Preparations for 2019 elections

After the presidential elections, the main political parties of the country begin exploratory discussions with a view to 2019. The City Hall of Guayaquil, the most populous city in the country, is the most contested. Jaime Nebot, the current mayor, announced he will not run after...

Juan Pablo Pozo: “The credentials delivered to the legislators are not ‘fraudulent'”

During the handover ceremony of credentials to the elected legislators of the Orellana province, Juan Pablo Pozo, president of the National Electoral Council (CNE), said “No one has any doubt that the will of the people was been respected.” Legislators Eddy Peñafiel...

Alfonso Espinosa de los Monteros and Polivio Córdova did not appear in court

Tuesday (April 18) the president of the pollster company Cedatos, Polibio Córdova, did not appear before court and yesterday (April 20) Ecuavisa news anchor Alfonso Espinosa de los Monteros did the same. The legislator filed the complaint against an alleged forgery and use of a...

The Ecuadorian debt affects Schlumberger finances

Schlumberger Limited will hold the annual Board of Directors today to discuss the results of its worldwide operations during the first quarter of 2017. The oil services company will broadcast the meeting online (www.slb.com/irwebcast) for transparency reasons. The report will be...

The World Book Day, a celebration for people of all ages

As part of the commemoration of The World Book Day, various groups and institutions of the city organize activities for children, adolescents, and adults. The celebration begins on April 23 at the Spanish Country Club, located on the Samborondon Avenue, where the Catalá Casal...

32 pending campaign offerings on the agenda of Lenin Moreno

During the 66-day campaign, President-elect Lenin Moreno made at least 32 offers. He pledged to build hospitals, universities, roads and raise the amount of the human development bond (BDH for its Spanish acronym). Also, to reduce the value added tax (VAT) and increase the number...

Tame has closed ten routes since 2016

The state airline Tame EP suspended five national and five international routes. The most recent were Guayaquil-Cuenca and Guayaquil-Latacunga, according to a press release, the decisions are temporary and are due to lower passengers demands. A sit-in was held yesterday in Cuenca...

The IAPA denounces an “unusual” government prosecution against seven media

The Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) denounced the persecution of the Ecuadorian press by the government of Rafael Correa for not echoing a publication of the Argentine magazine Pagina 12 against former presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso. IAPA President Matt Sanders...
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