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Dangerous trees are removed in Cuenca

Seeing a tree get cut down causes many to ask why. This happens quite often when people see EMAC (The Municipal Department of Sanitation) workers trimming or cutting down trees, as many have seen lately near the Hotel Oro Verde area on Avenida Tres de Noviembre near...
ETAPA installs digital service kiosks in the city

ETAPA installs digital service kiosks in the city

The Municipal Department of Telecommunications, Potable Water, and Sewage System (EMAC), launched its program of installing new digital kiosks throughout the city. Fifty “multi-service cabins” have been installed to provide phone service, internet access, checking...
City Council debates Cuenca’s 2030 urban plan

City Council debates Cuenca’s 2030 urban plan

In the first debate on the Cuenca’s 2030 Urban Plan, city councilors seemed to agree that the city should not continue to expand horizontally. Several suggested in-filling vacant land within the city and relaxing building height limits so growth can be concentrated in...

Moving to Cuenca

Having been advised by City Cab to plan for an ice storm, and act accordingly, I arrived at the Portland, Oregon International Airport with plenty of time to check my bags and go through security. I was six hours early.  Too early it seems because I couldn’t even...