Critical period for the exports to Venezuela

As “Critical” has been described the business relationship with Venezuela for local exporters. According to figures from the Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE), last year sales fell 49% compared to 2012, and so far this year, the situation has not improved. The internal...

Ecuador plans to expand its continental shelf to 350 miles

The Expert Secretary of Sea, José Centanaro Rodríguez reported yesterday that  a study of the characteristics and resources of the seabed has started, this will last four years and  a  $ 40 million dollars investment . This research comes after the signing of UNCLOS (United...

Ecuador reached $ 26.041 in imports during 2013

According to Central Bank figures, published on their website, Ecuador invested a total of 26.041 million dollars in imports during 2013. The raw materials and capital assets, covered much of the total, while exports reached a total of 24.957 million in the same period. The...

With agreements, Government gives time to import

For the purpose of supplementing the imports, the Ecuadorian Government has signed 48 agreements between sectors and companies, so that they can adapt to the new regulations. “We have signed with soap companies, fast food, home appliances and there are some that are...

Ecuador, listed as a “partly free” country

During 2013, Venezuelans, Dominicans and Panamanians underwent a notable deterioration in terms of respect for human freedoms. Meanwhile, Nicaraguans experienced a remarkable improvement. An annual report on freedoms in the planet made by the organization Freedom House ranked 10...

Superintendency of Companies will regulate housing delivery

According to the order issued by the Superintendency of Companies to control and regulate the construction of housing projects in Ecuador, customers will gain greater security in their investments, but it will extend the delivery process for the houses. The regulation prohibits...
Doctors ask for a reform in the criminal code

Medical disagreement persists due to criminal reform

With the argument that some of the agreements reached between the guild of physicians and the Assembly, were ultimately not included in the Criminal Code, a group of doctors will assist today to express their disagreement.  The article that worries them, as indicated by the...
Hernan Salazar

Police convicted in Cosios case surrender himself to the authorities

Lieutenant in passive service, Hernan Salazar, surrendered yesterday to the Police Department of Pichincha after being sentenced to five years in prison for the case of student Edison Cosios, who was injured by a tear gas canister, supposedly shot by Salazar, during a student...