The “Años Viejos” contest will be held at the Amazonas Avenue on December 31

Preparations for the traditional “Años Viejos” contest of the Amazonas Avenue are in their final stages. The 11 groups and companies that will participate in this festival fine-tune the details to get the puppets ready for December 31. The “Años Viejos”...

More than 25 Christmas events and fairs in Quito

  Colorful lights, light bulbs, the breathtaking decorations in shopping malls, street vendors, the smell of incense, and a more stressful traffic on the streets tell us that the Christmas season is intensifying in the capital. From this week several events and fairs organized by...

The holiday, an opportunity for Manabi and Esmeraldas

Hoteliers and tourism service providers of Esmeraldas and Manabi await the arrival of visitors over the next five days, starting tomorrow. Both provinces were the most affected by the earthquake of April 16, which also undermined the touristic activity. In the eight coastal...

Guayaquil will receive 14 cruises during the 2016-2017 season

  The Insignia cruise arrived Thursday at the Seaport of Guayaquil with about 700 passengers. The foreigners arrived at 08:00 and then left on four buses to tour several tourist attractions of the city. The first place they visited was the Seminario Park, where they were amazed...

The IESS lashes out against insurance companies

There is resistance. Patients and doctors question the government’s decision to charge companies of prepaid medicine for the attentions of their affiliates in the public sector. That means that the companies will have to return to the State the costs of health care of their...
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Pareja is “on vacays” in Spain, said Alexis Mera

Come back “and show your face.” That is the hope President Rafael Correa and the legal secretary of the Presidency, Alexis Mera, keep on Carlos Pareja Yannuzzelli, former manager of Petroecuador. “If Carlos Pareja has some appreciation for this government that...
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Afro associations are credited as providers of state services

About thirty Afro associations received training from the National Public Procurement Service (Sercop) to be accredited as providers of state services. The proposed services include: cleaning of offices, hospitals and cafeterias, maintenance of electrical networks, maintenance of...

Salinas, home to the global gastronomy festival

Twenty chefs from different countries of America and Europe will participate on 16 and 17 September in the first international congress of gastronomy “Spondylus 2016,” to be held in the Salinas resort, in the province of Santa Elena. Chefs from Colombia, Venezuela,...