Viernes, 14/4/2017: Road closure, Holiday fairs, State of emergency, Election news

Apr 15, 2017 | 0 comments

Hola, Todos –

Pagina cultural –

Header event – “La fe en el séptimo arte” (Faith in the 7th art) is a program of religious films to be shown in 3 venues today at 19:00 The venues are the Teatro Sucre, Catedral Vieja y Museo de la Ciudad.

Articles about –

Review – Last night’s performance by the OSC with 3 choruses in the Santo Domingo church was reviewed.

Puente Roto – There is an art fair going on.

Ballet classes – There is a ballet workshop for girls at El Alfarero.

CCE Elections – The list of candidates has been published with challenges due by el próximo martes.  <It looks like there’s a lot of politicking going on.  The pres. that just gave up his charge is on the list as well as a member who seemed to be critical of him.> See the article CHL.

Review – A seminar “Seminario taller de industrias culturales” (Workshop seminar of cultural industries) was reviewed.

Otras cosas – 

Titular – Semana Mayor une a tres Coros (Holy Week unites three Choirs)

Road damage – Rains caused damage in San José in Barabón and in San Juan in Baños early yesterday morning.  The first was a landslide that blocked a culvert so that flooded 6 houses were flooded.  In San Juan, another slide blocked the road the connects with Barabón.

Road closure – The vía Gualaceo-Plan de Milagro will be completely closed to vehicular traffic from el próximo martes, 18/4 to 2/5 for a widening project at the stretch known as Ingamullo 2, km. 10+700.  The suggested alternate is Paute-Guarumales-Méndez.

State of emergency – Pres. Correa extended the state of emergency in Manabí and Esmeraldas to include the rain caused flooding, landslides and overflowing rivers.

Holiday Ferias – The fair open through Saturday is “Hola Gente” at PRAC. Fairs open until domingo include one in San Blas, the plazoleta of Santo Domingo, in the Seminario San Luis, Calle del Artista on the Sucre side of the New Cathedral, and the plaza at La Merced.

Bus line change – Line 100 change last Wed.  The new route is Vega Muñoz to Coronel Tálbot to Bolívar.   Through the Sagrados Corazones redondel to 12 de Abril to Edwin Sacoto to Remigio Crespo, to the Feria Libre redondel to Las Americas and then to Baños.

Intercultural page – The article is about The Festival de Medicina Holística which had a presentation on reiki, and intercultural conceptions of healing including the Andean.

Amenidades –

<I was right – the usual Friday movie listings were yesterday.>

Internacional –

Brasil –  Pres. Michel Temer admitted that he had met with representatives from the Odebrecht group in 2010 but said he didn’t hear anything about financial values or shady negotiations with politicians.  <Is this a preview of the topics that might come up in the forthcoming confession?>

And that´s all for today so Hasta domingo –



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