Preliminary list for general safeguard application is ready

Minister of Industries Ramiro Gonzalez said yesterday that the preliminary list of products on which the safeguard will be applied by balance of payments would be completed. Authorities of the production Front and President Rafael Correa said that in late February multilateral...

Mining sector expects to invest at least $ 400 million

With the creation of the Ministry of Mining in recent weeks, the government expects to give a definite boost to mining projects of medium and large scale, considered strategic for the country. The five main are in the awaiting since 2010, but none has yet entered in the...

Chilean former guerrillas will present their new political party

A group of Chilean former guerrillas who were part of an armed group that fought against the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990) announced the founding of a new political party. “With the rebellion of the past and the dignity of the present” is the motto of...

Mujica: “Argentina does not accompany a fuck regional integration”

Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica said Sunday that Argentina should join regional integration led by Brazil, in an interview with the daily profile. “Argentina would have to accompany (integration), and does not accompany a fuck, rather the opposite, it is as if...

Colombian government will reduce its budget before fall in oil

Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas announced that his government will cut the nation’s budget on six billion pesos ($ 2,440 million) to ensure fiscal stability before the reduction of international oil prices. The official said the cuts will “implement tough...

Government seeks the commercialization of fifteen thousand electric vehicles per year in the country

The Government would aim that the sales of electric cars reach 15,000 units per year nationwide and therefrom it is expected to install factories to export to the region, said on Thursday the Coordinating Minister of Production, Richard Espinosa. Last week, the Minister signed an...

Mauricio Rodas does not confirm candidacy for presidency despite the insistence of his followers

“2017 is just around the corner and the SUMA movement will continue growing and will achieve the application of its ideals throughout Ecuador.” With those words, Mauricio Rodas, Mayor of Quito and president of that political group, asked his followers, during the...

69 people killed after Bangladesh ferry sinking

At least 69 people were dead in Bangladesh after the sinking of a passenger ferry collided with a ship, police said. The MV Mostofa, from Rajbari district, was heading Paturia, about 30 miles away, by the Padma river when it suffered a collision with a merchant ship and sank...