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Don Alfonso Espinosa de los Monteros

Posted on Aug 17, 2014

Don Alfonso Espinosa de los Monteros

He has beaten the record and now he has his name is n the Guinness Book of Records. Alfonso Espinoza is Ecuador’s TVs Methuselah. He has always been there. Nobody remembers when he first appeared. If people guess they can say he certainly is 100 years. In fact he is only 72. But when we see clips from news broadcasts from the early 1990s, he has the same gray hair. Or in fact he was even grayer then. The cosmetic preening Alfonso aging appearance, but the news he communicates is not cosmetic. With 47 years and 83 days as a news...

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An Earthquake in Quito

Posted on Aug 13, 2014

An Earthquake in Quito

First there was one measured at 5.1. on the Richter scale. Immediately after this came another on 4.1. It came in the afternoon yesterday just  when we were bathing the baby. First, we registered that the water moved. So we felt that the floor was moving. We live on the 3rd floor in a 14 storey building and everything trembled. It was not comparable to something we know, and clearly it was not comfortable. We took the stairs down and got out of the building. There was not too much people there. Significantly enough, it was those with...

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