 08:27
The Associated Press reports that an U.S. Ambassador will be expelled from Ecuador over a 2009 diplomatic cable revealed by WikiLeaks that accuses a retired police chief of dishonesty and speculates that Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa knew about his questionable activity.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/11/2011 - 13:17
Latin American countries all across the Pacific Coast are issuing tsunami warning and bracing themselves for the ramifications of the huge Japanese earthquake that devastated the northern part of the Asian island country.
Ecuador is evacuating the coastal areas as a preventative measure, with President Rafael Correa warning of an "imminent threat," but the Colombian government was more measured with their reaction, saying only that local experts were "monitoring" the wave patterns.
By Fox News Latino | 02/18/2011 - 11:52
The Week in Latino news starts off with how University of Puerto Rico students armed with Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.fight back against injustice.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/17/2011 - 18:55
New ad campaigns sweeping across Latin America are taking on a centuries-old code of machismo propulgated by outdated ideas of male and female power dynamics.
First, Chile launched a campaign that declared, "Maricón, el que maltrata a una mujer." Watch the PSA below: