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Fishing for giant squid, in international waters between the coast of Ecuador and the Galapagos, reduces food for sharks

A whale, a giant squid, sharks, shoals of tuna, birds and sea turtles have in common that they live under the sea in the same ecosystem. But everything goes further. Each one is an important link in a great biological puzzle. If one disappears abruptly due to overfishing, it...
Posted On 07 Jul 2021
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Gerardo Mejía, the rich and smooth ‘colonel’ of Kentucky

He was at the House of Grace, the Christian church he runs in Kentucky, the US state where he lives with his family. There, the Ecuadorian singer Gerardo Mejía was surprised to learn that he had been recognized with one of the highest distinctions made to residents of the tow...
Posted On 06 Jul 2021
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A man from Guayaquil founded a free internet connectivity company in Central America to reduce the digital divide

In a few days, the coronavirus locked us at home and forced people to study, work and meet each other’s eyes through a camera. Internet access has allowed many to continue despite the pandemic thanks to modalities such as telecommuting or online education , but the reality...
Posted On 06 Jul 2021
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Nataly Mayorga: ‘Returning to the office does not have to be mandatory

Nataly Mayorga is an expert in Telework Implementation. Engineer in Business Administration and has an MBA and a master’s degree in Marketing and Advertising Strategies. She is a former national director of Telework in the Ministry of Labor , representative of Ecuador as a...
Posted On 05 Jul 2021
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Tourist cruises return to sail in Galapagos

After more than a year in which the vessels that operate under the Celebrity Cruises brand suspended their operations globally due to the pandemic, a progressive return to operations is announced. Starting this July 4, tourists will once again be able to navigate the world famous...
Posted On 05 Jul 2021
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The application of vaccines against the coronavirus to 126 members of Waorani nationality who live in intangible areas began

This Thursday, July 1, the Waorani population living in the Tagaeri-Taromenane Intangible Zone (ZITT), located in the province of Orellana, began to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In total 126 members of this nationality will be inoculated until this Friday 2 by brigades of the...
Posted On 02 Jul 2021
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The Mayor of Guayaquil participated in the celebrations of the United States

Cynthia Viteri, mayor of Guayaquil, participated in the commemorative events for the 245th anniversary of the Independence of the United States. The events took place at the Consulate of the North American country in the Main Port, on the night of Wednesday, June 30, 2021. U.S....
Posted On 01 Jul 2021
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Saidel Brito: ‘Latin America exists as a discourse’

Different moments in the history of Latin America converge, overlap and confuse in the plastic work of the Cuban-Ecuadorian artist Saidel Brito. The geopolitical border dispute of the countries of the region is treated in an acidic way in his most recent series of paintings,...
Posted On 30 Jun 2021
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With Ecuadorian manpower and minds, a zero-emission vessel is designed to transport passengers in Galapagos

From the negative experience left by a trip on a speedboat between Santa Cruz and Isabela in the Galapagos Islands in 2017 came the idea of designing and building a fast boat zero emissions and comfortable for the user,says Rubén Paredes, professor at the Escuela Politécnica del...
Posted On 30 Jun 2021
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Police seize 7.3 tons of cocaine heading to Spain

Ecuador’s police reported Monday the seizure of 7.3 tons of cocaine hydrochloride that were to be sent to Spain from the coastal province of Guayas, located in the southwest of the Andean country. In its Twitter profile, the Government Ministry indicated that it found the...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021
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