Ecuador

Meet the Secret Grammarians in Ecuador Who Correct Graffiti Mistakes

Two anonymous street artists are trying to save the city of Quito, Ecuador, "one punctuation mark at a time," according to Great Big Story. Called …

Cool Stuff

10 interesting facts about Ecuador you didn't know

Ecuador is a country in South America that is completely underestimated. Most come here to visit the Galapagos Islands, but quickly discover so much …

South America

Daily Travel Photo - Watching the Sunset in Quito, Ecuador

Watching the Sunset in Quito, Ecuador<p>I’ve been in Quito for almost two weeks and every day it rained! Such weird weather here.

Travel

These Guys Descended 17,000 feet on Their Bikes In Ecuador

Eric Porter and Mason Mashon decided to follow their dream to Ecuador and ride one of the biggest continuous descents possible on a bike – 17,000 …

Why Retire Overseas? The World is Your Oyster...

The world is your oyster. We think of this every year about this time...<p>There's something about the beginning of a new calendar year that forces you to take stock of the past and look forward to the future. (Never mind that it will take us at least two months to simply remember that it is now 2017.)<p>…

Travel

An Interview with Katherine Sherbrooke

There’s a feeling you get as a teacher, when a writer shows up to class with the goods—eagerness, insight, and gorgeous sentences on the page. I met …

Storytelling

10 famous foods in Ecuador you need to try

For such a tiny country, Ecuador really punches its weight on the culinary scene. You don’t associate Ecuador as a foodie destination. Instead images …

Food & Dining

Ecuador Has ‘Hope’ For Good Relationship With Trump Despite ‘Concerns’

“A lot of people in Latin America, a lot of my colleagues, are nervous about it,” the country’s minister of foreign affairs said.<p>WASHINGTON ― The election of Donald Trump sent shock waves throughout the world, most notably in countries like Mexico and China that the president-elect made whipping …

World Politics

Ecuador has begun drilling for oil in the world’s richest rainforest

<i>Originally published by</i> <i>bioGraphic</i><i>.</i><p>As many of the planet's last hectares of wilderness give way to roads and towns, farms and soccer fields, gas stations and Starbucks, the Anthropocene marches on. Perhaps nowhere does the struggle between wild and manicured feel more palpable than in Ecuador, and …

Oil

19 dead in multiple-vehicle collision in Ecuador

Authorities say at least 19 people have been killed and more than a dozen injured when a long distance passenger bus collided with an off-duty school …

Miami

Witness the Guayacanes Blossoms in Colimes, Ecuador

Colimes is a small town located 90km, or an hour and a half drive north of Guayaquil, Ecuador. Once a year the Guayacanes blossom, creating a …

Travel

New Developing Nations Leader Has Big Plans To Crack Down On Global Tax Dodging

Ecuador hopes the Panama Papers scandal has strengthened the case against tax havens.<p>WASHINGTON ― Eight months after the Panama Papers shed new light on the scale of tax avoidance by the global elite, Ecuador plans to make cracking down on tax havens the centerpiece of its leadership of the G-77 …

Taxes

GOING ON LOAN NYC FC's Mena to play with Barcelona (Ecuador)

January 10, 2017 <b><br>GOING ON LOAN</b> <b><br>NYC FC's Mena to play with Barcelona (Ecuador)</b><p>New York City FC Jefferson Mena has joined Barcelona S.C on loan for this …

Soccer

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BBC

US Congresswoman Requests Names Involved in Ecuador’s Odebrecht Corruption

EspañolUS Congresswoman (R) Ileana Ros-Lehtinen sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch asking her to reveal the names of officials who were …

Corruption

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BBC

AP PHOTOS: Masked devils dance in Ecuadorean mountain town

Thousands of singing and dancing devils took taken over a mountain town in Ecuador for six days of revelry in the streets.<p>The procession of dancers …

Dancing

Holidays in Ecuador means family time, traditions

I have to admit that every time I am sitting on the plane, on those cheap airlines that charge you $3 for a bottle of water, I feel butterflies in my …

Travel

Ingapirca, Ecuador – History and Beauty hidden in the Ecuadorian Andes

Ingapirca – A Brief History<p>Ingapirca is an ancient Cañari-Inca city. The name Ingapirca means “Inca Wall”, but was not named such until late into its …

History

Mena loaned to Ecuador side Barcelona SC

At least for now, NYCFC defender Jefferson Mena is heading back to South America.<p>The fleet-footed Colombian has signed on for a loan spell with …

New York City FC

Legendary Ecuadorian Nurse Who Hosted Celebrities and Battled Chevron Over Pollution Tragically Dies of Cancer

SAN CARLOS, Ecuador, Jan. 04 /CSRwire/ - Rosa Moreno, the legendary Ecuadorian nurse who hosted major celebrities such as Brad Pitt in her small …

Cancer

Far-flung places to immigrate to: Why Ecuador is a favourite of expats

Ecuador was named as the favourite place for expats to live in 2015’s InterNations’ Expat Insider survey. The reason for its popularity is that it …

South America

Race to replace Ecuador’s Correa begins amid corruption, uncertainty

Ecuador kicked off its presidential campaign Tuesday amid a looming economic crisis, a lingering corruption scandal and a thirst for change that …

Latin America

Volunteer Rescuing an Amazon Community in Ecuador and Learn Spanish

Program fee varies according to the duration and includes:<br>Orientation, accommodation, three meals per day, support from the local staff, program …

Amazon

Ingapirca – GUAPÁN, Ecuador

Ecuador's largest Incan ruins show evidence of sophisticated irrigation and diplomacy among the ancient builders<p>Despite being one of the most …

Weird

Exploring the rainforest of Puyo, Ecuador

We drove to Puyo, Ecuador, the start of the Amazon Rainforest, seven hours from Guayaquil. Our visit to Puyo was just for the weekend, staying two …

Top Day Trips from Quito, Ecuador

There is so many things to do and see in the Ecuadorian capital, Quito. However, there are some times you just want to get out of the busy city for …

South America

Gay life in Ecuador: Interview with Mario, gay local boy from Quito

The gay scene in Quito is a lot of fun with a handful of gay bars and discos. But compared to other cities across Latin America like Buenos Aires and …

LGBTQ

What do People in Ecuador Eat? My Favorite 15 Foods

So, <b>what do people in Ecuador eat?</b> In this post. you’ll learn about 15 typical dishes in Ecuador.<p><b>What Do People In Ecuador Eat? My Favorite 15</b><p>There …

Food & Dining

UNHCR welcomes Ecuador's new Human Mobility Law

Students at a UNHCR supported community school in Providencia is interviewed by UNHCR. This community located on the banks of the San Miguel border …

Refugees