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Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Ecuador
Teaching English in Ecuador: Adventure Awaits at Latitude Zero by Newley Purnell
Volunteering in Ecuador: Spend a Month in the Alto Choco Cloud Forest by Kate Gustafson
Saving the Galapagos by Tim Leffel
Volunteer in Ecuador with Lead Adventures and Villa Tica Daycare by Alison Gardner
Galapagos Islands: Fragile and Fabulous by Alison Gardner
Work in Ecuador: Both Paid and Volunteer Opportunities Abound by Christopher Sacco
Volunteering in South America: Top Ecuadorian Eco-Lodges Seek Talented Help by Nathan Ward
Volunteer in Ecuador: Work with an Indigenous Amazonian Community by Sarah Keyt
Volunteer in Ecuador with an NGO by Vivienne Mackie
Study in Ecuador: Post-Arrival Orientation by Tiffany Hendrix
Off the Gringo Trail, Ecuador by Chris O’Connell 
Vacations in Ecuador: Combine Language Immersion with Ecotourism by Clay Hubbs
Learn Spanish in Quito: Immersion in Ecuadorian Culture by David Joshua Jennings
Study in Ecuador: Quito's Spanish Language Schools are Many and Affordable by Heather Wynn
Ecuador’s Authentic Hotels and Haciendas from North to South by Sandra Kennedy
Ancient Incan Cities in Ecuador by Carla Waldemar
The Monkey Hunt: Amazon Teen Exchange Program in Ecuador Benefits Community by Shoshanna Sumka
A Host Family Experience in Ecuador: What Is the Impact? What Does It Mean? by Shoshanna Sumka
Community Tourism in Ecuador: Development Model Is Transforming Villages by Eric Hartman

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 Business and Economy

Ecuadorian-American Chamber of Commerce - Guayaquil,
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;

Ecuadorian-American Chamber of Commerce - Quito,
Edificio Multicentro, Piso 4, La Niña y Avda. 6 de Diciembre, Quito, Ecuador; Tel: (59-32) 250-7450; Fax: (59-32) 250-4571;

U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including Ecuador.

The World Bank provides extensive political and economic analysis and data on most countries, including Ecuador.

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources

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. has a section on Ecuador for expats.

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 News and Media

The North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA),, 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’., 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.

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 Recommended Reading
Moon Handbooks: Ecuador by Julian Smith
Lonely Planet Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands by Danny Palmerlee et al.
Rough Guide to Ecuador by Harry Ades and Melissa Graham
In Focus Ecuador: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture by Wilma Roos, Omer Van Renterghem
Indians, Oil, and Politics: A Recent History of Ecuador : A Recent History of Ecuador by Allen Gerlach
Culture Shock! Ecuador: A Guide to Customs & Etiquette by Nicholas Crowder
Footprint Ecuador and Galápagos by Robert Kuntstaetter, Daisy Kuntstaetter
Hunter Travel Guides Adventure Guide to Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands by Peter Krahenbuhl

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 Travel Information,, 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.

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