Merkel declines Russian invitation to parade commemorating the 2nd World War

German Chancellor Angela Merkel declined the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin military parade in Moscow May 9, organized to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. “The German Chancellor will not honor” the...

President Correa opened two health centers in Guayaquil

President Rafael Correa, accompanied by a delegation of ministers of the social area, inaugurated the morning of March 10, the first Shelter House “Juan Elias” in Guayaquil, which will provide health care to twenty seven young people who have passed the stage of...

Former president of Banco Cofiec dies in a traffic accident

Late Monday of March 9 in a traffic accident in Simón Bolivar Avenue in Quito, died the former executive president of the bank Cofiec, Maria Fernanda Luzuriaga, 40 years old. Luzuriaga was accused of denouncing irregularities within the bank to provide a loan of $ 800,000 to...

Appeal sent by Assange defense was accepted by Swedish court

The Swedish Supreme Court accepted this Tuesday the appeal request sent by lawyers of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who ask annul his arrest. The information published on the website of the Swedish court says the attorney general shall conduct another investigation of the...

Dhruv case investigation in the Assembly remains without deadlines

The Commission on Sovereignty and International Relations took cognizance of the resolution of the Council on Legislative Administration (CAL) on the case of Dhruv helicopters. The chairman of the board, Fernando Bustamante, announced that they will explore only the purchase...

Correa announced that the Consep will be handled directly by the Presidency

President Rafael Correa said today that the Council of  Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances (Consep for its Spanish acronym) will be handled directly by the Presidency. These statements were made during the inauguration of the center for young people with addiction problems....

Pope Francisco believes that Argentina has become a drugs consumer country

Pope Francisco believes that Argentina has become consumer and producer of drugs, after that in the last 25 years is no longer a country of “transit” according to an interview released this Tuesday. “In relation to Argentina I can say this: to twenty-five years...

Guayaquil Chamber of Commerce criticizes the implementation of safeguards

Today, 14 representatives of the board of the Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil (CCG) presented in a press conference its refusal to implement the tariff safeguards that will take effect from tomorrow. Pablo Arosemena, head of the agency, said that this measure will cause price...