Volume 4, Issue 23
January 5, 2020
The Entenmann’s is for company!

The Entenmann’s is for company!

The strangest thing happened to us this morning. We were quietly relaxing after a big breakfast on the first day of the new year when all of a sudden, our 7 dogs (yes, 7) started barking wildly. Codie jumped up first and said that there was a car at our front gate....

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CRIME AND ACCIDENT REPORT

Cuenca and National Criminal Activity (Cuenca) Three citizens were apprehended for causing damage to a vehicle in Monay. Police information indicates that around 10:50 on Saturday, December 28th, during a preventive patrolling on Asunción and Popayán streets, in...

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Lying and anarchy in 2019: the year of fake news in Ecuador

Lying and anarchy in 2019: the year of fake news in Ecuador

by Fernando Astudillo The Armed Forces ask the resignation of President Lenin Moreno. Protesters take strategic areas and leave Quito without drinking water. The police throw grenades at the natives. It is a tragedy: there are 22 dead. All are lies. Fake news as they...

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Eight world heritage sites are in Ecuador’s borders

Eight world heritage sites are in Ecuador’s borders

Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse countries worldwide. Its historical architecture has been distinguished several times. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared eight patrimonies of humanity in the country, three of...

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Public Health did well in the battle for 2019 funding

Public Health did well in the battle for 2019 funding

A total of $362,748,192.62 were allocated to the purchase of medicines in 2019 under the IESS system. Among these are 64 for the battle against cancer and the attention of rare and catastrophic diseases. The maxim is that "no one will be left out of the national...

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2020 holiday calendar in Ecuador

2020 holiday calendar in Ecuador

There will be eleven public and private sector holidays in 2020. The draft law regulating national and local holidays in the country, was approved in December 2016. According to the law, holidays that fall on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday will be celebrated...

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Condor killed by shotgun in the Amazon

Condor killed by shotgun in the Amazon

A 10-month-old condor died after being shot with a shotgun in the Amazon region, said Diego Medina, Director of the Planeta Vida Veterinary Hospital in Latacunga, where the condor was transferred. Villagers found the injured condor in the town of Archidona, in the...

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Ecuador added 24 new amphibian species in 2019

Ecuador added 24 new amphibian species in 2019

During the past year, 24 new species of amphibians were identified in Ecuador, the highest figure in 40 years according to the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE). The figure was published on December 14, highlighting that Ecuador contributed almost a...

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