Former director of the IEES hospital in Loja and three afficials are accused of embezzlement

The Prosecution began on March 2 the fiscal instruction for embezzlement against a former director of the IESS hospital in Loja, Manuel Ignacio Monteros, and three officials for the purchase of beds for that health centre. Prosecutor Rodrigo Galván said that the case began with a...

Socialization reunions on amendments will continue after legislative recess

In Ibarra, Ambato and Loja, the Casual Commission in charge of processing the constitutional amendments expects to carry out the socialization reunions, said its Vice President Verónica Arias. In addition, Arias added that the dates on which they will take place shall be defined...

Chikunguya fever arrives to Ecuador through a foreign visitor

The Chikunguya fever, transmitted by the same mosquito that inoculates dengue, crossed the south border of the country and arrived in the southern province of Loja through a foreign visitor. The detection of the first case was announced on September 2, by the Acting Minister of...

Police raids begin in Cuenca, Loja and Ambato for the beginning of classes

Today the school year starts in the Highlands and the Amazon. For this, police raids have been organized in campuses of Cuenca, Loja and Ambato. In Loja 60 traffic civilians agents will be watching while in Ambato there will be 102 agents. They will join the police. The...

Indigenous march heads to Cuenca

The March for Water and Life, led by indigenous organizations, which started this Sunday continues its walks. Attendees crossed Loja, Saraguro and Nabón. They say that the vote by the plenary of National Assembly for the draft Water law does not alter the programmed route to the...

Indigenous mobilization reaches Loja today

The mobilization organized by various indigenous, social and trade labour unions, arrives today to Loja. The Demonstrators call for reforms in the current draft Water Law. The marches lead by the Resistance Front began on Saturday, when they went from Zamora Chinchipe to Quito....

Pilgrimage of the Virgin of El Cisne Culminates

The procession of the Virgen del Cisne finally culminated in the city of Loja. She arrived yesterday at 4:00pm, with thousands of local and foreign parishioners, who despite the cold and rain escorted “la portentosa” on her tour around the country. The Virgin arrived...

Virgen del Cisne starts its return to Loja

After traveling in a massive procession from Loja to El Cisne, tomorrow will start the return of the virgen”La Churona”, image that mobilizes thousands of faithful devotees from Ecuador, north Peru and other places of the world. The celebrations culminated in the...
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