Former militaries are concerned by the reforms to the Social Security Law of the Armed Forces

The homologation of the retirement pensions in the Social Security Institute of the Armed Forces (ISSFA for its Spanish acronym), staff reductions, the participation of the Armed Forces in internal security and the imputation of alleged crimes against humanity are issues that...

Law opens possibility of putting an end to the armed conflict in Colombia

A law, enacted this week in Colombia, opens the way to countersign this year an eventual agreement for the end of the armed conflict, of over more than 5 decades, providing a tool that delineates in time the talks with the guerrillas, analysts said. Standard 1745, signed on...

Se socializó norma sobre la Defensoría del Pueblo

The organic Ombudsman’s draft law proposed by Ramiro Rivadeneira, current Ombudsman, was yesterday socialized in Guayaquil, in the Auditorium of the National Finance Corporation (CFN). Rivadeneira described as necessary the law because current legislation dates from 1997,...

Julio Cesar Quinonez: law complements the ‘fight’ against invasions

The Technical Secretary of Prevention of Irregular Settlements, Julio Cesar Quinonez, considers that the adoption of a law on land-use planning will be a complement in the “fight against invasions” undertaken by the Government. The Corporation prepares a draft on the...

Assembly will discuss law to reduce the price of medicine

The possibility of lower the prices of drugs through the new Organic Health Code, is analysed by the Commission that deals with this subject in the Assembly.  Assemblywoman Maria José Carrión (AP) believes necessary to regulate the distribution companies of medications that also...
Companies against a law that deny services to gays

Companies against a law that deny services to gays

The technology company Apple,  American Airlines and the Marriott hotel chain, asked today to Arizona Governor to disapprove a law that allows enterprises to come under their religious beliefs to deny services to homosexuals. More than 10,000 communications received the office of...

California banned the posting of pictures with sexual content on the Internet

Thanks to a new law against “Revenge Porn”, the state of California has banned the online publication of photographs where one former partner appears nude or in compromising positions, even if they were taken with his/her consent. The so called “Revenge Porn...