Volume 4, Issue 4
August 25, 2019
Don’t, no…don’t say it

Don’t, no…don’t say it

I just don’t understand what has happened to “civics” among the expats here in Cuenca. I’ve beaten this topic like a dead horse over the last few years, but the use of social media to attack people is simply ridiculous, uncalled for and childish. The old adage, “if...

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CRIME REPORT AND ACCIDENT REPORT

Cuenca Area Traffic Accidents A serious traffic accident between a van and a truck left three people injured in the Cuenca-Molleturo-El Empalme road. The force of the crash caused the truck to flip over. According to the witness reports, there were people trapped...

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AH1N1 flu is determined cause of death for Ecuadorian

AH1N1 flu is determined cause of death for Ecuadorian

Authorities of the Naval Hospital of Guayaquil and the Ministry of Health have confirmed that the death of a former Navy member was caused by the AH1N1 influenza virus, forcing the development of an epidemiological quarantine and other measures. Last Sunday, August...

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Cuenca medical office closed for violations

Cuenca medical office closed for violations

The medical clinic of ‘Clinical Surgical Specialty,’ was temporarily closed by the Agency for Quality Assurance of Prepaid Health and Medicine Services (ACESS). Agency staff said that the clinic’s medical professional did not have his specialty documentation and was...

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Cuenca opens new Property Registration building

Cuenca opens new Property Registration building

This week the city inaugurated a new Property Registry building, located in the south of Cuenca. The property, located on Avenida Doce de Octubre and Isabela Católica, has eight floors with an area of ​​almost 5,000 square meters of construction. Two subfloors have...

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Ecuador World Robot Olympiad winners heading to Hungary

Ecuador World Robot Olympiad winners heading to Hungary

On August 17th, teams of students from numerous schools competed in a “knockout round” in Guayaquil to gain three spots to go to this year’s International Final of the World Robot Olympiad in Hungary. This year’s Ecuador event, held at Universidad Catolica de...

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Ecuador reviewing new regulation for the fishing sector

Ecuador reviewing new regulation for the fishing sector

The Ministry of Production, Foreign Commerce, Investments and Fishing (MPCEIP), has sent the National Assembly the new Organic Law Project for Fishing and Aquaculture. It has been 45 years since the last time the fishing sector was provided a new regulation. The new...

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Cuenca updating 3 de Noviembre market as tourism location

Cuenca updating 3 de Noviembre market as tourism location

The Market has been selected to be turned into Ecuador’s first market specialized for tourists. A plan is already set to refurbish the entire market, including both the retail and the wholesaler warehouses. This would be an option to enjoy gastronomy and purchase...

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Five tourist venues to be built of remodeled in Azuay

Five tourist venues to be built of remodeled in Azuay

The Ministry of Tourism and the Prefecture of Azuay have created a plan and approved the budget to enhance and improve five tourist spots in the province. Four of these spaces are expected to be completed by the end of this year. These five zones are all located in...

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Manta is projecting itself to be a business tourism venue

Manta is projecting itself to be a business tourism venue

The city of Manta is starting to complete the formalities to make itself one of the main tourism venues of Ecuador, alongside Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca. But, Manta is going to promote itself as a center for international business.  The president of the Chamber of...

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Leaked picture means new complications for Ola Bini

Leaked picture means new complications for Ola Bini

A picture from Ola Bini’s phone was leaked to a local journalist, who published an opinion piece with this photo in it. The picture showed an alleged attempt by a user called ‘OlaBini,’ requesting access to one of the National Telecomm Corporation (CNT) servers. Now...

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