updated Sun. January 7, 2018
New York Times (blog)
January 4, 2018
Those images will be on display at Miyako Yoshinaga in New York in her first solo show, "In the Mouth of the Mountain Jaguar Everybody Is a Dancing Hummingbird." The magical realism reflected in the show's title refers to the region of El Bolivar province where she pursued her project in seven towns,ÃÂ ...
January 3, 2018
Based on this data, Eduardo Ledesma, the president of the Association of Exporters of Bananas of Ecuador
(AEBE), estimated that Ecuador would have exported some 325 million boxes of bananas in 2017. Meanwhile, the Ecuadorian Banana Regional corporation
(Agroban), estimates that the countryÃÂ ...
December 11, 2017
The chairman of Yilport Holding has responded to accusations that port fees at Puerto Bolivar in Ecuador
are being unfairly increased. After protests
from banana producers, on November 27, representatives of the Ecuadorian province of El Oro requested that the public-private partnership between YilportÃÂ ...
March 7, 2017
This week, the Turkish company, Yilport Holdings, began operating the port of Puerto Bolivar Port Authority (APPB) in the province of El Oro. Since then, the concessionaire has announced a possible rate increase for the stowage of the banana boxes ...
February 21, 2017
Several regions in South Africa
experienced severe flooding on Tuesday, February 21, from a low-pressure air system that formed after Tropical Storm Dineo.
January 3, 2017
... and captured 12 adult members of the left-wing rebel
group the ELN in the north of the country. The major blow against Colombia
's last standing guerrilla group took place in the northern province of Bolivar, an area of major importance for the ...
October 5, 2016
It all started in 1928, when a strike by agricultural workers
against the United Fruit Company in the province of Magdalena was forcibly suppressed by the government
September 9, 2016
groups claim the Ecuadorean government
has criminalized Trujillo and other local leaders for organizing against the dam
as part of a larger pattern in which the administration of Rafael Correa
has gone after over 100 community leaders and ...
August 10, 2016
's Yilport Holding has pledged to invest $750m in developing and modernizing the port of Puerto Bolivar in Ecuador
as part of a deal it has signed for a 50-year concession at the port. That investment would turn Puerto Bolivar into the largest ...
The Korea Herald
August 7, 2016
... general and politician Simon Bolivar, whose name gave birth to "Bolivia
," and Venezuela
n freedom fighter and second Bolivian President Antonio Jose de Sucre -- the country gained sovereignty alongside Venezuela, Colombia
April 22, 2016
According to the institution
, these seismic events are occurring in areas between the resort of Punta Galera, in the northern province of Esmeraldas, and the city of Manta, located south of Manabi
. The IG informs that most of the aftershocks are ...
April 19, 2016
The Mw7.8 earthquake
that struck Esmeraldas Provine in northwester Ecuador
on April 16 is the strongest recorded earthquake in Ecuador since 1979, said catastrophe risk modelling company Risk Management Solutions (RMS). The quake destroyed atÃÂ ...
April 14, 2016
(AFP): President Vladimir Putin
on Thursday laughed off a question about Russia
's next first lady during his annual phone-in with the nation, but hinted that "maybe" he will remarry one day.
March 8, 2016
According to Santos, around 11 percent of energy has vanished over 15 days due to the fire that occurred at the Guatape hydroelectric plant in the province of Antioquia in February. The incident shut down generators and restricted the water supply that ...
March 2, 2016
On February 29, President Rafael Correa
announced the awarding of the concession of the Puerto Bolivar berth, in El Oro province, to the Turkish consortium Yilport. This firm is the only one that took part in the public tender of the Port Authority of ...
Human Rights Watch
January 25, 2016
On January 25, an Ecuadorean court could convict Manuela Pacheco and Manuel Trujillo, activists
who oppose a hydroelectric project in Bolivar province, of terrorism
. If convicted, they face up to 8 years in prison. Pacheco and Trujillo are accused ofÃÂ ...
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