Demonstrations against amendments in Esmeraldas

While the Special Commission for the treatment of constitutional amendments met on Monday in the city of Esmeraldas, Alianza PAIS and CREO militants, along with their leader, Guillermo Lasso, demonstrated outside the building. Juan Carlos Cassinelli, chairman of the commission,...

Surveys on indefinite reelection would have been ill-conceived, according to Assemblyman Cassinelli

The Casual Commission dealing with the application of Constitutional Amendment was presented yesterday at the Faculty of Law at the University of Guayaquil, to socialize the proposed 16 changes to the constitution. Juan Carlos Cassinelli, head of the Commission, described the...

Socialization reunions on amendments will continue after legislative recess

In Ibarra, Ambato and Loja, the Casual Commission in charge of processing the constitutional amendments expects to carry out the socialization reunions, said its Vice President Verónica Arias. In addition, Arias added that the dates on which they will take place shall be defined...

Commission of constitutional amendments prepares date for second debate

Once concluded the first discussion of the amendment request containing 16 changes to the Constitution, members of the Occasional Commission analyzed the schedule of activities before the second debate. This, according to Section 441 of the Constitution, will be held within 30...

Constitutional amendments will affect existing laws

At least fourteen laws would be directly related with the first draft constitutional amendments submitted by Alianza PAIS (AP),which would require reforms. Among the issues addressed are: lowering the age to be a presidential candidate, from 35 to 30 years old and the indefinite...

On Monday amendments begin to be discussed

The first discussion of the application of constitutional amendment will begin this Monday in the plenary of the National Assembly. The call was made on Friday, just hours after the report was approved in the committee created to deal with the 16 changes to the Constitution...

Report on amendments is approved by the Assembly

With eight votes of Alianza País and its allies the report was approved yesterday for the first debate of the Request for Constitutional Amendments, which contains 16 changes. The paper extends around three themes: indefinite reelection for all elected authorities, regulation of...

Ruling party members do not change the text of the constitutional amendments

There were no changes to the text of the amendments to the Constitution analyzed by the occasional commission of the Assembly. The ruling party members responded to Antonio Gagliardo, Judge of the Constitutional Court, who said that “a coma can not be added nor...
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