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Attention All Expats. New insurance information.

November 8, 2018 all-day

Attention All Expats. Save the Date. You’re Invited.

Am I Breaking the Law if I Don’t Have Health Insurance? Will My Visa be Cancelled?

These and Other Important Questions Answered at a Special Health Insurance Regulations Presentation and Free Dinner

Thursday, November 8 and 15, 2018

So much confusion exists and so many rumors abound regarding the new health care insurance requirements for expats. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked Cuenca Expats Magazine as a community service to continue hosting Thursday night meetings. Managing Partner Ed Lindquist will share important information gained during interviews with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and leading Ecuadorian immigration attorneys. An official from the ministry will be invited for Q&A.
The event will be held at Mujeres con Éxito, the well-known expat-supported charity, conveniently located in El Centro. Come enjoy one of their famous fried chicken dinners complimentary to those who attend the seminar. A cash bar will be available. Both October meeting were filled to capacity. Seating is limited, so pick your date and make reservations today.

Date: Thursday November 8th or 15th (pick one)
Number of Guests (including yourself):
Phone Number:
Email address:
Time: 5pm
Location: Mujeres con Éxito, Baltazara de Calderón 2-26 y Miguel Velez, a few blocks northwest of Parque San Sebastián

P.S. Your attendance will generate a donation to Mujeres con Éxito

  • Name: Maria Malo
  • Phone: 0983512978
  • Email:
Sara Chaca (Attorney - Abogada) is a seasoned Ecuadorian Lawyer, who principally serves Expats in making their moves to Ecuador, as well as for any legal issues that arise or become actionable for her Expat clients to undertake in their new lives here in her beautiful country. Sara resides in Cuenca with her family, which consists of her American husband and 2 daughters (as well as her parents and siblings), and when not working, she enjoys spending time with her family in Cuenca’s majestic Cajas Mountains and local parks & fairs of Cuenca, plus visiting the coast as well as the many gem towns of Ecuador. Sara’s personal email address is, and her personal cell phone number is 099.296.2065. Sara has a less than 24 hour first response policy, in that if you email or call her, she WILL return your first email or first phone call in less than 24 hours (more typically closer to 24 minutes). Most importantly, all first time consultations with Expats for any type Visa or Legal matter(s) are always FREE OF CHARGE.