Do I need to have my visa renewed?

Just renewed my passport, unfortunately they did not renew my visa. Do I have to renew my visa?

Martin P Doherty: .

City: Cuenca

Food is our common ground, a universal experience (James Beard)

“Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures.” – Michael Broadbent

The Cuenca Soup Kitchen’s two evenings of good food, good wine, and good company were just what we hoped they would be – magical. Thank you to Le Moulin Restaurante, for the exquisite food, to Porto y Gaia for the wonderful wines, and to Ana Herington for being our “bridge”!


Cardboard boxes for moving – for sale

I still have a number of cardboard boxes for moving available for sale, various sizes. The medium ones run about 18″ x 14″ x 10″ high, various sizes. The larger ones run about 20″ x 18″ x 16″ but sizes vary. Let me know how many you need. I have a lot.

Medium boxes are $1 each, larger ones are $1.50 each, and extra-large ones $2 each.

Please contact me by text via WhatsApp or email. Do not call as I often cannot answer the phone.

Paulina: 098 890 7549.

City: Cuenca

Yard sale! Saturday, June 18, 10 AM to 3 PM

Lots of ladies’ clothing, size large and extra-large. Some toiletries, cosmetics, household items, including a really nice toilet seat. Apple TV, emergency light, Amazon fire stick. Surge protectors. Sterilite trunks. All priced to sell.

Address 6-90 Ordonez Lasso. Across from Oro Verde.

Email with questions

Terrye Mola: .

City: Cuenca

Windows Computer for sale

HP Z600 workstation, 2 processors, 48Gb memory, SSD Windows 10 64-bit

A dual-processor monster that HP envisage being used by engineers CAD, financial modelling and even high-end DCC, the Z600 would also make for a storming video editing workstation.

• Financial modeling
• Gaming
• Video editing/production
• After Effects, Premiere Pro, Power Director, DaVinci Resolve, Pinnacle

Windows 10 64-bit [New Install]
2) Intel Xeon CPUs
Kingston 128Gb SSD O/S [New]
48Gb Memory [New]
ATI FirePro 3800 installed
Creative Sound Blaster SB1040 sound card: w/optical; DTS, Dolby Digital 7.1 [New]
O/S Clone drive [backup]

I have other high-end video cards available [upgrade]

This HP Workstation is tested and in excellent working condition


Will accept best offer

Email for pictures

WhatsApp: 098 869 6283

TJ: .

City: Cuenca

Geodesic domes and spheres for sale

We build glamping domes, back yard mother-in-law cabins and man caves. These are custom geodesic structures from 8 to 60 feet in diameter. A 24′ diameter dome (450 sq ft of living space) can be transported in a pickup truck. As a mobile structure, no permit is required. If you are in a rental, they can move with you.


Induction stove and oven for sale

Brand-new Indurama induction stove and oven
2 in stock
$250 each, negotiable

Dimensions (cm.) Height: 94 / Width: 60 / Depth: 58

Four inductors (4 boosters) – Digital control Timer – ceramic glass – container sensor – child lock – 9 power levels – Double glass in the oven – Electric thermostat in the oven – Enameled grills in the oven

Voltage: 220 v Cable: tripolar 3 X 8 AWG

Bianca: 099 259 7601.

City: Cuenca

Marc’s Consignment

Hello everyone, this week we have received new items such as beds, mattresses, nightstands, bedding sets, etc. And throughout this month of June, we are with special discounts on our products, take advantage and bring a present for this Father’s Day.

Thank you all and happy Father’s Day to every father of the family

Marc: 096 849 6409.

City: Cuenca

Wire wrapping tools, book and DVDs

All of the tools in the picture along with the book and DVDs $75.

Michael McNabb: 593 99 244 3993.

City: Cuenca

Professional teacher

I taught for 25 years in the USA. I will tutor or teach any age student. I hold current teaching certificates in English, science, and social studies and a master’s degree in Educational Research and Psychology, as well as degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology. I am fully vaccinated and will work with you in person or online. I can address whatever skills or content you need. I can teach your student to read and write in English. I have experience with young children to graduate students.

My teaching fee is negotiable depending upon the task.



WhatsApp: 593 96 711 7397

Temporary/permanent visas 100% guaranteed by Isabel Mosquera

If you are filing for a temporary/permanent visa, I offer a 100% money back guarantee. That’s right. If I don’t get you your visa, you pay nothing. My name is Isabel Mosquera. I am an Ecuadorian, who studied and lived in Canada for many years. I have been a visa facilitator for over 8 years and have assisted more than three hundred and fifty Expats in obtaining their visas, temporary and permanent, cedulas, translations, health insurance, housing and much more. These services are available as one fee package or individually. I own a car, so transportation is always included at no extra charge. I have always gotten my clients their visas, even under the most difficult of circumstances, such as unreadable fingerprints for FBI reports.


