Fairness and Equality in Ecuad

Topics: Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Ecuador, Mestizo Pages: 4 (1574 words) Published: October 8, 1999
By: ale

Fairness and Equality in Ecuador Ecuador is small country in south America. is situated over Perú and beneath Venezuela and Colombia. It's population is 12.500.000. there are different ethnic groups in Ecuador, there is mestizo (mixed Amerindian and Spanish) 55%, Amerindian 25%, Spanish 10%, black 10% (-1-). The predominant religion is Roman Catholicism. 90% of the population knows how to read and write. Ecuador is also very rich in tradition and it has been blessed with tons of natural resources and a climate that allows us to grow and produce all year long almost anything. The official language is Spanish but in Somme places they also speak a mixture of Amerindian dialects especially Quechua( most likely spoken by Indians ) . In Ecuador like in most south American countries politics are very corrupted. Ecuador is not very fair to every one in it's community because it doesn't provide equal opportunity for every one,Ecuador's modern society unfair that you can almost say that you are either born with or with out opportunity. One of the most significannot factors that affect equal treatment is last names. Last names can be good or bad it just depends WHAT your name is and what does it represent to society. Last names have a history attached. To have a good name means tons of thing, means you come from a family known to every one because it's been around in Ecuador at the least for the last 200 years and always have been known to be honest, all men and women were gentlemen or proper ladies, hard working, table manners, politeness, noble, and most of all it says that you can be trusted. While that person can be the biggest thief in Ecuador's history. A lot of the politicians use their last names to project an image of truth and honesty to the people just so they can get a vote. A lot of people rely on names for a lot of things, the difference between having a good name or a bad one can affect you from the most insignificannot way to a way that could...

Bibliography: (-1-) All kinds of population data where fund at www.ecuador.com
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