Archive for July, 2010

A Mysterious Black Beast near Cuenca, Ecuador, is Mutilating Cattle

A Mysterious Black Beast near Cuenca, Ecuador, is Mutilating Cattle

A Mysterious Black Beast near Cuenca, Ecuador, is Mutilating Cattle Reader Larry Bowers from the U.S. sent us two links to an unusual occurrence is Ecuador. From “El Tiempo,” a Cuenca newspaper. La Quadra, Ecuador, is experiencing a rash of cattle mutilations by a yet-unidentified animal. La Quadra is a […]

by July 31, 2010 2 comments Cuenca, Ecuador, Ecuador News, Living in Ecuador
A View From the Roof:  It’s Time!

A View From the Roof: It’s Time!

-By Gary Phillips- My last few columns have been pretty intense, talking about what I see as the likely collapse of the U.S. economy, perhaps even of  the way of life in the U.S. It boils down to the simple fact that the road the U.S. government, and hence the […]

Healthy Living in Cotacachi: Sabila Man Performance Art Video

Healthy Living in Cotacachi:  Sabila Man Performance Art Video Wilmer the sabila man makes living in Cotacachi a healthy, nutritious proposition.  Several days a week he sells vitamin-and mineral-rich aloe vera and flaxseed potions fresh on the streets of Cotacachi. He further enriches our lives with his one-man show.  No […]

Ecuador Food: In Search of a Recipe for Yucca Bread (Pan de Yucca)

Ecuador Food:  In Search of a Recipe for Yucca Bread (Pan de Yucca) Ecuador Food: Pan de yucca or yucca bread, is a real treat, one I’ve finally grown to appreciate over time. It took a while but now I seek it out as eagerly as Gary does. I’ve always […]

A View From the Roof – Loss of Freedom in the USA

A View From the Roof – Loss of Freedom in the USA

By Gary Phillips Okay, friends, It’s time for a little heart-to-heart talk.  But first, a little about my background. . . Back in 1973, I earned a degree in journalism from a small Minnesota college.  One of the required courses was called, “First Amendment Law—Freedom of the Press.” It was […]

by July 17, 2010 17 comments Ecuador, View from the Roof