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Special “Day of Giving for Ecuador” to help those affected by COVID-19
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Special “Day of Giving for Ecuador” to help those affected by COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020

On Thursday, July 15, 2020, nonprofit organizations Por Todos and SOS Ecuador will team up to launch the official “Day ... Read More

6000 Coronavirus dead unreported: Corpses left on the sidewalk
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6000 Coronavirus dead unreported: Corpses left on the sidewalk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 19, 2020

Officially Ecuador reported 9022 cases of Coronavirus infections with 456 deaths. The country said 1009 recovered and 7,558 active cases ... Read More

Ecuador sealed borders and turned back flights
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Ecuador sealed borders and turned back flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2020

The Government of Ecuador has announced a border closure for all incoming foreign travelers,  effective at 23:59 on Sunday, March ... Read More

Major victory for freedom of speech and the press in Latin America
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Major victory for freedom of speech and the press in Latin America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2020

In a major victory for freedom of the press and judicial independence, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has ... Read More

Delta Air Lines and LATAM to launch codeshare in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
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Delta Air Lines and LATAM to launch codeshare in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019

Delta Air Lines and LATAM will launch codeshare for flights operated by certain LATAM affiliates in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru ... Read More

A Complete Guide to the Nursing Industry in Latin America
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A Complete Guide to the Nursing Industry in Latin America

editor editor- October 21, 2019

Latin America has seen tremendous societal growth and development in the past 50 years, bringing entire industries and markets to ... Read More

Violent Protests in Ecuador just changed into a Street Party
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Violent Protests in Ecuador just changed into a Street Party

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2019

Tourists in Ecuador received emergency messages from their embassies last week. Sunday night violent protests in Ecuador were turning into ... Read More

US Embassy in Ecuador issues emergency travel alert
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US Embassy in Ecuador issues emergency travel alert

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy in Quito, Ecuador has received notification that road blockades continue in cities and towns throughout the ... Read More

Massive earthquake hit Ecuador Peru border  region
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Massive earthquake hit Ecuador Peru border region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 22, 2019

A major earthquake shook the border region between Ecuador and Peru this morning. Even though an earthquake of this magnitude ... Read More

Ecuador eliminates mandatory health insurance for foreign tourists
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Ecuador eliminates mandatory health insurance for foreign tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 23, 2018

International tourists entering Ecuador Continental will no longer need to take out health insurance, according to the recent law. Read More

24 passengers die in Ecuador bus crash
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24 passengers die in Ecuador bus crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 14, 2018

According to Ecuador’s emergency response agency, the bus overturned after running into a smaller vehicle. Read More

Royal Palm Hotel Galapagos appoints new General Manager
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Royal Palm Hotel Galapagos appoints new General Manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 23, 2018

The Royal Palm Hotel, Galapagos has announced the appointment of a new General Manager, who joins the hotel this month. ... Read More

Royal Palm Hotel Galapagos appoints new General Manager
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Royal Palm Hotel Galapagos appoints new General Manager

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 23, 2018

The Royal Palm Hotel, Galapagos has announced the appointment of a new General Manager - Mr. Diego Andrade Murtinho who ... Read More

Relief Riders International pioneers horseback humanitarianism
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Relief Riders International pioneers horseback humanitarianism

editor editor- May 1, 2018

Setting the agenda for adventure travel with a purpose, Relief Riders International announces 2 spectacular rides for 2018: July’s Andes/Amazon ... Read More

Galapagos tour operators: No more tourism growth!
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Galapagos tour operators: No more tourism growth!

editor editor- April 12, 2018

The International Galapagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA) has called upon the government of Ecuador to limit land-based tourism growth in ... Read More

Doing the Galapagos right
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Doing the Galapagos right

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2018

Growing each year in popularity, the Galapagos Islands are a highly sought-after vacation destination. It is also one of the ... Read More

Issues and challenges facing aviation in the Americas up for debate
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Issues and challenges facing aviation in the Americas up for debate

editor editor- February 8, 2018

The latest issues and challenges facing aviation in the Americas will be debated at conference sessions at the 11th annual ... Read More

Ecuador’s Foreign Ministry: Assange granted Ecuadorian citizenship
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Ecuador’s Foreign Ministry: Assange granted Ecuadorian citizenship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2018

The Ecuadorian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) says they have granted naturalization to Julian Assange. The reaction of the MFA ... Read More

Spirit Airlines announces two new international destinations from South Florida
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Spirit Airlines announces two new international destinations from South Florida

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2017

New flights join three other recently announced nonstop routes from Fort Lauderdale, including service to Columbus, Ohio; Richmond, Virginia; and ... Read More

Air Europa strengthens ties to Ecuador with flights to Quito
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Air Europa strengthens ties to Ecuador with flights to Quito

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2017

The airline is set to cover the triangular route between Madrid, Quito and Guayaquil with three flights per week, increasing ... Read More

Ecuador Earthquake this morning: 6.0
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Ecuador Earthquake this morning: 6.0

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 3, 2017

 An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has struck near the coast of Ecuador. The U.S. Geological Survey says ... Read More