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    1. 14 hours ago

      American salesman with a new life in the Andes – exporting flowers

      ...grown 2,000 metres above sea level in Ecuador. Their quality makes cut flowers one of the country...family. The Jesuits have a long history in Ecuador: Quito’s most famous church...Months after he decided to return to Ecuador, the sucre – the local...Lucinda Elliott

    2. beyondbrics

      November 27, 2014

      Ready or not: oil exporters facing low prices

      ...end of the spectrum and the likes of Nigeria, Venezuela and Ecuador at the other end. This variation underlines a consistent...companies kicked out of Venezuela and the similarly-placed Ecuador now looks less brilliant given the need for investment to improve...Alan Beattie

    3. beyondbrics

      November 25, 2014

      EM oil producers risk ratings downgrade on low crude price

      Bahrain, Angola, Ecuador and Venezuela rank as the emerging markets (EM) most vulnerable to...revenues is required just to pay off the interest on domestic debts. Ecuador is in a similar position, after its oil receipts fell by 2 percentage...James Kynge

    1. November 17, 2014

      Raw materials lose their allure

      ...taken much of the gloss off their performance. The more recent drop in the price of oil – the biggest export for Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela and a significant source of fiscal revenue for Mexico – has hit asset prices more broadly. Two of the continent...Richard Lapper

    2. beyondbrics

      November 6, 2014

      Venezuela and Saudi Arabia: friends will be friends

      ...Brent because of its higher content of heavy oil, fell to $75.79 last week. Venezuela, alongside its leftwing regional ally Ecuador – Opec’s smallest member but also heavily dependent on crude exports – is working on a joint proposal for OPEC to keep...Andres Schipani

    3. November 5, 2014

      Latin America’s threatened slowdown can be mitigated

      ...is in a mess of its own unimaginative devising. In the next tier, among the heterodox “Alba” group, both Bolivia and Ecuador have been doing remarkably better than in previous festive periods, while Venezuela is doing as badly as it ever has under such...

    4. beyondbrics

      November 3, 2014

      Will Ecuador's success stand up to cheap oil?

      ...that have won office in the last decade, Ecuador’s Rafael Correa – perhaps best known...widened tax base and a surge in the price of Ecuador’s oil, which accounts for more than...Política Fiscal, a local watchdog. While Ecuador’s oil output has increased, its salad...Andres Schipani

    5. October 17, 2014

      A luxury hotel on the Galápagos Islands

      ...archipelago, adrift in the Pacific 650 miles off the coast of Ecuador, also defies preconceptions. It’s a wildlife paradise...Entrepreneurialis, usually found in the business districts of lowland Ecuador but also sighted in the waters of Galápagos. For years he...Richard Whistler

    6. October 16, 2014

      Citizenfour – film review

      ...That these whistleblowers end up running for refuge to once-or-present undemocratic powers (Snowden to Russia, Assange to Ecuador-in-London) makes them either hypocritical villains or victims of irony, according to judgment. Citizenfour may help you...Nigel Andrews

    7. October 10, 2014

      Deforestation threatens future of South American church carvings

      ...Dendropanax colombianus of Colombia and Ecuador – the critically endangered Cedro tree...Ibarra is the centre of wood carving in Ecuador. This small town is two hours north of Quito...carving. “The difference is that, in Ecuador, we use pure baroque carving while here...By Jonathan Foyle

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