Those hoping for a fiery debate between presidential candidates Luisa González and Daniel Noboa, instead tuned in for a rehash of campaign points and the occasional mild accusation. The presidential debate that unfolded on the evening of October 1, 2023, between the...
Today in Yunguilla, we were graced with a taste of Fall, a welcome change after enduring weeks of scorching temperatures hovering in the upper 90s, and some days even breaching the 100-degree mark. You read that correctly. The Yunguilla Valley boasts an array of micro-climates, ranging from lush tropical rainforests to arid desert floors. Our […]
Ecuador and the European Union agree to expand bilateral cooperation and deepen the fight against transnational organized crime. In a recent bilateral meeting held between Ecuador and the European Union, a pivotal decision was made to further enhance their collaboration in the domain of security. The discussions, which took place during the third roundtable on […]
In recent years, Ecuador has been grappling with the ominous specter of electricity blackouts, a crisis that threatens to plunge the nation into darkness and disrupt its economic stability. While the immediate future may not involve electricity rationing, the country...
Update to: Ecuadorians are the most numerous illegal migrants in Mexico Published: Volume 7, Issue 23 Mexican Foreign Minister Alicia Bárcena disclosed on September 29, 2023, that the Mexican government is evaluating the possibility of redirecting rejected migrants from Ecuador, Venezuela, and Colombia back to their home countries to. Bárcena, along with the United States […]
To defend dollarization, the Economic Forum in Ecuador proposes that is become state policy, through citizen consultation. Last Friday, two days before Ecuador’s presidential debate, the IX Meeting of the Puebla Group, a prominent political and academic forum featuring representatives from the Latin American and southern European political left, the issue of “de-dollarization worldwide” took […]
Update to: Panama provides more information on deadly bus crash and suspends migrant transport service to inspect each vehicle Published: Volume 7, Issue 21 In a devastating incident in the state of Chiapas, Mexico, two migrants lost their lives and 19 others, including Ecuadorians, were injured when the bus they were on overturned. On September […]
Update to: US Embassy in Ecuador Reiterates the Border Is Not Open, Warns of Deportation and Sanctions for Illegal Crossing Published: Volume 7, Issue 44 Foreign Minister Gustavo Manrique announced that the mayor of New York, Eric Adams, will visit Ecuador to discuss immigration issues. Adams, who expressed concerns about the high number of Ecuadorian […]
Durán Makes List of Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Worldwide, Elevating Ecuador Into Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries
Durán, near Guayaquil, has found itself among the ranks of the ten most violent cities in the world, boasting the eighth highest crime rate globally. In Durán, in the Guayas province, there have been a distressing 222 violent deaths recorded this year, equating to a staggering rate of 73.04 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants. This unsettling […]
Feminist activists in Ecuador have been tirelessly advocating for improved access to abortion services for survivors of rape. On September 28, 2023, during the Global Day of Action for Legal, Safe, and Accessible Abortion, a wave of green-clad demonstrators descended upon the streets of Ecuador to voice their demands. This diverse coalition, primarily composed of […]
A significant rise in dengue fever cases nationwide has officials deeply concerned. The looming impact of El Niño may mean even more cases as mosquito breeding grounds increase. The provinces of Cotopaxi and Pichincha have been grappling with a concerning outbreak of...