Ecuador

What is Ecuador known for?


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The Center has signed an agreement of academic cooperation with more than 51 higher education institutions around the world, from the United States, Russia, France, Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Argentina, Turkey, Poland, Ukraine, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Kazakhstan, Taiwan, Armenia, etc. stories site management PublicRelations divur


art success

with TC5 (The Cool 5) and TPA (The Public Animals) crews and was soon well known as the only female capable of competing with the boys in the graffiti subculture. '''Lady Pink''' painted subway trains from the years 1979-1985. Boston Globe, '''Lady Pink''' and the Graffiti Capers by Christine Temin, ca. 1983 http: woodwardgallery.net pink bostonglobe_pink.pdf In 1980, she was included in the landmark New York show “GAS: Graffiti Art Success” at Fashion


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Timor – Crocodile *Ecuador -Andean Condor *Egypt – Saladin's Eagle (Steppe eagle) Ceviche is nowadays a popular international dish prepared in a variety of ways throughout the Americas, reaching the United States in the 1980s. The greatest variety of ceviches are found in Peru, Ecuador, and Chile; but other distinctly unique styles can also be found in coastal Guatemala, Mexico, Argentina, Panama


international program

; ''Hamilton Spectator'', 26 March 1992, C6. She later worked through the International Program at Trent University to target water pollution at Lago San Pablo in Ecuador and the Rio Texcoco in Mexico. JoElle Kovach, "Cleaning Ecuador's water supply: Trent project is making a difference," ''Peterborough Examiner'', 10 July 2001, B1. She opposed Canada's military intervention in Afghanistan in 2001 and later opposed the 2003 invasion


performing international

in Mexico, which are officially recognized by the government as "national languages" along with Spanish. Joseph Kobzon appeared with solo concerts in most cities of the former USSR. He was also bestowed the rare honour of performing international concerts tours as a representative of USSR in United States, Panama, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Argentina, Israel, Republic of the Congo, Zaire, Angola, Nigeria


live albums

language Hebrew for his Israeli fans. He travels frequently all over the world. His popularity achieved new heights with the success of his 5x platinum album ''The Woman By My Side''. His live albums recorded at the top of Masada in 1994 and 1999 went platinum. His Spanish language release, ''Isla Mujeres'' (''Woman Island'', named after a song written by Javier Ruibal), was released in Spain. His Hebrew recording, "All or Nothing" was released in 2002 and went gold within one week, as well as its Spanish version, "Todo o Nada". ''David Broza at Masada'', a special concert featuring Broza, Jackson Browne and Shawn Colvin, aired in America on September 6, 2007 on PBS. Davis, Barry. Israel's David Broza brings Masada to American TV viewers, Israel21c, 5 December 2007. In 2009, Broza recorded the song "V'ulai" for the organization Pioneers For A Cure, with the proceeds benefiting The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Brazil loans the machines to other countries. They have been used for elections in Paraguay and Ecuador, and there are plans to export the patented machines. Most of its members are armed forces veterans of Peru's internal war (Internal conflict in Peru) or the border disputes with Ecuador and Chile in the 1980s and 1990s. - 4. June 30, 1993 Quito, Ecuador


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have improved the lives of the poor. In 2000, Ecuador changed (Currency substitution) its currency from the sucre (Ecuadorian sucre) to the United States Dollar U.S. dollar

2011 Thailand). Other destinations include Morocco, El Salvador, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Fiji


outstanding performances

with a left footed shot. http: www.independiente1905.com.ar noticias noti_29.htm His first red card came in the Torneo Apertura, after slapping an opponent in a match against Tiro Federal. http: www.terra.com.ar canales apertura05 partido 2987.shtml His outstanding performances during the Torneo Apertura (2005–06 Argentine Primera División) attracted interest from a number of big name European (Europe) clubs, and after months of speculation, Agüero announced on TV in April that he intended to leave the club at the end of the season. Before the end of the season, there had already been speculation of a possible transfer to Atlético Madrid. With his performances being lauded by the press, there was talk of a possible call up for Agüero for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. http: espndeportes.espn.go.com news story?id 427233 http: espndeportes.espn.go.com news story?id 443923 http: www.lanacion.com.ar 788856-aguero-todos-piden-por-el In a 2-0 away victory against Olimpo de Bahia Blanca in round 17 of the Torneo Clausura, Agüero received his fifth yellow card of the season. This prevented him from playing his last game for Independiente in a fixture against Boca Juniors in Avellaneda one week later. The yellow card brought tears to the eyes of Agüero, as television cameras recorded. http: www.terra.com.ar canales clausura06 partido 3356.shtml Agüero, who scored Independiente's second goal of the match later said "I think that it was my last goal for Independiente". He played his last game for Independiente, two weeks later, in a 2-0 away defeat to Rosario Central. http: www.terra.com.ar canales clausura06 partido 3376.shtml On 30 May, Agüero officially transferred to Atlético Madrid for € (Euro sign)20 million, marking a record for the Bank of Spain. http: www.eluniversal.com.mx notas 352663.html '''Ramón Piaguaje''' was born in 1962 in the Cuyabeno Reserve in the Amazon rainforest, Ecuador. He is the son of Cecilio Piaguaje, the Chief of the Secoya Indians. He lives with his wife and four children deep in the rainforest in Secoya territory, close to the Aguarico River. From an early age, he drew the rainforest with his fingers in the sand and later worked with black ink on paper. The discovery of colored pencils at the evangelical missionary school he later attended enabled him to further develop his talent. Ramón Piaguaje: "La selva es un buen sitio para el arte" OriginalAirDate


