Cuenca is changing before our eyes, and is becoming more multicultural and more cosmopolitan. That’s the assessment of University of Edinburgh researcher Calvin Evans who studies international immigration patterns. “The changes are happening rapidly due to the influx of Europeans and Ecuadorians who are returning from Europe and the U.S.,” says Evans, who is working with faculty members at the Universities of Cuenca. “This is a very dynamic situation and is a fascinating subject for research,” he says. “Besides that, there as many as 4,000 Venezuelans who have settled in the city because of trouble back home,” he adds. “About…
Want to read the whole story?
Subscribe to The Cuenca Dispatch and gain full access to this story, weekly issues, plus the entire running archive! With your subscription, you will gain access to all the news you'll need concerning Ecuador as a United States expat.
Get access to our most read articles
- Cuenca expat scene is ‘changing before our eyes’
- Immerse yourself in Cuenca’s bountiful markets
- Ecuadorian named to Time magazine’s 100 most influential people list
- Searching for origin of the word ‘Gringo’
- Catholic church opens its doors to the LGBTI community
- Cuenca will have a new Ludic Botanical Garden
- Ancient craft of ikat thrives in Gualaceo
- Putting down roots in Cuenca
- Cuenca balconies will overflow with flowers
- World class dining in Cuenca