Ayampe's natural landscapes - strewn with rolling hills, healthy forests, and screaming birds - bear a certain resemblance to those settings that Jenica Brigham has as happy memories of her childhood in Hawaii, where she lived from the age of 3 until she was 20 years...
The current level of social inequality in Ecuador is now just slightly lower than it was in December 2010—a ten-year setback according to the latest figures from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC) published this week. One of the parameters to...
Turtles, Tortoises and Iguanas reintroduced to their natural habitats in Yasuní National Park and Galapagos
On Saturday, sixty-six (66) charapas tortoises (Podocnemis unifilis) were released in the Yasuní National Park, located in the Ecuadorian Amazon. The park rangers of the Yasuní National Park carried out the release as part of their contribution to caring for the environment of the Ecuadorian Amazon, within the framework of the campaign “Stop, illegal wildlife trafficking […]
Update to: CNE cancels election recount and Perez says “Don’t even dream that we are going to support Lasso” Published: Volume 5, Issue 19 Yaku Pérez supporters maintain the road closures in the Austro The Cuenca-Girón-Pasaje road, in the Y sector of Tarqui, was blocked again on Monday morning, March 8, 2021 by supporters of […]
Rates of new cases and new deaths, number of hospital admissions, number of ICU patients and rate of positivity all decrease.
This week, for the first time, the Ministry of Health added an Appendix to its Infographic Report, that is apparently meant to add insight to the figures that it is collecting. Frankly, we found it to offer little information when the entire scope of the data collected is analyzed. There were, however, a few points […]
When I was young, I used to love to play those scratch-off lottery tickets. My heart rate would actually go up when I was scraping off those little silver spots of foil (?), just the anticipation of winning something was almost worth the $1. [Now my heart rate goes up...
The Executive and Legislature continue to spar over bringing up a vote on the bill for the Defense of Dollarization, as part of the reforms to the Monetary Code. The document, classified as an urgent economic need, has already had two objections from the Legislative Administration Council (CAL), whose members alleged errors of form and certain […]
Constitutional Court says the prison massacre is a direct result of the Government’s lack of response to problems identified over two years ago
Two years have passed without the government solving the problems of the Social Rehabilitation System, which oversees a national prison population of almost 40 thousand people. This is according to the most recent ruling of the Constitutional Court, that has begun to review compliance with the opinions issued as decrees of states of exception in […]