Volume 4, Issue 18
December 1, 2019
Sometimes, the bulls win

Sometimes, the bulls win

For those of you who have been here a while and used to visit Café Eucalyptus, you may recall the iconic painting that hung in the center of the old colonial space.  It was of a bullfight in Spain. But it wasn’t a normal bullfight, it had a big twist to it. It was...

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CRIME AND ACCIDENT REPORT

Cuenca and National Criminal Activity (Cuenca) Miguel Alfredo SJ, former chief of the Tungurahua Small Business Savings and Credit Cooperative, a fugitive for three years, was captured last Wednesday night in Cuenca. The Azuay Prosecutor's Office said that there was a...

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Electric Vehicles get a new charging station in Cuenca

Electric Vehicles get a new charging station in Cuenca

Electric vehicles that circulate in Cuenca have a new energy station to charge them at. This is the first charging station implemented in the city that was created by students of the Catholic University of Cuenca in the laboratories of the University of Cuenca. There...

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Ecuador’s rum history becomes a tourist attraction

Ecuador’s rum history becomes a tourist attraction

Visitors to Cuenca can now learn about oak barrels and how rum is made, as well as the history of one of the most traditional companies in the city. Fusing history, tradition and mixological art certainly represents a great challenge, especially in a city like Cuenca...

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Ecuador still struggling with a lack of health specialists

Ecuador still struggling with a lack of health specialists

After three years of training, in 2009, doctor Byron Mendoza earned completed his specialty training at a Uruguayan university. He went to Uruguay for his training in endocrinology because he could not gain a postgraduate program for his specialty here in in Ecuador....

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ETAPA analyzing rates and subsidies for drinking water

ETAPA analyzing rates and subsidies for drinking water

Through the end of the year, the Telecommunications, Drinking Water and Sewerage Company (ETAPA EP) will be analyzing a revision to the drinking water rates in Cuenca. José Luis Espinoza, manager of ETAPA EP, confirmed that a tariff study is underway and that the...

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