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    First Lady Rocío Gonzalez ratifies Ecuador’s commitment to eliminate gender violence

First Lady Rocío Gonzalez ratifies Ecuador’s commitment to eliminate gender violence

Quito, (Pichincha). – President of the Interinstitutional Committee of the ‘Toda una Vida’ plan, Rocio Gonzalez, participated as guest of honor in the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UN Women at the Carondelet government palace. The agreement aims at strengthening institutional capacities

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    President asks Minister Carlos de la Torre to coordinate State Economic Council

President asks Minister Carlos de la Torre to coordinate State Economic Council

Quito (Pichincha).- President of the Republic Lenin Moreno issued Wednesday the executive decree 231 in which it accepts Patricio Rivera resignation as government adviser. Rivera also served as delegate of the chief of state to the Debt and Funding Committee. In such decree, he asks minister of Economy and Finance

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    Juan Pablo Pozo leaves post as head of National Electoral Council

Juan Pablo Pozo leaves post as head of National Electoral Council

Quito (Pichincha).- In a public statement, Juan Pablo Pozo announced he leaves post as President of the National Electoral Council (CNE). He highlighted that his decision is based on article 218 of the Constitution which states that CNE will be composed of five advisers that will hold office for six

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    2018 Budget Program approved with 71 votes

2018 Budget Program approved with 71 votes

Quito (Pichincha).- The National Assembly approved, with 71 votes, the 2018 budget program that amounts to 34,818 million dollars. It also gave “green light” to the 2018-2021 Four-Year Plan and indebtedness limit. The proposal was supported by all lawmakers of the governing party. To that end, they took into account

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    President Moreno calls a referendum

President Moreno calls a referendum

Quito (Pichincha).- President of the Republic Lenin Moreno announced he issued executives decrees 229 and 230 calling a referendum. He also informed that these documents were sent to the National Electoral Council (CNE). “Because it is the citizens’ right and because it is enshrined in article 105 of Ley Orgánica

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    President Moreno: “We plan for a lifetime”

President Moreno: “We plan for a lifetime”

Quito (Pichincha).-  President Lenin Moreno presented in the city of Riobamba the 2017-2021 National Development Plan, instrument that determines the program and execution of the State’s budget and public investment to be made mainly for the compliance of the government’s ‘Toda una Vida’ and ‘La Gran Minga Agropecuaria’ programs. The

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    Ecuadorian President delivers 1,871 land titles

Ecuadorian President delivers 1,871 land titles

Quito (Pichincha). – During an event that took place in the city of Riobamba, President of the Republic Lenin Moreno delivered 1,871 land titles to entrepreneurs of the province of Chimborazo. He affirmed that the government has delivered 10,000 land titles, benefitting more than 50,000 farmers nationwide. The chief of

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    Community infocenters contribute to expanding businesses and small-sized companies

Community infocenters contribute to expanding businesses and small-sized companies

Quito (Pichincha).- The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information (MINTEL) organized the fourth conference of national operators titled ‘IV Encuentro Nacional de Gestores y Facilitadores 2017’, during which they analyzed how the effective use of information technologies can be agents of change for the economic and social development process of the

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    185 million dollars to be invested to revitalize construction sector

185 million dollars to be invested to revitalize construction sector

Quito (Pichincha).- About 70 representatives from real estate agencies and institutions of the public, private and popular and solidarity financial system held a meeting with different authorities to promote social housing projects and allocate an investment of 185 million dollars. The Central Bank will revitalize the construction sector through the

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    President Moreno: “It’s unconceivable that there is still gender violence in the 21st century”

President Moreno: “It’s unconceivable that there is still gender violence in the 21st century”

Guayaquil (Guayas). – “No te quedes de brazos cruzados” is the name of a campaign promoted by Guayas’ Governor’s Office as part of the actions taken by the national government to create strategies that help fight gender violence. Joy filled Guayaquil’s Eloy Alfaro Theater during the launching of the initiative

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    Ecuadorian products to enter the Russian market again

Ecuadorian products to enter the Russian market again

Quito (Pichincha).- Minister of Foreign Trade Pablo Campana announced that exports of fish and shrimp products of Ecuadorian companies Omarsa, Gondi, Cepromar and Promarosa will enter the Russian market again, after overcoming a restriction for phytosanitary demands. The minister held a meeting with Sergei Alekseevich Dankvert, co-chairman of the Ecuador-Russia

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    “Workshop Galapagos 2017” offered the best of the Islands to country’s tour operators

“Workshop Galapagos 2017” offered the best of the Islands to country’s tour operators

Quito (Pichincha). With the aim of generating trade contacts and creating strategic alliances, 34 tour operators of the Galapagos Islands offered accommodation services, travel agencies, ships, daily tours and experiential fishing to 60 tour operators from Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca, Manta, Riobamba and Baños. They met in the first business round

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    Petroecuador to import 2’640.000 premium diesel barrels

Petroecuador to import 2’640.000 premium diesel barrels

Quito (Pichincha).- Petroecuador informed that 28 companies were invited to submit a tender for the import of 2’640.000 premium diesel barrels, an action that will be done through an international public bidding. The amount tendered will arrive in Ecuador in 11 loads of 240.000 barrels each. According to the state-owned

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    President Moreno calls on doing politics based on values

President Moreno calls on doing politics based on values

Quito (Pichincha).- “I would like to invite you once again to do politics based on values, to live in democracy, rejecting and avoiding authoritarianism,” said President Lenin Moreno during his weekly address. The president talked about the support expressed by different social groups for the referendum proposed by the Executive.

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    600 women granted scholarships as part of Eloy Alfaro national program

600 women granted scholarships as part of Eloy Alfaro national program

Quito (Pichincha).-  The Secretariat for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (Senescyt) officially granted scholarships to 600 women as part of the Eloy Alfaro national program. Augusto Barrera, head of Senescyt, reiterated the importance of commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women with concrete actions that

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