History and Culture of Ecuador

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The first Indians who reached Ecuador may have journeyed by land from North and Central America or by boat down the Pacific Ocean coastline. Each of these festivals reflects the character of the city where it takes place. To date, Correa's administration has succeeded in reducing the high levels of poverty and unemployment in Ecuador. At this point the enraged Spaniards, with orders from Valverde, attacked and massacred unarmed escorts of the Inca and captured Atahualpa.

Urbina and General Robles are examples of military figures who became presidents of the country in the early republican period. Fairs are done in Puyo, Tena and Macas and Zamora.

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Currently, the politics of research and investigation are managed by the National Secretary of Higher Education, Science, and Technology Senescyt. EPN adopted the polytechnic university model that stresses laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering.

Mercosur — Common Market of the South". It is commonly believed that Asian nomads reached the South American continent by about 12, BC and were later joined by Polynesian colonizers. In the agricultural sector, Ecuador is a major exporter of bananas first place worldwide in production and export , flowers, and the seventh largest producer of cocoa.

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It is celebrated all throughout the Andean region, each town having its own rituals and customs, the most well-known being the festivities in Otavalo. The public healthcare system allows patients to be treated without an appointment in public general hospitals by general practitioners and specialists in the outpatient clinic Consulta Externa at no cost.

Culture of Ecuador. Plantain - and peanut-based dishes are the basis of most coastal meals. In many South American countries, especially Colombia and Ecuador, beauty pageants are a fun way for communities to come together and help support and empower teenage girls as leaders in their towns.

The northern faction headed by Atahualpa claims that Huayna Capac gave a verbal decree before his death about how the empire should be divided. The archeological evidence suggests that the Paleo-Indians ' first dispersal into the Americas occurred near the end of the last glacial period , around 16,—13, years ago.

Corn-made food and drinks are abundant.

Especially in cities where tourism is not a booming business, like Guayaquil and other smaller towns, it can actually be hard to find people who do speak English. Moreover, to add legitimacy to his claims, on February 16, , Flores signed a treaty with Spain, whereby Flores convinced Spain to officially recognize Ecuadorian independence and its sole rights to colonial titles over Spain's former colonial territory known anciently to Spain as the Kingdom and Presidency of Quito.

The souls of the dead are said to return to the Earth for 24 hours during the first days of November.

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The military tradition starts in Gran Colombia , where a sizable army was stationed in Ecuador due to border disputes with Peru, which claimed territories under its political control when it was a Spanish vice-royalty. It's originally from northern Ecuador Otavalo -Imbabura.

Tumbes declared itself independent from Spain on January 17, , and Jaen de Bracamoros on June 17, , without any outside help from revolutionary armies. Ecuador protested this secret treaty, since Colombia gave away Ecuadorian claimed land to Peru that Ecuador had given to Colombia in