· November, 2006

Stories about Ecuador from November, 2006

Ecuador: Rafael Correa Wins Election

  27 November 2006

A.M. Mora y Leon tries to make sense of Rafael Correa's win on Sunday in Ecuador's presidential election: “And maybe it’s understandable – Correa was a fresh face. Noboa was an oligarch. Correa must have seemed more like an outsider, more willing to be worth the gamble to focus on...

Ecuador: Ecrisis.com

  15 November 2006

Aleksander Boyd's Vcrisis.com now has an Ecuador-focused sister-site, writes A.M. Mora y Leon. The pro-trade Ecrisis.net [ES] so far has little information about who is behind the site.

Ecuador, Guatemala: Podcast on LatAm Issues

  15 November 2006

Romulo Lopez Cordero of ¡¡¡Cambiemos Ecuador!!! (“Let's Change Ecuador!”) was recently in Guatemala where he recorded a four-part podcast [ES] with Pablo Kleinman, Chilean journalist Pia Greene, and Eneas Biglione about current Latin American political issues.

Ecuador: Technology Conference Includes Bloggers

  14 November 2006

Ecuadorean blogger and communications professor, Christian Espinosa publishes the agenda of an international conference on “the evolution of the technological revolution, which will be held in Quito, Ecuador from November 27 to December 1. Sponsored by the Organization of American States and the Center for Higher Studies in Communication (CIESPAL),...

Ecuador: Bull Fighting and Lassoing

14 November 2006

Shirl, a horseback riding guide in Ecuador, describes the differences between bullfighting in Spain and the Ecuadorean Andes and gives an account of a lassoing competition. Complete with photos.

Latin America: Friday Poll Numbers

  13 November 2006

A diverse set of Latin America's poll numbers this week from Boz including Transparency International's annual survey on perceptions of corruption. Also, Chavez up by 20 points in Venezuela and approval ratings of Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and Peruvian President Alan Garcia.