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Ecuador may be one of the smaller countries in South America, but it boasts varied landscapes and climates, offering something for every type of traveler. Generally speaking, Ecuador experiences only two seasons each year, a wet season and a dry season, but these seasons vary across the country …

Is Ecuador home to the world's best chocolate?

<b>In the lush province of Esmeraldas, on Ecuador's northern border with Colombia, farmers are proud to say they produce "black gold".</b><p>They are not talking about oil, Ecuador's main export, but cocoa beans.<p>More from Ecuador Direct<p>Ecuador's buried gold<p>Quito's colonial past gets a makeover<p>Ecuador: …

Ecuador Voted The Best Place In The World To Live In Retirement

The tiny country of Ecuador has been voted the best place in the world to retire to.<p>Located in the remote north-west region of South America, Ecuador has a population of just 15 million. But it is proving attractive for expats - with a cheap cost of living, good weather and top-class yet affordable …

El Telégrafo

El Gobierno busca disminuir la brecha digital de los sectores más desfavorecidos. La medida aplica a beneficiarios de bonos de Desarrollo y Joaquín …

Move over, Rio – Quito is South America's hottest must-see city

The centuries-old cobblestone streets of Quito are so steep that the city's soundtrack is the metallic screech of worn brakes mingled with the blare of salsa and cumbia from the narrow doorways. One tiny <i>fonda</i> (shop) is crammed with canned goods and sweets. In another doorway, an ancient juicer …