Milton Ramirez · January, 2008

Latest posts by Milton Ramirez from January, 2008

Ecuador: Marches in Guayaquil

  28 January 2008

Marches appeared in full force in the city of Guayaquil for a protest against the recent tax reform approved by the Constituent Assembly. Some have even called for greater autonomy for the city led by Mayor Jaime Nebot. A counter-protest also took place by supporters of President Rafael Correa. These two sides have their share of supporters and critics in the Ecuadorian blogosphere.

Ecuador: The Eruption of Tungurahua

  15 January 2008

The Tungurahua Volcano in Ecuador has experienced a jump in activity in recent weeks. Since 1999, this activity has affected residents of the surrounding areas, especially farmers and those in the tourism industry. Some Ecuadoran bloggers are following these events, as well as other news around the country.