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Stalking the elusive IVA Refund
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Eric Fraterman

Stalking the Elusive IVA Refund

Among many Sasquatch-like mysteries for Cuenca expats is an IVA refund.  Friends whisper about sightings around the campfire but most have never seen one. On top

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Guide to CD Investing in Ecuador
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Rick Snyder

Guide to CD Investing in Ecuador

Editor’s NoteThis article was contributed by Rick Snyder. Rick is a long-term resident of Cuenca and has been very generous with his time & effort

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Guide to Tipping in Ecuador
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Jason Scott

Guide to Tipping in Ecuador

It’s one of those rare summer nights in London, UK. As I leave the Covent Garden underground station and enjoy the 5-minute walk towards popular

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10-Rarer-Fruits-of-Ecuador
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10 Rarer Fruits of Ecuador

1. Custard Apple / Cherimoya The Cherimoya (Annona cherimola) probably originated in the Andes of South America and is very easily available from markets and

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Tienda Nectar From 2011 to Now

Tienda Nectar: From 2011 to Now

Many gringos have loved going to Tienda Nectar over the years, but there are still many health seekers who don’t know about this gem in

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