Former President of the IESS rejects report that states deficit

Fernando Cordero, former president of the Board of IESS, and current Defense Minister, dismissed the current IESS report, which was issued in 2013 (based on 2010 data), and conceptualized a deficit of $ 5.142 million until 2050, even considering the state contribution of 40%. The...

Black boxes of Dhruv helicopters will be sent to the US

The Defense Minister, Fernando Cordero, said that tomorrow the members of the Investigating Accident Boards will travel to the United States in order to open two “black boxes” of the Dhruv helicopters that fell in January. “24 hours or less after each accident...

Ecuadorian government acquires helicopters from French company Airbus

The defense minister, Fernando Cordero reported on Friday that Ecuador bought nine helicopters to the French company Airbus, of which eight are already operating. In statements to Radio Sonorama, said that helicopters are for army aviation, which were acquired as part of...

Assemblymembers request information to Minister Fernando Cordero about Dhruv helicopters

Some assembly members of the Commission on Sovereignty and International Relations are concerned about the collapses of the Dhruv helicopters (which were purchased from India) and ask the Defense Minister Fernando Cordero information about what happened, since they comment there...

Armed Forces would along work with National Police against crime

Last Wednesday in an interview with Channel Teleamazonas the Ecuador defense minister Fernando Cordero, identified organized crime involved in drug trafficking and cyber attacks as new threats facing Ecuador, which is why he presented his support on the constitutional amendment...

Ecuador opens bid for purchase of border radars

Ecuador opened an international bid to acquire a radar system of border surveillance and against the drug trafficking, said on October 7 the Defence Minister, Fernando Cordero, who anticipated an investment of $ 112 million in this purchase. In late July, the Minister, who...

Attorney and State Ministers will apologize to Sarayaku people

The Sarayaku people is prepared to receive on October 1 the public apologies that the State must make according to the judgment issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR), based in Costa Rica, in June 2012. Attorney Diego Garcia, along with the Ministers of...

President Correa restructured his cabinet

Three months left to culminate this year, President Rafael Correa removed yesterday, September 26, his cabinet on two fronts: military and the strategic telecommunications sector. At a ceremony in the Yellow Room of the Government Palace, Correa took the oath of Fernando Cordero,...