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Expat from Italy dies in Ecuador after apparently being hit by a boat while swimming

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Manlio Grazzani age 68, a popular and athletic expat from Italy living in Salinas Ecuador met a tragic death while swimming earlier this month at Chipipe beach in Salinas Ecuador. According to reports from Super Peninsular his corpse was found on the beach at the naval base on February 3, 2017. An anonymous source reported that authorities surmised he was hit by a boat due to the type of injuries he suffered and appeared to have bled to death. Mr. Grazzani originally from Torino, Italy had lived in Ecuador for at least ten years and is survived by his Ecuadorian wife and a twin brother who lives in Italy.

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Expat in Ecuador dies after home invasion

MALACATOS, LOJA, ECUADOR (Developing Story) EXPAT FROM ITALY APPARENTLY DIES FROM INJURIES SUSTAINED FROM A BRAZEN SAVAGE ATTACK AND HOME INVASION Some segments of this report is provided by an anonymous source believed to be reliable. reported that Mauro Burzio, 68, a native of Venasca Italy who spent decades abroad and lived in Ecuador [...]

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Ecuador: Swiss National Dies in Vehicle Accident

Manta | Manabi reported Dana Wackerlig Irene, 37, a Swiss national, died after the truck she was riding in hit a tree, in the Los Sauces, the Manta-Puerto Cayo way in Manabi. Foreign mobilized with David Gracia Diego Hurtado, who had a head wound. Apparently he was driving the car and his condition is [...]

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U.S. Expat in Cuenca Ecuador falls to his death from condo

According to a report from, a 69 year old U.S. expat fell to his death last Thursday from a balcony at his condo in Cuenca Ecuador. The victim’s name has not been released. The expat’s wife indicated that she had seen her husband reading while sitting on the balcony of their condo at about [...]

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Aid Worker from UK dies in Kenya from Malaria reported a 21-year-old British aid worker has died of malaria while working in Kenya, it has emerged. Christi Kelly was working with the Moving Mountains UK charity in the African country to try and improve social conditions. She was three months into a 10-month volunteer placement when she was taken ill in the western [...]

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U.S. expatriate falls to his death from building in Panama during Thanksgiving celebration reported that Jacob Erhler, the gregarious and well liked editor of the Visitor/Visitante, died in a fall from the 30th floor of a building in Paitilla on Thursday, November 28, while celebrating American Thanksgiving. There is little early detail but police are investigating the incident. Erhler hailed from Seattle and led a peripatetic life [...]

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US citizen prisoner found dead in Eygptian jail

A retired American army officer has been found dead in a provincial Egyptian jail, six weeks after being arrested in Egypt’s restive north Sinai peninsula, Egyptian officials have confirmed. James Henry, 66, is the second foreigner to die in police custody since the July overthrow of Mohamed Morsi, and one of several to have fallen [...]

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Indian girl dies of injuries after traffic accident in Oman

According to, a 13-year-old Indian girl has succumbed to injuries she sustained in an October 7 road accident in Oman. Aysha Takreem Yahya, a student of Indian School Al Muladha who was critically injured on Monday in the accident in Barka, died Tuesday at the Sultan Qaboos University Hospital in Muscat, the Times of [...]

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Indian worker killed in logging accident in Singapore

According to, a 36-year-old Indian worker has died while clearing a tree in a forested site of a subway interchange project in Singapore. Workers were trying to loosen soil around the tree when it fell on an excavator. It took two hours to extricate the worker, known only as Gunasegaran, from the excavator which [...]

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