Tag Archives: Ecuador

Ecuador Geography

Ecuador borders Colombia to the north and Peru to the east and south. the country was named after its location under the equator (Spanish: Ecuador). Quito is almost exactly below the equator, the northern limit is 2 ° north and the southern limit is 5 ° south. In the west-east direction, the state lies in… Read More »

Ecuador Democracy at Risk

Between 1979 and 1997 the changes of government took place according to democratic rules. After the withdrawal of the military, Jaime Roldós Aguilera (* 1940, † 1981) of the populist CFP (Concentración de Fuerzas Populares) became the first democratically elected president. After his death in a plane crash (May 1981), Vice President Oswaldo Hurtado Larrea… Read More »

Children Education in Ecuador

Political controversies, economic worries and natural disasters have marked Ecuador. We have worked with emergency aid after storms and floods, but also with disaster preparedness work and long-term projects for girls’ rights. Ecuador’s economy is largely based on oil exports and the falling oil price has made it more difficult for the government to balance… Read More »