Relatives of Jaime Roldós require the ministry to deliver files of the custody of the remains of the airplane

The family of former President Jaime Roldós Aguilera said they expect that the Attorney General of the State “requires” to the Ministry of Defence, as part of a new research, the delivery of the files on the custody of the remains of the airplane in which the former...

Mayors enlist proyects for lands military will cede them

Sports Complexes, social housing, ecological parks, fairgrounds, public libraries, museums, a cableway, transportation terminals and universities, would be some of the projects the local governments plan to build on the lands the military will deliver to the State. As part of the...
Posted On 13 Oct 2014

Defence Minister resigns

María Fernanda Espinosa resigned to the Ministry of Defence. Her replacement, according to unofficial information, could respond to the change of area of other government authorities. It is expected that Fernando Cordero could leave the Ministry of Security Coordination and go to...

Ministry of Defence denies alleged merger between Armed Forces institutions

During the week of  September 15, documents have been distributed between military and police ranks on which the Ministry of Defense reports about an alleged merger of Social Security Institutes of the Armed Forces (ISSFA for its Spanish acronym) and the National Police (ISSPOL...

Minister Espinosa expects directive change in Sarayaku community

The Defence Minister, Maria Fernanda Espinosa, said yesterday that the government is waiting for the possession of the new Sarayaku leaders, to resolve the conflict which corresponds to the refuge granted by this Community to Cléver Jiménez, Fernando Villavicencio and Carlos...