· September, 2007

Stories about Ecuador from September, 2007

Ecuador: Feeling the Earthquake

28 September 2007

De Todo Un Poco [ES], Nelson Piedra [ES] and Aqui Vamos de Nuevo [ES] all recorded their experiences with the recent earthquake the struck Colombia near the Ecuador border.

Ecuador: Unlocked iPhone

  24 September 2007

Palulo documents in detail how he was able to unlock an iPhone [ES] for use with local Ecuadoran cell phone providers.

Ecuador: Senseless Death at Football Match

  19 September 2007

An 11-year-old boy, Carlos Cedeño, died at a football match between Barcelona and Emelec was caused by a stray firework that may have been the result of feuding supporter sides. Ecuadoran bloggers Cronicacero [ES] and Un Guayaco En Nueva York [ES] both express outrage at this tragedy.

Ecuador: President Correa Unveils His Blog

  12 September 2007

The curiosity behind President Rafael Correa's preview of the creation of his personal blog finally subsided, when the head of state unveiled his new means of communication with the people of Ecuador. The introduction of his personal blog [ES] was made through a video uploaded on YouTube (with English sub-titles)...

Ecuador: Blogs for the Constituent Assembly

  7 September 2007

President Rafael Correa and his political party is leading the way in utilizing internet technologies to spread their message, with their sights set on the elections for the Constituent Assembly. His political party Alianza País already has its own YouTube channel and a Flickr account for the official photographer. Now, it has created a blog community website that will provide blogs for each of the candidates to spread their message and interact with potential voters. The President has also announced plans for his own official personal blog.

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