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    Former minister Walter Solis’ attorney says arrest warrant issued is illegal

Former minister Walter Solis’ attorney says arrest warrant issued is illegal

Guayaquil (Guayas).- Gutemberg Vera, former minister of Transport and Public Works’ lawyer said the arrest warrant issued, for investigation matters, by Magistrate Judge Luis Enríquez is illegal, arbitrary and illegitimate.   According to him, the case for alleged embezzlement was filed in June 2014, so in order to conduct a

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    S30 case: 4 police officers sentenced to 6 months to one year in prison

S30 case: 4 police officers sentenced to 6 months to one year in prison

Guayaquil (Guayas).- Guayas’ Criminal Division revoked the sentence of 4 police officers that were involved in violent clashes on September 30 in 2010 in canton Duran, province of Guayas. The Criminal Division composed of judges Jose Poveda, Edgar Loyola and Ulises Torres revoked the sentence ordered by a criminal court

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    Ecuador is internationally recognized for its policies in favor of the rights of people with disabilities

Ecuador is internationally recognized for its policies in favor of the rights of people with disabilities

Quito (Ecuador).- Ecuador was appointed vice president of the session of the tenth conference of States Parties of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability for 2017 to 2018. Such recognition was announced during the conference held at the headquarters of the United Nations (UN) in New York

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    Bungee jumping is not officially recognized in Ecuador

Bungee jumping is not officially recognized in Ecuador

Quito (Pichincha). – Ecuador’s Ministry of Tourism (Mintur for its acronym in Spanish) published a statement on a bungee jumping accident that killed a person in Baños, in the province of Tungurahua. The Ministry expressed its solidarity with the police officer’s family who died after leaping off San Francisco Bridge

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    Rocío Gonzalez informed about Ecuador’s progress on inclusivity at the UN

Rocío Gonzalez informed about Ecuador’s progress on inclusivity at the UN

Quito (Pichincha).- During the tenth Conference of States Parties of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability held at the UN headquarters in New York, Rocio Gonzalez -President Moreno’s wife- talked about Ecuador’s achievements in terms of inclusivity policies promoted in the last decade and the Ecuadorian government’s

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    Ecuador’s government aims at scientific and technological strengthening of small and medium-sized enterprises

Ecuador’s government aims at scientific and technological strengthening of small and medium-sized enterprises

Quito (Pichincha). – The agreement signed between the Institute of Exports and Investments Promotion (Pro Ecuador) and Universidad de Azuay aims at strengthening micro, small and medium-sized enterprises scientifically and technologically. According to Francisco Salgado, director at Universidad de Azuay, the agreement will become a tool to establish cooperation and

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    Figures show a significant growth in the Ecuadorian economy

Figures show a significant growth in the Ecuadorian economy

Quito (Pichincha).- Ecuador’s economy is improving. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) informed about the recovery of tax collection in the first five months of 2017, which increased by ten percent in comparison to the same period last year, without taking into account solidarity contributions. Figures show a positive change in

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    National companies closed deals at a Business Session

National companies closed deals at a Business Session

Guayaquil (Guayas).- In its sixth edition, Macrorrueda de Negocios Ecuador 2017 (Business session) exceeded all sales expectations by 45 percent, reaching an amount of 350 million dollars, informed the Institute of Exports and Investments Promotion (Pro Ecuador). After international buyers toured the place and learned about productive processes of Ecuador’s

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    Ecuador’s government aims at strengthening the Police and the Armed Forces

Ecuador’s government aims at strengthening the Police and the Armed Forces

Quito (Pichincha).- Respect and institutional strengthening, support to specialized units, health services were some of the topics analyzed during the meeting between President Lenin Moreno and the Police High Command and Armed Forces. Minister of the Interior Cesar Navas said the dialogue was based on respect of the independence of

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    The implementation of digital terrestrial television to begin in 2018

The implementation of digital terrestrial television to begin in 2018

Quito (Pichincha).- “There will be no analog shutdown, what we’re trying to do it to move from analog to digital television,” explained the Ministry of Telecommunications (Mintel for its acronym in Spanish) about the change of technological process to be implemented in Ecuador. The date planned for this process to

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    Ecuador exhibits its mining potential in Germany

Ecuador exhibits its mining potential in Germany

Quito (Pichincha).- Starting today, Ecuador is participating in the Mining Investment Europe conference held in Frankfurt, Germany. Two hundred and fifty representatives from global mining companies, as well as ministers, investors and service providers from 20 countries of Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and Middle East attend this event. On

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    Small producers from Bolivar will export to the EU

Small producers from Bolivar will export to the EU

Guayaquil (Guayas).- Ecuador’s minister of Foreign Trade Pablo Campana visited small producers from Caluma and Echeandía, province of Bolivar, to tell them about the government’s goal to promote cooperativism and community development that allows them to carry out industrial and agro-industrial projects with the aim of giving added value to

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    José Serrano is appointed Secretary of Inter-Parliamentary Relations

José Serrano is appointed Secretary of Inter-Parliamentary Relations

Quito (Pichincha).- Ecuador’s President of the National Assembly Jose Serrano Salgado was appointed Secretary of International Relations of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (Parlatino) for the period of 2017 to 2018 during the thirty third Ordinary Assembly held in Panama on June 8 to 10. Parlatino’s Board of Directors

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    The Ministry of Defense clarifies its actions during the 2016 earthquake

The Ministry of Defense clarifies its actions during the 2016 earthquake

Quito (Pichincha).- The Ministry of Defense released a public statement rejecting misinformation about the Special Exam of the use of resources during the emergency in quake-affected areas on April 16 2016. The statement reads that activities carried out by the Armed Forces were to exclusively provide assistance during the emergency

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    Brazilian press talks about Odebrecht investigations in Ecuador

Brazilian press talks about Odebrecht investigations in Ecuador

Quito (Pichincha).- Brazil’s O Globo published a report on Odebrecht case in Ecuador. In the article, they go over anti-corruption measures adopted by the National Assembly this week including the removal of the Brazilian company from Ecuador. Such article recalls that Odebrecht was already expelled from the nation in 2008

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