Showing posts with label Ecuador. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ecuador. Show all posts

Saturday, February 05, 2022

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

Ecuador: Deadly landslide after heaviest rainfall in almost 20 years - BBC News

Ecuador: Deadly landslide after heaviest rainfall in almost 20 years

A huge landslide triggered by the heaviest rainfall in Ecuador for almost 20 years has killed at least 11 people in the capital, Quito, officials say.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Tortoise considered extinct for over 100 years found in Galapagos Islands | Agencia EFE

A tortoise of a species that was considered extinct more than 100 years ago has been discovered on Fernandina, the westernmost island of Ecuador's Galapagos archipelago, the directorate of the Galapagos National Park (PNG) announced on Tuesday.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Galapagos Islands : About 200 baby tortoises found in a suitcase in | Al Jazeera

Galapagos Islands

Ecuadorian officials have arrested a police officer after they discovered 185 baby giant tortoises wrapped in plastic in a suitcase, preventing them from being smuggled out of the Galapagos Islands.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Mexico Creates Largest Maritime National Park in North America

The Galapagos islands
By order of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, an archipelago referred to as the “Galapagos of North America,” will become a marine park the size of the state of Illinois.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

China investigates illegal fishing boat detained in Ecuador

Galapagos Islands
China said Tuesday it has looked into the case of a Chinese ship detained in Ecuador over charges of illegal fishing and that it does not tolerate any illegal trading of endangered wildlife.

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Death Toll of Massive Landslide in Colombia Rises to 254, President Santos Says

The death toll of massive landslide that in Colombia continues to grow, with country's President Juan Manuel Santos announcing that over 250 people were killed.

Saturday, April 01, 2017

24 dead after river overflows, destroying homes in Colombia

Authorities say 24 people are dead after a river overflowed in Colombia, triggering an avalanche of water that destroyed homes and killed people in their sleep.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Lluvias en Ecuador provocan 13 muertos

Ecuador registra hasta el momento 13 fallecidos y más de 5.000 familias afectadas por la época lluviosa en el país, según datos de la Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (SGR).

Monday, December 19, 2016

Une vingtaine de secousses telluriques en Equateur, un mort et de nombreux dégâts

Une vingtaine de secousses telluriques d'une magnitude allant jusqu'à 5,8 ont secoué la côte de l'Equateur lundi à l'aube, causant indirectement un décès, ainsi que des dégâts matériels "considérables" dans des hôtels et des maisons, ont annoncé les autorités.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Ecuador renews state of emergency for another 30 days

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa announced Thursday that his government has renewed a state of emergency which was declared following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 16 for another 30 days.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes western Ecuador (Local time: 02:57, Depth 40 km)

An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale struck western Ecuador early Wednesday, according to the US Geographical Survey.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

113 people rescued alive in quake-hit Ecuador

A total of 113 people have been rescued alive since a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Ecuador on April 16, the Ministry of Communication announced Friday.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

New earthquake off coast of Ecuador (Depth 15 km, local time: 03:33)

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Ecuador this morning, just days after a major quake hit the country, killing nearly 500 people.      

Death toll in Ecuador earthquake climbs to 480, survivors found

The death toll from Saturday's earthquake in northern Ecuador had risen to 480 by Tuesday morning, the government said.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Is planet Earth on 'quake mode' again?

The recent two months have witnessed some unusually active seismic activities across the globe, as a string of powerful earthquakes have jolted Ecuador, Japan, Myanmar, Afghanistan and Indonesia, killing dozens of people and triggering several tsunami alerts.

EL News