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ECUADOR

163,192

Total Cases

12,588

Total Deaths

141,759

Total Recovered

8,845

Total Active Cases

0

New Deaths

0

New Cases


via news.bloombergtax10/22/2020

Ecuador—Tax and Other Reforms Suggested by IMF - Bloomberg Tax

The International Monetary Fund has now approved an extended $6.5 billion support arrangement for Ecuador. Diego Almeida Guzmán and Diego Andrés Almeida of Almeida Guzmán & Asociados look at the provisions of the arrangement and the tax and economic reforms which will need to be introduced.

via finance.yahoo10/21/2020

Ecuador signs COVID-19 vaccine supply deals with pharma companies - Yahoo Finance

Ecuador has signed supply agreements with major pharmaceutical firms including Pfizer Inc and BioNTech to provide millions of COVID-19 vaccines, the health minister said on Wednesday, adding it is seeking talks with Chinese laboratories for more supplies. The Andean country, facing an economic downturn exacerbated by the pandemic, has obtained funds through the Inter-American Development Bank to finance access to the COVAX vaccine, which is being led by the World Health Organization, Carlos Zevallos said.

via news.mongabay10/20/2020

Ecuador Indigenous accuse state of crimes against humanity - Mongabay.com

QUITO, Ecuador — Katy Mochoa marched down the streets of Quito on Oct. 12, holding in one hand the corner of a large Wiphala flag — the rainbow-hued banner of the Andean Indigenous peoples — and throwing her other fist in the air, shouting, “Assassins! Assassins!” as she and other protesters passed government buildings. Mochoa […]

via eastidahonews10/18/2020

Find out which countries are welcoming US tourists back - East Idaho News

Editor’s note: CNN Travel updates this article periodically. It was last updated in its entirety on October 16. The US State Department advises that travelers consult country-specific travel advisories via their website or consult the CDC’s latest guidance. Before you make any international travel plans, check these sites first. (CNN) — Once one of the […]


via missionnewswire.org10/07/2020

ECUADOR: Salesian Father Rubinsky Sánchez helps people in need with nutritional and social support during the coronavirus pandemic - MissionNewswire

Salesian Father Rubinsky Sánchez has been living and working in the Salesian community of Machala, Ecuador, and has played a pivotal role in helping the community during the coronavirus pandemic. Protected by gloves, glasses and a mask, Fr. Sánchez organized the delivery of food kits to

via abc17news10/07/2020

As coronavirus cases surge, hundreds of footballers jet off thousands of miles round the world - ABC17NEWS - ABC17News.com

As many countries grapple with a second wave of coronavirus cases, hundreds of footballers have flown thousands of miles around the world to play international fixtures. According to players union FIFPro, 251 players — more than half of which play in Spain, Italy, the US, Mexico and the UK — face long cross-continental trips back

via elonnewsnetwork09/28/2020

Ecuadorian DJ shares roots at Elon - Elon News Network

While music has been a large part of Kevin Alvarado’s culture, his family’s roots in Ecuador also have impacted cultivating the person he is today. During his childhood, Alvarado spent a summer with his grandparents in Cuenca, where he was able to immerse himself in the culture of his parents. 

via news.yahoo10/21/2020

Ecuador signs COVID-19 vaccine supply deals with pharma companies - Yahoo News

Ecuador has signed supply agreements with major pharmaceutical firms including Pfizer Inc and BioNTech to provide millions of COVID-19 vaccines, the health minister said on Wednesday, adding it is seeking talks with Chinese laboratories for more supplies. The Andean country, facing an economic downturn

via menafn10/21/2020

Ecuador: expansion in mineral exports seen amid COVID-19 - MENAFN.COM




In the period from January to July, an average of USD41.32 million of mineral products a month were exported by Ecuador in spite of the coronavirus, by 52.9 percent more than the month-on-month average recorded in the previous year, according to the Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources on Tuesday.

