Galapagos Islands: Airfares increase, shortage of supplies due to decrease in number of cargo ships operating

Posted on January 24, 2012 • Filed under: Business, Economy, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, TRAVEL

El reported as described Mariana Barrera desperate situation that exists in the Galapagos. She has a distributor in San Cristobal. She said that prices “are through the roof” for about two weeks. “There is no rice, no sugar, we have no gas. We are without basic necessities, “said Barrera, who explained that” ships and bring bad things. ”

In the opinion of Alfredo Ortiz, Assemblyman for Galapagos, the problem arose from a resolution adopted by the Ministry of Transport, “which has banned the normal work being done by cargo ships, leaving you with this to the total population shortage.” Read Article

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