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Stories with place: Ecuador
  • Abandoned prison in Ecuador bears signs of past story has photos
    Updated: May-01-15 12:50 am

    QUITO, Ecuador - Its cold walls are marked with words and colored murals, written and drawn over 139 years by prisoners ranging from chicken thieves to politicians. Rich and poor, good and bad, innocent and guilty, inmates used the walls to record their days living in this human storage facility known as the Garcia Moreno Prison.

  • 2 dogs from Texas sniff out snails in Ecuador's Galapagos 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 12:02 am

    QUITO, Ecuador - When Darwin the Labrador retriever crashed out of a service dog program for people, conservationists found him a very different sort of job: sniffing out giant African land snails that are threatening crops on the most visited of Ecuador's Galapagos Islands.

  • Ecuador's president says threat forced event cancellation 
    Updated: Apr-14-15 11:08 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa says a telephoned death threat forced the abrupt cancellation of a presidential lunch with citizens in a town near Quito.

  • Latest on Americas Summit: US sees progress in Colombia story has photos
    Updated: Apr-11-15 3:00 pm

    1:45 p.m. (1845 GMT, 2:45 p.m. EDT)

  • Pope's 3-nation South America trip set for July 6-12 story has photos
    Updated: Apr-10-15 2:46 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - Pope Francis' trip to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay is set for July 6-12, though he will only spend six hours in Bolivia's capital due to the altitude, church officials say.

  • Pope's 3-nation South America trip set for July 6-12 
    Updated: Apr-10-15 2:35 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - Pope Francis' trip to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay is set for July 6-12, though he will only spend six hours in Bolivia's capital due to the altitude, church officials say.