Ecuador Opens Historical Congresses Commemorating “a Great American Date”

By Geraldine Cook
July 30, 2009

Quito, 27 July (EFE).- Ecuadorean authorities and participants in the Seventh Ecuadorean Historical Congress and the Fourth South American Historical Congress, both of which began today in Quito, held an official opening ceremony for the meetings with the central theme “Varieties of Independence: A World Perspective,” in commemoration of “a great American date.”