Quito turns 479 years of Foundation

A day like today, 479 years ago, the Spanish conquistador, Juan de Benalcázar confirmed and executed the founding of San Francisco de Quito on the ruins left by General Rumiñahui. To pay tribute to this city, the Municipality of Quito and other private organizations have...

United States celebrates Thanksgiving and welcomed holiday season

The intense cold that the United States is currently living, is not enough to spoil the party that American citizens are living through the celebration of Thanksgiving Day. Like all years, every last Thursday of November millions of Americans give thanks for the year received by...

Pilgrimage of the Virgin of El Cisne Culminates

The procession of the Virgen del Cisne finally culminated in the city of Loja. She arrived yesterday at 4:00pm, with thousands of local and foreign parishioners, who despite the cold and rain escorted “la portentosa” on her tour around the country. The Virgin arrived...