Government inaugurates Manduriac hydroelectric of $ 183 million

President Rafael Correa inaugurated on March 19 the Manduriacu hydroelectric power station, one of eight which plans to build with loans from China, Russia and Brazil. Located between the provinces of Pichincha and Imbabura, the project, whose investment is $ 183 million, will...

Government qualifies the mobilization of workers as a political act

For President Rafael Correa and the Executive Secretary of Alianza PAIS (AP), Doris Soliz, the demonstrations convened by the union leadership are political and not an act of claim. Correa took advantage of his speech for the International Day of the Recycler, to express his...

Government inaugurates first fishing port in Manabí

President Rafael Correa inaugurated on March 12 the first fishing port of Manabi. This work stands on 14 hectares to directly benefit 2,500 artisanal fishermen and, indirectly, more than 10,000 people. The investment, through the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries,...

Government will apply safeguards for 2800 import products

Minister of Foreign Trade Diego Aulestia reported on Frida March 6 that the government will apply safeguards to 2800 products. This measure will take effect on March 11 and it will have a lasting of 15 months. A surtax of 5% will apply to capital goods and non-essential raw...

Government will seek international help to resolve cases of missing persons in Ecuador

The government pledged to try to resolve the cases of missing persons in Ecuador with the help of international experts, during a six-hour meeting, on March 5, between President Rafael Correa and relatives of the missing persons. That international assistance, according to...

Businessmen will plan their work roadmap after agreements with the Government and in six months they will analyze the results

The President of the Ecuadorian Business Committee (CEE for its Spanish acronym), Henry Kronfle, revealed that business associations will develop within 30 days a “roadmap” of the work they will have to do after the agreements reached with the Government during their...

Government promotes private sector investment through a decree

After the expedition of the Regime Regulation of Public-Private Partnership, the construction of hospitals, schools and projects of strategic sectors (energy, telecommunications, transport, etc.) with money of the private sector will be viable. The Executive Decree 582 of...

Government and former judges negotiate severance payments

The Government and the legal representatives of 27 former judges of the former Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ for its Spanish acronym) entered into a negotiation process for the second payment of compensation ordered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Inter-American),...