Volume 4, Issue 26
January 26, 2020
You can teach an old dog new tricks

You can teach an old dog new tricks

So, if you’ve been reading my column for a while, you know that we have 8 dogs out on our property in Yunguilla. They were all street dogs we took in over the years and we love every one of them. Their personalities are so unique, like humans, and even their barks are...

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CRIME AND ACCIDENT REPORT

Cuenca and National Criminal Activity (Cuenca) The National Police arrested two suspected members of a gang that had been engaged in armed robbery in restaurants, gas stations and cargo transport vehicles. The apprehended were identified as Edison Fernando Q., 26, and...

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Visits to the Galápagos fall for the third time in 10 years

Visits to the Galápagos fall for the third time in 10 years

The number of visitors to the Galápagos Islands decreased by 1.7% in 2019. The archipiélago received 271,238 tourists last year— 4,579 less than in 2018. From 2010 to 2019, the Galápagos has experienced falls in tourist arrivals in 3 years: 2012, 2016, 2019. The data...

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Flu vaccination is in full swing throughout Ecuador

Flu vaccination is in full swing throughout Ecuador

The national influenza vaccination campaign organized by the Ministry of Health and which plans to immunize about 4.5 million people in a state of vulnerability in Ecuador will last through February 28th. Andrés Guncay, an epidemiologist responsible for public health...

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The Patrimonial Cemetery, its gravestones and legends

The Patrimonial Cemetery, its gravestones and legends

The silence, the tombstones and the mausoleums are what attracts the most attention in the Patrimonial Cemetery of Cuenca (EMUCE). The cemetery looks clean and the green areas are well trimmed. And if you approach and read the details on some of the gravestones,...

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No entity controls the cost of airline tickets in Ecuador

No entity controls the cost of airline tickets in Ecuador

More and more airlines are migrating to a ticket pricing system with a basic fare that does not include luggage, food service, seat selection, or changes to travel dates. In theory, airline tickets are now cheaper. However, passenger protests persist in the overall...

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