Quake kills 272 along devastated Ecuador coast

By Julia Symmes Cobb and Daniel Tapia PEDERNALES, Ecuador, Apr 18 : The death toll from Ecuador’s biggest earthquake in decades soared to 272 as survivors cobbled together makeshift coffins to bury loved ones, lined up for water and sought shelter beside the rubble of their shattered homes.The 7.8 magnitude quake struck off the Pacific […]

Canadian woman and son killed in Ecuador earthquake

By Ethan Lou TORONTO, Apr 18 : A Canadian man in Ecuador who was video-chatting with his father when the connection went down during the Andean country’s huge earthquake called back hours later to report his wife and son had been killed, a family member said. Pascal Laflamme’s wife, Jennifer Mawn, 38, and 12-year-old son, […]

Earthquake kills 246 in Ecuador; people still trapped

By Julia Symmes Cobb and Daniel Tapia PEDERNALES, Ecuador, Apr 18 : The death toll from Ecuador’s biggest earthquake in decades soared to at least 246 as rescuers using tractors and bare hands hunted desperately for survivors in shattered coastal towns. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck off the Pacific coast on Saturday and was felt […]

Earthquake kills 246 in Ecuador; people still trapped

By Julia Symmes Cobb and Daniel Tapia PEDERNALES, Ecuador, Apr 18 : The death toll from Ecuador’s biggest earthquake in decades soared to at least 246 as rescuers using tractors and bare hands hunted desperately for survivors in shattered coastal towns. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck off the Pacific coast on Saturday and was felt […]

Earthquake kills 235 in Ecuador, people still trapped

By Daniel Tapia PEDERNALES, Ecuador, Apr 17 : The death toll from Ecuador’s biggest earthquake in decades soared to at least 235 today as rescuers using tractors and bare hands hunted desperately for survivors in shattered coastal towns. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck off the Pacific coast yesterday and was felt around the Andean nation […]

Earthquake kills 235 in Ecuador, devastates coast zone

By Guillermo Granja MANTA, Ecuador, Apr 17 : The death toll from Ecuador’s biggest earthquake in decades soared to at least 235 today as rescuers using tractors and bare hands hunted desperately for survivors in shattered coastal towns. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck off the Pacific coast yesterday and was felt around the Andean nation […]