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  • The Geography Of Ecuador

    Ecuador, came to get it’s name due to the fact that it's close to the Equator. Ecuador is South America’s fourth smallest country, it’s often said to be one of the most geographically and ethnically diverse countries in South America, due to its wide range of diversity including its people and its foods and culture. Ecuador is located in South America, on the Equator it also extends out to sea to the Galapagos Islands. Ecuador is about in equal area to Nevada, is in the northwest part of South America fronting on to the Pacific. The people of Ecuador speak Spanish, Quechua, and now English is starting to be part of the curriculum for students. The country is developing greater alternative for students to study abroad and learn english in order…

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  • Effects Of Multiculturalism In Ecuador

    Challenges, Rewards, and Experience One of the most challenging parts of my research project was working with the different logistical norms in Ecuador. Communicating with the organizations proved to be very difficult. When I originally planned my research project, I found the contact information for these organizations, but when I arrived to Ecuador this information was either incorrect or outdated. When I did have the right contact information, it often took several phone calls and…

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  • Culture Of Ecuador Research Paper

    Hola! Ecuador is a South American country located on the west coast. Culture plays a big role in Ecuador’s food, clothing, festivals, and holidays. All these things make up the beautiful country and its culture. Ecuador is an amazing country with lots of history and heritage. The country is next made of three parts, la costa, la sierra, and la oriente. The la costa is the coast of Ecuador is the low west coast. La sierra is made up of volcanoes, mountain ranges, valleys and plains. La sierra is…

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  • Private Schools In Ecuador Case Study

    In conclusion one can say that of course both school types do have their own advantages and disadvantages but I think that the points for the private school outweigh because the private schools are in the position to buy materials which the school needs and the students can enjoy a good education without any interruptions. 2.4 Problems and costs for the schools and the people in Ecuador In Ecuador, there is a huge gap between the rich and the poor. This gap grew clearly between the 1999…

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  • Ecuador

    Ecuador is a country located in latin America next to Columbia and peru Ecuador is known for its culture, history and cuisine Political Ecuador was discovered in 1531 by a Spanish conquistador named fransisco pizzaro, Ecuador was also the home of the famous inca empire which collapsed when civil war broke out and Spanish conquistadors came and took advantage of the situation and conquered the incas and claimed Ecuador in spains name In the 18th century Ecuador suffered an economic…

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  • Texaco Case Study

    History of Ethical Issues in Texaco Chevron is one of the major leading global energy companies, with its values being that “Chevron respects the law, supports universal human rights, protects the environment and benefits the communities where Chevron works” (Chevron, 2014). Chevron is doing just the opposite in Ecuador then what its values state. It all started in 1964 when Texaco discovered oil in a remote region of Ecuador. Chevron acquired Texaco in 2001, knowing about the environmental…

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  • Case Study: The Jivaro People

    The Jivaro people also known as the Shuar people are one of the indigenous people that habitat parts of eastern Ecuador, and northern Peru. They live in small, spread out villages of approximately 22,000 square miles throughout the Amazon forest and foothills of the Andes mountains. The Jivaro people consist of different smaller groups of people such as Achuar, Humabisa, Aguaruan, Antipas, Mayna. The people can also speak over six languages: Jivoran, Quechua, Shiwar, Achuar, Awajun, and…

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  • Cenepa War Case Study

    Portugal. Since 1990, however, only one — the conflict between Peru and Ecuador — escalated into a full-blown war (Dominguez, 2003: 5). These two countries had a long-running conflict, with many events leading up to this final war, after which a successful arbitration occurred. In this paper, I will look at two explanations of war in the field of international relations — the security dilemma, an assumption of realism; and issue indivisibility, an assumption of the bargaining model of war — and…

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  • Social Entrepreneur Corps

    countries that include: The Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua. In these countries, there is a shortage of services and products, such as hygiene awareness and water, and The Social Entrepreneur Corps believes that entrepreneurs can improve access to these necessities. This organization works with local partners to support “the creation, growth and impact of social innovations focused on intelligently alleviating poverty.” With their impact immersion…

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  • Native Language In Russ Rymer's 'Vanishing Voices'

    native language, it is a way for you to connect with your culture, community and also yourself. In my viewpoint, learning your native langauge is very important so certain languages don’t vanish. When I was reading the article ‘’Vanishing Voices,’’ Russ Rymer was trying to get to the point on how endangered languages really go into extinction. Rymer said that ‘’Languages follow power. In an increasingly globalized and homogenized era, languages that dominate world communication and commerce jump…

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