Despite losing a good deal of land in the process, Ecuador remains a strong economic powerhouse in South America.
Ecuador has an incredible amount of resources, both economic and environmental.
Charles Darwin's observations of the plants and animals on the Galapagos Islands led to develop his theory of Evolution.
Some of these native tribes survived in greater or lesser numbers, and to this day, there are 13 native dialects recognized.
The last set of international troops, placed in Ecuador and Peru to ease tensions, left in 1999.
The total value of Ecuador’s banana exports exceeds $2 trillion each year.
The economy in Ecuador continues to rely on the vast resources of the land.