Legislators, justice and order authorities had a new year´s eve dinner at Carondelet

President Rafael Correa offered a new year´s eve dinner that was attended by Alianza Pais assembly members, control and justice authorities, military leaders and the police commander. The celebration took place in the banquet hall of the Carondelet Palace, on December 29. The...

Debate on amendments took place with shouts of supporters of AP and CREO

The third debate organized by the Casual Commission for amendment held generating confrontation between supporters of Alianza PAIS (AP for its Spanish acronym) and the followers of the group Compromiso Ecuador, led by former presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso (CREO). The...

Assembly members will have a 17% reduction in their salaries

The reduction in the salary of the Ecuadorian Assembly members will be of USD 1 000. Opponents and members of the ruling party criticize that this amount represents 17% of the total salary, when the Executive branch had indicated that the cuts would not pass 10%. The Council of...

Alianza PAÍS launched campaign for identity cards

Yesterday, Alianza País launched its 2015 campaign to update data and identity cards. Last year, 250,000 people joined the political group. Now the goal would be to reach the one million members. There will be service points in the provincial headquarters and the out-of-country...

A referendum to approve amendments was proposed in debates

Yesterday, in Guayaquil, two debates were organized at different universities to discuss the content of the Alianza PAIS (AP) reforms. To perform a referendum on the package of amendments to the Constitution was one of the requirements that were made yesterday.  The Casual...

Alianza País rejects report prepared for the BBC

The lawmakers from the Alianza País (AP) ruling block yesterday rejected a report sponsored by the BBC, which positioned Ecuador in the category of countries in Latin America with hybrid democracies. A report from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EUI for its Spanish acronym),...

Land Law debate began with indigenous opposition and members of PAIS

The analysis in the first debate of the Rural Lands and Ancestral Territories bill began this Thursday, January 22 amid protests of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE for its Spanish acronym), who demanded the ruling party´s proposal file. Next week...

14 new laws would be pending on the legislative agenda of Alianza PAIS

The twelve coordinators of Alianza PAIS (AP) are scheduled to meet this January 21 to define the date of the workshops,where the legislative agenda for this year will be discussed. President Rafael Correa would not attend these meetings, but the Secretary of Political Management,...