Government met with entrepreneurs to set agenda for joint work

The Coordinator Minister of Production, Richard Espinosa, met with industry representatives to try to define the roadmap containing the proposals submitted by the employers to the President of the Republic, Rafael Correa, last week. Espinosa said that this meeting was held to...

Correa clarifies that tariffs will not affect the poor and will repeal the use of cameras in motels

President Rafael Correa assured this March 11 in Manabi that the new tariffs will not affect to the poor. He also said he will order ‘to repeal’ the measure that seeks to implement cameras in motels. Correa stated that the new tariffs, which govern from March 11 over...

Catalogue of Investments 2015-2017 was presented

The Coordinator Ministry of Strategic Sectors submitted the night of March 11 the Catalog of Investments 2015-2017, with the presence of representatives of business associations, chambers of commerce and holders of several portfolios of state. The document provides the investment...

European Parliament calls for the release of political prisoners to Venezuelan government

MEPs called on Thursday the Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro to immediately release Mayor of Caracas, Antonio Ledezma, as well as Daniel Ceballos and all peaceful opposition and students and detained protesters “arbitrarily” by the authorities. In a joint...

Cordicom announced its “concern” by the news coverage that has been given to the safeguards

The Regulatory Council of Communication (Cordicom for its Spanish acronym) yesterday announced its “concern” by the news coverage that “certain media” have been giving to the subject of safeguards. The statement said “the treatment of information...

Individual experts argue that prosecutor Nisman was kneeling when receiving shot

The Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was kneeling when he received the shot that killed him, according to the conclusions of the experts hired by his ex-wife to investigate the death, according to revelations published in a local newspaper. From photographs, videos and visits...

Process of the animal protection law provoked disputes between merchants and defenders

Traders and advocates of animal disputed on the streets this March 11 outside the Assembly, while the debate to the Animal Welfare Law (LOBA for its Spanish acronym) was being processed, whih was filed last October by protective groups of animals. Environmentalists demanded that...

The ruling party said it agrees with the participation of the opposition in debates

The Legal Secretary of the Presidency, Alexis Mera, and the President of the Assembly, Gabriela Rivadeneira, indicated that the opposition has the right to attend the “socialization” meetings the Casual Amendments Committee performs. Rivadeneira said that the...