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Nueva Prosperina

Saying goodbye to Yesenia
Nueva Prosperina, the coast and Cuenca

April 28th 2011
Upon leaving the farm on 11th April, I spent the following week in Nueva Prosperina with a local family who are friends of Father Martin Chambers from Kilmarnock who had worked in the neighbourhood for 5 years until last year. Nueva Prosperina is a very poor area of Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city. The area has a very special relationship with the people of Scotland due to Father Martin ... read more
South America » Ecuador » West » Guayaquil

Ecuadorian Flag The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
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