Living in Ecuador
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Ecuador
Ecuadorian-American Chamber of Commerce - Guayaquil, www.amchamecuador.org
Cdla. Kennedy Norte, Ave. Francisco de Orellana, Edificio Centrum Piso 6, Guayaquil, Ecuador; Tel:(59-34) 269-3470/71/72/73/74; Fax: (59-34) 269-3465; email@example.com
Ecuadorian-American Chamber of Commerce - Quito, www.ecamcham.com
Edificio Multicentro, Piso 4, La Niña y Avda. 6 de Diciembre, Quito, Ecuador; Tel: (59-32) 250-7450; Fax: (59-32) 250-4571; firstname.lastname@example.org
The Economist is a British weekly newsmagazine reporting on the global economy, politics etc. The Country Briefings, compiled for 60 countries by the Economist Intelligence Unit, provides extensive economic and political data, as well as links to articles. Take a look at the Ecuador Country Briefing.
U.S. Government Export Portal, www.export.gov, publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including Ecuador.
The World Bank, www.worldbank.org, provides extensive political and economic analysis and data on most countries, including Ecuador.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources
Askalo Ecuador www.askalo.com.ec is a Q&A community which allows expats to ask their own questions about any local topic and share their own tips and recommendations. This is an expat tool to help everyone discover useful experiences in all major cities across Ecuador.
Expat Exchange provides country-specific resources, classified ads, articles, as well as a forum.The site has a few useful articles and links about Ecuador.
| Government and International Organizations
Ecuadoran Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores), www.mmrree.gov.ec
Organization of American States, www.oas.org, of which Ecuador is a member, is an international organization aiming to strengthen cooperation between all states in the Western hemisphere; 17th Street & Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006, USA; tel: (202) 458-3000.
Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations, un.cti.depaul.edu/cgi-bin/spider.py?_request=0&country=Ecuador (currently under construction), provides general information about culture, politics and the economy, as well as a variety of useful links, or visit the United Nations web portal at www.un.org/english or www.un.int.
United Nations Development Programme in Ecuador, www.pnud.org.ec (in Spanish), provides information about UN projects on democratic governance, social development, environment and sustainable development, and more (in Spanish). The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), www.undp.org, publishes annual Human Development reporst, www.undp.org/annualreports/, with in-depth analyses of development issues and trends worldwide, as well as the Human Development Index, a statistical tool comparing key Human development criteria of most countries worldwide.
The North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), www.nacla.org, is a non-profit organization providing comprehensive information on major trends in Latin America and its relations with the United States; publishes the bimonthly magazine ‘Nacla Report on the Americas’.
Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in Ecuador.
Live-radio.net, provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including Ecuador.
Online Newspapers lists over 1,000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Ecuador.
Ecuador.us, www.ecuador.us, is a travel website dedicated to Ecuador with lots of useful information.
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a ton of useful travel information. check out the link for Ecuador.