Border problem between Samborondón and Daule is partially settled

Mayors Pedro Salazar, of Daule, and José Yunez of Samborondón, reached a partial agreement by 80 square kilometers of bordering territory during a conciliation hearing organized in the Prefecture. According to statements of Xavier Sandoval, president of the Boundaries Commission...

Colombia and the FARC reach agreement on demining

The peace negotiators of the Colombian government and the FARC reached on March 7 in Cuba, a historic agreement on demining. “The government and the FARC have agreed to request the organization Norwegian People’s Aid lead and coordinate the implementation of a project...

Colombia and Ecuador sign agreement of telecommunications

Colombia and Ecuador subscribed this Thursday February 26 a telecommunications agreement that will allow both countries a coordinated management of radio spectrum for the provision  services of radio and television in the border area, the Colombian government said in a statement....

The agreement between Mcsquared and Stone for the”Chevron’s dirty hand” campaign was only verbal

There is no a signed agreement between the public relations company Mcsquared, hired by the Ecuadorian government, and the American actress Sharon Stone, who should have come to the country as part of the “Chevron’s dirty hand” campaign, and for which was she...

Agreement with the EU will not be affected with application of safeguards

The application of safeguard measures by balance of payments will not affect the process of signing and approval of the Ecuador´s trade agreement with the European Union (EU). This was stated by the Minister of Industries, Ramiro Gonzalez. President Rafael Correa announced a...

Firefighters ensure financing agreement for another year

Firefighters met yesterday with President Rafael Correa after not reaching an agreement with the National Assembly. A legal reform eliminated tax collections for firefighters in the electricity bill. Instead, firefighters had to sign payment agreements with electricity companies....

Foreign Ministry and Menchú Foundation sign a cooperation agreement

The Foreign Ministry, represented by the Minister Ricardo Patiño, and the Rigoberta Menchú Foundation, chaired by the indigenous activist of the same name, signed a cooperation agreement on social justice, environment, transnationals and ancestral villages. Through a press...

Ecuador’s banana sector, worried about effective date of the agreement with the EU

The eleventh edition of the International Forum of Bananas concluded with the news that the guild would close the current year exporting 290 million boxes and would break the record of exports it reached in 2011; during the last lecture Genaro Baldeon, Deputy Minister of Foreign...