Ecuador


A Latin American country which main spoken language is Spanish. Local people say Ecuador reflects Latin America in one single country, because while being in Ecuador, you can enjoy The Andes, The Amazon, urban cities, and Andean culture in the same place. The hospitality of its people is remarkable. A country full of music, dances, and colors is what you will see in Ecuador.

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  • National Day: August 10th, 1809
  • Best know tourist spot: Galapagos Islands
  • Traditional dance: San Juanito
  • A dish you cannot miss: Fritada (deep fried pork with potatoes, corn, and vegetables)
  • National alcoholic drink: Caña, Pajaro Azul
  • Architectural hostpot in the Capital: The Panecillo
  • Famous people: Fanny Carrion de Fierro, Eduardo Kingman, Luis Miranda, Jefferson Perez
  • Famous soccer teams: Nacional

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News About Ecuador

Ecuadorian roses in China Southern Airlines on International Women’s Day

The Ecuadorian consulate in the Chinese city of Guangzhou, on the occasion of International Women’s Day Tuesday, offered roses from Ecuador to all female passengers aboard China Southern Airlines flights leaving from the city. The campaign, ‘An Ecuadorian rose for the woma

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Ecuador’s Tungurahua volcano sending up 2-mile cloud of ash and gas

HUAMBALO, Ecuador (AP) – Ecuador’s Tungurahua volcano has been putting on a dramatic show, spewing lava from a cauldron-like crater and launching towering clouds of ash and gas. The country’s Geophysical Institute said Sunday the column of ash reached a maximum height of

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Copa America Centenario 101 – All you need to know about Copa America Centenario

The brightest stars in world soccer are headed to the US next summer, and they’ll be playing for keeps. The US will host the Copa America Centenario in June 2016, with 10 South American national teams joined by six CONCACAF countries – including the United States and Mexico

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CELAC Summit: Latin American and Caribbean Leaders Ready to Meet in Ecuador
January 26, 2016 Comments are off

By Maureen Bongat The foreign leaders from the member countries of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) were gathered Sunday to discuss and prepare for the 4th upcoming summit in Ecuador Wednesday next week. Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño announced

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