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Cotacachi Carnival Concert

This Saturday starting at 5:00pm at the Matriz Park.

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Cotacachi – A Pioneer in Improving the Mobility of Pedestrians and Cyclists

The town of Cotacachi is the first “Friendly city for pedestrians and cyclists” in Ecuador. The recognition was granted by the Mobility Public Company of the North (EPM), National Transit Agency (ANT), Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization and Ministry of Public Health. The project for this task has an approximate cost of $…
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El Universo features Cotacachi.org

Among volcanoes, lagoons, colors and smells typical of Ecuadorian cuisine, is Cotacachi. Its inhabitants have managed to create a small and charming city that you will feel at home and is certainly a good option for traveling on holidays. The city is located on the south of Ibarra, two hours north of the capital (Quito)…
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500 Wax Palm Trees planted in Intag Area

The Ministry of the Environment carried out the reforestation of 500 wax palm plants (Ceroxylon sp), in the Cotacachi canton, with the participation of authorities of GAD, Church of Cuellaje, Municipality of Cotacachi, Geopark Imbabura and students of the Educational Unit of Cuellaje, the Educational Unit Cotacachi of the Technical University of the North. The…
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How the Environmental Lawyer Who Won a Massive Judgment Against Chevron Lost Everything

Last August, during the second-hottest year on record, while the fires in the Amazon rainforest were raging, the ice sheet in Greenland was melting, and Greta Thunberg was being greeted by adoring crowds across the U.S., something else happened that was of great relevance to the climate movement: An attorney who has been battling Chevron…
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Air Canada now flies to Quito

Both Ecuador and its capital city Quito continue to seek to attract new airlines by promoting tourism. This year Air France, Plus Ultra, Latam Chile and the most recent Air Canada Rouge began regular operations to Quito, as well as cargo airlines such as DHL and Ethiopian Cargo, thus providing more direct flights and connections…
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Cotacachi-Cayapas Reserve, A Natural Treasure of Imbabura

It was founded in 1,544 by Fray Pedro de la Peña, and constitutes the largest canton in the province of Imbabura. In the year 2000 it was declared “ecological canton”, preserving its green areas and fauna through the Cotacachi Cayapas Ecological Reserve. Cotacachi offers community tourism, which has been strengthened allowing the creation of tourism…
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Cotacachi will be Present with Avocados at Fruit Logística, Berlin 2020

Cotacachi Marcelo Reinoso of the hacienda “El Paraíso”, a fruit grower based in Cotacachi, will be the representative at FRUIT LOGÍSTICA 2020, which will be held in Berlin, Germany, from February 05 to 07, 2020 with avocados produced in this canton. The fair is the largest of fresh fruits and vegetables in the world. A…
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The Wisdom of the Yachaks

In the town of Ilumán, in Imbabura, it is common to meet renowned shamans known as ‘yachaks’, which in kichwa means ‘wise’ or ‘connoisseurs’. They are people who have acquired special knowledge that allows them to heal ills, diagnose diseases, provide advice and even be spiritual guides. In the Association of Yachaks of Ilumán it…
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Community Assembly Ratifies a No to Mining!

Among the resolutions is to declare Cotacachi free of mining, ask the Government to stop using public forces; and support the right to the community of Cazarpamba to control who enters and to evict companies that enter illegally Cotacachi – Last Saturday, January 18, in the community of Cazarpamba, a very small community in the…
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