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February, 2017

  • 20 February

    Ecuador presidential election heads for runoff

    Around 13 million people have voted for a successor to President Rafael Correa, who has been in power for 10 years. With partial results counted, no candidate has reached the required majority. Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno will face off against former banker Guillermo Lasso in the second round in April. Al Jazeera’s Daniel Schweimler reports from the capital, Quito. …

June, 2014

  • 3 June

    2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil: Group Stage Fixtures

    There’s excitement building around the world, as the global game prepares for its major event: the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil kick’s off on Thursday 12th June 2014, when the hosts, Brazil, will be taking on Croatia in this year’s Group A curtain raiser. The 2014 Group stages include several eye-catching fixtures, including big European bouts Spain v Holland …

February, 2012

  • 28 February

    Three Unforgettable Ecuadorian Experiences

    Ecuador is an amazing country (about the size of Nevada) that proves the best things really do come in small packages. Its compact size means that in just a few hours you can be hiking on a snow-capped volcanic peak, exploring a rainforest with over 25,000 plant species and 1600 bird species or shopping for handicrafts in a colorful Inca …

  • 16 February

    Cruising the Galapagos Islands Aboard the M/Y Grace

    Since there are at least 60 other first-class ships cruising the Galapagos, selecting the right ship can be a daunting task. You can spend endless hour researching them all only to end up just crossing your fingers and hoping that you made the right pick. But having recently returned from what was truly was “the trip of a lifetime” may …

September, 2011

  • 13 September

    My Favourite Place: The Ecuadorian Andes by Julian Smith

    I lifted one plastic boot and planted steel crampons into the snow with a styrofoam crunch. Took a deep breath. Fourteen. Eleven more steps and I could rest again. It was dark, the air was thin, and Billie Holiday was crooning through the ice-coated wires of my headphones about what a little moonlight can do. The night clouds parted and …

November, 2010

  • 18 November

    Football: International Results for Wednesday 17th November 2010

    Nearly 100 teams took part in football internationals around the world yesterday evening, Wednesday 17th November 2010. Argentina met their old rivals Brazil with both sides having changed their management following below par World Cup efforts. Argentina, via Lionel Messi, got the best of their friendly encounter with the only goal of Argentina’s 1-0 victory in Doha. France, another side …

  • 16 November

    Football: International Fixtures for Wednesday 17th November 2010

    48 International football matches are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 17th November 2010, including several teams who reached the latter stages of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In a return to an old rivalry, neighbours England and France will meet at Wembley, where their friendly match is scheduled to kick-off at 8pm GMT. Romania face Italy at home in …