Firefighters ensure financing agreement for another year

Firefighters met yesterday with President Rafael Correa after not reaching an agreement with the National Assembly. A legal reform eliminated tax collections for firefighters in the electricity bill. Instead, firefighters had to sign payment agreements with electricity companies....

Firefighters warn crisis and will seek a dialogue with President Correa

A legal reform in Ecuador, adopted on January 8 by the Legislature, modifies the tax charging system that benefits firefighters. For this reason, they  predict a financial crisis. They say they are mourning. They fear that citizens simply stop paying the contribution....