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Crime Advisory

Security Message for U.S. Citizens Crime Advisory March 1, 2016 In light of recent media reports regarding the robbery and murder of two foreign tourists in Montañita, a beach popular with tourists, the U.S. Embassy in Quito and U.S. Consulate General in Guayaquil would like to remind U.S. citizens of the critical crime threat present in Ecuador. The ...
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Ambassador Chapman Arrived in the Country

On Friday, January 29th, Ambassador Designate Todd C. Chapman arrived in Ecuador. The diplomat was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 9, 2015 and will start his official activities once he submits his credentials to the Ecuadorian government. During the weekend, Ambassador Chapman and his wife had the opportunity to tour some of the ...
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Runa LLC in Ecuador a Finalist for Corporate Excellence Award

U.S. mission in Ecuador congratulates Runa LLC on being a finalist for the 2015 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence The Secretary of State has awarded the ACE each year since 1999, in order to recognize American companies that are leaders in responsible business conduct worldwide.  Each of these companies is making an important ...
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Graduation of English Access Microscholarship Program

On January 23, 45 students from Manta, Portoviejo, and Santo Domingo graduated from one of the English Access Microscholarship Programs that the U.S. Embassy sponsors throughout Ecuador. The U.S. Consul General, Patricia Fietz, attended the ceremony and congratulated the students on their effort and commitment to learn a second language.  After two years of education ...
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