I cannot stress how important it is for all expats to create a contingency plan in the event of an emergency while they’re abroad. While living in offshore locations gives you significant advantages–understanding how a country handles evacuation and emergencies is of v...

When you move to a new country, it’s important to understand the Healthcare system that you will be using going forward. Many countries in Central and South America have some of the best known healthcare systems in the world, for considerably less money and almost alwa...

A list of the authorized hotels to operate in Quito and Guayaquil to receive passenger from the international humanitarian flights bringing Ecuadorian citizens and Foreigners residents in Ecuador , was announced by the Ministry of Tourism. In this facilities the travel...

March 20, 2020

Supermarkets in Ecuador have increased their precautionary measures, in order to keep providing basic need products to the population, while the mobility restrictions last; this to stop COVID-19 from spreading.

The regional manager from a Cuenca store chain explains tha...

March 18, 2020

The Ministry of Labor has issued a regulation with guidelines for the reduction, modification or emergent interruption of work during the State of Emergency.

First and foremost, the regulation establishes: these guidelines are applicable to the private sector. In order...

All expats in Ecuador require health care coverage. This coverage can be from private providers the public system or in some cases coverage from your home country e.g. veteran’s from the USA. This article won’t discuss this topic in any detail but will focus on more ge...

September 21, 2019

In the US, there is a very large and regulated real estate market. It isn’t hard to understand the purchase process, find the exact value of a home or getting insurance for your deed.

Real estate agents will answer your call almost 24/7. 

The market is there for you and...

May 13, 2017

Common law in Ecuador

In the last week we have received hundreds of questions at our info@ecuaassist.com account, regarding the new changes for health insurance in Ecuador, enrolling in IESS, and premium rates and duties. It was brought to our attention that there are m...

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