Carpentry, wood, painting and others services

– I manufacture furniture in wood, melamine, mdf, dining rooms, tables, chairs, closets, beds, and murphy style beds.

– I manufacture sofas, dining rooms, and sofa beds of different sizes

– Ceramic Installation

– porcelain tile installation

– granite installation

– floating floor installation

– installation of glass, panels, windows, bathrooms, terraces.

I have good recommendations in case you need.

Facebook page:

Cuenca, Azuay


We take care of your pet

We take care of your pet while you travel or you are not at home. We have a safe and comfortable space for the care of your pet.

We take care of one pet at a time, personalized care 24 hours, walks, games, food and rest.

We are responsible in animal care, if it is a dog, we only take care of the dog. if it is a cat, we only take care of the cat. With availability.

Your pet will be very well protected and cared for with lots of love.

Dogs and cats.

You can write us by mail to send you a quote.

We have knowledge for pet care.

Avenida de las Américas


Flute and music lessons for all ages

Learn to play the transverse flute from the first steps. It doesn’t matter how old you are. You will also learn to read sheet music and understand the fundamentals of music. We can also play your favorite songs of any musical style.

Private classes at your home.

More information to WhatsApp 099 874 9118



Decontracting massage at home

This massage is an excellent technique for solving muscular problems and is especially suitable for people with contractures, lumbar discomfort, and stress.

The decontracting massage works on specific areas of accumulated muscle tension in the body. Stress, bad postures, or intensive physical activity can cause contracted muscles and the best way to treat this is a good decontracting massage.


Selenium IV

Selenium is an essential mineral, meaning it must be obtained through your diet

Selenium deficiency refers to not having enough selenium in your system.
This can cause several health problems:


Facilitate your Life in Ecuador with Monica Gonzaga Services

I have more than 8 years of working with the expat community as a personal relocation consultant. Because of my experience, I can tell you that I am the best option to carry out any problem that you may have. I can help you to obtain your visa, cedula, citizenship, driver’s license, police record, and many other things.


Recommendation for Muak Café bakery and pastries

I saw the cheery ad for this place in this morning’s GringoPost and decided to stop by on my way to the gym. What a pleasant surprise it was. The interior was obviously designed with love and happiness and it was a pleasure being there.


Special thank you from King Smokehouse! Yapa!

A special thank you from Felix to all his wonderful patrons. Saturday, he is sharing his thanks with you! For every $10 spent at King Smokehouse you will receive yapa! One pound (yes one whole pound) of bacon bits. They are sooooo good for seasoning or to fry and enjoy as a bacony snack.

This great thank you gift is only good for Saturday the 17th.

Happy Father’s Day!


Japanese Style Baby Back Ribs on Father’s Day

Celebrate Father’s with delicious Japanese Lunch at the Jazz Society Cafe.
For delivery order by 5 PM today via WhatsApp 096 322 3377 for Sunday Delivery.

Half Baby Back Ribs $15
Miso soup
Side salad
Yasai itame *veggie stir-fry
served with Japanese rice


Cuenca’s International Christians celebrate the Holy Spirit

Join us at the International Christian Community this Sunday as we begin a three Sunday celebration of the Holy Spirit. Christians from all backgrounds are welcome as we seek to be One Body United in Love for each other. Enjoy the traditional hymns and contemporary liturgy. Also, a unique Message in Music and In the Spoken Word. Step out of the world’s darkness and spend a few moments in the Light. See you Sunday!

Sunday, June 19 from 11 AM to 12:30 PM, free, Nicanor Aguilar and Solano (next to Medical Tower 4), Cuenca.

Phil Kennemer:

Mundo Natural – exhibition by Francisco Delgado Suárez

Café del Zaguán Is pleased to invite you to the opening of the Art Exhibition, with live music by Canela Club Band:

Mundo Natural (Natural World) by the artist Francisco Delgado Suárez

“Raise your gaze, empty yourself. To find silence, freedom, to expand oneself. To feel part of the Whole. To return with attention: a Horizon. The Now.” (F.D.S.)

June 24, 2022 – July 19, 2022, free, Simón Bolivar 12-69 (between Tarqui and Juan Montalvo), Cuenca.

Francisco Delgado Suarez:

Change your thinking, change your life

The Cuenca CSL Study Group is welcoming to everyone seeking more love, joy, abundance, health and harmony.

