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Volume 5, Issue 35
June 6, 2021
Donuts aren’t the only things with holes in them

Donuts aren’t the only things with holes in them

This week I want to talk about something completely unrelated to politics or the coronavirus, and that’s work ethic. Right now, we have two local brothers, both in their mid-twenties, working on construction projects at our house. We’ve had them there for 3 months. We...

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Numbers Of Deaths And Hospitalizations Fall Again, New Vaccination Plan Rolled Out With Promises Of More Vaccines

Numbers Of Deaths And Hospitalizations Fall Again, New Vaccination Plan Rolled Out With Promises Of More Vaccines

We are two weeks out from the lifting of restrictions and the number of new cases and new deaths continue to fall. In the past, we have seen a rise in these numbers at around 2-3 week’s post increases in mobility. So, it is encouraging to see these numbers continue to improve even as we […]

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Update 06-06-2021

Update 06-06-2021

Update to: Quito mayor on trial for embezzlement; Ombudsman arrested for sexual assaultPublished: Volume 5, Issue32The Municipal Council removed Jorge Yunda from the position of mayor of Quito It took the Metropolitan Council of Quito more than eight hours last week to decide the removal of Jorge Yunda as Mayor of Quito, in a process […]

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The first ‘authorized’ drug against Covid-19 costs thousands in Ecuador

The first ‘authorized’ drug against Covid-19 costs thousands in Ecuador

Although remdesivir does not have a sanitary registration in Ecuador, and its use has not yet been officially approved, there are doctors who are prescribing it. Andrea’s 50-year-old father is in the intensive care unit at a Guayaquil hospital because he was infected with Covid-19. She says that to “improve” his condition, the doctors sent her […]

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Sinovac vaccine restores a Brazilian city to near normal

Sinovac vaccine restores a Brazilian city to near normal

Just one COVID-19 patient is in critical condition at the Dr. Geraldo Cesar Reis clinic in Serrana, a city of almost 46,000 in Sao Paulo state’s countryside. The 63-year-old woman rejected the vaccine that was offered to every adult resident of Serrana as part of a trial. Doctors say the woman was awaiting one of […]

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Flying to the US to get the Covid-19 vaccine

Flying to the US to get the Covid-19 vaccine

Lately the United States has been called the “promised land,” although it already was for many migrants who continue to seek the American dream. But this time it is not a purely economic issue, but rather a public health issue. American—the country hit the worst by...

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Ecuador’s exports expected to grow market share in 2021

Ecuador’s exports expected to grow market share in 2021

In 2020, several Ecuadorian companies were able to export to the United States for the first time. Non-traditional products such as dragon fruit and ginger performed well in the international market. Exports of goods and services from Ecuador had a fall of 2.1 percent...

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