Government inaugurates first fishing port in Manabí

President Rafael Correa inaugurated on March 12 the first fishing port of Manabi. This work stands on 14 hectares to directly benefit 2,500 artisanal fishermen and, indirectly, more than 10,000 people. The investment, through the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries,...

Compromiso Ecuador requires to the Constitutional Court forms to collect signatures

Compromiso Ecuador yesterday presented an amicus curiae before the Constitutional Court. The group is led by Guillermo Lasso, Cesar Montufar, Fausto Cobo, Francisco Jimenez and representatives of about 100 organizations that comprise it. This is one of the resources that can be...

Court of The Hague gives ruling in support to Ecuador´s demand against Chevron

The International Court of The Hague issued this Thursday, March 12 an interim award in which it recognizes that the lawsuit against Chevron should recognize the individual rights of Ecuadorians. This ruling of the Court of The Hague was produced with a 2-1 split vote, which has...

CONAIE announced it will not leave its headquerters despite eviction

The President of the Confederation of Nationalities and Peoples of Ecuador (CONAIE), Jorge Herrera, told Expreso newspaper he is working to organize a national mobilization against the citizen’s revolution, for March 19th. This, after the Ministry of Economic and Social...

Monge highlighted again how his complaints against prefect Jairala were based

The president of the CREO Movement, Cesar Monge, again stressed that his allegations against the prefect of Guayas, Jimmy Jairala, were based on the reports of the Comptroller General and the monitoring of certain officials of the Prefecture. He said this at a press conference, a...

Unasur foreign ministers will meet on Saturday in Quito

The Foreign Ministers of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur for its Spanish acronym) will meet in Quito to discuss the crisis in Venezuela and conduct a formal pronouncement to the US, after the government of President Barak Obama declared that country as a danger to the...

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...