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Ecuador Ousts U.S. Diplomat
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.

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Latin American Countries Issue Tsunami Warnings Across Pacific Coast
Latin American Countries Issue Tsunami Warnings Across Pacific Coast
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.

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This Week in Latino News
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.

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New Ad Campaigns Take Aim at Machismo in Latin America
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New ad campaigns sweeping across Latin America are taking on a centuries-old code of machismo propulgated by outdated ideas of male and female power dynamics.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:

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Latino News of the Day
Latino News of the Day
By Fox News Latino | 02/17/2011 - 16:20

All the news you should know, from our partners at Fox News Latino:

Village of Dwarfs May Hold Clues to Cure Cancer

Mexico is Still a Hot Spring Break Destination, Despite Violence

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Angelina Jolie Visits Colombian Refugees
By Mariela Rosario | 06/21/2010 - 12:15

Angelina Jolie is visiting Ecuador to bring attention to Colombian refugees in honor of World Refugee Day. The violence and fighting that has been going on for decades between the FARC and the Colombian government has caused over a hundred thousand innocent people to flee the country. In addition to the refugees, many people do not know that Colombia is second only to the Darfur region of the Sudan with an estimated one million internally displaced people.

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Table Talk: El Baron
By Verky Arcos | 02/20/2009 - 14:15

El Baron Restaurant
8641 W Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 841-6298

There are tons of Cuban, Mexican, Brazilian, restaurants that can fulfill cravings when we miss mami’s cooking, but have you ever thought of the Latin countries that don’t represent as hard on the restaurant scene? El Salvador is one of those places, and it was refreshing to sample a little taste of home from this wonderful country.

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Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa Announces Default on Debt
By Mariela Rosario | 12/17/2008 - 16:30

Leftist President Rafael Correa announced recently that he would not take strides to repay the 30.6 billion dollars still owed on Ecuador's Global 2012 bond. Saying the debt was illegitimate, Correa confirmed that the amount would remain unpaid and stood behind a presidential commission that recommended Ecuador default on almost 40 per cent of foreign debt.

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Go Wild in the Galápagos Islands
By Mariela Rosario | 09/29/2008 - 13:02

Located on the equator, just 600 miles west of mainland Ecuador, the Galápagos Islands enjoy beautiful weather all year round, making it an ideal spot for communing with the great outdoors. Fly into Quito, Ecuador's capital city and then catch a discounted flight to the islands via TAME airlines. Set sail around the Galápagos to see the hundreds of animals on each island, from playful sea lions to the giant sea turtles that gave the islands their name.

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Skinhead in Barcelona Subway Attack Free Until Trial
By admin | 12/18/2007 - 14:31

Whatttt? Remember the crazy Spanish guy who brutally attacked a young Ecuadoran girl on the Barcelona subway for no apparent reason? Yeah, well, despite him punching her, grabbing her breast, and kicking her in the face (all while shouting racist comments at her), the guy went free until his trial! A Barcelona court decided Sergi Xavier Martin (the attacker) should keep away from both the victim and the subway system, but for now, he's on the loose, reports Colombian newspaper El Tempo.

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