6.3 magnitude earthquake in China leaves at least 400 dead

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale occurred on Sunday in Yunnan province, in southwestern China, leaving at least 400 people dead, 1,800 injured and dozens missing. The Chinese Seismological Centre reported that the quake occurred at 16.30 local time and its...

President Correa will attend possession of Juan Manuel Santos

President Rafael Correa plans to attend next Thursday 7 to the possession of his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos for a new period of government of four years (2014-2018) after winning in the polls to Oscar Iván Zuluaga. The two presidents have strengthened to the maximum...

Israel and the Gaza Strip agree a truce of 72 hours

Today, August 5, the Israeli army has confirmed that all its ground troops have abandoned the Gaza Strip before eight o’clock (local time), this, as part of the 72 hours ceasefire also abide by the Palestinian factions. The ground offensive, within Operation Protector...

Radioelectric spectrum was analyzed in terms of Article 408 of the Constitution

Employees of telephone companies, unions and government authorities are analysing whether the radioelectric spectrum used by telecommunications companies enter in the same category of a natural non-renewable resource. With this, it will be determined if it should be applied the...

Constitutional amendments package was accepted for processing by the CC

The Admission Chamber of the Constitutional Court (CC) has accepted to process the constitutional reform package presented by assembly members of the PAIS political movement last June 27 The chairman of the CC Patricio Pazmino confirmed that the entity will raffle the Presiding...

Ecuador calls for an end to the “slaughter” in Israel and announces opening of embassy

The Government of Ecuador requested on Monday through Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño, to end the “slaughter” in the Gaza Strip, due to the Israeli offensive in the territory. “Palestine live tragic moments: is the moral obligation of the world to end the...

Argentina faces an uncertain future

The current default of the Government of the Argentinean President Cristina Kirchner, may bring down the laborious exchange operations after failing to agree on 7% of the vulture funds. “Between 2005 and 2010 there was an effective reduction of the debt of the private...

Remittances in Ecuador rose by 5.9%, according to BCE

The remittances that entered to Ecuador in the first quarter of 2014 reached $ 584.4 million, which represented an increase of 5.9% from the same period of last year when the figure was $ 552.2 million, according to the Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE for its Spanish acronym). In...