Secom: “Without a prior exam of the Comptroller´s office the criminal process (of the McSquared case) can not be undertaken”

Concerning the nonattendance of the head of the National Communications Secretariat (Secom), Fernando Alvarado, at the hearing convened by the Prosecution to submit his version in the McSquared case inquiry, the Secom explained that “without a prior exam of the Comptroller...

Prosecutor cites Fernando Alvarado and Natalie Cely by case MCSquared

The General Attorney has called to Communications Secretary Fernando Alvarado and Ecuador’s ambassador in USA, Natalie Cely, to give their version in the preliminary investigation carried out by the contract with the agency MCSquared PR. MCSquared was hired by Communication...

Cordicom asks media to improve the information treatment of detainees from the 17s

The Council for the Regulation and Development of Information and Communication (Cordicom for its Spanish acronym) asked the media in a statement to put more attention to give a better treatment to the news of the detainees on the events of September 17. The entity indicates that...

Fernando Alvarado admits losses of $ 17 million by daily El Telégrafo

Invited by Fernando del Rincón to the TV show ‘Conclusiones’ of CNN in Spanish, to discuss the closing of daily Hoy, the Communications Secretary Fernando Alvarado admitted the evening of September 1 that Editogran losses, print provider of daily El Telégrafo, are of...

Fernando Alvarado shares experiences and views on the media in a forum

During the `II Conference of Freedom of Expression and Media Law’ of the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso (PUCV) in Chile, the Secretary of Communication of the Presidency Fernando Alvarado, shared the “experiences” that some officials lived with...

Secretary of Communication clarifies that Hoy Newspaper does not close due to lack of freedom

Fernando Alvarado, National Secretary of Communications, said in a press release that Hoy closed its printed version for business problems and not due to lack of freedom in the country. Hoy registered a capital of $ 4.6 million and the net loss was of $ 4.21 million, i.e. the...

SECOM questions replication request

After the president of the Chamber of Commerce of Quito, Blasco Penaherrera, disseminated surveys via his Twitter account, after the deadline stipulated in the Code of Democracy, thereby causing president Rafael Correa to make ​​statements on the matter and branded him as...
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Secretary of Communications defended the new law of communication from Ecuador

During a discussion organized by Columbia University that was held yesterday in New York, Fernando Alvarado, Secretary of communication (Secom for its spanish acronym), defended regulations imposed to the media and journalists in the Act of communication, as well as the...