Carlos (in the mirrow) from Ecuador supervises his friend Agustín from Paraguay during the renovation of a kitchen in a Barcelona apartment. Carlos came to Barcelona in 2000 to join his wife Flor who arrived 2 years earlier. When Flor came to Spain she worked to be able to send money in order for her family to come and join her. After one year living in a flat with 25 other persons, Carlos and Flor got their papers and were able to rent a flat and bring they 2 sons. Now Carlos has a small construction company and Flor keeps working in the same house since 1998. Ecuatorians is the biggest group of latinamericans in Barcelona and in Spain. Official statistics estimate that there are between 350.000 to 500.000 ecuatorians in the country.