radio documentary

her career in journalism in Sydney, Australia working as a daily news reporter. She then moved to Latin America, where she worked on a 26-part radio documentary series on indigenous (Indigenous peoples of the Americas) communities in Ecuador. From there she went to Cuba to work as a daily features producer at Radio Havana Cuba. This genus is confined to the Neotropics, occurring in Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, northern Peru, and northern Brazil. '''Manta Air Base''' '''Eloy Alfaro International Airport'''


leading food

. On 1 January 1992, Mr. Brabeck-Letmathe was appointed Executive Vice President of Nestlé S.A., the world's leading food company, with global responsibility for the Strategic Business Group encompassing Food, Buitoni pasta, Chocolate and Confectionery, Ice Cream, Petfood, as well as Industrial Products (Aromas). At the same time, he had worldwide responsibility for Marketing, Communications and Public Affairs. In particular, during his time as Executive Vice President, he conceived and implemented the unique branding (brand management) policy of Nestlé, characterized by a strict hierarchy of strategic brands on the global, regional and local level. Considered a Species of Least Concern by the IUCN due to its vast range, it nonetheless seems to be declining locally. For example, it is rare in the Ecuadorean Andes foothills. In 1851 she went to England and to South Africa, intending to penetrate into the interior; this proved impracticable, but she proceeded to the Malay archipelago, spending eighteen months in the Sunda Islands, where she visited the Dyaks (Dayak people) of Borneo and was one of the first persons to report on the behavior of the Bataks (Batak (Indonesia)) in Sumatra, and the Malukus (Maluku Islands). After a visit to Australia, Madame Pfeiffer proceeded to California, Oregon, Peru, Ecuador, New Granada (Republic of the New Granada), and north again to the Great Lakes, reaching home in 1854. Her narrative, ''Meine zweite Weltreise'', was published at Vienna in 1856. '''Sociedad Deportivo Quito''' is a Ecuadorian professional football (Association football) club based in Quito. They play in the Serie A (Ecuadorian Serie A), the highest level of the Ecuadorian professional football league where they are the current champions. '''Sancocho''' (from the Spanish verb ''sancochar'', "to parboil") is a traditional soup (often considered a stew) in several Latin American cuisines derived from the Spanish dish known as Cocido. Variations represent popular national dishes in the Canary Islands of Spain, Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. It usually consists of large pieces of meat and vegetables served in a broth. Similar dishes exist in other countries, such as Bouillon (Bouillon (soup)) in Haiti. '''Mejía''' is a canton (canton (subnational entity)) in the province of Pichincha (Pichincha (province)) in northern Ecuador. It is named after an Ecuadorian political figure whose last name was Mejía. The canton includes a volcano in the Central Cordillera of the Ecuadorian Andes called Rumiñahui (Rumiñahui (volcano)). The seat of the canton is called Machachi. '''Pedro Moncayo''' is a canton (canton (subnational entity)) in the north of the Pichincha Province, Ecuador. The seat of the canton is the city of Tabacundo. The canton is named after politician Pedro Moncayo. The canton is separated by the Mojanda volcano from the canton of Otavalo (Otavalo (canton)) in the province of Imbabura (Imbabura Province) in the north. It borders the same-province cantons of Cayambe (Cayambe (canton)) and Quito (Quito (canton)).

Ecuador

'''Ecuador''' ( west of the mainland.

Ecuador's official language is Spanish (Spanish language), which is spoken by 94% of the population; thirteen indigenous languages are also recognized, including Quichua (Quichua language) and Shuar (Shuar language). Ecuador has a land area of 283,520 km 2 and a population of approximately 15.2 million. Its capital city is Quito, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the 1970s for having the best preserved and least altered historic center (Historic Center of Quito) in Latin America. url http: whc.unesco.org en list 2 title City of Quito publisher Whc.unesco.org accessdate 2010-06-26 The country's largest city is Guayaquil. The historic center of Cuenca (Cuenca, Ecuador), the third-largest city in the country in size and economically, url http: www.sri.gob.ec BibliotecaPortlet descargar 802ca618-9bb7-4ada-81ca-647f2b133c06 gen--022982.zip title Statistics of income tax for Ecuador Cities publisher www.sri.gob.ec date 2008-12-31 accessdate 2008-12-31 was also declared a World Heritage Site in 1999 as an outstanding example of a planned, inland Spanish-style colonial city in the Americas. url http: whc.unesco.org en list 863 title Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca publisher Whc.unesco.org date 1999-12-02 accessdate 2010-06-26

In addition to its rich history, Ecuador is known for hosting a variety of species, many of them endemic (endemism), such as those of the Galápagos Islands. It is one of seventeen megadiverse countries in the world, , Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund. Retrieved 2009-09-07.

Ecuador is a presidential (presidential system) republic. In the territory now known as Ecuador there existed many indigenous groups before it became a part of the Inca Empire. It became an independent country in 1830 after having been part of the Spanish colonial empire (Spanish colonization of the Americas) and, for a much shorter time, of the republic of Gran Colombia. It is a medium-income country with an HDI (Human Development Index) score of 0.711 (2013).

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