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Volume 8, Issue 40
July 7, 2024
Ecuadorian Communities Unite to Revive Historic Inca Trail with New Highway

Ecuadorian Communities Unite to Revive Historic Inca Trail with New Highway

Community members are ending half a millennium of waiting by building a highway that will link the Central Sierra with the Coast and the Amazon. Cotopaxi, Tungurahua, and Bolívar have united in a $2 million project to realize this dream, with hopes to inaugurate it within a year.

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Look at it this way…

Look at it this way…

I’m traveling right now for a few weeks—in the US—and it has put me in a pensive mood. I find myself somewhat disconnected from my surroundings. Denver is still familiar to me but does not seem like home anymore. Nor does Florida, my mother’s adopted home state. I feel like I’m a passenger on a […]

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Kidnapped Migrants Number in the Thousands: An Alarming Trend

Kidnapped Migrants Number in the Thousands: An Alarming Trend

The total number of kidnapped migrants is in the thousands, and many do not report these incidents out of fear. Organized crime networks intercept groups of migrants, with taxi or bus drivers sometimes selling travelers to traffickers.

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At Midyear, Ecuador’s Economy Faces Challenges Amidst Political Uncertainty and Energy Crises

At Midyear, Ecuador’s Economy Faces Challenges Amidst Political Uncertainty and Energy Crises

Ecuador’s economy is facing a challenging year in 2024, with significant hurdles such as power outages and political uncertainty due to upcoming elections.

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Country’s Largest Hydroelectric Plant Threatened by Rapid Erosion

Country’s Largest Hydroelectric Plant Threatened by Rapid Erosion

Rapid erosion threatens Ecuador’s largest hydroelectric plant, Coca Codo Sinclair, prompting concerns about its stability and operational future.

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Dunia Martínez Elected President of Judicial Council Despite Lack of Experience

Dunia Martínez Elected President of Judicial Council Despite Lack of Experience

Despite no judicial experience, Martínez says she aims to modernize and bring transparency to the Council.

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