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Ecuador also has a public health-care system. In 2010 and 2011 the country spent millions of dollars to upgrade this system, and it now allows expats to join it. To qualify, expats must hold a residence visa and be between the ages of 18 and 60. The cost is $60 to $70 a month.
Ecuador trading partners
U.S., Peru, Italy, Colombia, Brazil, Chile, Panama
28.6% of population lives below the poverty line.
55% of indigenous population lives in poverty.
Ecuador Major Industries
Agriculture-bananas, coffee, cocoa
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Social outcomes and access to basic services in Ecuador have improved slowly but continuously since 1999 while monetary poverty has increased.
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the major industry is petroleum
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Ecuador formed the Kingdom of Quito around the year 1000. It was absorbed, by conquest and marriage, into the Inca Empire
and Frank Gore
found in 1900s of the coast of Salinas
one of the most popular resource there
Ecuador exports more than 90% of the balsa wood all over the world
There are some 800 species of fish found in the freshwater habitats in Ecuador
Only half of that live in saltwater habitats
Based on Jim Harvey's speech structures
bananas, coffee, cocoa, rice, potatoes, manioc (tapioca), plantains, sugarcane; cattle, sheep, pigs, beef, pork, dairy products; balsa wood; fish, shrimp.
Ecuador has 24 million acres of virgin forest
Ecuador has one of the highest deforestation rates in Latin America
Annual loss between 148,000 and 495,000 acres or 1.8% of native woodland due to illegal cutting, crop expansion, and pressure from oil and mining countries.
What will disappear if we don't help
what they ship to the U.S
if we don't help they will disappear
the official language in Ecuador is Spanish
most of the people in Ecuador speak Spanish
the challenges are that the people under the poverty line have stuff that they need