Minister Serrano calls to strengthen security in the Americas

The Ecuadorian Interior Minister José Serrano, called this January 28 to strengthen multilateral cooperation on security in the Americas, with a greater exchange of information among the Governments of the continent and an emphasis on the preventive actions. Serrano visited the...

Environmentalists complain for the retaining of its ‘Climate Caravan’

The Ecuadorian environmental group ‘Yasunidos’ reported yesterday the retention of the ‘Climate Caravan’ vehicle, in which a group traveled to the People’s Summit that will be held in Lima. Yasunidos said in a statement that the vehicle had been...

Patiño indicates that the U.S. pledged to speed up extradition procedures

After the meeting with  the Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta Jacobson, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said that the US representative pledged her government’s help to expedite the extradition of the Isaias brothers; the former President...

Mauricio Yepez, former Finance Minister, died in traffic accident

On Sunday afternoon, November 2, the former Finance Minister Mauricio Yepez, died in a traffic accident in Cayambe (Pichincha). According to police reports, the tragic incident occurred at kilometer 23 between the bridge over the Pisque river and the Cochasquí toll, towards...
Posted On 04 Nov 2014

Government denies assaults on students presented by HRW

The Interior Minister Jose Serrano denied that acts of aggression and torture have been carried out to youths arrested in the demosntrations of September 17 and 18. These statements were made ​​in response to the report of Human Rights Watch (HRW), which ensures that the police...

Ecuador disrupts the “most dangerous” drug trafficking network in the country in “Operation Pacifico”

Police of Ecuador gives another blow in its fight against drugs. This time it managed to disrupt the “most dangerous drug network of the country.” The band sent from Manta, Guayaquil, Muisne, Portoviejo, Pedernales and Salinas, ” about 400 kilos of drugs to...
Posted On 07 Oct 2014

Villavicencio wife claims to be watched by unknown since 8 months ago

Veronica Saráuz feels persecuted and carried her discomfort to the Interior Minister, José Serrano. She is the wife of Fernando Villavicencio, Former Adviser of Cléver Jiménez. The two were sentenced to 18 months in prison for libel, but with the implementation of the new Organic...

Mahuad qualifies as “political persecution” the announcement of his arrest warrant

Former President Jamil Mahuad qualified as political the announcement made by the government tin which his name appears in the search red list  issued by Interpol. “Yesterday, the Minister of Domestic Affairs (José Serrano) announced with great fanfare that thanks to his...