Vice President Alfredo Borrero leads the vaccination against Covid-19 and the revamping of the public health system and says that the problems of the country’s hospitals have a common element: corruption.
Update to: Banana sector reinforces prevention measures to avoid Foc R4T fungus Published: Volume 5, Issue 27 Controls in banana provinces are reinforced to prevent the entry of Fusarium Race 4 Last week, the Ministry of Agriculture announced that in towns such as...
Tracking the spread and outcome of the coronavirus in Ecuador: Updated for Monday, August 30th, 2021
Before we go into number this week, let’s outline the major changes in the environment of Covid-19 in Ecuador. First and foremost, the increase in cases of the Delta variant in several provinces of the country has forced the Ministry of Health to adjust the vaccination schedule, advancing the application of the second dose of […]
Tourism slowly comes back to Ecuador’s Galapagos islands
80% of its population depends on the industry that the coronavirus pandemic destroyed. Now the most famous islands in the world seem to be recovering, but it will not be easy.
Fuel and social subsidies of $5.645 billion found in 2021 proforma budget along with $4.8 billion deficit
The highest subsidy for fuels is in gas for domestic use which reaches $813 million.
Ecuador’s amphibians may be the species most threatened by climate change
Ecuadorian biologist Mauricio Ortega talks about the threats amphibians face in the region. His work with environmental DNA allows researchers to know about possible diseases that can attack them and to plan control strategies for invasive species such as tilapia, trout and bullfrog that are great threats to amphibians.
Ecuador faces 5 challenges to achieving herd immunity
The Government aims to vaccinate 14.8 million people by the end of 2021 to achieve herd immunity. This goal includes children over the age of eight.
Construction of Megamaxi begins in Cuenca and will bring hundreds of new jobs
Corporación Favorita expects to create 600 construction jobs and 350 direct jobs in the commercial premises when they open their doors in early 2023.
Are you using that bed?
I heard from an old friend this week, we hadn’t talked in a year or so. What I like to call the “missing year” (or year and a half) that we all experienced in most of 2020 and more than half of 2021. I had talked to him about three months into the pandemic, and […]
8 out of 10 households with children in Ecuador have less income as a result of the pandemic
For families with children, it will take 11 years to get out of poverty, three times longer than for households without children.