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News Ecuador » Culture: 15 NFA students go global as volunteers in Ecuador

News channel or source: http://www.recordonline.com/news/20180219/15-nfa-students-go-global-as-volunteers-in-ecuador
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

“You can’t just be looking at one culture.” Ecuador was the first destination for students participating in “Global to Local,” a years-in-the-making service-learning program started by two NFA Excelsior Academy teachers, Jacqueline Hesse and ...

News Ecuador » Culture: Ecuador implements gender policies at diplomatic level

News channel or source: http://www.andes.info.ec/es/noticias/news/1/ecuador-implements-gender-policies-at-diplomatic-level
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Ecuador announced Wednesday actions to promote policies on ... to fight all types of gender discrimination that lead to a transformation of institutional culture,” said foreign minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa. The Foreign Ministry analyzed the situation ...

News Ecuador » Culture: Ecuador’s envoy hopes for enhanced relations with Qatar

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/582304/Ecuador-s-envoy-hopes-for-enhanced-relations-with-
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

While exuding confidence, the Ecuadorian envoy said she feels there is greater necessity of developing relations between people of both the Latin American and Arab regions as both are curious to better understand the traditions, culture and interests of ...

News Ecuador » Culture: Colombia and Ecuador to Hold Bi-national Cabinet Meeting

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24586&SEO=colombia-and-ecuador-to-hold-bi-national-cabinet-meeting
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

During the meeting, the foreign ministries from Ecuador and Colombia will sign the Memorandum ... environmental, social and cultural issues. The 3+2 mechanism, made up of Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin and Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas ...

News Ecuador » Culture: Ecuador votes to reduce oil exploitation in Yasuní National Park

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/02/ecuador-votes-to-reduce-oil-exploitation-in-yasuni-national-park/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

YASUNÍ NATIONAL PARK, Ecuador — A decisive battle is just beginning for Indigenous ... There is a series of technical criteria that do not correspond to oil, but rather to cultural practices and ecological needs that the isolated communities have.”

News Ecuador » Culture: Ecuador-the Rising Spiritual Healing Epicenter-to Host the First Ever Wisdom-Keepers Summit to Face the Challenges of our Modern World

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/prnewswire/press_releases/New_York/2018/02/19/PH16732
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

We the Ecuadorian Shamans receive our traditions from the breast of our mothers and our ancestral lineages. We honor our sacred traditions by taking our medicine and practicing our Mystical Shamanism. I am inviting you to partake in a cross-cultural ...

News Ecuador » Culture: LGBTQ+ people raped and beaten in ‘gay cure’ rehab clinics in Ecuador

News channel or source: http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/02/12/lgbtq-people-raped-and-beaten-in-gay-cure-rehab-clinics-in-ecuador/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

(Photo: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images) Ecuador is one of three countries ... a very homophobic … a sexist society,” Vance said. “Cultural change is very difficult to produce.” Maria Jose Espin, head of technical management at the health ministry ...

News Ecuador » Culture: Gays in Ecuador raped and beaten in rehab clinics to “cure” them

News channel or source: https://yubanet.com/world/gays-in-ecuador-raped-and-beaten-in-rehab-clinics-to-cure-them/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Ecuador’s health ministry said no “conversion therapy ... a very homophobic … a sexist society,” Vance said. “Cultural change is very difficult to produce.” Reporting by Anastasia Moloney @anastasiabogota, Editing by Katy Migiro.

News Ecuador » Culture: Jacobs: Adventure down the Capahuari River in the Amazon Rainforest comes to an end

News channel or source: http://fremonttribune.com/lifestyles/recreation/jacobs-adventure-down-the-capahuari-river-in-the-amazon-rainforest/article_2972c247-05a4-506e-ae0e-014ac38dc083.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

I happily and humbly accepted the gift, with an eagerness to acquire all the help I could get for the adventure into the Amazon Rainforest of Ecuador. It also served ... helpful to know the Achuar are a warrior culture that the Spanish were never able ...

News Ecuador » Culture: Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Is Giving Part of Her Latin American Art Collection to Build a New Madrid Museum

News channel or source: https://news.artnet.com/art-world/ella-fontanals-cisneros-madrid-museum-1229807
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The Centro Cultural Metropolitano in Quito, Ecuador, will host the organization’s annual exhibition of works by awardees of its grants and commissions program this year. Some collectors and dealers in Spain have had a lukewarm response to the news of ...