My origins: Born and raised in born and raised in Portoviejo
, Manabi, Ecuador
, the capital of the coastal province of Manabi and a natural rival of Guayaquil, the town council declared itself eternally faithful to the Constitution of 1821 and the laws of Colombia and condemned federalism as an invitation to anarchy.
Profesor jubilado Universidad de Los Andes (Merida, Venezuela) e investigador emerito del Centro de Investigaciones Agroalimentarias <<Edgar Abreu Olivo>> (CIAAL-EAO, FACES-ULA); actualmente profesor-investigador de la Universidad Tecnica de Manabi-UTM (Portoviejo
, Manabi, Ecuador).
Two hospitals have also entirely collapsed in Portoviejo
In the city of Portoviejo
, which lies 10 miles from the coast, hundreds of people were due to spend Monday night outside their homes.
Giving the new tally of fatalities from Portoviejo
town inside the quake zone, President Rafael Correa told Reuters he feared the number would rise even further from the disaster.
Some 16 people were reported dead in the city of Portoviejo
, 10 in the coastal city of Manta and two in the province of Guayas, Glas said.