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Stories with place: Quito
  • Venezuelan leader says Colombia plotting his assassination story has photos
    Updated: Aug-31-15 7:44 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday accused Colombia's government of giving its consent to a plan to assassinate him as both countries try to rally regional support in a border dispute exacerbating tensions between the two neighbors.

  • Indigenous protesters chase off police in Ecuador town 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 11:04 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - Indigenous protesters wielding spears in southeastern Ecuador sent police and soldiers fleeing Wednesday in a clash that Interior Minister Jose Serrano said injured eight security force members.

  • About 325,000 live in shadow of Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano story has photos
    Updated: Aug-17-15 8:26 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuadorean authorities said Monday that up to 325,000 people live in areas that could be threatened by fast-moving mud and rock flows if there is a major eruption of the Cotopaxi volcano.