Government announces an auction of mining areas for exploration

The Ecuadorian government is preparing an auction of mining areas totaling 431,801 hectares for exploration. This tender will take place in the coming months according to authorities, but a specific date has not yet been disclosed. The exposure of these new areas for exploration...

Mining sector expects to invest at least $ 400 million

With the creation of the Ministry of Mining in recent weeks, the government expects to give a definite boost to mining projects of medium and large scale, considered strategic for the country. The five main are in the awaiting since 2010, but none has yet entered in the...
Javier Cordova

Ecuador faces presence of cartels from Colombia and Mexico

The Internal Security Deputy Minister Ecuador, Javier Cordova explained that due to the presence of networks of drug cartels of Mexico and Colombia in the country, Quito must adjust their anti-drug cooperation with these countries. “Clearly these criminal groups have branches,...