Ecuador


COVID-19 In Latin America

What might happen in Latin America with weak economies, fragile public health systems, high rates of unemployment, and huge inefficiencies in the delivery of other public services, if the continent reaches a peak in the cases of coronavirus infections? Timeline Of Outbreak The first case of COVID-19 in Latin America […]


Covid-19: The Pandemic That Threatens The Entire World

The coronavirus, also known as Covid-19, has spread with impressive speed. For this reason, since Wednesday, March 11, it was declared a pandemic. The pandemic, which emerged in December in China, has completely changed the life of many people around the entire planet. Some people underestimated the dimension of this […]


Ecuadorian President Urges National Assembly To Reform The Country’s Human Mobility Law

Quito´s citizens were shocked last weekend after finding out about the murder of Mariana Granja, a 68-years-old woman, who died after receiving bullet impacts outside a known shopping center located on Amazonas Avenue, in the north of the capital of Ecuador. The atrocity happened around 2 pm, Mariana was crossing […]


Diego: Galapagos Species-Saving Giant Tortoise Returns Home

Long before the Galapagos National Park was created in 1959, several tortoises were extracted from the Galapagos Islands with scientific purposes. Diego, a giant tortoise over 100 years old native to the Galapagos Island, was one of them. More than 80 years ago, he was extracted from the archipelago to […]


Ecuador Reaches A Deal: Cancel Decree 833 And End of Protests

Indigenous groups and delegates of Ecuador’s government reached an agreement to cancel the austerity package imposed on Sunday. The agreement ended 11 days of violent protests, which damaged greatly the country´s economy, and left more than 1,000 people injured and seven deaths. Thousands of students and Indigenous protesters cleaned up […]


Unrest Worsens In Ecuador As Government Is Forced To Move From The Capital

Violent protests have erupted in Ecuador after President Lenín Moreno announced a chain of unpopular labour and tax reforms the discontinuation of fuel subsidies that had been holding down fuel prices. According to The Guardian, the reforms include “a 20 percent cut in wages for new contracts in public sector […]


Unmet UN Aid Appeals Cause Host Countries Of Venezuelan Refugees To Lament

The Venezuelan crisis has been recorded as the largest after the Syrian crisis, leaving millions of Venezuelans at the mercy of neighbouring countries, UNHCR reports. Despite the overwhelming stretch in its educational and health services, Colombia can be commended for supporting the largest population. More applause should be given to […]


The Amazonian Region Suffocates In The Name Of Bolsonaro’s Collective Project  1

More than 75,000 fires have been recorded in the Amazon Forest since January 2019. This equals an 84% increase compared to last year. Global media outrage, presenting the events as worthy of, and urging for universal empathy and concern, has had the merit of drawing attention towards Brazil, calling all […]


The Spread Of Orwellian Surveillance: China And Beyond

Recently, investigators uncovered the extensive and suspicious commercial partnership between the Chinese and Ecuadorian governments. Evidently, China significantly provided the Ecuadorian government with advanced camera equipment and surveillance instruments since 2011. As the Chinese administration currently practices, Ecuador implemented this system in hopes of curbing escalating criminal rates nationwide. Unfortunately, […]