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  • Ecuador heralds digital currency plans

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador is planning to create what it calls the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar. The electronic money, which Central Bank officials...

  • AP PHOTOS: Ecuador picks its best pork roaster

    RIOBAMBA, Ecuador (AP) — Thousands of Ecuadoreans crowded into a city park Monday to watch experts decide an issue of overriding national importance — who makes the country's best roasted pork. It's among the Andean nation's most popular dishes, and dozens of cooks were in Riobamba for the...

  • Quake rattles Ecuador's capital; 2 deaths reported

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A magnitude-5.1 earthquake shook Ecuador's capital and surrounding areas Tuesday, causing tall buildings to sway and sending some people rushing into the streets. The government said two people were confirmed dead and eight injured outside Quito. The Department of Risk...



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