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Earthquake Alert: U. S. Consulate Guayaquil

Location: Ecuador, country-wide Event:  A 6.0 magnitude earthquake of moderate intensity was registered near Guayaquil at approximately 5:30PM this evening.  Aftershocks may occur. Actions to Take: Monitor local media for updates. Avoid areas where damage may have occurred, including buildings and roads. Notify friends and family of your safety. Prepare and review emergency-response plans.  Useful information ...
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Statement in honor of the 4th of July

Today marks the 246th anniversary of the declaration of independence of the United States. On this day, we celebrate with family and friends the founding of a pluralistic yet united democratic society. Throughout this journey, the United States has experienced the benefits and challenges of democracy, like many other nations. The current challenges to democracy ...
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Alert: Agreement Reached to End Protests and Roadblocks

Date:  June 30, 2022 Location:  Nationwide Event:  The Government of Ecuador and indigenous groups signed an  agreement  on June 30 bringing an end to 18 days of nationwide demonstrations and roadblocks and lifting the State of Emergency for four provinces.  Both sides agreed to a 90-day dialogue mediated by Ecuador’s Episcopal Conference to ensure agreement implementation and to negotiate unresolved ...
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