Lonesome George’s body is displayed and declared cultural heritage of humanity

  The Hope Symbol Hall was inaugurated yesterday at Santa Cruz, in the Galapagos Islands whose new guest is Lonesome George. The dissected body of the emblematic turtle was unveiled yesterday after almost a week of its arrival from New York, where it remained and was...

Volunteer lawyers help migrants at US airports

Last Friday, US President Donald Trump issued a decree on immigration leaving Muslim refugees in a legal limbo. A restaurant at the John F. Kennedy International Airport became an advisory center where dozens of volunteer attorneys, translators, and others tried to find and free...

The return of the low oil prices

The future of oil is so uncertain that even the agreement of the countries of the Organization of Exporting Countries (OPEC) seems to be able to stabilize rising prices. Moreover, the alerts sound again on the New York Stock Exchange, fearing that the OPEC will not be able to...

Odebrecht: the government sets sights on other suspects

The president pointed to two suspects. The IRS speaks of unwarranted millionaire transfers. Mauro Terán’s defense attorney criticizes the legal process. The government is trying to distance itself from the case of alleged corruption related to the Brazilian company...
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The rate hike strengthens the dollar and generates problems for Ecuador

The rise of interest rates in the United States is a blow to the three bodies of the Ecuadorian economy: the dollar, oil, and financing. The Federal Reserve (Fed) rose on Wednesday from 0.50 to 0.75 the benchmark interest rate, and like the flu, global markets caught a cold....

Swedish prosecutor questions Assange for the second day at Ecuadorian embassy in London

Sweden’s chief prosecutor Ingrid Isgren arrived at the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Tuesday to question Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, in connection with a rape investigation, according to photographer said on the site. Assange, who has repeatedly denied the...

Julian Assange will be questioned by the Ecuadorian Prosecutor’s Office in London

Tomorrow the Prosecutor’s Office of Ecuador will interrogate Julian Assange at its embassy in London, on the crime of rape for which he is required by the Swedish justice. Ecuadorian prosecutor Wilson Toainga will take the testimony of the founder of the WikiLeaks website,...

Ecuador, a principal actor in the talks between Juan Manuel Santos and the ELN

From Thursday, October 27, the government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the spokesmen of the National Liberation Army (ELN for its Spanish acronym) will seek to put an end to armed conflict. The stage of those negotiations will be Ecuador, precisely one of the neighboring...