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· August, 2009

Stories about Ecuador from August, 2009

30 August 2009

Ecuador: All Aboard the Trolley Bus

The trolley bus system in Quito, Ecuador has been helping to alleviate traffic congestion. A recent experiment invited the city's twitterers to submit live news about riding on this form...

27 August 2009

Ecuador: The National Festival of Music

Ecuador: The Frustrations of Being a Writer

Being a writer in Ecuador can be frustrating. Whether it is the lack of books available or how politicians use cultural events to spread their message, many authors just want...

23 August 2009

Ecuador: Continuing to Face the H1N1 Virus

With the number of deaths due to the H1N1 virus across the region reaching 1300, Ecuadorians provide their opinions on how the media is informing citizens, as well as a...

9 August 2009

Ecuador: The Cry for Independence 200 Years Ago

Ecuador is celebrating the Bicentennial anniversary of their Cry for Independence from Spain and which helped inspire others from across the region to follow suit.

4 August 2009

Ecuador: Two New Bus Stations Open in Quito

Bus transportation in Ecuador received a boost with the construction of 2 new terminals in Quito. Arriving at the stations may take longer than before, but it is worth the...

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