We meet Sundays at 11 AM for an hour in the Condominio Aragòn. Fernando de Aragòn y Primero de Mayo in Cuenca.

Currently we are discussing the book, How to Use the Science of Mind by Dr. Ernest Holmes. You can download the book here: or it is available for Kindle on Amazon. We will be starting on chaprer 2

Whereever you are on your spiritual path, you are welcome here!

Every Sunday at 11 AM, 0, 2-47 Fernando de Aragon y Primero de Mayo. Condominio Aragón, Cuenca.

Ruth Bennett:

Creative Community Fundraiser

idiomART, just made an exciting move and now we’re asking for your help to keep the momentum going!

Our goal is to continue to raise the bar to serve our creative community better and, in order to do that, we need to make some further investments in the facility and operations. We need improved lighting, security, signage, appliances as well as printed and digital materials to further promote our services.


Tonight, Mariangel Mundaray and violinist, Bianca Rodriguez

Jazz Society Café on Saturday, June 18th, jazz concert featuring singer Mariangel, and violinist Bianca Rodriguez with The Jim Gala Quartet is from 7 to 10 PM. We look forward to seeing you.

Advance treat for Father’s Day.

We’re offering a delicious food and beverage menu starting at 6 PM so come hungry.

Saturday 7 — 10 PM, 18th of June, $5 donation for the musicians, Jazz Society Café, Los Cedros y Los Claveles, Cuenca.

Debby Degamo: Phone: English: 093 934 2714 Español: 096 322 3377

Matthew Hart & Paco Lightfoot, acoustic at Bistro Yaku, June 25th

Yes, it’s been awhile and yup, it’s happening. Matthew Hart and Paco Lightfoot will be doing an acoustic show on Saturday, June 25th, at Bistro Yaku.

Come on down to hear some great Acoustic Blues and Americana in the beautiful setting of Bistro Yaku.

If you haven’t seen them before check out this link to see the review from a show they did in 2019 (like we said… it’s been awhile).


Muak Café, bakery and pastries

Hello everyone, Good morning… We are in Remigio Crespo Avenue every day… From 9 AM until 10 PM. Here you can enjoy breakfast (toast, panqueques, homemade bread Sandwiches, American, Continental breakfast, even bolognas! Also, lunch or brunch… Lasagnas, Seafood Soup, Cone Pizza, and more. Or just here you’ll find banana, chocolate, coconut, zucchini, carrots, bread cakes; mini cakes, red velvet, cheese cakes, other desserts; hot and cold drinks, coffee, milkshakes, our special and unique Pink Latte 100% healthy, brownie al gelato, snacks… We can even help you with Catering, gifts, birthday cakes or any other events! And more… Ahhh, you can bring your pet as well. We’re waiting only for you.

Mondays to Saturdays from 9 AM to 10 PM, Remigio Crespo and José Lozado. Opposite Banco Internacional

Maria: +593 97 890 8533

Traditional food from Cuenca Ecuador

Traditional food from Maria Humitas, tamales, emborrajados, and the traditional natural refreshing drink, colada morada.

Open 24 hours, on request, with free home delivery, Cuenca

Maria: 098 52 79571 – 411 7386

Join us this Sunday ~ All are welcome

The Church has neglected the Holy Spirit and needs to reclaim an understanding of and respond to the Spirit of God and his work.

Join us on Sundays at 10 AM and Wednesdays at 6 PM as we study what the Bible says about the Holy Spirit and how we can have a better understanding of the Holy Spirit. This Sunday we take at look at fear and how to overcome it.


Spanish-English intercambio Plaza Otorongo

For the cost of a cup of coffee, come meet new friends and practice your Spanish with native Spanish speakers, who will practice their English.

We invite you to come to our new language exchange group. We will meet on Mondays and Thursdays from 3 to 5 PM at Café Otorongo Lounge. $2 minimum purchase or donation. We will start at 3 PM sharp.

Every Monday and Thursday from 3 to 5 PM, $2, Plaza del Otorongo, Cuenca.

Paulina: 098 890 7549

You still have time

Please remember the Mujeres con Exito garage sale – to be held on Saturday, July 2nd (9 to 1).

First – we need donations (almost anything that is clean, usable and in good shape). Drop these off at Baltazara de Calderon 2-26 y Miguel Velez any weekday between 9 AM and 1 PM. Call Diana at 098 474 7919 if you require items to be picked up.

Second – we need buyers for all of our great donations. Such a wonderful variety this time!

Thanks in advance.

Saturday, July 2nd, between 9 AM and 1 PM, No entry fee, Baltazara de Calderon 2-26 y Miguel Velez, Cuenca.

Marilyn Appel: