Future of US dollar in Ecuador News 

The future of the U.S. dollar in Ecuador; It’s secure for now, but could that change in the future?

Do expats have anything to worry about? What about the Ecuadorians? Not having the US dollar as currency in Ecuador could have disastrous results. You only need to go back in history to 1999… Read more: The future of the U.S. dollar in Ecuador; It’s secure for now but that could change in the future

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New shopping mall opens on Remigio Crespo

Source: New shopping mall opens on Remigio Crespo Cuenca, Ecuador The brand new El Batán shopping complex boasts 74 stores and 13 restaurants. Moviegoers will now have more to celebrate with the seven-screen Multicines movie complex for delighted residents. Anchor tenant Coral Hypermercado has built an 80,000 square foot facility that will ensure high traffic to the mall. El Batán is located in the city center giving everyone great access to the facility.    

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Ecuador's first cashless bus service starts in Cuenca News 

Cuenca’s public bus system is the first in major Ecuadorian city to go cashless

  Source: Cuenca’s public bus system is the first in major Ecuadorian city to go cashless Cuenca is taking the first step in using a cashless bus service in Ecuador. If you don’t have the card you can’t get on the bus. Ecuadorians will need to get used to the idea that this is nothing new around the world and is a much better system. You don’t need to fumble around for change anymore. Some resilience is inevitable as the country is stuck in a cash-based society. We are curious…

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