MIAMI HERALD INTERNATIONAL EDITION
MIAMI HERALD INTERNATIONAL EDITION
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Economy / Business / Politics
Ever since Ecuador adopted the U.S. dollar 13 years ago the nation has imporoved dramatically, but economists argue that a crisis may be imminent.
Ecuador's government controls the media environment to the frustration of independent media companies.
The Panama hat industry tussels over a denomination of origin status
Culture / Art
A controversial art restoration is undertaken in a 16th century convent in Quito
Morales Street in Quito, commonly known as La Ronda, has become a focal attraction following a multi-million dollar investment by the city of Quito.
After more than 400 years, the Order of Saint Clares opens their cloistered convent to the public
The Napo Wildlife Center sits in Yasuni National Park, a one-of-a-kind travel experience and home to a controversial environmental initiative.
Joep Hendrix has been training raptors most of his life and today he runs an education and bird rehabiliation center in the middle of the Ecuadorean Andes.
A visit to two coffee providers in Quito shows that the search for good coffee may be a matter of preference
Three local chefs offer an introduction to Ecuador's most popular dish
Chef Edgar Leon attempts to document the culinary heritage of one of Quito's oldest convents
Part of Quito's intangible (and disappearing) heritage are the poncheros and ice cream venders of old town
Dining Out - Restaurants
Famed Peruvian Restaurant, La Gloria, has a new menu item at its Quito location: Candied and cruncy guinea pig legs
Cafe Plaza Grande is the only place where Cucuruchos serve helados de paila.
Chez Jerome explains why French food is so complicated.
Resorts, Hotels & Haciendas
Palmazul Hotel offers an experience that is guaranteed to be enjoyable. And if the sun does not shine, you can come back for free.
The most remote corner of Cotopaxi National Park offers the greatest place to disconnect, or reconnect.
Kapawi Ecolodge and Reserve is the most remote luxury lodge owned and operated by a local, indigenous community
Piedra de Agua is the regions most comprehensive spa, utilizing natural geothermal hot springs and the surrounding earth
La Casona de la Ronda is Quito's newest boutique hotel
Why put a movie theater in the middle of the rainforest? Guido Diaz has a reason...
The ceibo trees of Manabi Province offer an appropriate metaphor for the regions newest luxury destination
When Rocio Vasquez's father gave her the house that is now Cuenca's premier boutique hotel he told her, "you now have a reason to come back."
Tourists participate in the living heritage of Cotopaxi Province: cattle drives with Andean cowboys
Built around original Incan construction, Hacienda San Agustin de Callo is blend of architecture from every era since that time; but, most of all it is a place where people the world over dine and relax.
Unlike at Machu Picchu, visitors to La Posada de Ingapirca can sleep overnight next to Incan ruins.
Once the site of a historic treaty signing and a place where Simon Bolivar would lay his head, Hacienda Pinsaqui today is a must stop on the tourism circuit.
Since 1926 Hosteria Duran of Baños de Cuenca has been harnessing the area's geothermal springs to provide the nation's first of its kind resort
Nestled among awe-inspiring views, Haciend Manteles sits in the middle of Ecuador, and by default, the middle of the planet, a place you are sure never to be bored.
A trip to the Amazon Dolphin Lodge is an opportunity to get lost in the wild.
Though many jungle lodges have sprouted along the Napo River, this was one of the first.
Old English and European designs blend with nature at one of Ecuador's preeminent birdiing destinations