COVID-19 is impacting nations around the globe. Governments’ policies to prevent the spread of the virus are challenged while the number of deaths and contagions increases every day at a fast pace. In Latin America, Ecuador has become the epicenter of COVID-19, and the country is suffering a devastating reality; families are unable to bury their relatives, and even worse, some have to remain with the corpses for more than 48 hours due to the collapse of the public services.
It is a fact that today, younger people in Latin America have several options and more opportunities to enroll in higher education. However, it does not necessarily mean that these youngers are being instructed under parameters of high quality in education.
Protests have broken out all over Ecuador, particularly in the capital of Quito, causing the President Lenín Moreno, to d
After the introduction of Catholicism during the Spanish Colonial Era to Latin America, Ecuador has become a predominantly Catholic country.
Many tourist attractions throughout Central and South America, in countries including Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, and Ecuador, draw millions of visitors each year, in part because of their rich histories and the indigenous cultures that are believe
Following the very public femicide of a pregnant Ecuadorian woman by her partner, a Venezuelan immigrant, violent protests have erupted among Ecuadorian citizens who are demanding a crackdown on immigration from Venezuela. After the start of the protests, Ecuador’s President Lenín Moreno announced that new measures would be considered to limit immigration and that security forces would be deployed to monitor Venezuelan immigrants. These public reactions to the murder, and Moreno’s response, have been harshly criticized by those who view them as xenophobic against innocent Venezuelans.
Buen Vivir has become a hot topic in the last years. It is present not only in research, but also in politics from local to global levels including the most visible platforms. This could be one explanation for the considerable vagueness and emptiness of the concept - it went through a chain of translations that marginalized the original contents and replaced them with contents deemed relevant by the translators themselves. Therefore, Buen Vivir appears as a proposal of ecologism or post-development related somehow to indigenous peoples.