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October 15, 2021
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Customers of Ecuador's largest bank continued to experience service disruptions on Friday following a cyberattack on the institution several days earlier.Long lines formed outside Pichincha bank branches and thousands of customers took their complaints to social media.
October 5, 2021
ICIJ's Pandora documents expose offshore dealings of the high and the mighty like King of Jordan, the presidents of Ukraine, Kenya and Ecuador, the prime minister of the Czech Republic.
Lizzy Davies
September 7, 2021
the Guardian
Environmental activists demand delay to Glasgow climate talks if costs and travel restrictions block attendance of those worst-hit
August 17, 2021
Ecuador will administer a third dose of the coronavirus vaccine to people with weak immune systems and will carry out tests to determine if the rest of the inoculated population also needs a booster, Health Minister Ximena Garzon said on Tuesday.
Ram Iyer
August 17, 2021
Many governments that are not major tech hubs (i.e., most countries excluding the U.S., China, Israel and India) should stop restricting themselves to supporting locally domiciled VC funds.
Omar Faridi
July 29, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
Fintech Finastra and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to pilot trade funding marketplace in Ecuador.
Jillian Broadwell
July 21, 2021
This summer, Virginia Tech students Henry Adkins, Claire Gallihugh, and Leah Mwangi, along with recent graduate Tessa Hawley, spent more than eight hours a day glued to their computers cleaning data, running regression analysis, and otherwise finding answers to questions related to conservation agriculture in Ecuador.
Isabella Kaminski
July 17, 2021
the Guardian
As more and more countries grant natural features or ecosystems legal personhood, the UK's fight to pass nature rights laws is quietly gaining pace
Tom Parisi
June 3, 2021
A new study confirms that there are two separate species of threatened pygmy marmosets but finds they can't be distinguished by fur coloring, as was previously thought. The study also broadens the distribution range for both species to include Ecuador and Peru.
Marcella McCarthy
June 1, 2021
Just about every week there's a blockbuster round coming out of South America, but in certain countries such as Ecuador, things have been more hush hush. However, Kushki, a Quito-based fintech, is bringing attention to the region with today's announcement of a $86 million Series B and a $600 million valuation. "We never thought that [...]
June 1, 2021
The Economic Times
In calendar 2020, lockdowns and supply-chain disruptions meant exports declined to $3.6 billion from $4.7 billion in 2019. Ecuador edged past India with $3.7 billion exports because it had fewer logistical snafus and focused on catering to the voracious appetite in China for raw shrimps.
Science X staff
May 31, 2021
Art Garfunkel once described his legendary musical chemistry with Paul Simon, "We meet somewhere in the air through the vocal cords ... ." But a new study of duetting songbirds from Ecuador, the plain-tail wren (Pheugopedius euophrys), has offered another tune explaining the mysterious connection between successful performing duos.
Heifer International
May 27, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Today, four farmer producer organizations launched La Cosecha del Día, Ecuador's first farmer-owned marketplace for agroecological food...
May 14, 2021
Cargill and the Edes Business School of the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL) in Ecuador signed an alliance to carry out a training program for 100 female shrimp producers from Mexico, Central America, and Ecuador. The program will help the women access technology and technical knowledge, eliminating obstacles to improve their sources of income and enrich the industry and their communities. This partnership aligns to Cargill's commitment to promote gender parity and women's emp...
Tom Metcalfe
May 11, 2021
NBC News
A grim artifact that had been placed on display for decades in a Georgia university has been authenticated as a human head taken from a slain enemy.
The Economist
May 5, 2021
The Economist
It could also show the places where wildlife is most at risk from cars
Frontera Energy Corporation
May 6, 2021
/PRNewswire/ - Frontera Energy Corporation (TSX: FEC) ("Frontera" or the "Company") today reported financial and operational results for the first quarter...
Science X staff
May 5, 2021
A newly discovered miniature trap jaw ant from the evergreen tropical forests of Ecuador bears the curious Latin name Strumigenys ayersthey, among hundreds, which are also named in honor of people, but end with -ae (after females) and -i (after males). This makes the newly described ant perhaps the only species in the world to have a scientific name with the suffix -they, thus celebrating gender diversity.
Discover the World
May 3, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Ecuatoriana Airlines is embarking on a special mission to bring back air travel to domestic Ecuador with low fares that will make travel...
Isabella Kaminski
May 1, 2021
the Guardian
A novel lawsuit is taking advantage of a local 'rights of nature' measure passed in November in effort to protect wetlands
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