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A Trip South: Andy, Luis and the Heart of Imbabura

...Just as dark sets in, we arrive back at the family home.We share a final meal and make a promise to reunite down the road in Quito. Although Luis did not say anything specific that I took to be profound, I left feeling that I had been around a wise man...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-08-23/trip-south-andy-luis-and-heart-imbab
Outdoors
UK: No solution in sight to Assange standoff

...Vice President Lenin Moreno, he sought to defuse concern in Quito that the U.K. could revoke the embassy's diplomatic status...BBC radio Thursday.Britain and Ecuador also are at odds over Quito's decision to offer Assange diplomatic asylum, a type of...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-08-30/uk-no-solution-sight-assange-standoff
Not For Web
Juneau's firefighters serve in a challenging profession

...help somebody, or go into a burning building or to see a stranger in pain and go and help them out," Assistant Fire Chief Ed Quito said.That's why the department says it would like to take this opportunity to thank all the hardworking men and women of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-24/juneaus-firefighters-serve-challenging-
Local
Quito

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Outside editorial: On shaky ground

...seventh president in 10 years. Three of his immediate predecessors were ousted by street protests much like the one that engulfed Quito on Thursday. Although Mr. Correa called it an attempted coup d'etat, it seemed more like a disorganized mutiny by members...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100610/opi_716564995.shtml
Opinion
Equatorial ascent

...mountain biking down the dirt roads behind Quito, into the dense flowered jungle of Ecuador...watching dancers and touring the streets of Quito's old town. A local guide took them...volcano that dominates the horizon behind Quito. They also tested their fear of heights...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-04-14/equator-ascent
Outdoors
This Day in History

...troops marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris, as the French capital continued to celebrate its liberation from the Nazis. In 1998, a Cuban airliner crashed during takeoff from Quito's international airport in Ecuador, killing 80 people.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082903/sta_history.shtml
News
Chileans on Pan American Highway trek

...their route with an indelible black marker as they pushed north. One of their most unanticipated experiences was arriving in Quito, Ecuador, on Sept. 30, just as an attempted coup to overthrow the country's president was under way. "We saw fire and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-07-14/chileans-pan-american-highway-trek
State
Cyclist's environmental awareness campaign will take her to Argentina

...Mexican border. She may ditch the trailer and switch to carrying bags. She also plans to fly from Panama City, Panama, to Quito, Ecuador, to avoid the beautiful, but dangerous, Darien Gap of Colombia. Korry Keeker can be reached at korry.keeker...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070604/sta_cyclist.shtml
News
Difficult to deal with the axis of Hugo

...down on press freedom and undermined rule of law. Despite this bad-boy behavior, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Quito on a diplomatic courting session earlier this month. Her advances made no apparent headway. In Bolivia, Obama hopes to unthaw...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070910/opi_673036822.shtml
Opinion

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