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On A Roll: Ecuador's gamble with the U.S. Dollar

12/Marzo/2013 | 16:24

Ecuador’s Law of Economic Transformation, which made the U.S. dollar the nation’s legal tender, has lived up to its name by any measure. Since the adoption of the dollar in 1999, the country’s economy began rising from the dead and today the population of 15 million has never had it so good.   [...]

The Panama hat divides a nation, but not Panama

21/Diciembre/2012 | 15:24

Connoisseurs know that the best Panama hats, made of finely woven reed, have never been produced in Panama but instead are painstakingly crafted on Ecuador’s coastal plain of Montecristi, north of the port city of Guayaquil.   [...]

Cuenca's continuing real estate boom

24/Septiembre/2012 | 20:27

While Cuenca's real estate market continues to show strong growth, the influx of immigrants from North American is only a small part of the reason why.   [...]