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  • The purchase categories that grew the most online are airfare, virtual education, accommodation, and tickets to movies, theaters, and concerts. The turnover of electronic commerce in Ecuador will amount to USD 4,000 million in 2022. It is an increase of 24% compared to 2021, when sales reached USD 3...

  • The Ministry of Tourism officially presented the Digital Nomads campaign, in order to strengthen the Nomad Visa modality that has been in force since April 2022. This was within the framework of World Tourism Day, on Wednesday, September 27, 2022. At a commemorative event, Niels Olsen, head of this ...

  • Accompanied by women government officials, President Guillermo Lasso announced the measures that the Executive will adopt in its plan to strengthen public policies to combat violence against women. “Our desire is to strengthen everything that has been done in public policy to combat gender vio...

  • The US Embassy in Ecuador reported that three Americans were on the boat that capsized in Galapagos. One of them died. The United States Embassy in Ecuador reported, on September 27, 2022, that three US citizens were on the ship ‘Angy’, which was shipwrecked near Tortuga Bay, in the Gala...

  • On Sunday night, September 25, 2022, a Copa Airlines plane traveling from Mexico City to Tocumen International Airport in Panama skidded off the runway upon landing. According to information provided by the company, no injuries were reported among passengers and staff. At the moment the causes of th...

  • The President announced that when all the judicial investigations of the femicide case are finished, that property will be demolished and a new one will be built in its place. After installing Juan Zapata as Minister of the Interior, President Guillermo Lasso went, on the morning of September 26, 20...

  • The national strike of June 2022, the delays in the plans to increase production and the power cuts affect a drop in oil exports. Ecuador’s oil exports totaled 65.9 million barrels between January and July 2022, the lowest level since 2007. Compared to the same months of 2021, the drop in oil ...