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Local news for Guayaquil, Ecuador continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Wednesday Aug 27 | The Washington Post

Chocolate Supplies Buoyed as Ecuador Beans Withstand El Nino

Ecuador, already the world's biggest grower of flavored beans used in fine chocolate, is poised to extend its lead over Brazil as the top cocoa producer in the Americas as exporters forecast a record harvest.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, World News, Ecuador, Agriculture, Science, Meteorology, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Science / Technology

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Seven Questions for Karim Rashid

It's been a busy, brightly colored, organic-shaped summer for Karim Rashid . The designer has given lectures, made appearances, and occasionally DJ'ed in cities from Miami and Toronto to Hamburg and Ekaterinburg .


Related Topix: World News, Ecuador, Dance, Madison Avenue

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Ricardo Arjona's "Viaje Tour" Heads to Ecuador

Guatemalan singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona offered a concert in Quito on the weekend, raising the local temperature on a cold night in Ecuador's capital with a show that was part of his international "Viaje Tour."


Related Topix: Ecuador, World News,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Global Voices Online

GKill City, a Site for 'Countercultural Journalism' in Ecuador, Turns Three

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


Related Topix: Journalism, Rafael Correa, Ecuador, World News

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The most dangerous railway in the world

HAMMERED by natural disasters and believed to be cursed, this railroad is one of the most incredible engineering feats of all time.


Related Topix: World News, Ecuador, Travel


UPDATE 3-Two dead, eight wounded in Ecuador earthquake

Two people were killed in Ecuador on Tuesday after a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the capital of Quito, with eight others wounded and rescue workers still seeking to free others trapped after the tremor.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Rafael Correa, World News, Ecuador

Fri Aug 08, 2014

State Department

Press Releases: Ecuador's Independence Day

On behalf of the people of the United States, I send best wishes to the people of Ecuador as you celebrate the 205th anniversary of your country's independence on August 10. On this special occasion, we remember that Guayaquil is host to our one of our oldest consulates in Latin America.


Related Topix: Ecuador, World News

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Downey Patriot

Otilia Lucia Cabrera passes away

She was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador on Dec. 13, 1937 and immigrated to the United States in 1964.


Related Topix: World News, Ecuador, Downey, CA


ICTSI posts 23 pct higher profit in H1

International Container Terminal Services Inc. , owned by tycoon Enrique Razon, reported its net income rose 23 percent in the first six months of the year, as port operations overseas registered strong revenues.


Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Ecuador