· September, 2010

Stories about Ecuador from September, 2010

The Invisible Border Between Ecuador and Colombia

  25 September 2010

The Colombia-Ecuador border is once again a contentious issue. Both countries have a border of 586 km and with it a long history of conflict, mutual accusations and reports of armed conflict and displacement.

Ecuador: Twitter Campaign Against Car Accidents

  17 September 2010

#sitomasnomanejes [if you drink, don’t drive] is the recent Twitter campaign to reduce the number of deaths from traffic accidents in Ecuador. Twitter users have been hashtagging #sitomasnomanejes amidst the nationwide commotion caused by recent and fatal car accidents and a discussions regarding the country’s new traffic law.

Ecuador: President Vetoes Higher Education Bill

  16 September 2010

President Rafael Correa recently vetoed a law that aims to reform higher education; the law he received for a final confirmation differed from the original project he had pushed. University officials, students and others involved in higher education are discussing the reform and the different versions of the law.

Getting to Know the Global Voices Latin America Team

  8 September 2010

The Global Voices Latin America team of volunteer authors has grown over the past three years. During this transition and the presentation of a new Regional Editor, Silvia Viñas, let's take a look at the diverse community of committed bloggers from this region.