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Columns and Opinion


World governments crack-downs on social media opponents: Reports from Mexico, Hong Kong, Venezuela, Inida, UK, and the U.S.

By CuencaHighLife |

Fifty international economists warn against the return of neoliberalism in Ecuador

By CuencaHighLife |

Odebrecht overdue: Is gov’t withholding names of the guilty until after the election?

By CuencaHighLife |

Lenin Moreno appears poised to buck the Latin American trend of leftist governments going down to defeat

By CuencaHighLife |

Lessons of life, death and love: What saying goodbye to my Grandpa taught me

By CuencaHighLife |

Why the United States shouldn’t alienate Latin America

By CuencaHighLife |

Trump’s battle with media is similar to that of populist Latin American governments

By CuencaHighLife |

Rafael Correa is leaving the scene but his successor will inherit his legacy

By CuencaHighLife |

Ecuador shows how a leftist government can survive and thrive in Latin America

By CuencaHighLife |

Does Rafael Correa really believe that Ecuador is a country of idiots?

By CuencaHighLife |

Learn how to develop good hunches: Being lucky isn’t always an accident

By Fernando Pagés Ruiz |

U.S. expats are also at risk of Trump’s immigration policy revisions

By Sylvan Hardy |

The Shuar Arutam community defends its anti-mining position in an open letter to President Rafael Correa

By CuencaHighLife |

Why it will be so hard for conservatives Lasso or Viteri to win the presidency

By Sylvan Hardy |

Will Lenin Moreno emerge from Correa’s shadow before the election?

By Sylvan Hardy |

Our man in Quito offers the ‘scoop’ on the new immigration law; A Chinese invasion?

By CuencaHighLife |

Colombian government killed more civilians in eight years than FARC rebels did in 30

By CuencaHighLife |

New immigration law: Devil is in the details but expats should count their blessings

By CuencaHighLife |

What’s happening at Gran Roca: The birds, the bees and the native trees (and frogs)

By CuencaHighLife |

February election will mean big changes for Ecuador; What will it mean for expats?

By David Morrill |