Shrimp and coffee, the exception to the rule

Statistics from January to November of the previous year, released by the Central Bank, report the fall in the sales of bananas, cacao, tuna and fish. And, of the two most important nontraditional products, canned tuna, and flowers, also performed poorly. In general, the total...

The IAPA addresses freedom of expression in the Americas before the IACHR and the OAS

A delegation of the Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) today addressed the situation of freedom of expression on the continent at the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). The Secretary General of the OAS, Luis...

Cynthia Viteri responded to Correa and toured the province of Carchi

The candidate for the Social Christian Party (PSC), Cynthia Viteri, visited the streets of San Gabriel and Tulcan yesterday in the province of Carchi. She met with guilds and gave interviews to the local media. On Saturday, in the afternoon, she planned to conduct a campaign in...

Corruption cases related to Odebrecht are investigated in other countries

In Colombia, for example, justice authorities reported yesterday that they captured former senator Otto Nicolas Bula Bula, accused of receiving $ 4.6 million from Odebrecht to secure a contract for the construction of the Ocaña-Gamarra road to the concessionaire Ruta del Sol, a...

A prosecutor of the Petroecuador case was suspended; Rafael Correa questions this

The 90-day suspension of prosecutor Segundo Tibanlombo by the Attorney General’s Office forced Judge Karen Matamoros to defer the installation of the preliminary hearing for the bribery offense within the Petroecuador case. 18 people, including Carlos Pareja Yanuzzelli,...

UN: Indigenous children of Ecuador are taken to Cali for begging

Venezuelan women forced to prostitute themselves in Cartagena, Ecuadorian indigenous children taken to Cali for begging, Colombians sexually exploited in China or Chile; Colombians forced to perform bonded labor in Argentina: for the UN, Colombia is a country of origin, transit,...

The Church calls for awareness in the elections and criticizes corruption

A responsible and meditated vote, based on the analysis of the serious proposals of the presidential candidates was the request made yesterday in Guayaquil by the representative of the bishops of Ecuador, Monsignor Luis Cabrera. Cabrera read a communiqué prepared by the...

Modified measures for the use of electronic money

The Superintendency of Market Power Control (SCPM) reformed the preventive measure that forced banks to open electronic money accounts for customers who required it. The term of 30 days that was established for its fulfillment also disappears with the reform. Yesterday, Marcelo...