Defendants from Riobamba deny an alleged ‘ambush’ against Correa

The eleven youths arrested in Riobamba, said their defense, would have voluntarily participated in the protests of Thursday, March 19. They were released last Saturday and denied any political connection. Luis Carvajal, lawyer of the youths, denied incidents or that they had...

Esmeraldas will be the fourth city of diffusion of the 16 draft amendments

Esmeraldas will become the fourth city where members of the Assembly Commission, which processes 16 amendments to the Constitution, will disseminate the project. This process was already carried out in Montecristi, Guayaquil and Ibarra, where lawmakers picked up observations from...

Pro-Russian and Ukrainian army accused each other of violating ceasefire

Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian militias accused each other of repeatedly violating on Monday the ceasefire regime in the eastern regions of Ukraine. “During last night and until 05:00 local time (0300 GMT) the enemy fired on the positions of our troops in all sectors of...

CELAC quartet will meet in Quito to discuss its goals

The quartet of diplomats from Ecuador, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and the Bahamas of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC for its Spanish acronym) will meet on Monday, March 23 in Quito to talk about the group’s goals, which include the fight...

Application of Safeguards is defended by Correa again

President Rafael Correa again defended the application of safeguards to certain products due to current circumstances in international markets. The president explained that given the appreciation of the dollar in international markets the country loses competitiveness. He cited...

Correa denounced CIA intervention in opposition protests

President Rafael Correa said this Saturday that the CIA is infiltrated opposition protests sectors, which already accused of receiving support from the right and international financing. “There’s infiltration of the CIA to wear down the government,” Correa said...

Mexico suffers earthquake of 5.4 on the Richter scale without major drawbacks

An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 on the Richter scale struck on Friday south of Mexico and was in the Mexican capital, without any reported damage and injury, the National Seismological Service (SMS). In a preliminary report, the SSN website initially said the quake was magnitude...

WTI oil price closes up 4% reaching to $ 45.72

Texas Oil (WTI) benchmark in the US, closed yesterday with a rise of 4% and ended with a price of $ 45.72, on a rebound from the low levels recorded in recent months. At the close of trading session loudly on the New York Mercantile Exchange, WTI futures contracts for April...