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Digital Transformation March 14, 2016

El Litoral goes digital to get smart

With Guayaquil on course to becoming “the smartest city in Latin America” thanks to companies like Telconet, ESPOL polytechnic is churning out the graduates that will help to turn El Litoral’s...

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Agriculture March 08, 2016

Technological innovation drives food production industry forward

The food export industry has formed the backbone of the economy of Guayaquil, a thriving port town and Ecuador’s trading hub. The most important food products are bananas, cocoa and shrimp

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Real Estate February 29, 2016

Big construction projects to substantially improve quality of life

The myriad of construction works in Guayaquil and the neighboring town of Samborondón will have a huge impact on livelihoods. But perhaps the most important of all these works is Mi Lote, an...

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Construction February 23, 2016

Privatization has transformed the transport sector over past decade

Mayor Jaime Nebot’s decision to the hand the management of the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport, the city’s main bus terminal and the Port of Guayaquil over to...

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Construction February 03, 2016

From 63% to 100% water coverage in 15 years

In the 90s, the city’s water system left much to be desired when it came to water quality, pressure, and accessibility. This situation led the municipality to form a project to modernize and privatize...

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Construction January 27, 2016

Guayaquil Siglo XXI Foundation transforms the image of city

Streets, public spaces and parks are all being modernized in the city

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Others January 22, 2016

‘This city has always been an icon of freedom and progress in Ecuador’

United World has gathered the opinions of some of Ecuador’s most important business and political leaders on Guayaquil’s leading role and the inherent values and traits of people from the...

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Tourism & Culture January 12, 2016

Annual tourist arrivals swell to 1 million

Guayaquil is a city with a purpose, and that is to make sure its visitors have a good time. One of Ecuador’s most versatile destinations has polished its tourism act, presenting today’s...

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Others November 30, 2015

A model for economic progress

During his 15 years in power, Mayor Jaime Nebot has overseen the unprecedented social transformation, urban regeneration, and economic development of Guayaquil, Ecuador’s most populated city and...

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Energy September 03, 2015

In 15 years, Guayaquil has brought drinking water to 100% of the municipality

The city government, led by Mayor Jaime Nebot, has introduced significant improvements to water and sewerage services that will be complete by the end of 2015

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Manufacturing July 17, 2014

Persistence, perseverance and quality sums up SUMESA

Jose García Torres, founder of the SUMESA food company, talks about his dream to create the perfect pasta. SUMESA is now one of the most successful food companies in Ecuador and now Mr Torres’ dream...
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Real Estate July 10, 2014

Building with values

With environmental and societal values at its core, Valero Builders is looking to become one of the 3 most important construction companies in Guayaquil in the next few years. Architect and Executive...
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Construction November 29, 2013

Long-term commitment in the Pearl of the Pacific

Guayaquil, resting on the Guayas River and home to the country's most important port, is no ordinary Latin American city. Founded 475 years ago by Spanish colonists on the site of a native village, Guayaquileños...