I still remember the first time I got nailed with a water balloon as I was driving with the windows down right after moving to Cuenca. Two days after as a matter of fact. @*&^%# I yelled! I had two friends with me in the car, one American and one Thai, both...
Government says fuel subsidy targeting set for September 2023
The progressive implementation of the targeting of fuel subsidies would begin on the Coast, in September 2023.
Minister of Transportation says road maintenance was neglected for “seven to 10 years”
The Minister of Transportation and Public Works, Darío Herrera, says that the current poor condition of Ecuadorian roads is from the lack of preventive maintenance in past governments.
Manabí beaches being used for drug trafficking
The Police say that Los Frailes beach, one of the protected areas of the Machalilla National Park, in Manabí, is being used by gangs for drug trafficking.
Law against human trafficking and migrant smuggling published in the Official Gazette
The new Law establishes the creation of specialized units in the Prosecutor’s Office and outlines comprehensive reparation and restitution to the victims of these practices.
Lasso defends and attacks in nationally broadcast speech
He spoke about alias Jr, the judicial function, and the communication law among others
Families of migrants who were traveling in a bus that crashed in Panama still don’t know what happened to their loved ones
Twenty-two Ecuadorians were traveling on the bus carrying 66 irregular migrants.
Ecuador makes two proposals to change regulations of fishing activity in the South Pacific
The proposals were delivered at the meeting of the Commission of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organization.
Cocaine to concrete: Ecuador finds an innovative way to dispose of seized drugs
Huge quantities of drugs seized in Ecuador are presenting the country with an unlikely new construction material: cocaine.
Ecuador Eliminates the Declaration of Health for tourists
The Traveler’s Health Declaration will only be required for tourists who present symptoms such as fever, cough, skin rashes.
Radar systems will come into operation in 10 points in Cuenca
Update to: Cuenca turns on controversial traffic radar systems Published: Volume 7, Issue 19 The Mobility Company (EMOV) announced that it will put into operation new radar control devices “as a valid method to reduce traffic accidents” in 10 locations throughout the city. The announcement was made on Thursday, February 16, 2023, and by Friday morning EMOV […]