Remittance generated 6,000 businesses in Azuay and Canar

The Nabon county, in the Azuay province, receives 6.8% of remittances, according to the Central Bank of Ecuador. The money entering is invested in properties, either to live or commercial premises to generate revenues. Magaly Quezada, mayor of Nabon, says that the houses in the...

Ecuadorians in Spain claim to eliminate cost-cutting measures

In an interview with EFE, Eduardo Plaza, Ecuadorian activist, said that the resident community in Spain wants “that cost-cutting measures that have been applied in every way and which affect the welfare state are eliminated.” Nearly three hundred and fifty Ecuadorians...

Mexico is questioned by the UN for the disappearance of emigrant minors

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances of the United Nations criticized this Tuesday to Mexico on cases of migrants and specifically, emigrant minors who disappear and are victims of sexual, labor exploitation or human trafficking. The rapporteurs of Mexico, Luciano Hazan and...

Unmanned ship with 450 people on board is adrift at Italian coasts

The merchant ship abandoned by its crew with 450 migrants on board, which was approaching the Italian coast, suffers breakdowns of their machines and is adrift, announced the peninsular Air Force. A helicopter was sent to the ship carrying sailors attempting to take control, said...

Number of Spanish residents quadruples in Ecuador

The number of Spanish that come to Ecuador motivated by labor opportunities and the possibility to grow professionally, has quadrupled over the last four years. From 7524 residents (2010) to 31 876 (2014) has been the increase. According to the National Statistics Institute of...

Senae trains couriers of Guayaquil on the 4X4 system application

The National Customs Service of Ecuador (Senaefor its Spanish acronym), convened yesterday the couriers domiciled in the city of Guayaquil to give them a talk training on the implementation of the 4X4 system. The 4X4 shipment system, which was reformed, shall take effect from...
Posted On 07 Oct 2014

Migrants will be exempted to pay $ 42 in 4×4 shipments

The Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex for its Spanish acronym) decided on Friday, September 19, the exception of the payment of $ 42 in 4 x 4 shipments (up to $ 400 and 4 kg) for migrants, of up to 12 shipments or $ 2,400 annually. According to the resolution, shipments of...

Government proposes that migrants avoid the new tariff presenting the consular card

Migrants should present the consular card to avoid the cost of the $ 42  fee that will be charged for shipments of the 4×4 system (up to $ 400 and up to 4 kilos). 117 thousand (30%) of the affected with this new standard are people who buy through internet and 270 thousand...