Mountford was living in Ecuador, where he wrote economic reports for an American think tank.
If not, well, just let him live on the beach in Ecuador and fade from public memory.
He currently resides at the Ecuadorian embassy in London and is pressing the British government to allow him to leave for Ecuador.
from the Spanish form of equator (which runs through it). Before 1830 the region bore the name of its chief city, Quito, which is from the name of a now-extinct native people, of unknown meaning. Related: Ecuadorian; Ecuadorean.