Tracking the spread and outcome of the coronavirus in Ecuador: UPDATED FOR MONDAY, July 6, 2020 To answer the question above, we have to consider all of the numbers on a larger view. We’ve generally looked at the numbers as the rate of increase in new cases and...
Venezuelans have until August 14th to apply for Humanitarian Visa
Venezuelans residing in Ecuador have until August 14 to apply for a Humanitarian Visa. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility of Ecuador announced that Venezuelans must submit applications for Humanitarian Visas on Ecuador’s “Virtual Consulate” platform “by no later than midnight on August 13, 2020.” Pandemic caused extension In March, due to the country’s health […]
US donates 250 ventilators to help Ecuador fight COVID-19
The Cuenca Dispatch is a subscription only website. If you enjoy this article, consider subscribing to gain access to weekly reports on Ecuador's economics, politics, crime and more.The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development...
Tobacco and derivatives may transmit COVID-19
Electronic cigarettes, vapers, and tobacco pose a health risk for the spread of the coronavirus according to the Public Health Commission of the National Health System (SNS) of the Spanish Ministry of Health. In a report released on Thursday, July 2, 2020 entitled “Positioning in relation to tobacco use and related during the COVID-19 pandemic,” investigators […]
The word mask is not in the Constitution
“It’s not going away. We have to accept that. People are going to continue to die from it. We have to accept that.” There is a rumor that this is going to be a new approach to the White House’s “talking points” about the coronavirus pandemic. Now rumors are sometimes right, but not always 100% […]
Latin American airlines seek the best way to move forward post pandemic
One of the industries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic is aviation, which is looking for a way to reactivate itself with decreased occupancy rates. The industry’s slogan is now, “Transform or disappear.” That’s exactly what Latin American airlines are planning to do, after being forced by the coronavirus pandemic to reduce routes, sign alliances, […]
COVID-19 tests required to fly between Guayaquil and Quito
The Cuenca Dispatch is a subscription only website. If you enjoy this article, consider subscribing to gain access to weekly reports on Ecuador's economics, politics, crime and more.If you’re flying between Guayaquil and Quito in the next two weeks, you’re still...