Volume 4, Issue 10
October 6, 2019
Just the facts ma’am

Just the facts ma’am

Wow. I mean really. Wow. What a circus the US political situation has become. You all know I hate Trump. I’m not going to try to argue with those of you who love him. I’m not going to try to convince you to see what I see. I feel he’s a liar to an extreme that I’ve...

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Moreno announces deep economic cuts and reforms for Ecuador

Moreno announces deep economic cuts and reforms for Ecuador

After warnings earlier in the week from Ecuador’s Vice President Otto Sonnenholzner that citizens needed to prepare for harsh economic times, in a national address on Tuesday, President Lenín Moreno informed the population of new economic measures that would be going...

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Cuenca and Ecuador wake to a transportation paralysis

Cuenca and Ecuador wake to a transportation paralysis

Long rows of paralyzed taxis, empty and silent streets, and dozens of people looking for ways to get to work were the scenes Cuencanos awoke to on Thursday morning. In Parque Calderon, dozens of protesters congregated to join the national “paro” (paralysis) called by...

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CRIME REPORT AND ACCIDENT REPORT

Cuenca Area Traffic Accidents A truck from the Azuay Governorate crashed on the Cuenca - Loja highway on the Tuesday afternoon, injuring four government officials who were traveling in the vehicle. The incident occurred around 2:30 pm at kilometer 21 of the highway,...

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Azuay and Cañar are gateways for dangerous illegal migration

Azuay and Cañar are gateways for dangerous illegal migration

In the last two years—according to figures from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs—the Azuay and Cañar provinces have accounted for 55.84 percent of the “risky migration” into the country. This has resulted in fatalities, disappearances and other crimes in which Austro...

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Cuenca students join world march for climate awareness

Cuenca students join world march for climate awareness

This past Friday, a contingent of Cuenca’s students joined in the worldwide call for a march for climate awareness. This initiative is part of the global march that took place in countries all over the world. Starting at 10:30 a.m., in the Parque de la Madre, the...

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Cuenca will host entrepreneurship congress in 2020

Cuenca will host entrepreneurship congress in 2020

This week in Cordoba, Spain, Cuenca was designated to be the headquarters of the VIII International Entrepreneurship Congress of the Association for Training, Research and Development of Entrepreneurship (AFIDE) in 2020. Andrés Ugalde, councilor of Cuenca and member...

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