from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of western Ecuador north-northwest of Guayaquil. Founded c. 1535 near the Atlantic coast, it was moved to its present site in the 17th century. Population: 171,000.


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  • It is bound on the extreme north by the town of Bahía de Caráquez and the Chone River and on the south by the Portoviejo River.

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  • The Seminario Mayor is situtated at Portoviejo, the see of the diocese, and was organized in 1888.

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  • Portoviejo capital manabita; nuestra socia está casada y tiene dos hijos, es profesora de la

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  • Sandra is part of the Los Tamarindos Communal Bank which meets in the city of Portoviejo.

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  • The Confraternidad de Damas communal bank meets in the Pacheco housing project of Portoviejo.

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  • She lives in Picoaza and dedicates herself to selling vegetables in the Portoviejo market.

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  • Ángela es socia del al Banco Comunal Pedregal desde hace 13 ciclo, este banco esta ubicado en la provincia de Manabí en la costa ecuatoriana, ella vive en Picoaza y se dedica a la venta de legumbres en el mercado de Portoviejo su jornada laboral empieza muy temprano desde las 4 de la mañana esta en pie para ir a vender, el lunes es el único día que no sale al mercado.

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  • In the communal bank Colon in Portoviejo, we found this very united group and we had the opportunity to talk with Matilde who told us a bit about her life.

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  • The staff at all three locations -- Quito, Portoviejo and Cuenca -- have been extremely welcoming, very open to my requests and have made me feel at home here in Ecuador.

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