Ecuador

Ecuador is a compact nation with four distinct zones: Andes Mountains (with some of the most active volcanoes in the world), the Pacific Coast, Amazon forest and the Galapagos Islands. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/NeFkD8F22GSpTU6e8 Questions What’s new in Ecuador? What would locals like visitors to know about Ecuador? Ecuador is bordered on the north by Colombia, …

Quito, Ecuador

Photo: City Park Ecuador – Quito is one of the few cities to experience four seasons almost every day of the year. Its high altitude and sunny disposition make it a spirited place to live and visit. Hashtags: #QuitoGrandeOtraVez According to the historian Juan Paz y Miño, Quito comes from the Indigenous word quitu, which …

Quito Links

Quito flag Links related to Quito, Ecuador presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @MunicipioQuito @VisitaQuito @VisitQuito @AeropuertoUIO @ecabanilla @JuanPazyMino @MauricioRodasEC @MetrodeQuito @LoroHomero @movilidadquito_ @ZULNELEA Questions = Preguntas What would locals like visitors to know about Quito? = ¿Qué les gustaría a los Quiteños que los visitantes supieran sobre la ciudad? Who are the recommended writers …

Quito Metro

Logo Quito Metro (Spanish: Metro de Quito, abbreviated as MDQ), is an underground rail mass transit system consisting of one single line in Quito, Ecuador. According to those in charge, work is currently 80% complete and starting its initial runs. The project is not without its critics, charging damage to the World Heritage designated Centro. …

2017 Ecuador Election

The April 2 election in Ecuador pit conservative banker Guillermo Lasso and ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno, who appears to have won by a narrow margin. The winner will be sworn in to a four-year term in May. Key Links http://www.presidencia.gob.ec Twitter Moment ⚡️ “Ecuador Elections” Ecuador Elections Planeta Ecuador

Habitat 3 (2016)

Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development taking place this week in Quito, Ecuador, October 17 – 20. The meeting takes place every 20 years, and its action-oriented outcome, known as the New Urban Agenda, will be finalized this week. It has 175 items that center around two core objectives: inclusive …

#EcuadorNow (July 2016)

Screenshot Here’s the 2016 news from Ecuador, mostly as embedded tweets from friends and colleagues in the South American country. Status Report: Ecuador seeks to invigorate its travel and tourism sector after an earthquake caused considerable damage earlier this year on the coast. Read: The best way to help Ecuador is to visit Ecuador Embedded Tweets …