· February, 2009

Stories about Ecuador from February, 2009

Ecuador: Promoting Tourism Through the Use of Social Media

  17 February 2009

The website Historic Center of Quito [es], which uses social media to promote tourism in the Ecuadorian capital, was recently awarded the “Land of Light” award for its contributions towards increasing tourism writes Christian Espinosa of Cobertura Digital [es].

Ecuador: Correa Stops in Loja

  10 February 2009

President of Ecuador Rafael Correa made a stop in the region of Loja as part of the traveling cabinet meeting. Voces Lojanas [es] wrote about the visit.

Ecuador: An Interview with Winner of Best Latin American Blog

  9 February 2009

Even though he was unable to travel to Spain to receive the prize for “Best Latin American Blog” in the contest sponsored by 20 Minutos, Carlos Suasnavas is humbled by the recognition and dedicates it to his readers. In this interview, he talks about his blog, which he co-writes with Evan from Argentina, is called Sentando Frente Al Mundo (Sitting in Front of the World) about why he believes he may have more readers outside of Ecuador.

Ecuador: Blogging to Prevent Domestic Violence in Guayaquil

  2 February 2009

The municipal government of Guayaquil, Ecuador recently sponsored a blog contest open to new and existing bloggers around the theme “Home: A Safe Place?” The topic was chosen to give visibility to the problem of domestic violence and to help generate solutions to eradicate this problem in homes and communities. Here are some of the contest winners.