CNE approved popular consultations in Guayaquil

The National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) approved on Friday, February 13 the requests of popular consultation on urban public transport in Guayaquil raised by the mayor of that city, Jaime Nebot, and the citizen Édison Mora. Furthermore, in the coming days the...

Requests for popular consultation are waiting to be approved

Three requests of popular consultation of Sociedad Patriotica (SP), Democracia Sí and Compromiso Ecuador, respectively, are being analyzed in the Constitutional Court (CC) and the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym). These groups of different political...

Government approved concession to Claro and Movistar for 4G network

The Ecuadorian government and private telephone companies, Claro and Movistar , materialized the granting of spectrum for 4G and expansion for 3G, as reported on Monday, February 2 the Telecommunications Minister Augusto Espín at a press conference. With this decision, the...

The CNE approved the oversight for Cpccs contest

The National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) approved on January 20 the oversight call for competition for the renewal of the Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control (Cpccs for its Spanish acronym). The resolution was taken by unanimous decision of the...

Reforms to the Traffic Law were approved

The reforms to the Traffic Law were finally approved this December 29, after President Rafael Correa issued his observations. The changes will take effect in the next 48 working hours. One of the points to reform has relation with the mechanism to obtain the license for...

Law reforms of the Armed Forces Staff was approved in the Assembly

The package of reforms to the Law of the Armed Forces Staff was approved on December 22 in the National Assembly with an additional transient: that the aides-de-camp who were designated under the current law will remain in office until the end of the period they were appointed....

Procedure of popular consultation on the CNE must be approved first by the CC

Making feasible a popular consultation, in which constitutional issues are addressed, as those raised by several political groups, in the case of indefinite reelection, must have a prior decision of the Constitutional Court (CC), before proceeding in the Electoral National...

Two out of seven provided codes have been approved in the Assembly

Of seven codes that were provided to be treated this year in the National Assembly, according to the agenda of the ruling party, one has been ruled out “at the moment”: the Labour Code. Three are in official procedure : Process, Health and Environmental. Two have been...
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