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Benjamin Carrion

Manuel Benjamin Carrion Mora was an Ecuadorian writer and cultural promoter.

Carrion was also a Professor at the Central University, and a journalist. In this later capacity He founded the newspaper El Sol with Alfredo Pareja Diezcanseco. Due to his political views, he was close to the socialist and later communist realms of Ecuadorian society.

From the beginning he emphasized the importance of the House's Museums, Library and Press. He published the influential literary magazine Letras del Ecuador under the direction of among others, his nephew Alejandro Carrion. He also published a number of key Ecuadorian authors.

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