Lisa Jaffe and Robert Elliott!

Cuenca Expats Magazine, Issue 45

We’re thrilled to welcome Lisa and Robert as our dynamic duo of Ambassadors for the Magazine. Their mission is to keep us in the loop with the latest happenings and highlights for expats in the community. Whether you’re seeking insights on the magazine or looking to share your thoughts on how we can enhance our publication, Lisa and Robert are here to lend an ear and provide assistance.

Lisa Jaffe from San Diego is a multifaceted artist and holistic health practitioner, renowned for her transformative “Meditation and Martinis” experiences. With a passion for guiding others toward vibrant living, she brings 7 years of enriching life in Cuenca to her role.

Robert Wesley Elliott, known affectionately as Wes the Mentalist, brings a wealth of sales and management expertise from his diverse background. Hailing from West Virginia and having traversed cities like Memphis and New Jersey, he found his home in Cuenca in 2021. Beyond his stage performances and charitable endeavors, Wes is dedicated to making meaningful connections and giving back to the community through initiatives like the Cuenca Soup Kitchen and Social Vision. Please join us in extending a warm welcome aboard to Lisa and Robert!

News from Cuenca Expats Magazine
news from cuenca expats magazine

Welcome to the latest edition of Cuenca Expats Magazine! Get ready to dive into a treasure trove of valuable information tailored just for you.

Our cover story shines a spotlight on the CIMA World Class Cardio Center in Cuenca. If you rely on or are considering a pacemaker or defibrillator, this feature is a must-read. Plus, we’re thrilled to unveil an exciting new partnership between CIMA and Social Vision, a local community charity.

Explore the latest insights from VISTAZO, a prominent national Ecuadorian magazine, offering intriguing observations on Cuenca’s vibrant expat community. Relive the excitement of the recent Expat Open House, and mark your calendars for the upcoming fall event.

Meet the remarkable Serina Maldonado, Cuenca’s new Reina, and don’t miss your exclusive invitation from our neighbors in Cañar to attend the IX World Congress on Quinoa, celebrating this ancient Andean grain.

Are you intrigued by the world of cryptocurrency? We’ve got some fascinating news for you. And for our veterans, discover the vibrant community of like-minded individuals right here in Cuenca.

Introducing our new feature, EcoNews, highlighting the sustainable efforts of businesses like Whole Forrest. Learn more about their eco-friendly initiatives and join us in supporting their cause.

Congratulations to Jane Hiltbrand, honored as Cuenca’s Best Photographer. Dive into her latest haciendas series article and experience her unparalleled talent firsthand.

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