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Stories with place: Ecuador
  • Dexter chocolate-maker launches community supported program 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 4:18 am

    ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Mindo Chocolate Makers, a small company producing artisanal and sustainable chocolate in Dexter, is offering a unique program the owners are calling "Community Supported Chocolate." For $150, participants in the CSC will receive three shares of Mindo chocolate products throughout the fall.

  • Francis burnishes credentials on South America tour story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-13-15 12:05 am

    ASUNCION, Paraguay - On his weeklong swing through South America, Pope Francis burnished his credentials as a new kind of pontiff, issuing a searing apology to indigenous people for church crimes more than a half millennium old and even making a pit stop at a Burger King to change clothes and freshen up before celebrating Mass.

  • Indigenous leaders complain of being left off pope's agenda story has photos
    Updated: Jul-07-15 11:44 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuador's largest indigenous association is complaining that it was left off of Pope Francis's agenda during his visit to Ecuador, where the group has been at odds with President Rafael Correa.

  • The Latest: Pope makes surprise foray outside his residence story has photos
    Updated: Jul-05-15 9:44 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:

  • Pope Francis on home turf urges defense of poor and planet story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-05-15 9:16 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - Latin America's first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time Sunday, stressing the need to protect the poor and the environment from exploitation and to foster dialogue among all sectors of society.