Autonomous Decentralized Governments authorities support continuity of Correa´s government changes

More than 600 authorities of the Autonomous Government Decentralized of Ecuador submitted their support to President Rafael Correa in the development process to the continuity of changes and advance of competences decentralization, in the context of the meeting “We are...

Decentralized autonomous governments will have a new web platform

Autonomous Decentralized Governments (GAD for its Spanish acronym) will access to a new Web Platform. This, after an agreement between the Association of Municipalities of Ecuador and the Civil Registry. The signing of the commitment was made in Milagro with the AME President,...

Water Law creates six entities for control of the resource

According to the Water Resources Law, at least six organisms would have the total control of the water. These are the National Water Secretariat (Senagua for its Spanish acronym), which serves as Unique Water Authority; the Agency for Regulation and Control of Water (ARCA for its...

Autonomous Descentralized Governments will not receive subsidized loans

The State Bank won’t subsidize loans to Autonomous Decentralized Governments (Municipalities and Provincial Councils) for construction of projects in their jurisdictions. President Rafael Correa criticized during his Weekly address the big financial support that the State assumes...

Adjustment in funds cause critics from Majors

Last Saturday, President Rafael Correa announced that the government will not continue funding competences assigned to Autonomous Decentralized Governments.(GAD for its Spanish acronym). These declarations generated reactions from different Mayors, who criticize the measure...

Government will reduce contributions to the municipalities

President Rafael Correa announced that his Government will not fund municipal competences, so subsidies that are given to Autonomous Decentralized Governments (GAD for its Spanish acronym) will be reviewed. “If a municipality needs more money for its competitions, these...