Volume 3, Issue 12
From the week of October 14, 2018

Hearts of Gold celebrates five-years

What started as a small group of friends trying to raise money so that Ecuadorian families they knew could send their children to school, has… Read More

What’s behind the juicing fad

Author’s note: This is the first of three columns on vegetables and fruits. In the first column, I tackle the… Read More

Cuenca makes plans to replace diesel with electric buses in El Centro by 2022

The Cuenca transportation office has released a plan that would eliminate diesel-powered buses from the historic district within four years. The plan, prepared by Quito-based transportation consultants León and Godoy, would add a fleet of 30-passenger electric buses to the district, complimenting tram service. Cuenca’s… Read More

New hummingbird species spotted in Ecuador

The bird has been named Oreotrochilus cyanolaemus, or blue-throated hillstar, for its deep blue neck and is about 11cm (4in) long.Ecuador, which is rich in biodiversity, is home to 132… Read More

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