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Ecuador Voters Ponder Controversial Questions

Ecuador Voters Ponder Controversial Questions

Two days ago Gary informed me that Saturday, May 7, was voting day in Cotacachi.  He also  reminded me that in Ecuador, by law we are required to vote, so we set about studying an English translation of the referendum items Gary had received by email on Friday.  We read […]

Great New Information on Ecuador Visas

The information below on Ecuador Visas, short and medium term,  was extracted from ecuador_expats@yahoogroups.com.  This forum provides a really a great service for expats living here and those contemplating living here.   If you have any interest in Ecuador, I highly recommend it. I signed up for a summary email […]

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 […]

A View from the Roof:  Ecuador Democracy–Is it Anarchy or Conscious Citizenship?

A View from the Roof: Ecuador Democracy–Is it Anarchy or Conscious Citizenship?

-By Gary Phillips- SEE UPDATE BELOW For more information about this subject from Upside Down World, click here One of the things I like about Ecuador is the fact that the people here have no misunderstanding about who is in charge of the government.  And if the government makes promises […]

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 […]