Representatives from the member regions and federal states of FOGAR (the Forum of Global Associations of Regions), meeting on 19 July in Manta, Ecuador
, took a decisive step towards achieving their common ambitions by announcing that they would soon apply to the United Nations for the status of intergovernmental organisation'.
No hay vuelta atras en el pacto mediante el cual el gobierno colombiano del conservador Alvaro Uribe Velez ha decidido ceder parte de su soberania nacional a los intereses geoestrategicos de EU que podra hacer uso de hasta siete bases militares, tras ser desmantelada la de Manta, Ecuador
military base in Manta, Ecuador
, set up with up to 500 US soldiers to run counter-drug flights when Panama threw out military bases in 1999, has become a controversial presence that a majority of Ecuadoreans want closed.
Excellent article on the FOL (forward operating base) mission in Manta, Ecuador
A meeting in Manta, Ecuador
in summer 2008 brought together shark specialists, fishery managers, NGOs, and fishermen to discuss these issues and encourage the use of scientific data, both tagging and genetic, to design reserves and protect sharks from further decline.
The company based in Manta, Ecuador
, is vertically integrated from palm plantations to the refinery.
I shot the third example (opposite, top right) on a dock in Manta, Ecuador
President Nicanor Duarte has repeatedly denied that the US will be allowed to set up a permanent base like the ones it maintains in Guantanamo, Cuba, and Manta, Ecuador
, yet expansions at the Mariscal Estigarribia military facility, 280 km from the border with Bolivia, has raised doubts about Duarte's denials.
The boat had left the port of Manta, Ecuador
, without permission, the Colombian Navy said.
Customs Department aircraft spotted a third boat southwest of Manta, Ecuador
Herman and Candelaria ran out of money in Manta, Ecuador
, seven months after their trip began.
Dos ejemplos: Fue a Estados Unidos y se declaro a favor de los convenios internacionales, como el polemico de la base antinarcoticos de Manta, Ecuador
, que se considera puntal del Plan Colombia, mientras sus companeros de lucha senalan que debe revisarse el convenio.
A brochure lists stop-overs, with a day on the beach at Norfolk, Virginia, a visit to the Kennedy Space Center at Port Canaveral, Florida, across the Caribbean to the Bahamas and on via the Panama Canal to Manta, Ecuador
, for whale spotting.
When negotiations collapsed in 1998 (see EcoCentral, 1998-07-09), the US established smaller centers in Aruba and Curacao in the Netherlands Antilles, and at Manta, Ecuador
Olszewski achieved the rank of Major, receiving Air Force Commendation Medals for his roles in providing medical support for the 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing, & the 1996 Air Disaster in Manta, Ecuador