Barrera, former mayor of Quito, leaves politics for a while

Augusto Barrera, left today the Mayoralty of Quito he led the last five years. The former Mayor will not be present in the appointment of his successor, Mauricio Rodas, this Wednesday. Today he plans his last activity as Mayor. He will visit the North Metro station, one of the...

Command transition begins in the municipality of Quito

The outgoing mayor of Quito, Augusto Barrera, and the elected Mauricio Rodas, began the transition in the capital Mayor yesterday at the Municipal Palace. The topics reviewed by the authorities at the Municipal Palace were the working methodology, the definition of the...

The “new hymn” to Quito was sung in a few schools

According to two teachers of the Liceo Municipal Fernández Madrid, a high school in Quito, the institution just sing the National Anthem and the high school one on the early minutes before class. In other educational institutions such as the Sagrados Corazones and the San...

Hymn to Quito will be changed

Last Thursday, the Quito Metropolitan Council decided that the fourth stanza of the Hymn to Quito, should replace the second. According to the official website of the Municipality of Quito, councilor Luisa Maldonado would have proposed the change, with which the fourth stanza:...
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Legal actions over tunnel tragedy in Quito

Two municipal officials were temporarily removed, and a preliminary investigation was initiated on a backhoe operator for the collapse of the tunnel at the north end of the old airport of the capital, which left two dead and one injured. The Mayor of Quito, Augusto Barrera, said...
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“Pots and Pans” against mayor Barrera did not work

Yesterday, around 17:00, a group of citizens gathered at the corner of Queen Victoria and Calama streets, to participate in the “Pots and Pans“, in order to show their disagreement with the administration of Mayor of Quito, Augusto Barrera. “We have convened an...
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Group calls for a “Pots and Pans” against Barrera

Using the power of social networks (Facebook and Twitter), an “outraged” group has called their fellow Quito people to form part of the “pots and pans” with the idea of rejecting the management made by the mayor of the capital, Augusto Barrera. The call is for today...