Volume 4, Issue 28
February 9, 2020
How is that empowerment?

How is that empowerment?

I’m sitting here listening to 97.3 WKBCO from Denver while I’m writing. The reason is that this was “my” radio station while I lived in Colorado. And the primary DJ’s have been on it since I started listening to it in 1996. Imagine, the same people have been on it for...

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CRIME AND ACCIDENT REPORT

Cuenca and National Criminal Activity (Cuenca) On Tuesday morning, the National Police held a press conference and reported details of the arrest of the members of an alleged criminal gang dedicated to the sale of drugs. Five citizens (two foreigners) were arrested...

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In Ecuador, 15% of women of childbearing age have anemia

In Ecuador, 15% of women of childbearing age have anemia

According to the Health and Nutrition Survey of Ecuador (ENSANUT), 15% of women of reproductive age have anemia. Anemia, according to nutritionist Dayana Elizalde, is alarming, because if these women get pregnant, the fetus will suffer the consequences. “If they are...

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Tame temporarily suspends flights to Fort Lauderdale

Tame temporarily suspends flights to Fort Lauderdale

Ecuadorian airline Tame reported that it will temporarily stop flying to Fort Lauderdale, in the US, of its international destinations. The measure was taken because it is "carrying out processes for the installation of ADS-B-OUT equipment which [as of January 1,...

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Complaints about speeding fines in Cuenca

Complaints about speeding fines in Cuenca

Cuenca’s citizens are complaining that the province's photo radar systems are poorly calibrated or photographing the wrong vehicles they are accusing of speeding. However, Traffic Commission of Ecuador (CTE) officials insist that all devices are working correctly. One...

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Former Director of Culture accuses the mayor of censorship

Former Director of Culture accuses the mayor of censorship

Adriana Tamaríz confirmed her departure from the Culture Department of the Municipality of Cuenca during a press conference held on Friday morning at the Central School. Tamaríz was dismissed from office by Mayor Pedro Palacios after a presentation event on Friday,...

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