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Yasuni National Park–The Transcendant and the Terrible

Yasuni National Park–The Transcendant and the Terrible

While thumbing through an old spiral notebook I came upon a few sentences I’d scribbled about the Napo Wildlife Center in Yasuni National Park, which lies in the heart of the Amazon of Ecuador. Gary and I had met a couple from Florida in the Quito airport who raved about […]

Cotacachi Expats Meeting at La Turista Restaurant

Cotacachi Expats Meeting at La Turista Restaurant

Cotacachi Expats Meeting at La Turista Restaurant May 21, 2010 Editor’s Note: This article is the result of a meeting of Cotacachi expats.  It contains useful information for expats in Ecuador as well as others who are contemplating a move to Ecuador.  Some of the information in the article is […]

Declaracion Patrimonial: Must Read Information for Ecuador Expats

I had a long talk yesterday with Eagle and Condor’s accountant, Edison Silva, about the Declaracion Patrimonial.  This is a very important issue for all Ecuadorians, but especially for ex-pats with residency visas! Last year, with the passage of the new constitution, a new financial declaration law was placed on […]

Constituional Rights for Nature:  Ecuador Leads the Way!

Constituional Rights for Nature: Ecuador Leads the Way!

Papa Imbabura and Mama Cotacachi will have rights, if the new Ecuador Constitution is approved! A 130 member constitutional committee has prepared a new draft of a constitution that will fundamentally change the way humans relate to nature.  This new document will be voted on on September 28.  If approved, […]