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    Vice president Jorge Glas denies having any link to Odebrecht

Vice president Jorge Glas denies having any link to Odebrecht

Quito (Pichincha).- During an interview with Radio Vision, Vice president Jorge Glas talked about his full support to investigations of corruption cases, the achievements of the Citizen Revolution in the last decade and his work as head of strategic sectors. About investigations on Odebrecht case and Petroecuador’s corruption network, the

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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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    Vice president Glas requested to be invited by Audit Commission to discuss about Odebrecht

Vice president Glas requested to be invited by Audit Commission to discuss about Odebrecht

Quito (Pichincha).- Ecuador’s vice president Jorge Glas announced he requested being invited by the National Assembly’s Audit Commission to discuss about the Odebrecht case. “I want to ratify my commitment to go before all law enforcement organizations in a timely and transparent manner to fight corruption. Therefore, I have requested

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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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