Monthly Archives: February 2013

The long road to a new airport

As I first sat down to write this, I heard the roar of a jumbo jet flying about 400 feet over the roof of our high-rise apartment building. It was (as usual) loud enough to set off a few car … Continue reading

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Today in Ecuador, I voted!

Elections in Ecuador are very different from those in the U.S. To begin with, Ecuador does not have a long history of democracy; we only restarted democratic elections in 1979, after a series of dictators. ┬áSince then, democracy has not … Continue reading

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