Tensions High as Ecuador Copes with Threat of More Aftershocks | News | teleSUR English

21 May 2016 Comments Off on Tensions High as Ecuador Copes with Threat of More Aftershocks | News | teleSUR English

Towns that had been largely spared by the initial earthquake were severely affected by the pair of strong aftershocks.

Source: Tensions High as Ecuador Copes with Threat of More Aftershocks | News | teleSUR English

 

Symo says: Many thought we could see the light at the end of the tunnel, but it turns out it the earthquake locomotive bearing down on the country. Then two more major aftershocks… too much devastation to deal with by so many who have so little.

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The Jury Is In: Latin America’s 21st Century Socialism Has Failed

21 May 2016 Comments Off on The Jury Is In: Latin America’s 21st Century Socialism Has Failed

Disguised with ideas of brotherhood, equality, and freedom, the so-called 21st Century Socialism quickly positioned itself as a solution to our problems

Source: The Jury Is In: Latin America’s 21st Century Socialism Has Failed

 

Symo says: And it goes fast… things have dramatically changed in in South America and Ecuador specifically in just the 3 years I have been here.

Born to Ride? The Awful Ecuadorian Driving Style

21 May 2016 Comments Off on Born to Ride? The Awful Ecuadorian Driving Style

Always cross the street at the red light. Why? Because if we see a yellow or green and you are crossing, they won’t stop, trust me. As ashamed as I feel, I think I’m sometimes one of th…

Source: Born to Ride? The Awful Ecuadorian Driving Style

 

Symo says: Hmm… I’ve got to live here, so I’ll just keep my opinion to myself 🙂 on this one. I will say that Ecuadorian drivers have zero, none, nada, nunca, concept of 3 dimensional space. Watching them from my apartment window, attempt to back into a parking space is just funnier than can be and worth the price of admission alone!

Panama Papers: Should the Corporate Media Have Been Trusted?

16 May 2016 Comments Off on Panama Papers: Should the Corporate Media Have Been Trusted?

“John Doe” made a bad call when he leaked the Panama papers to the corporate media.

Source: Panama Papers: Should the Corporate Media Have Been Trusted?

Latitude Living Weekly

28 April 2016 Comments Off on Latitude Living Weekly

20160424 Latitude Living Weekly – I just wanted to update the status here in Ecuador from the earthquakes.

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Ecuadorian Court Approves Referendum to Allow Correa’s Reelection

25 April 2016 Comments Off on Ecuadorian Court Approves Referendum to Allow Correa’s Reelection

A referendum aims to repeal a constitutional provision preventing current-President Correa from running for reelection in 2017.

Source: Ecuadorian Court Approves Referendum to Allow Correa’s Reelection

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