Cuenca expat scene is ‘changing before our eyes’

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…

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