Apart from industrialize


via sports.yahoo10/15/2020

Ecuador's Narvaez solos to win on Giro's 12th stage - Yahoo Sports

On a day in which the weather conditions dampened the hoped-for fireworks in the GC battle over five categorised climbs, Narvaez and Ukraine's Mark Padun (Bahrain McLaren) battled it out after escaping from a 14-man lead group. Narvaez, 23, kept the power down to extend his advantage in the closing kilometres, winning by over a minute. It was a day of consolidation for Portugal's Joao Almeida (Deceuninck-Quickstep) who retained the leader's pink jersey, preserving his 34-second lead over Wilco Kelderman (Sunweb).

via thestar.my10/12/2020

Ecuador's largest hospital ready for potential spike in COVID-19 cases - The Star Online

QUITO, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador's largest hospital, the Eugenio Espejo Hospital in Quito, is preparing for a possible spike in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in the wake of national holiday celebrations, the head of the intensive care unit (ICU), Manuel Jibaja, said on Monday.

via unaids.org10/07/2020

26 organizations to receive funding to address HIV and COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean - UNAIDS

As a result of the 2020 Call for Strengthening community-based organizations in the response to HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean in the context of COVID-19, UNAIDS received 133 project proposals that met the eligibility criteria of which 26 have now been selected to receive funding for their implementation.

via abc17news10/07/2020

As coronavirus cases surge, hundreds of footballers jet off thousands of miles round the world - ABC17News.com

As many countries grapple with a second wave of coronavirus cases, hundreds of footballers have flown thousands of miles around the world to play international fixtures. According to players union FIFPro, 251 players — more than half of which play in Spain, Italy, the US, Mexico and the UK — face long cross-continental trips back

via koreaherald09/24/2020

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Ecuador hold phone talks on COVID-19 response - The Korea Herald

The top diplomats of South Korea and Ecuador held telephone talks Thursday to discuss joint responses to the new coronavirus and the ongoing campaign of Seoul's trade minister for the director-generalship of the World Trade Organization. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and her Ecuadorian counterpart, Luis Gallegos Chiriboga, exchanged views on how to step up cooperation in overcoming the pandemic and enhancing econo...


via confectionerynews10/21/2020

Barry Callebaut introduces its Cocoa Horizons scheme in Ecuador - ConfectioneryNews.com

Following on from the Group’s groundbreaking ceremony in Ecuador for a new state-of-the-art cocoa facility, Barry Callebaut is ramping up its presence in the world’s third largest cocoa-growing country with a wider introduction of its Cocoa Horizons programme. We talk to Angela Gubser, Managing Director Barry Callebaut Ecuador, on the latest initiatives, starting by asking her to give an overview of what cocoa farming actually looks like in Ecuador …

via scitechdaily10/20/2020

Viral Factor Identified That Impairs Immune Responses in COVID-19 Patients - SciTechDaily

As of October 2020, the ongoing pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 has resulted in more than 35 million reported cases and more than 1 million deaths worldwide. One prominent feature that distinguishes COVID-19 from SARS in terms of immune responses is the poor induction of a type I interferon (IFN) resp

via technologyreview10/13/2020

A man caught coronavirus twice—and it was worse the second time - MIT Technology Review

The news: A man in the US caught covid-19 for a second time in the space of just two months, according to a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. That makes him the fifth person to have officially caught the coronavirus twice, after cases recorded in Hong Kong, Belgium, Ecuador, and the Netherlands (and…

via kutv10/09/2020

Oct. 9 data: 4 more Utah COVID-19 deaths, 1,343 new confirmed cases - KUTV 2News

Four more Utahns have died from COVID-19 and a day after a record-setting number of new cases, the state reported its third highest ever new test-confirmed cases with 1,343. Hospitalizations also increased to 243 people. The state does not release identities on new deaths but does provide data: The new deaths are: Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident.

via reuters10/07/2020

WHO says worried about COVID-19 spikes in Cuba and other Caribbean states - Reuters

The World Health Organization is concerned about spikes in COVID-19 cases spikes in countries that had managed outbreaks effectively, such as Cuba and Jamaica, and 11 Caribbean states that have moved from moderate to intense transmission, its regional director Carissa Etienne...

via thestar.my09/30/2020

Ecuador urges citizens not to lower guard against COVID-19 - The Star Online

QUITO, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Ecuadoran Minister of Health Juan Carlos Zevallos urged the population on Tuesday not to "lower its guard" in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), as the relaxation of the quarantine has caused increased hazardous behavior by citizens.