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Años Viejos, a strong Ecuadorian tradition

On December 31, at midnight, every year in Ecuador, the traditional burning of the “Monigote” (Doll) or “Año Viejo” (Old Year), which are built with old clothes and stuffed with newspaper or sawdust, is carried out, and, through their incineration, they symbolize purification to...

“Don Burro” tours the city

As from the first moment, wearing a tie and accompanied with his sponsors, the donkey who appeared on the last day of registration of candidates for the elections on February 17, is walking the streets of Guayaquil looking for more adepts to his “approaches“, which...
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Don Burro makes his second public appearance

The “candidate” to the National Assembly, Don Burro (Mr. Donkey), made his first political meeting gathering dozens of outraged Ecuadoreans who share the mission of this particular character, which is to promote “awareness” of citizenship when casting their vote. In...

Don Burro’s First Political Meeting

The candidate for the National Assembly of Ecuador, Don Burro, made an appeal to his fans to support him in person at his first political rally. At 16:00, Don Burro will walk with his people from the Centenario Park, will travel trough the 9 de Octubre Avenue and finish at the...
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Don Burro’s bust placed in front of the Assembly

This morning was placed in front of the National Assembly in Quito, a bust commemorating Don Burro’s arduous career as a politician who works for Ecuadorians. It is been less than two weeks since the beginning of Don Burro’s phenomenon and his candidacy for the Assembly has...
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Don Burro is the people’s candidate

Don Burro (Mr. Donkey) is the newest sensation in social networks, and his motto “Do not vote bank nor null, vote for Don Burro”, in just eight days, have gotten him more than 30,000 followers on Twitter, surpassing the followers of some current presidential candidates. And...
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Don’t vote blank nor null, vote for Don Burro

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador “Don’t vote blank nor null, vote for Don Burro” is the motto that more than 17,000 followers on Twitter are writing, in support of the candidacy of Don Burro (Mr. Donkey) to the National Assembly. Don Burro’s registration, as a sign of protest...