Quito City Council advisors earn more than councilors

The world upside down: in Quito, 41 advisers of the Council Members earn more than the councilors themselves. In a City Council´s report of last year expenses, it is shown that 20 out of 21 councilors had two advisers, whose income exceeded those of who legally acted as head of...
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The e-Commerce Day took place in Quito

The e-Commerce Day was held in Quito for the first time last Thursday, July 2nd, in which the latest trends in electronic commerce were unveiled. This is the fifth time this event is held in Ecuador. Marcos Pueyrredon, president of the Latin American Institute of Electronic...

The deadline to vote for Quito as leader destination of South America will be extended

For the third time, Quito is nominated as the leader destination of South America, in the ‘tourism Oscars’. And the deadline for voting was extended until August 9. The vote was initially closed on June 28. To vote you must enter through the web page and select the...

Documentary festivals in Quito

The XIV edition of the Encounters of the Other Cinema (EDOC) began yesterday, while the III International Colloquium of Documentary Cinema will be held from Tuesday 26 to Thursday 28 May, both in Quito. Citizenfour (2014) by Laura Poitras, Academy Award for best documentary, was...

Police seeks to curb crime through chats

A group chat set up by the police and inhabitants of the Jipijapa sector, north of Quito, has helped to arrest several suspects. The former head of the Metropolitan Police District General Ramiro Mantilla, says that an unusual crime increase in the Jipijapa sector took place in...

Tenth Marathon of Tales and book fair in Quito

The Tenth Marathon of Tales and book fair for children and teenagers start today until Sunday, May 17 in Quito. About 40 stands of different publishing houses and bookstores with works for children and young people be present at the event. In addition, for eight hours straight...

Pope Francis will visit Guayaquil and Quito

Archbishop Raul Vela, secretary of the Ecuadorian Episcopal Conference, announced today that Pope Francis will visit the cities of Guayaquil and Quito for three days, during which he will seek to be close to the Ecuadorian people. President Rafael Correa, Foreign Minister Ricardo...

Alleged threat of attack causes disruption of presidential lunch

The lunch scheduled for today, in the main square of Tabacundo, was interrupted by an attack threat, so guests, following the instructions dictated from a loudspeaker, had to evacuate. Instantly, a military command cornered the area. Two persons suspected of having attempted to...