Last phase to approve Law for labor justice amid controversy

The second and final debate of the Labor Justice and Home Labor Recognition bill, which aims to make changes to the subsidy of IESS, unions, payment of bonuses and profits, elimination of fixed-term contracts,  among other issues, will be held tomorrow. The new reforms have have...

Assembly will debate and possession and consumption of drugs

The draft Law on Comprehensive Prevention of Drugs and Use of Catalogued Substances under Control will be discussed at the first plenary session of the National Assembly, on the argument whether this law consents or not the possession and consumption of drugs. Assembly members...

President Correa announces Oil Coverage Bill

Yesterday, within the framework of the delivery ceremony of vehicles to the Army, President Rafael Correa announced he will send to the assembly the new draft Oil Coverage Act, which aims to “better protect officials who take technical decisions as acquiring an oil...

The remission law will go through socialization before being processed

The state will exempt citizens or companies that commit to pay 100% of the outstanding taxes with the IRS (SRI for its Spanish acronym), thus it was announced yesterday by Ximena Amoroso, director of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on the bill estimated to raise $ 500 million....

Assembly receives bill that defends animal welfare

Defenders of animal rights and pets marched from El Ejido park in Quito to the National Assembly to deliver the draft Organic Law on Animal Welfare (LOBA for its Spanish acronym), supported by the ruling party Assemblymembers Soledad Buendía, Marcela Aguiñaga and Rosana Alvarado....
Arizona Gov vetoes controversial anti-gay bill

Arizona Gov vetoes controversial anti-gay bill

The Governor of the State of Arizona, Jan Brewer, has vetoed this Wednesday the law that benefits employers from their religious beliefs to deny services to homosexuals. The measure,that  came to her office on Monday, opened a controversial debate in the American society, between...
New 100 dollar bill

Today is the official launch of the new $ 100 bill

In order to maintain low levels of forgery, the $ 100 bill was redesigned and launched today worldwide, as reported by the U.S. Federal Reserve. The safety features of this bill are the 3D security strip and the Bell in the Inkwell. The way to verify its authenticity is inclining...