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- Cuenca needs updated UN heritage site regulations, expert says; Law requires equal pay for women; Influenza and Covid vaccines recommendedViernes, 1/12/2023 Hola, Todos – Actividades – Chordeleg: 3 años de ser “Pueblo Mágico” (Chordeleg: 3 years of being a “Pueblo Mágico”) – The canton of Chordeleg <filagree jewelry, ladies> is celebrating its 3d anniversary as a “Pueblo Mágico de Ecuador.” The activities started today (viernes) and will end el… Read more »
- Case studies of medical marijuana: Part 3Author’s note: The is the third of a three-part series about medical marijuana. By Garnett Stewart Baby Charlotte (Figi)’s Colorado history is remarkable. Charlotte was diagnosed with infant severe myoclonic epilepsy over 10 years ago. At three, she had 300 Gran Mal seizures a day, which handicapped her mentally. She had… Read more »
- International court warns Venezuela against efforts to annex rich-oil region of GuayanaThe United Nations’ top court on Friday ordered Venezuela not to take any action that would alter Guyana’s control over a disputed territory, but did not specifically ban Venezuela from holding its planned referendum Sunday on the territory’s future. Guyana had asked the International Court of Justice to order a… Read more »
- Assembly ends its impeachment trial against Lasso; Weekend power blackouts suspended; Noboa takes a ride on the Metro, Quito’s new $2 billion subwayThe National Assembly closed its impeachment trial against former president Guillermo Lasso Thursday after only two days, passing a resolution claiming he diverted public funds and was responsible for embezzlement in the renewal of public contracts. On Wednesday, the newly seated Assembly reopened the trail that had been suspended by… Read more »
- Azuay Community Theater continues its holiday tradition of staged radio plays December 6, 8, 9 & 10By John Olson Expats who miss seeing their favorite Christmas movies on TV can fill the void with ACT’s heartwarming comedy “Miracle on 34th Street” at one of four performances, December 6, 8, 9 and 10. Show details and tickets: www.actseats.com. This will be the third consecutive year that ACT… Read more »
- Panama shuts down open-pit copper mine following court orders and mass protestsPanama’s president said on Tuesday that Canadian miner First Quantum’s lucrative copper mine Cobre Panama would be shut down, hours after the country’s Supreme Court declared its contract unconstitutional. President Laurentino Cortizo said in a televised address on Tuesday evening that “the orderly and safe closure of the mine” would… Read more »
- The wild cards of history: Climate change and disease led to the decline and fall of the Roman EmpireBy Kyle Harper At some time or another, every historian of Rome has been asked to say where we are, today, on Rome’s cycle of decline. Historians might squirm at such attempts to use the past but, even if history does not repeat itself, nor come packaged into moral lessons,… Read more »
- Water bills headed higher; Money museum reopens; Symphony, choral concerts scheduled; Botanical garden to expand; Police thwart mob justiceMiércoles, 29/11/2023 Hola, Todos – Actividades – Un renovado Museo de la Moneda abre sus puertas (A renovated Museo de la Moneda opens its doors) – The former Museo Numismático will open as the Museo de Moneda with exhibits showing the history of bills and coins that circulate in Ecuador.… Read more »
- Indigenous community regains its Amazonian homeland 80 years after being displacedBy Michael Rios An indigenous community has won a court battle to regain ownership over its ancestral homeland in the Ecuadorian Amazon, more than 80 years after they were displaced because of war. An Ecuadorian appeals court backed the Siekopai nation’s claim over Pë’këya, a biodiverse territory in northeast Ecuador… Read more »
- Secret surveillance program has been listening in on private U.S. phone calls for more than a decadeA secretive phone surveillance program called Data Analytical Services (DAS) has been monitoring the call records of millions of AT&T customers for over a decade without their knowledge or consent, according to documents obtained by WIRED magazine. The program, formerly known as Hemisphere, conducts “chain analysis” – targeting not only… Read more »
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