· November, 2008

Stories about Ecuador from November, 2008

World AIDS Day: Blogging Positively

  30 November 2008

This year marks the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day, which takes place every year on December 1. Though the impact of HIV and AIDS is felt by millions of people globally every day, this particular day can help bring much-needed attention to the disease. The theme for this year's...

Ecuador: Christmastime for the Saraguro

  27 November 2008

Angel Gualan provides descriptions on how the indigenous group of the Saraguros celebrate Christmas in the Loja region of Ecuador [es]. Much of it sits on the shoulders of the “Marcantaitas” who are the “owners” of the feast and makes sure everything turns out fine.

Latin American Bloggers jump into Reality Television

  24 November 2008

Chevrolet and NatGeo have launched a reality show that mixes driving, tourism, gadgets and blogging throughout South America. On The Road Again follows 6 bloggers in 6 different countries, driving around, taking tours and documenting their experiences through streaming video, blog posts and pictures, and it will later on be featured on a NatGeo channel show.

Ecuador: Bus Service to Small Communities

  8 November 2008

The bus service to his community of Saraguro in Ecuador, has a lot to be desired according to Angel Gualán. He writes about the monopoly of services and those drivers that prefer to only accept passengers traveling all the way to the end of the route, leaving those residents from...

Ecuador: Blogging Contest in Guayaquil

  8 November 2008

The municipality of Guayaquil, Ecuador, is sponsoring a blogging contest with additional trainings [es]. However, Pitonizza Rios, has heard very little of the event in what would typically be the way to advertise such things, online and on blogs.